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 ]

African Cruise Itineraries

African Cruise Itineraries

With a great variety of landscapes and thousands of kilometres of scenic shoreline, Africa makes a brilliant cruise destination. Neighbouring both the warm Indian Ocean and the history-infused Mediterranean, Africa is even more fascinating and mysterious when seen from the sea. Maybe not as popular as the Caribbean Sea, Africa is considerably more diverse in terms of landscapes and attractions. The following African cruise itineraries will hopefully give you an idea of what I mean: North Af... [ read more ]

Africa's Top White-Water Rafting Destinations

Africa’s Top White-Water Rafting Destinations

With some of the largest, longest rivers in the world running through hundreds of miles of wilderness, Africa represents an unbeatable white water rafting destination. A rafting excursion along the Nile or Zambezi rivers in Africa announces to be not only adventurous and challenging, but also filled with all kinds of discoveries and revelations regarding the continent’s abundant wildlife and natural splendours. So whether you are in search for the ultimate challenge or you are just prospec... [ read more ]

5 Ideas for an Active 2012 African Vacation

5 Ideas for an Active 2012 African Vacation

An African adventure is certainly something to consider for your 2012 New Year resolution list. The reasons why I’m saying this are quite obvious: amazing culture, unequaled landscapes, live altering experiences. For those who are not willing to go as far as the North Pole or don’t have the millions of dollars that would buy a flight in space, Africa remains the ultimate adventure holiday destination. So for all those of you who are willing to go past the fences of a Red Sea all-inclusiv... [ read more ]

Tours and Attractions in Atlas Mountains

Tours and Attractions in Atlas Mountains

Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco have a lot in common: the Roman heritage, the blend of Mediterranean lifestyle and Islamic tradition, delicious cuisine and luxurious hotels. But most of all, these three North-African countries share the magnificent Atlas Mountains. Situated in the north-western extremity of the African continent, the Atlas represent one of the major mountain ranges in Africa. Due to their proximity to Europe, the mountains have been inspiring legends, stories and adventurous i... [ read more ]

Wildest Adventure Travel Destinations in Africa

Wildest Adventure Travel Destinations in Africa

In the world of adventure traveling, Africa is some kind of gigantic mecca. This huge and mysterious land has attracted generations of explorers and even though today one can enjoy the benefits of mobile phones and GPS devices, an African adventure is by no means a risk free experience. But that’s exactly the right amount of mystery and adrenaline, otherwise it wouldn’t be called an adventure tour, isn’t it? The vast savannas, deserts and rain forest with their diverse wildlife can all ac... [ read more ]

Top 5 African Safaris

Top 5 African Safaris

When it comes to experiencing unabridged wilderness, the African continent has no equivalent. Make it the deep jungles of Congo or the Kenyan savanna, Africa is where man and beast can go back to primordial times and face each other with the same curiosity as they did at their first encounter. Living metaphors behind, if you want to see a real-life lion, minus the iron bars framing its grandiloquent posture, the only place to go is Africa. This mysterious continent is where safaris were born, bu... [ read more ]