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 ]

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 ]

Hottest places in Africa

Hottest places in Africa

Unlike Europe, North America or Asia, which all get their fair share of frost and snow, Africa is mostly warm, and in many places it can get places hellish hot. The Sahara Desert, the largest desert in the world, spreads over a huge chunk of the African continent: there are hundreds of miles where all you can encounter are sand dunes. The desert can get extremely hot during the day, with temperatures often reaching over 50 degrees centigrade. But this is not the only place in Africa where on... [ read more ]

Exotic Winter Escapes in Africa

Exotic Winter Escapes in Africa

Even though this winter hasn’t hit a very hard yet, shorter and shorter days and close to 0 temperatures are hardly an invitation to go outside. Daydreaming about summer is how most of us go through winter after all, so why not make your dreams come true and plan an exotic winter escape in Africa, for example? With most of its northern half covered by the Sahara Desert and the other half in the Southern hemisphere, Africa enjoys plenty of sun and warmth while Europe and North America ar... [ read more ]

Volunteer’s Guide to Africa

Volunteer’s Guide to Africa

In terms of volunteering, Africa represents the ultimate challenge. AIDS, famine and civil violence continue to ravage this continent so there are many organizations and individuals who are willing to offer their help in reducing mortality rate and poverty. Many college students and young professionals around the world decide to opt for an African volunteering stage. This gap year in Africa will often turn into a life altering experience: not only are they facing a totally different reality, bu... [ read more ]

Top 5 African Cities You Must See

Top 5 African Cities You Must See

When it comes to travel choices, the urban side of Africa is often, and unfairly neglected. While it is true that most African cities are rather flat and they might lack the sophistication of European capitals or the breathtaking sky scrapers of an Asian metropolis, it doesn’t mean they aren’t rich in history and attractions. Let us not forget that, as far as modern anthropology claims, Arica is the cradle of human kind. Today’s top of the 5 African cities you must see is therefore an ... [ read more ]