Top 5 most livable cities in Africa

Top 5 most livable cities in Africa

Lately all you hear about Africa is problems: civil wars, uprisings, ethnic conflicts and more. But many parts of the continent are peaceful and more, very livable! Now you would probably think about going on a safari in Kenya or visiting the Okavango Delta, maybe the pyramids in Egypt or the Masai tribes. These are all amazing things to do, but you can do a lot more than visiting exotic places in Africa. There are many great urban destinations perfect for a vacation or even for a longe... [ read more ]

Best Beach Destinations in North Africa for 2013

Best Beach Destinations in North Africa for 2013

With Sahara Desert as its most outstanding geographical feature, North Africa does not lack sands. And where there is sand, and there is sea, there will also be beaches. North Africa offers an incredible diversity in terms of beaches. In the west, you will find the Atlantic Ocean with its surf-perfect waves. The north shores are washed by the turquoise waters of the Mediterranean Sea and guarded by the ruins of ancient cities. And finally, in the east, you'll get the luxurious resorts at ... [ read more ]

Most Impressive Ancient Kingdoms in Africa

Most Impressive Ancient Kingdoms in Africa

It is widely accepted now that Africa is the Cradle of Civilization. Many historians and anthropologists will agree that the first humans lived in Africa, and later migrated to other regions of the world. So it is easy to understand why some of the most ancient kingdoms and civilizations can be found in Africa. Let us not forget that one of the oldest, long-lasting and developed empires that has ever existed - the ancient Egypt - is found in Africa. But there are even older civilizations ... [ read more ]

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 ]

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 ]

5 Budget Destinations in Morocco

5 Budget Destinations in Morocco

A country with an amazing culture and innumerable attractions, Morocco can also be surprisingly cheap. You can find all types of accommodation in Morocco, from very basic to five-star, but in general Morocco is much cheaper than most European countries. Cheap transportation and affordable accommodation make Morocco and ideal destination for budget travelers. The golden rule when it comes to traveling cheap around Morocco is to stick with the less touristy places, where prices are often in... [ read more ]

Luxury Safari Guide to Kenya

Luxury Safari Guide to Kenya

Kenya is one of the first options for most travelers planning a safari vacation. Tourists are attracted by Kenya's amazing biodiversity, but also for the travel facilities they an find in this Eastern African country. Kenya was among the first countries to promote wildlife watching (safari) tours, and it can offer not only several decades of experience, but also the comfort of its numerous safari lodges, resorts and camps. So even if you are quite demanding in terms of accommodation and faci... [ read more ]

Guide to Visiting Okavango Delta

Guide to Visiting Okavango Delta

The abundant wildlife makes the swampy Okavango Delta one of the prime safari destinations in Africa. Unlike the usual deltas, whose waters slowly flow towards the sea, Okavango finds itself in the middle of the arid Kalahari plateau. Okavango river's waters fade into the desert, but not before they give birth to an amazing mix of swamps, marshes and canals. This huge swamp is home to an incredibly diverse fauna: hundreds of species of birds, fish and mammals. This short guide to visiting Ok... [ read more ]