Top 5 Historic Sites in Africa

Top 5 Historic Sites in Africa

Africa is the continent of dramatic landscapes and epic journeys, but also the Cradle of Humankind. It is almost unanimously accepted today that the human civilization was born in Africa. For this reason, the history of Africa is just as fascinating as its nature. Scattered across the African continent, one can find fascinating reminiscences of a distant and mysterious past. From the murals in South Africa to the pyramids of Egypt, Africa's historic attractions are not only unique in the ... [ read more ]

Tanzania's Best Wildlife Destinations

Tanzania’s Best Wildlife Destinations

There is no doubt that Tanzania can offer some of the most rewarding safari experiences in the world. Apart form the fact that Tanzania is, along Kenya, home to a unique and breathtaking natural phenomenon - the annual wildebeest migration - the country is also benefits from incredible biodiversity and an impressive number of natural parks and game reserves. But you should know that your experience of Tanzania wildlife depends a lot on your expectations. The different parks might have dif... [ read more ]

Popular Events in Cape Town

Popular Events in Cape Town

It's impossible to visit Cape Town and not be charmed by this much-celebrated South-African city. With a pleasant climate, beautiful location and thriving cultural life, Cape Town has all the atributes of a major tourist destination. And while the city's picturesque waterfront and its most iconic attraction - Table Mountain - will always be there to great you, it would be a pity to miss out on some major Cape Town events just because you haven't heard of them.  To make sure that will not... [ read more ]

Amazing attractions in Sahara Desert

Amazing attractions in Sahara Desert

The worlds biggest dessert, Sahara, covers an area of the African continent that is almost as big of China. And with every day and every night, this huge, hot land made of sand and dunes continues to grow. Yet, despite the unwelcoming conditions, Sahara is place of legend. Tourists are fascinated by the desert, its legends and strange beauty, its people and its lost civilizations. And Sahara does not disappoint them - for those willing to know its true nature, Sahara offers incredible att... [ read more ]

Most Beautiful Mosques in North Africa

Most Beautiful Mosques in North Africa

North Africa is known for its souks, hammam spas, ancient ruins and desert towns. But it is also the place where some of the remarkable works of architecture can be found. And here I am not only talking about the pyramids in Egypt, but also about some of the oldest and most beautiful mosques in the world. Countries like Morocco, Egypt and Algeria host remarkable works of Moorish and Islamic architecture, together with important historic sites. Here you can find mosques that are 1000 years... [ 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 ]

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 ]

A Guide to Nightlife in Durban

A Guide to Nightlife in Durban

As one of South Africa's most popular destinations, the seaside city of Durban is also great for party-lovers. Half-city, half-resort, Durban is always filled with tourists, in search for a fun way to spend their time. And this is where Durban won't disappoint its guests. The city a has thriving nightlife, with a generous offer of bars, night clubs and restaurants. Check out our guide to nightlife in Durban and see which are the best places to eat, drink and have fun in the beautiful capital... [ read more ]

Rare and Unusual African Animals

Rare and Unusual African Animals

Africa is well-known for its abundant wildlife. While for the rest of the world, lions, giraffes or hippos are the kind of animals that they only see in a zoo or at the circus, in Africa's numerous national parks and reserves you can have high chances to see them in the wilderness. Animals like the lions, buffalo, elephant, cheetah and rhino are often known as the Africa's Big Five, and many of those booking a safari trip will want to see them. But you should know that these are not the only... [ read more ]

Africa's Most Spectacular Man-made Attractions

Africa’s Most Spectacular Man-made Attractions

Africa means not only wilderness, but also the cradle of humankind and a place of amazing cultural diversity. Some of the world's greatest empires and civilizations in human history have their origin in Africa, and they are survived by impressive works of architecture. Almost everywhere you go in Africa, you'll find remarkable constructions: from an ancient drawing on a cave's walls, to enormous pyramids in the middle of the desert and huge temple complexes. If you are curious to witness ... [ read more ]