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 attractions in Durban

Popular attractions in Durban

The commercial and transport hub of KwaZulu Natal, Durban is not only a major South African city-port, but also a well-known resort. Located on the shore of the Indian Ocean, Durban was blessed with a wonderfully climate: no matter what time of the year, the temperature in Durban will be just about right. This is why Durban's beaches and resorts are much sought for. Also, Durban is the main gateway to the fascinating KwaZulu territory, and as the territory's capital has numerous cultural sig... [ read more ]

Popular attractions in Zanzibar

Popular attractions in Zanzibar

A main touristic destination in Tanzania, Zanzibar is best known for its superb Indian ocean beaches and the diversity of its culture. Zanzibar can be a very inspired choice for those wanting to enjoy a summer holiday on some exotic, beautiful island. In the same time, the history and culture of Zanzibar's two islands, their unique animal and plant species, as well as the buzzing markets and streets offer enough distractions for a memorable African vacation. Here's a brief list of some popul... [ read more ]

What to do in Mombasa

What to do in Mombasa

As Kenya’s second largest city, Mombasa receives plenty of attention. Mombasa is a multicultural city with a very active nightlife and plenty of historic places to visit. A major port at the Indian Ocean, Mombasa  is known for its picturesque old quarters. Not to mention that Mombasa’s beaches are some of the best in the whole Indian Ocean region! If happen to be around this beautiful Kenyan city any time soon, here are some tips and suggestions on what to do in Mombasa: Sightseeing I... [ read more ]

Short guide to visiting Mauritius

Short guide to visiting Mauritius

The island of Mauritius is among those tropical gems that you see advertised in agency brochures and find it hard to believe that it actually exists. With its tropical vegetation and the warm, crystal-clear waters of the Indian Ocean, Mauritius makes a great beach vacation/honeymoon destination. And what’s even great about this island off the coast of Madagascar it the way it combines secluded, world-class resorts with the diverse and hospitable culture of the island. I hope my short guide... [ read more ]

New Year's Eve Party Destinations in Africa

New Year’s Eve Party Destinations in Africa

Spending the New Year’s Eve in some exotic African country might seem like a bold decision, but since when does unconventional mean bad? Actually, a winter holiday spent Africa might prove to be the best decision you ever made. First of all, half of Africa is situated in the Southern hemisphere so this means that the month December marks the beginning of summer. Secondly, when it comes to these fabulous New Year's Eve party destinations in Africa, dullness and boredom are not on the menu: ... [ 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 ]

Family Attractions in Cape Town

Family Attractions in Cape Town

Let’s face it: Cape Town is not a popular destination among family owners, who might prefer a well-secured beach resort or a visit to a theme park to this distant South African City. Which is quite sad, considering that Cape Town can be a great source of fun for families, not matter if they are interested in wildlife, shopping or museums. There are numerous sights and activities that might count as family attractions in Cape Town. And the great thing about all these is that you’ll be able to... [ read more ]

Top Attractions in Kenya

Top Attractions in Kenya

A top wildlife safari destination, Kenya is a diverse, multicultural country in Eastern Africa. Its numerous national parks and the thriving capital Nairobi are some of the top attractions in Kenya. However, the country does have some other, less obvious attractions, like the superb beaches at the Indian Ocean or the dances and traditions of its ancient tribes. There are several ethnicities comprising the population of Kenya and just as many interesting cultures to discover. Western European li... [ read more ]

Most Beautiful South African Cities

Most Beautiful South African Cities

While most people would think ‘football’ and ‘wildlife safaris’ when they hear about South Africa, the city scape in this blessed country is equally fascinating. The most interesting characteristic of South African cities is that several of them serve as the country’s capital. There’s an administrative capital, a legislative capital and even a judicial capital. The major South African cities are a blend of modernity and traditionalism, with a strong multicultural feel. Here European ... [ read more ]