Most famous Moroccan souks

Most famous Moroccan souks

Souks are one of the best things you can experience during your visit to Morocco. These traditional North African markets follow a tradition which might be several millennia old, yet in the same time they are cosmopolitan and full of color. A Moroccan souk is an attraction in itself, but it also can be o great place to buy souvenirs and traditional products. Here you can find the most diverse products, from hand made ceramics and clothes to mountains of spices and fresh food. Here's a lis... [ read more ]

Botswana off the beaten path

Botswana off the beaten path

A major safari destination in Southern Africa, Botswana is mostly popular with adventure-seekers and nature lovers. The country is home to abundant wildlife, which can be easily found in well-known national parks such as Chobe or Okavango Delta. Overall, Botswana is home to an impressive number of national parks and protected areas. So tourists visiting Botswana can choose between a variety of habitats, from desert-like areas to fertile grasslands. In today's post, we'll try to tell you a... [ read more ]

Unusual Traditions in Mauritius

Unusual Traditions in Mauritius

A tropical island near the coast of Africa, Mauritius is increasingly sought-for by holiday makers for its picture-perfect beaches and spectacular mountains. But there is more to Mauritius than nature, though. The culture and history of Mauritius are equally interesting, as few other countries in this part of the world display such an interesting blend of cultures and traditions. Mauritius today is a multicultural nation, but one where old traditions, even ancestral ones, have still survi... [ read more ]

Short Guide to Climbing Mt Kilimajaro

Short Guide to Climbing Mt Kilimajaro

As Africa's highest mountain, Mt Kilimanjaro is a popular climb, and quite a challenging one, too. But unlike the great peaks in the Himalaya, which are only accessible to the very best climbers, Kilimanjaro can be conquered by any fit person with a bit of luck and ambition. It is also less dangerous to climb Kilimanjaro. Which is not to say that Kilimanjaro is less of a climb. The fact that it is a free-standing mountain (not part of a massif or mountain group), allows Mt Kilimanjaro to be ... [ read more ]

Guide to Fine Dining in Seychelles

Guide to Fine Dining in Seychelles

Where luxury resorts and heavenly beaches create the ideal holiday conditions, good food couldn't have missed, either. The islands of Seychelles are home to some of the most fabulous tropical beaches, but also a place where you can find some of the finest restaurants in this part of the world. Seychelles's gourmet restaurants owe their existence to the numerous luxury resorts that have developed on the island, but also on the brilliant combination of French and Creole cuisines. Our guide ... [ read more ]

Ideas for an Active African Holiday

Ideas for an Active African Holiday

With its wast plains, jungles and deserts, and huge uninhabited areas, Africa is an ideal active vacation destination. There are countless ways to turn your African vacation into a really memorable one. For example, you can take a trip through Sahara, learn how to surf in Morocco or go in a wildlife safari. You could also choose to work as volunteer and join one of the numerous organizations that do charity work in Africa. Here's our list with ideas for an active African holiday: Kiliman... [ read more ]

Famous African Musicians

Famous African Musicians

African music and drum rhythms don't make it to the international music charts very often. Yet, African music has been one of the most influential musical trends in the history of music, and it is present today in many of the popular songs we listen without even knowing. Less often than they would actually reserve, African artists reach international fame. Today we will present a few of these famous African musicians, artists who have brought an important contribution to promoting African... [ read more ]