The top 5 best airports in Africa

The top 5 best airports in Africa

Travel experience is a very complex thing made up of several factors, including making the journey - or flying in our case. Now airports may not be the the most important things during a vacation, but they can definitely make a good or bad first impression about a place. You can be absolutely sure that these top 5 Africa airports will leave you satisfied from every traveler point of view with their amenities, modernity and staff. Although only South African and Egyptian airports have ... [ read more ]

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 ]

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 ]

Best Places to Volunteer and Travel in Africa

Best Places to Volunteer and Travel in Africa

There are many people from around the world who choose to spend a few weeks and sometimes even years doing charity work in Africa nowadays, and their reasons are numerous: helping a good cause, experiencing a new culture, meeting new people, gaining some work experience abroad and so on. For many of them, volunteering in Africa can prove to be the experience of their life, and many will get to travel around, as well. But taking this step is not always easy. Africa is full of mysteries, an... [ 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 ]

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 ]

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 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 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 ]