Popular South-African Dishes

Popular South-African Dishes

South African cuisine is one of the most diverse in the world. Dubbed a 'rainbow cuisine', the South African cuisine combines the tribal and ancestral cooking methods of Africa with those of European settlers. The result? An irresistible blend of flavors and spices. No visit to South Africa should ever end before getting the chance to attend a true South African feast, and try some of the delicious dishes that are specific to this region. Unfortunately in this post we can only present a f... [ read more ]

Most famous Moroccan souks

Most famous Moroccan souks

Souks are one of the best things you can experience during your visit to Morocco. These traditional North African markets follow a tradition which might be several millennia old, yet in the same time they are cosmopolitan and full of color. A Moroccan souk is an attraction in itself, but it also can be o great place to buy souvenirs and traditional products. Here you can find the most diverse products, from hand made ceramics and clothes to mountains of spices and fresh food. Here's a lis... [ 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 ]

Short Guide to Climbing Mt Kilimajaro

Short Guide to Climbing Mt Kilimajaro

As Africa's highest mountain, Mt Kilimanjaro is a popular climb, and quite a challenging one, too. But unlike the great peaks in the Himalaya, which are only accessible to the very best climbers, Kilimanjaro can be conquered by any fit person with a bit of luck and ambition. It is also less dangerous to climb Kilimanjaro. Which is not to say that Kilimanjaro is less of a climb. The fact that it is a free-standing mountain (not part of a massif or mountain group), allows Mt Kilimanjaro to be ... [ read more ]

Guide to Fine Dining in Seychelles

Guide to Fine Dining in Seychelles

Where luxury resorts and heavenly beaches create the ideal holiday conditions, good food couldn't have missed, either. The islands of Seychelles are home to some of the most fabulous tropical beaches, but also a place where you can find some of the finest restaurants in this part of the world. Seychelles's gourmet restaurants owe their existence to the numerous luxury resorts that have developed on the island, but also on the brilliant combination of French and Creole cuisines. Our guide ... [ read more ]

Ideas for an Active African Holiday

Ideas for an Active African Holiday

With its wast plains, jungles and deserts, and huge uninhabited areas, Africa is an ideal active vacation destination. There are countless ways to turn your African vacation into a really memorable one. For example, you can take a trip through Sahara, learn how to surf in Morocco or go in a wildlife safari. You could also choose to work as volunteer and join one of the numerous organizations that do charity work in Africa. Here's our list with ideas for an active African holiday: Kiliman... [ 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 ]

Africa's Best Rainforest Nature Reserves

Africa’s Best Rainforest Nature Reserves

Africa is the land of safaris par excellence and you've probably seen countless pictures of golden savannas and their fantastic wildlife so far. But not all safaris take place in Africa's grasslands. Most of the center and west coast of Africa is covered by deep rainforests, in which one can find the most incredible species. The jungles continue to be the most mysterious territory on the African continent: traveling here is like exploring virgin land. Luckily, some small portions of the Afri... [ read more ]

5 Budget Destinations in Morocco

5 Budget Destinations in Morocco

A country with an amazing culture and innumerable attractions, Morocco can also be surprisingly cheap. You can find all types of accommodation in Morocco, from very basic to five-star, but in general Morocco is much cheaper than most European countries. Cheap transportation and affordable accommodation make Morocco and ideal destination for budget travelers. The golden rule when it comes to traveling cheap around Morocco is to stick with the less touristy places, where prices are often in... [ read more ]

Popular Routes in South Africa

Popular Routes in South Africa

South Africa is a fabulous destination, with an extremely diverse nature, amazing cities, unrivaled beaches and archeological sites of inestimable value. There are so things to see and explore, that, given the standard length of a holiday, it can be quite hard to decide on an itinerary - there will always be interesting attractions that must be left out. This is why choosing a flexible way to travel, such as driving, can offer you multiple advantages. Renting a car and driving yourself throug... [ read more ]