Guide to Visiting Victoria Falls

Guide to Visiting Victoria Falls

If you decided to have a go at the Victoria Falls, then I’m sure you won’t need me to tell you just how spectacular or unique the falls on Zambezi River are. While it’s matter whether these waterfalls are the biggest or the most impressive in the world in still unsettled (might be a matter of taste and disposition, just as well), one thing is certain: Victoria Falls are one of the world's greatest natural wonders and quite and inspired vacation destination. Just how sublime or adventur... [ read more ]

Interesting Facts about the Red Sea

Interesting Facts about the Red Sea

One of the most interesting and often underestimated natural assets of Africa is the Red Sea. Located in the north-eastern part of the continent, the Red Sea is actually a huge body of water separating Asia and Africa. Egypt, Sudan and South Arabia are the tree countries with the largest opening to the Red Sea, and from these three Egypt seems to have been the most active in building resorts and maximizing the touristic potential of this unique sea. This is why many people associate the red Sea ... [ read more ]

Popular Activities in Maldives

Popular Activities in Maldives

With Maldives as the chosen/prospected destination for your next vacation, you certainly won’t lack the sun and the great memories. The Maldives are a great place to be throughout most of the year, so no matter what the season you will likely find the same turquoise waters and silver sands. But what else but lying in the sun could one do when faced with such brilliant beaches and the ever warm and crystalline waters of the Indian Ocean? Well, the truth is that there are many things to do i... [ read more ]

Most Dangerous African Animals

Most Dangerous African Animals

So far, many of the posts on this blog had more or less to do with Africa’s unrivaled wildlife safaris. Despite their considerable costs and the relative amount of risk, safaris continue to increase their popularity among tourists - which is kind of understandable, considering the unique opportunities that arise from such an experience. African nature is simply amazing and having the chance to see a lion, elephant or gorilla in their natural habitat is worth all the money and effort. What it ... [ read more ]

Coolest Volcanoes in Africa

Coolest Volcanoes in Africa

Africa is known for its deserts, endless savannas and rainforests. But less attention is given to its volcanoes, which are among the highest and most interesting in the world. The fact that Africa doesn’t have the mountain ranges of Asia or the Americas make its isolated volcanoes become really unique. Although volcanic activity and even features like hot springs and geysers can be encountered across the African continent, they are far from being the norm here. This is one of the reasons why ... [ read more ]

Best places to spot Africa's Big Five

Best places to spot Africa’s Big Five

Whenever you’ll hear a discussion about wildlife safaris, the term ‘big five’ will pop up sooner or later. As you might know already, the term refers to five of Africa’s most fascinating animals: lions, leopards, African elephants, black rhinoceros and African buffaloes. So why these five and not some others? Some of them are obviously not the biggest... Well, hunters account for these animals to be the fiercest, and safari guides and travel agencies did nothing but borrow the term. Unfo... [ read more ]

The Wonders of Serengeti National Park

The Wonders of Serengeti National Park

In terms of wildlife diversity and abundance, Serengeti National Park in Tanzania is unrivaled in Africa and even the world. Millions of herbivores like wildebeest, gazelle and zebra migrate every year back and forth between the Serengeti bush and the Great Rift Valley. It is also one of the few parks where one can observe all of the 'Big Five' animals: lion, leopard, buffalo, elephant and rhino. Apart from its incredible diversity, Serengeti also benefits from exceptional natural setting... [ read more ]

Short Guide to Visiting the Sahara Desert

Short Guide to Visiting the Sahara Desert

Whether you are an adventurer looking for the ultimate challenge, a dreamer in search for the most romantic sunset above the desert or a geeky Star Wars fan who wants to see the settings of his favorite movie, you will, sooner or later, feel the call of the desert. But before you’re physically and psychologically ready to face the mirages and the challenges of such a trip, you might use our short guide to visiting the Sahara Desert: Step one – Plan your trip in advance No matter if... [ read more ]

The 7 Natural Wonders of Africa

The 7 Natural Wonders of Africa

To be totally honest with you, there is no official classification of the 7 natural wonders of Africa (or not as far as I remember). And the reason for that I quite simple: there are just too many of them. The next seven are, however, impossible to ignore: they represent Africa itself.  Mount Kilimanjaro Mount Kilimanjaro is Africa’s highest, and probably most famous mountain. Due to its relative accessibility and natural diversity, Kilimanjaro is a popular tourist attraction. The main ... [ read more ]