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Egypt: Luxor Temple - Photo and Description
Ancient Egypt is a top travel destination in Africa. There are so many wonderful attractions to visit. Here is my choice of the top ten sights in Egypt with photos and descriptions. They include: The Pyramids of Giza; Medieval Cairo; Abu Simbel; Temples of Karnak; Hurghada, Temple of Luxor, Egyptian Museum of Antiquities in Cairo; Cruising the Nile on a Felucca

September Festivals and Events in Africa - African Festivals in September
September Festivals and Events in Africa. African festivals and events in September include a whale festival in South Africa, a contemporary art festival in Johannesburg, a salt festival in Niger, a voodoo festival in Togo, and a New Year's celebration in Ethiopia.

Top Places to Visit in West and Central Africa
West Africa is famous for its cultural diversity and rich history. Learn where to go, including top attractions like Mali, Niger, Senegal, Ghana, and more.

Namibia's Top Attractions - What to See in Namibia
My pick of top attractions that should not be missed when visiting Namibia. Find out what to see in Namibia, from the stark beauty of the Namib desert, to the misty wilds of the Skeleton coast. Namibia is one of Africa's premier safari destinations but there's also plenty of unique cultural experiences to be had, from visiting traditional tribes like the Himba and San bushmen, to enjoying a beer in the German flavored seaside resort of Swakopmund.

African Festivals and Events in July - July Festivals in Africa
African Festivals and Events in July include cultural festivals in Zanzibar, Morocco and Ghana. Find out more about the major events taking place in Africa this month by clicking on the link.

Using a Cell Phone While Traveling in Africa
The cheapest way to make cell phone calls from Africa, while you are traveling, is by getting the following: An unlocked GSM cell phone with flexible

Cycling in Africa - Cycling Tours, Cycling Races, Mountain Bike Vacations in Africa
Cycling in Africa. Information about Cycling Tours, Cycling Races, and Mountain Bike Vacations in Africa. Links and resources for anyone looking to ride a bike in Africa, for a week or a year, on the road or off.

Mount Kenya's Routes and Best Time to Trek
Want to Climb Mount Kenya? Find out all about Mount Kenya's trekking routes, including information about the popular Sirimon Chogoria route, and discover what months are best to hike up Mount Kenya.

Mount Kenya Accommodation and Organized Treks
Mount Kenya Accommodation and Organized Treks. Recommended tour operators offering treks from 3-7 days up Mount Kenya. A list of accommodations on Mount Kenya, from lodges to tents.

A "Sex and the City" Guide to Morocco
Find out where the

National Tourist Offices in Africa - Africa's Tourist Information Offices
National Tourist Offices in Africa. Find out how to contact Africa's Tourist Information Offices, where they are located and what their web addresses are.

Travel Guide to Lake Malawi, Africa
Lake Malawi, travel information and guide to one of Africa's most beautiful lakes.

The Best Beaches in Africa - Travel Guide
Find out where to stay and when to go to Africa's top beaches, including Seychelles, Mauritius, Cape Verde, Madagascar, Zanzibar, and more.

Fes (Fez) Morocco - Transport and Travel Guide
How to get Fes (Fez) Morocco. Find out what to see in Fes, where to stay in Fes, when to go and how to get there. Travel tips, recommendations, maps and more to help you plan your trip to Fes, Morocco's most fascinating city. Page 2.

Fes (Fez) Travel Guide - Travel Guide to Fes (Fez) Morocco - Fes Bali, Transport, Hotels, When to Go, Attractions
Where to stay in Fes, (Fez) Morocco. Find out what to see in Fes, where to stay in Fes, when to go and how to get there. Travel tips, recommendations, maps and more to help you plan your trip to Fes, Morocco's most fascinating city. Page 3.

A Travel Guide to Luxor. Getting to Luxor, Getting Around and Where to Stay
This travel Guide to Luxor will provide information about getting to Luxor from Cairo and other major destinations. It will also help you get to the sights in Luxor, Karnak and the ancient necropolis of Thebes on the west bank of the Nile. Hotel listings for Luxor are also included so you will know where to stay when you visit. Page 2.

A Travel Guide to Luxor, Egypt - Luxor Travel Guide, Thebes, Karnak, Valley of the Kings
A travel guide to Luxor in Egypt. When to visit, tips on visiting the tombs and further reading on the history of ancient Thebes. Part of a comprehensive travel guide to Luxor, Egypt's largest open-air museum. Page 3.

Angola Travel Facts and Information
Facts and travel information about Angola in Southern Africa, including geography, economy, best time to go, climate, getting to Angola and more.

Libya Facts and Information
Libya Facts and Information. Facts and travel information about Libya in North Africa. Libya geographic facts, Libya travel facts, economic facts, best time to go, climate, getting to Libya and more.

Ghana's Top Destinations - Africa Travel
Ghana's top 10 destinations and attractions. The best places to visit in Ghana include the castles and forts used during the slave trade, Accra, Kumasi, the Mole and Kakum national parks and of course Busua and Kokrobite beaches.

Casablanca, Morocco - Facts and Travel Information
Facts and travel information about Casablanca, Morocco's commercial capital, largest city and main port. Casablanca is gritty on the outside, but there are gems to discover on the inside, the biggest one being the absolutely stunning Hassan II Mosque. Find out where to eat, sleep, shop and play from my guide to Casablanca.

What to See and Do in Marrakech, Morocco
If you're looking for hings to do in Marrakech try - dinner on the Djemma el Fna, a culinary tour, a steam in the hammam, a stroll through the Marjorelle gardens, getting lost in the medina, and more. Details of top attractions and things to do in Marrakech are listed below.

Kenya's Top Attractions -- Best of Kenya
Kenya's beauty and wildlife are unsurpassed in Africa, the county has many attractions that must be on your

Guide to Family-Friendly Safaris in Africa
A guide to family safaris in Africa. Recommended family-friendly safaris, accommodations and countries to visit in Africa. Tips on keeping your children happy and safe while on safari in Africa.

Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Elephant Orphanage
A visit to the Sheldrick Trust's Elephant orphanage is a

Why Do Flamingos Stand on One Leg?
Finally, the mystery has been solved. The BBC reports today that scientists have found out why flamingos stand on one leg. Previous theories suggested that a

Safaris in Malaria-Free Areas of Africa
Malaria free safaris can be experienced in many parts of South Africa. Find out where to stay and see the

Kruger National Park - Best Game Drives
Kruger National Park - Best Game Drives for those on a self-drive safari. Find out where the best game drives are in south, central and northern Kruger National Park. Page 4.

Kruger National Park at a glance
Take a look at this guide to Kruger National Park with tips on self-catering in Kruger, private camps, basic camps, lodges with pools, and more.

Kruger National Park
Kruger National Park. Guide to Kruger National Park entrance fees and activities available in the park including golf, game drives, walking safaris and more. Tips on game viewing and how to enjoy a successful Kruger safari. Page 3.

The Kruger National Park
Guide to Kruger National Park - how to get to Kruger, where to stay in Kruger National Park. Tips on self-catering in Kruger, private camps, basic camps, lodges with pools, and more. Page 2.

Kingsley Holgate, An African Explorer
Kingsley Holgate is a modern day African Explorer. His hero is David Livingstone, but unlike the Scottish explorer, Kingsley was born and raised in Africa. In the past decade Kingsley Holgate has led many expeditions several of which he has documented for National Geographic.

Botswana's Okavango Delta is one of Africa's most romantic destinations
Botswana's Okavango Delta is one of Africa's most romantic destinations. Fly-in safaris make Botswana an exclusive safari destination, couple that with romantic trips in a mokoro (traditional canoe) and with some of the most luxurious safari accommodations -- and you have the perfect romantic holiday. Find out what the most romantic lodges are in Botswana's Okovango Delta.

Top Romantic Destinations in Africa
Top Romantic Destinations in Africa include deluxe safaris in South Africa, Botswana, Tanzania and Kenya. Romantic desert island destinations in the Seychelles and Zanzibar. Ancient medieval charms of the finest small hotels in Marrakech. Awesome natural wonders like the Victoria Falls and the shifting sands of the Sahara Desert. Destinations like these are perfect for your honeymoon or romantic getaway.

Romantic Adventure in the Sahara Desert
Romantic Tours in the Sahara Desert. The Sahara Desert is one of the most romantic places on earth. Find out how you can adventure into the Sahara in romantic Mali, where you can visit Timbuktu and follow the old salt caravans. Other Sahara options include shorter luxury trips in the Moroccan and Tunisian Sahara.

Romantic Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe and Zambia
Romantic Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe and Zambia. Honeymoon or romance at the Victoria Falls. Find out where to stay at the Victoria Falls most romantic accommodations in Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Romantic Cruises down the Nile River in Egypt
Romantic Cruises down the Nile River in Egypt. Luxury cruises or felucca (traditional sailboat) are perfect for a Romantic cruise down the Nile where you can enjoy the ancient sights of Esna, Edfu, Kom Ombo and Aswan. Find out what the most romantic boats are and what other romantic options Egypt can offer you.

Romantic Mnemba Island, Zanzibar (Tanzania)
Romantic Mnemba Island, Zanzibar (Tanzania). Zanzibar and Pemba Islands are perfect for a honeymoon or romantic getaway. Find out what the most exclusive, luxurious resorts are and where you can get an island all to yourself in this Indian Ocean paradise.

Romantic Marrakech (Morocco)
Romantic Marrakech (Morocco). Stay in a Road in Marrakech for a romantic, luxurious vacation. Find out what the most romantic riads and also Kasbah's (forts) are in Morocco. Treat yourself like royalty in Marrakech.

Romantic Private Islands, The Seychelles
Romantic Private islands in the Seychelles make for a perfect honeymoon or romantic getaway. Find out where to stay in Desroches Island, Denis Island and Cousine Island. The Seychelles are a top romantic destination in Africa.

Romantic Safaris in Sabi Sand Reserve, South Africa
Romantic Sabi Sand Reserve in South Africa lies adjacent to Kruger National Park. Intimate, luxurious lodging at several reserves offer the most romantic safari experience in Africa. Plunge pools, gourmet dining and more is on offer from the lodging listed here.

Nigeria Facts and Information for Visitors
Nigeria Facts and Information for Visitors. Facts and travel information about Nigeria in West Africa. Nigeria geographic facts, Nigeria travel facts, economic facts, best time to go, climate, getting to Nigeria and more.

Marrakech Travel Guide - Transport, Lodging & More
Travel guide to Marrakech will give you tips on the best time to go, the top sights to see, where to stay, how to get to Marrakech and how to get around.

Marrakech Travel Guide - Travel to Marrakech, transport, lodging, sights, photos, souqs
Planning a trip to Marrakech? Don't miss these sights! Page 2.

Marrakech Transport -- Getting to and Around Marrakech
Travel guide to Marrakech will give you tips on the best time to go, the top sights to see, where to stay, how to get to Marrakech and how to get around. Page 3.

What to See and Do in Marrakech, Morocco
If you're looking for hings to do in Marrakech try - dinner on the Djemma el Fna, a culinary tour, a steam in the hammam, a stroll through the Marjorelle gardens, getting lost in the medina, and more. Details of top attractions and things to do in Marrakech are listed below.

A Guide to Somalia's Modern Day Pirates
A guide to Somalian pirates, including who they are, where and how do Somali pirates operate, and what can be done to stop Somali piracy.

Top Ten Best Hotels in Cairo, Egypt
Best Hotels in Cairo, Egypt. My Top 10 picks for Cairo Hotels include luxury, mid-range and budget hotels. With hundreds of hotels to choose from in Egypt's capital Cairo, find out what the best hotels are. This list of Cairo's best hotels have been picked for location as well as value.

Best Safaris in Kenya - Kenya's Conservancies
Kenya is Africa's most popular safari destination because of its abundance of wildlife, beautiful landscapes and cultural riches. But overcrowding has put some safari purists off visiting Kenya. Find out how you can experience the best safaris in Kenya by exploring conservancies around Masai Mara, Amboseli and the Laikipia plateau.

Plan Your Tanzanian Safari Trip With This Trip Planner
Tanzania Safari. This Tanzania safari planner has information about Tanzania's national parks and reserves in the South, West and North of Tanzania; the best time to go on safari in Tanzania; recommended safari tour operators in Tanzania; What to bring on safari in Tanzania; Where to stay on safari in Tanzania; Transport to Tanzania; Getting around Tanzania and much more.

Safari Planner - Plan Your Tanzanian Safari - Safari Lodges, What to Pack, Where to go, When to go
Tanzania Safari Planner Southern Circuit. Tanzania's southern national parks and reserves include Selous, Ruaha, Mikumi, Saadani and Udzungwa mountains. The southern parks in Tanzania offer boat safaris and walking safaris as well as the traditional driving safaris. Southern Tanzania's parks are teeming with wildlife and offer a true African bush experience. Find out when to go, where to stay and what you'll see. Page 2.

Safari Planner - Plan Your Tanzanian Safari - Safari Lodges, What to Pack, Where to go, When to go
Tanzania Safari Planner. Tanzania Safari Planner Western Circuit. Tanzania's western parks offer the chance to trek with chimpanzees and also to experience some of the densest populations of wildlife in East Africa, with the least amount of tourists. Western Tanzania's parks inlcude Katavi, Mahale and Gombe Stream Reserve. Find out when to go, where to stay and what add-ons you can choose. Page 3.

Tanzania Safari: Recommended Tour Operators
These operators specialize in the country, practice responsible tourism, and offer safaris to suit all budgets. Page 5 of 5.

A List of Airlines in Africa and Their Routes
Most people visiting Africa will fly on an African airline. Knowing what airlines fly where will help you plan your trip to Africa.

African Airlines - Airlines of Africa
African Airlines per country in alphabetical order and their routes. There are many good regional airlines in Africa as well as domestic airlines. Low-cost African airlines are also starting to emerge. Most people visiting Africa will fly on an African airline. Knowing what airlines fly where will help you plan your trip to Africa. Page 3.

Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda
A guide to Uganda's largest national park, Murchison Falls National Park, home to chimpanzees, hippos, crocodiles and much more. Find out what to see at Murchison Falls, where to stay and how to get there.

Overlanding in Africa
Overlanding in Africa is one of the best ways for adventure travelers to experience the beauty and diversity of Africa. Overland trips in Africa often includes travel to several countries and usually last between two weeks to 6 months. Overlanding in Africa is for those who enjoy participatory camping and roughing it a little.

Nairobi's Best Hotels - Where to Stay in Nairobi, Kenya
Nairobi's Best Hotels. Find out where to stay in Nairobi, Kenya. Whether you need a hotel close to the international airport, or want to see some of Nairobi's sights, find out what my top recommended hotels are in East Africa's buzzing economic capital. From a tented camp in Nairobi National Park, a tree house in Karen, to the intimate, budget Miti Mingi guesthouse near the city center, this list includes a hotel for every taste and budget.

Bungee Jumping in Africa (Victoria Falls, Bloukrans)
A guide to Bungee (bungi, bungy) jumping in Africa. South Africa is home to the highest commercial bungee jump in the world, but the most beautiful bungee jump has to be off the Victoria Falls Bridge on the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe. Find out where to bungee in Africa and read about my own jump off the Victoria Falls bridge.

Khat (Qat or Chat) - Facts and Information
Facts and information about Khat, the mildly narcotic plant that has been chewed and enjoyed socially for centuries in the Horn of Africa.

Kenya Family Safari - Family Vacations and Safaris in Kenya
Kenya Family Safari. Recommended family Safaris and vacations in Kenya. Includes tips on family-friendly destinations in Kenya, child-oriented safari programs, Maasai interaction, beach add-ons and more.

Family Volunteer Vacations in Africa - Family Volontourism in Africa
Family Volunteer Vacations in Africa and Family Volontourism options. Information for families looking for a meaningful vacation in Africa. Choose from recommended family volunteer vacations in Ghana, Mozambique, Seychelles, Kenya and more.

Egypt Family Vacations - Family Vacations in Egypt
Egypt Family Vacations. Tips, information and recommendations on family Vacations in Egypt, Africa. Camel rides, Mummies, sailing down the Nile, Red Sea beach holidays and more.

Tanzania Family Safaris and Vacations - Family Safaris in Tanzania
Tanzania Family Safaris and Vacations. Tips about Family Safaris in Tanzania, how old the kids should be, what to avoid, recommended family-friendly safaris and Zanzibar add-ons.

Morocco Family Vacations - Family Vacations in Morocco
Morocco Family Vacations. Take your family to Morocco and get advice on where to go, family-friendly itineraries, tours, hotel advice and more.

South Africa Family Vacation and Safari
South Africa family vacation and safaris. Recommended family-friendly itineraries for South Africa, tips on bringing your children to South Africa, self-drive options, malaria-free safari options and more.

Tunisia Family Vacation - Family Vacations in Tunisia
Tunisia Family Vacation. Tips on family holidays in Tunisia, what to do and recommended tours. Family Vacations in Tunisia are perfect for all ages with troglodyte dwellings to explore, Star Wars sets, ancient forts, desert dunes, gorgeous Mediterranean beaches and ancient bazaars.

Namibia Family Safari - Namibia Family Vacation
Namibia Family Safari and Namibia Family Vacations. Information about family-friendly trips and itineraries to Namibia. Family adventures include climbing the worlds highest dunes, fishing in the Atlantic, hunting with Bushmen and enjoying a world class safari in Etosha.

Botswana Family Safaris - Botswana Family Vacations
Botswana Family Safaris and Botswana Family Vacation information and advice. Tips on traveling with your family to Botswana, what to do, recommended family-friendly itineraries and more.

Tangier, Morocco Travel Information
Information about getting to Tangier, where to stay in Tangier, attractions, avoiding hustlers (touts), Tangier tours and more.

Tangier, Morocco - Getting to Tangier, Sights, Hotels
Tangier Travel Guide. Information about getting to Tangier, where to stay in Tangier, attractions, avoiding hustlers (touts), Tangier tours and more. Page 2.

Tangier Travel Guide - Tangier Morocco
Information about getting to Tangier, where to stay in Tangier, attractions, avoiding hustlers (touts), Tangier tours and more. Page 3.

Travel Guide for Essaouira, Morocco
Essaouira (Morocco) travel guide with information about what to see in Essaouira, where to stay, where to eat and how to get to Essaouira.

Culinary Tours to South Africa
Culinary Tours to Africa - Africa Culinary Tours and Vacations. Information about culinary tours to Morocco and South Africa. Find information about African cooking schools, food tours, African cuisine and more. Page 2.

Cape Town's Restaurants
Cape Town's Restaurants sorted by cuisine. Cape town boasts some of the best restaurants in South Africa and the world for that matter. This guide highlights some of the best restaurants in Cape Town broken down by cuisine. There's delicious African food, Asian food, seafood, Modern South African and more culinary delights.

National Tourist Offices in Africa - Africa's Tourist Information Offices
National Tourist Offices in Africa - Africa's Tourist Information Offices. Page 2.

National Tourist Offices in Africa - Africa's Tourist Information Offices
National Tourist Offices in Africa - Africa's Tourist Information Offices. Page 3.

Driving Distances in Kenya
Driving Distances in Kenya to help you plan your safari. Find out how long it takes to get from Nairobi to all the major parks, as well as the coast, and other common tourist destinations. Tips to help you figure out whether it is worth flying or driving to get around Kenya.

Accra, Top Things to See and Do in Ghana's Capital
Find out where to go and what to see when you visit Accra, Ghana's lively coastal capital. Discover Accra's most popular beaches, nightclubs, restaurants, art galleries, coffin workshops, markets and more. This is list is based on my personal experience in Accra.

South Luangwa National Park, Zambia
South Luangwa National Park, Zambia. An overview of South Luangwa's wildlife, accommodation, and activities including the

South Luangwa National Park, Zambia - Lodges and Camps in South Luangwa
South Luangwa National Park, Zambia. Find out about lodges and camps in South Luangwa. A list of accommodation in South Luangwa National Park one of the best safari options in Africa. Page 2.

Cape Verde (Cabo Verde) Facts and Information
Cape Verde (Cabo Verde) Facts and Information. Facts about Cape Verde and travel information. Find out how to get to Cape Verde Islands, where to stay, what to see, where to eat and much more.

Africa's Big 5 - Images, Facts and Information
Introduction to the big five of Africa. What animals are included, what game parks you can see them at, photos and fun facts about the Cape buffalo, leopard, rhino, lion and elephant.

Africa's Big 5 - Images and Facts on the Elephant
The African Elephant, image and facts about the African Elephant, one of Africa's

Africa's Big 5 - The Lion - Images and Information
Lion, image and facts about the African Lion, one of Africa's

Africa's Big 5 - Images and Facts on the Leopard
Leopard, image and facts about the African leopard, one of Africa's

African Rhino: Diceros Bicornis & Ceratotherium Simum
The African Rhino, image and facts about the African white rhino and black rhino, one of Africa's

Africa's Big 5 - Images and Facts on the Buffalo
The Cape Buffalo, image and facts about the Cape Buffalo, one of Africa's

The Best Medium-Length Hikes in the Drakensberg Mountains, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Information about the best medium-length hikes in South Africa's beautiful Drakensberg Mountains. Full day and overnight hikes in the Drakensberg.

Popular South African Tourist Attractions
Best Things to do in South Africa. Top 10 list of fun/amazing things to do in South Africa includes swimming with penguins, paddling through blooming deserts, diving with Great Whites, a Robben Island Tour, bungee jumping, luxury train rides and more.

Bushmans Kloof Hotel review, cederberg Mountains, Western Cape, South Africa
Review of Bushmans Kloof, voted best hotel in the world and obviously, one of South Africa's best hotels as well. Review of Buhmans Koof, Cederberg Mountains, Western Cape, South Africa.

Botswana Travel Facts, Geography and Attractions
Botswana Facts and Information. Facts and travel information about Botswana in Southern Africa. Botswana geographic facts, Botswana travel facts, economic facts, best time to go, climate, getting to Botswana and more.

Durban, 2013 Africa Cup of Nations host city, in South Africa. Durban Stadium information and Durban 2013 Travel information.
Durban, 2013 Africa Cup of Nations host city, in South Africa. Durban's stadium is Moses Mabhida Stadium. How to get to the Moses Mabhida Stadium, where to stay, capacity, what to do in Durban, Fan parks and more. Page 7.

Johannesburg 2013 Africa Cup of Nations. Johannesburg, South Africa, Host city to the Africa Cup of Nations 2013.
Information about Johannesburg and the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations at Soccer City Stadium. How to get to the stadium, where to stay in Johannesburg, what to do in Johannesburg, Fan parks and more. Page 9.

Nelspruit a 2013 Africa Cup of Nations location in South Africa. Nelspruit's Mbombela Stadium information and Nelspruit Travel information.
Nelspruit a 2013 Africa Cup of Nations location, South Africa. Nelspruit's stadium Mbombela. How to get to the Mbombela stadium, where to stay, capacity, what to do in Nelspruit, Fan parks and more.

Port Elizabeth (Nelson Mandela Bay) 2013 Africa Cup of Nations. Nelson Mandela Stadium and PE 2013 Travel information.
Port Elizabeth (Nelson Mandela Bay) a 2013 Africa Cup of Nations Stadium location, South Africa. Port Elizabeth's Nelson Mandela stadium: How to get there, where to stay in Port Elizabeth, what to do in Port Elizabeth, Restaurants in Port Elizabeth, Fan parks and more. Page 5.

Pretoria (Tshwane) 2010 World Cup in South Africa. Loftus Versfeld Stadium information and Pretoria 2010 Travel information.
Pretoria (Tshwane) 2010 World Cup Stadium location, South Africa. Pretoria's stadium Loftus Versfeld. How to get to the Loftus Versfeld stadium, where to stay, capacity, what to do in Pretoria, Fan parks and more. Page 6.

Bloemfontein (Mangaung) host city 2010 World Cup in South Africa. Free State stadium information and Bloemfontein 2010 Travel information.
Bloemfontein (Mangaung), 2010 World Cup Stadium location, South Africa. Bloemfontein's Free State stadium. How to get to the Free State stadium, where to stay, capacity, what to do in Bloemfontein, Fan parks and more. Page 4.

Cape Town, 2010 World Cup in South Africa. Green Point Stadium information and Cape Town 2010 Travel information.
Cape Town a 2010 World Cup Stadium location, South Africa. How to get to the Green Point stadium, where to stay in Cape Town, what to do in Cape Town, Fan parks and more. Page 8.

2010 World Cup Host City and Stadium Location Information. Travel information for 2010 FIFA World Cup host cities in South Africa.
2010 World Cup Stadium Locations and Travel Information in South Africa. Where to stay, how to get around, what to see in Durban, Cape Town, Bloemfontein, Nelspruit, Port Elizabeth, Pretoria, Johannesburg, Rustenberg, and Polokwane (Pietersburg).

What Is Biltong and Where to Buy It?
Biltong, a dried meat snack commonly food in Southern Africa. Find out where to buy biltong and how to make it at home.

Egypt Travel Information - Weather, Safety, Transport
Egypt travel information including health and safety tips, visa requirements, national holidays, currency, weather, getting to and around Egypt and more.

How To Climb Mount Kilimanjaro
How To Climb Mount Kilimanjaro, tips for a successful ascent to Africa's highest mountain. Enjoy reaching Uhuru peak because you have chosen the right tour operator, packed the right gear, chosen the best route and acclimatized.

When and Where to See the Great Annual Migration in Tanzania
Tanzania's Serengeti National Park is where the majority of the great annual migration takes place, and where you have a good chance of seeing over a million wildebeest, zebra and impala make their circular pilgrimage, in search of good grazing. But given that they cover over 5,000 miles you really have to know where to go and when! Find out more...

The Great Annual Wildlife Migration
The great annual migration of Wildebeest and Zebra in East Africa is one of nature's biggest spectacles. Find out where and when you can see the migration.

A painter in Zanzibar (Tanzania)
A painter in Zanzibar (Tanzania). Page 7.

Image of brass fixings on a traditional door in Stone Town, Zanzibar (Tanzania)
Image of brass fixings on a traditional door in Stone Town, Zanzibar (Tanzania). Page 12.

Image of Fishermen, Zanzibar (Tanzania)
Image of Fishermen, Zanzibar (Tanzania). Page 11.

Market Stall, Zanzibar (Tanzania)
Market Stall, Zanzibar (Tanzania). Page 10.

Men Shopping, Zanzibar (Tanzania)
Men Shopping, Zanzibar (Tanzania). Page 9.

Mosque, Zanzibar (Tanzania)
Mosque, Zanzibar (Tanzania). Africa Travel. Page 8.

Colorful sarongs on display, Zanzibar (Tanzania)
Colorful sarongs on display, Zanzibar (Tanzania). Page 3.

Spices for Sale, Zanzibar (Tanzania)
Spices for Sale, Zanzibar (Tanzania). Page 6.

Typical street in Stone Town, Zanzibar (Tanzania)
Typical street in Stone Town, Zanzibar (Tanzania). Page 5.

Woman and child looking out of a window in Stone Town, Zanzibar (Tanzania)
Woman and child looking out of a window in Stone Town, Zanzibar (Tanzania). Page 4.

Beach in Zanzibar (Tanzania)
Beach in Zanzibar (Tanzania). Africa Travel.

Woman with traditional head-covering, Zanzibar (Tanzania)
Woman with traditional head-covering, Zanzibar (Tanzania). Page 2.

Pictures of Zanzibar (Tanzania)
Images of Zanzibar (Tanzania), taken by professional travel photographer Steve Outram. Photos inlcude beaches, people, spices and historic Stone Town.

Movies and Documentaries About Africa
Best movies and documentaries about Africa. This top 10 African movie list reflects my personal taste and includes the classics like

Guide to Conservation Jobs in Africa
Resources and information that will help you find a job or volunteer opportunity working with wildlife in Africa, including lions, chimpanzees, and more.

Africa Travel Gift Ideas for Travelers
Gift ideas for people traveling to Africa include links and information for Africa travel magazines, travel gear, African crafts, Books, movies and more.

Best Destinations to Visit in Tanzania
Tanzania's top destinations. The best destinations in Tanzania include the Serengeti, Selous, Ngorongoro, and Udzungwa National Parks and Conservation areas. The World Heritage site of Stone Town in Zanzibar, the beaches of Mnemba Island and Lake Tanganyika. And of course Africa's tallest mountain, Kilimanjaro. This article introduces you to each of these destinations.

Africa Travel: 10 Steps to Planning Your Trip
Planning a trip to Africa? Find out how to plan your African vacation in 10 easy steps. This checklist will walk you through the whole trip planning process, from deciding where to go in Africa, when to go, what to pack, when to book your flights and much more.

How to Get a Cheap Flight to Africa
Find the best airlines deals to get a cheap flight to anywhere in Africa with these tips on when to book and where to look for budget flights to Africa.

A Guide to Johannesburg's International Airport
A Guide to Johannesburg's OR Tambo International Airport. If you have a longer stop over at JNB, or you are just wondering what the airport is like, how to get to the airport and how to get out of the airport, check out my guide to OR Tambo International Airport -- one of Africa's busiest airports.

Victoria Falls Guide - Africa Travel
The Victoria falls are one of the greatest attractions in Southern Africa. This article offers basic information about the Victoria Falls, how to get there, where to stay, tips on the best viewing spots, recommended tours, activities and more.

Travel Guide for Victoria Falls in Zambia/Zimbabwe:
Discover how to get there, where to stay, and what to do while visiting the Victoria Falls, a top attraction in Southern Africa. Page 2.

What Countries Does the Equator Run Through in Africa?
The Equator in Africa. What countries does the equator run through in Africa?

Money Tips for Travelers to Africa
Travel tips about money in Africa, including safest way to carry money and the best currencies and best form of money to bring to Africa.

Gorilla Safaris in Africa - Rwanda, Uganda, DRC, Gabon
Gorilla safaris in Africa. Guide to Gorilla tracking in Rwanda, Uganda, Gabon and the DRC. This Gorilla safari guide will tell you where you can see both mountain and lowland gorillas, where to stay, give you an idea of the costs involved and help you choose the best safari company to go with.

Gorilla Safaris in Africa - Info on Africa Gorilla Safaris, Rwanda, Uganda, DRC, Gabon
Gorilla safaris in Africa. Guide to Gorilla tracking in Rwanda, Uganda, Gabon and the DRC. This Gorilla safari guide will tell you where you can see both mountain and lowland gorillas, where to stay, give you an idea of the costs involved and help you choose the best safari company to go with. Page 3.

Affordable Deals on Safaris in Africa
Safari deals in Africa, how to find a cheap safari. A guide to budget safaris in Africa with tips on how to find a cheap safari operator and save on camping, park fees and more. This article will help you find an affordable safari in Africa and still see all the animals.

Safari Deals in Africa -- Deals on Safaris in Africa
Safari deals in Africa, how to find a cheap safari. A guide to budget safaris in Africa with tips on how to find a cheap safari operator and save on camping, park fees and more. This article will help you find an affordable safari in Africa and still see all the animals. Page 2.

Is It Safe to Travel to Egypt? - Information
Is it safe to travel to Egypt? Travel advice and information for travelers planning to visit Egypt. Find out if there are current travel warnings for Egypt, basic safety tips and information, health tips, and information for women planning to travel alone to Egypt.

Travel Warnings for Countries in Africa
Current travel warnings for countries in Africa from the US State Department, with links to the UK, Canadian and Australian government travel warnings.

Is Going on Safari Dangerous?
An American woman and her young child were trampled to death by an elephant while on safari in Kenya a couple of days ago. They were enjoying a walking safari

My Favorite Small Towns in Africa
Many visitors to Africa come for the wildlife, beaches and ancient sites, but of course there are many interesting small towns to visit as well, and they often get over looked. Here's my short list of favorite towns in Africa. If you want to explore some authentic culture and experience Africa in a quiet, positive way then add a few nights in one of these towns to your travel itinerary.

Chobe National Park, Botswana - Africa Travel Guide
A guide to Chobe National Park, in Botswana. Find out what to see in Chobe, where to stay, how to enjoy a safari boat on the Chobe River, and much more about one of Botswana's premier wildlife park. Chobe is easily accessible from the Victoria Falls, even for a day trip.

Visiting Traditional Communities in East Africa
If you are planning a safari in East Africa, make time to meet local people as well. There are lots of fascinating traditional communities living near the major safari destinations, and visiting will be a highlight of your trip. Find out how to have an authentic cultural experience with the Maasai, Samburu, Batwa and Hadzabe.

Tips on Gay and Lesbian Travel in Africa
Gay and Lesbian Travel in Africa. If you are Gay or Lesbian and plan to travel in Africa here are some tips to help you find gay-friendly tour operators that specialize in Africa Travel as well as information about gay guides to African cities, how to get around the illegal status of homosexuality in most African countries, the latest gay news coming out of Africa and more.

Survivor Gabon - Gabon Survivor, Earth's Last Eden
Survivor Gabon. What's it like in Gabon? Where will the Survivors be in Gabon? Where on earth is Gabon? Find out all about Gabon which calls itself Africa's

Africa Time Zones, and Concept of Time
Find out what time it is in Africa right now; what Swahili time is all about; what year Ethiopians are celebrating; what the concept of

Swahili Basics for Travelers - Useful Phrases
Swahili (Kiswahili) for travelers to Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. Learn some basic Swahili (KiSwahili) phrases and traveling in East Africa will be even more rewarding. Greetings, numbers, animals, transport and other basic phrases are covered in this article about Swahili. Find out where Swahili is spoken, basic rules of pronounciation, Swahili online courses, language schools and more.

Swahili (Kiswahili) Origins, History and Dictionaries
About Swahili (Kiswahili). Information about Swahili origins. Who Speaks Swahili; Online Courses; Swahili Language Schools; Swahili Dictionaries; Swahili time; Swahili basic phrases and more. Page 2.

Africa Travel: Best Apps
B Planning a trip to Africa? Don't forget to download some of the travel apps I recommend for your phone or iPad before you go.

Blue Train Diary – South Africa’s Famous Blue Train - Part 2
Take a look at this review of a trip on South Africa's luxury Blue Train. Page 2.

Blue Train Diary – South Africa’s Famous Blue Train
South Africa's luxury Blue Train runs regularly between Cape Town and Pretoria, stopping at Matjiesfontein on the way up and Kimberley on the way down. It has become a firm favourite with tourists.

Egypt Travel Information - Information about travel to Egypt, when to go, health and safety, transport, weather
Check out this Egypt travel information and learn how to get to and from Egypt and how to travel around the country once you're there. Page 2.

Blue Zebra Island Lodge - Lake Malawi
Blue Zebra Island Lodge is a spectacular new lodge located on an idyllic island in Lake Malawi. Enjoy the infinity pool, gorgeous beach, snorkeling, diving, kayaking and top it all off with a cold

When Is the Best Time to Visit Ghana?
What's the best time to visit Ghana? If you want to enjoy Ghana's beaches, go on safari, visit Accra and Kumasi, and enjoy the castles and slave forts along the coast, then it's important to plan your vacation around the rainy seasons.

My Favorite Places in Africa
The top ten highlights of my recent travels in Africa includes the Sahara, Rwanda, Victoria Falls, Okavango Delta, Serengeti, and more. This past decade as the Africa Travel Guide has enriched my life beyond measure and I realize how lucky I am to have explored this fantastic continent from East to West and North to South. I haven't even begun to scratch the surface.

Alexandria Travel Information -Alexandria (Egypt) -- What to See
Alexandria Travel information - What to See in Alexandria. Alexandria travel guide with information about Alexandria tours, getting to Alexandria, getting around Alexandria, accommodation, restaurants, attractions and more. Page 2.

Alexandria Travel Information - Alexandria (Egypt) Tours, Getting There and Around
Alexandria (Egypt) Travel Information. Alexandria travel guide with information about Alexandria tours, getting to Alexandria, getting around Alexandria, accommodation, restaurants, attractions and more.

Alexandria Travel Information - Alexandria Hotels and Restaurants
Alexandria Travel Information - Alexandria Hotels and Restaurants. Alexandria travel guide with information about Alexandria tours, getting to Alexandria, getting around Alexandria, accommodation, restaurants, attractions and more. Page 3.

How to make a safari more affordable
Find out how to make your African safari more affordable. Tips and advice on how to get a cheaper safari without cheapening your safari experience.

Luxor, Egypt Travel Guide: Area Highlights
Travel guide to Luxor, Egypt. Luxor is one of Egypt's great tourist attractions. Luxor is also commonly known as the world's largest open air museum. The city is built on and around the ancient site known as Thebes. This travel guide to Luxor will help you get there, find a place to stay, see the best temples, and more.

Mozambique Facts and Information
Mozambique Facts and Information for Visitors. Facts and travel information about Mozambique in Southern Africa. Mozambique geographic facts, Mozambique travel facts, economic facts, best time to go, climate, getting to Mozambique and more.

South Africa Food in the US
South Africa Food in the US. Find out where you can enjoy South African cuisine in the USA. Listings of South African restaurants and online food shops in the US. Don't miss out on peri-peri chicken, bobotie, biltong, Mrs Balls' chutney and Amarula, just because you're not in SA anymore!

A Top Ten Listing of African Proverbs
African Proverbs. A list of favorite African proverbs from Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya and more. African Proverbs offer wisdom and poetry in just one sentence. Proverbs play an important part in African cultures all across the continent.

Tuberculosis (TB)
Tuberculosis (TB) in Africa is on the rise and kills several million people each year. If you are traveling to Africa for extended periods and are using public transport or working in schools or hospitals you should stay informed about the disease and get tested upon your return. This article explains what TB is, symptoms of TB, how you catch TB and how to treat the disease.

Dengue Fever
Dengue fever is common throughout sub-Saharan Africa. Dengue is a viral disease transmitted by the Aedes mosquitoes. The Aedes mosquito prefers to feed during the daytime and is most prevalent in cities and towns. Symptoms include high fever, severe joint pain, rash, vomiting and diarrhea. There is no vaccine for Dengue Fever.

Rabies in Africa
Rabies is a preventable viral disease of mammals most often transmitted through the bite of a rabid animal. Wild animals and stray dogs often carry the virus in Africa so as a visitor you have to be careful. Rabies is a nasty disease when left untreated and it is fatal. There is a vaccine available but you still need to seek treatment if you are scratched or bitten.

Basilica of Our Lady of Peace of Yamoussoukro, Ivory Coast
Basilica of Our Lady of Peace of Yamoussoukro (Basilique de Notre Dame de la Paix), Ivory Coast.

Chobe Game Lodge
Chobe Game Lodge is a fantastic option for anyone traveling to Botswana and the Victoria Falls. It's setting is gorgeous -- right on the river, and is the only permanent lodge in the Chobe National Park. It has an all female guiding team, and uses electric safari vehicles!

Favorite African Music Documentaries
Music is the soundtrack to everyone's experience in Africa and its positive vibes transcends the thousands of languages and cultures across the continent and far beyond. Here are five of my favorite music documentaries that will lift you up when you watch them. And do look up the soundtracks as well, you'll enjoy them without a doubt.

Kilimanjaro Expert - Interview with Lema Peter - Expert Trekking Guide and Co-owner of Serengeti Pride Safaris.
Expert Kilimanjaro guide, safari company owner, member of the Meru tribe, Peter Lema. Interview with Peter Lema who has reached Kilimanjaro summit over 100 times. Find out what inspired him to become a guide, the best routes to take up Kilimanjaro, best (ethical) trek operators, tips on prepraing for your Kili climb and more.

Expert Advice On Trekking Mount Kilimanjaro
Expert Kilimanjaro guide, safari company owner, member of the Meru tribe, Peter Lema. Interview with Peter Lema who has reached Kilimanjaro summit over 100 times. Find out what inspired him to become a guide, the best routes to take up Kilimanjaro, best (ethical) trek operators, tips on prepraing for your Kili climb and more. Page 2.

Visas, Safety and the Best Time to Visit Morocco
Information for travelers to Morocco. Tips on visas, health, safety, currency, gay travel, women travel, when to go, how to get to Morocco by air, ferry and how to get around Morocco.

Information About Traveling in Morocco - Part 2 of 2
Tips on visas, health, safety, currency, gay travel, women travel, when to go, how to get to Morocco by air, ferry and how to get around Morocco. Page 2.

Information About Traveling in Morocco
Information for travelers to Morocco. Tips on visas, health, safety, currency, gay travel, women travel, when to go, how to get to Morocco by air, ferry and how to get around Morocco. Page 3.

Where to Stay on the Zambian Side (Livingstone) of the Victoria Falls
My top picks for places to stay on the Zambian side of the Victoria Falls. These hotels and lodges all offer excellent service, location and activities for a fantastic experience.

March Festivals and Events in Africa - African Festivals in March
March Festivals and Events in Africa include a grueling marathon in the Sahara desert; Africa's largest jazz festival in Cape Town; a colorful spring festival in Mauritius and guitar festival in Tunisia.

African Trypanosomiasis (Sleeping Sickness)
African trypanosomiasis is confined to tropical Africa. There are two types of African Trypanosomiasis (Sleeping Sickness) both are transmitted by the bite of the Tsetse fly. The disease can be fatal if left untreated since the infection rapidly progresses to meningoencephalitis. There is no vaccine but treatment is available.

Medical Tourism in Africa
Medical Tourism in Africa is a growing sector. South Africa, Tunisia and Egypt are the front runners for various forms of plastic surgery as well as more serious stuff. Find out where to go, what to watch out for and links to medical establishments. At a fraction of the cost you pay in the US, many people are discovering 5 star treatment by well trained doctors with a safari or beach holiday thrown in to aid recovery.

Ksar Ghilane - Sahara Oasis in Southern Tunisia
Information about Ksar Ghilane, an oases in southern Tunisia that offers the perfect gateway to exploring the vast dunes of the Grand Erg Oriental in the Sahara desert. Find out where to stay, what to do and get tips on renting a camel.

Meroe Pyramids, Sudan
Meroe Pyramids, Sudan. Africa Travel.

Do You Need A Guide to Visit Fes (Fez), Morocco?
Do You Need A Guide to Visit Fes (Fez), Morocco? The main attraction in Fes is the old walled city which is a maze of hundreds of little streets that are easy to get lost in. But if you don't mind asking for directions and enjoy a little adventure, then a guide is not strictly necessary.

Masai Mara National Reserve (Kenya) - Guide to the Masai Mara, Kenya
This is a Guide to the Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya, one of the best wildlife parks in Africa. The annual migration of wildebeest and zebra cross into this small game park every year offering the visitor the greatest wildlife spectacle on earth. This guide to the Masai Mara tells you what wildlife you can expect to see, when to go, where to stay and more. Page 2.

Masai Mara National Reserve (Kenya) - Travel Guide
The Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya is one of the best wildlife parks in Africa. The annual migration of wildebeest and zebra crossing into this small game park every year offers the visitor the greatest wildlife spectacle on earth. This guide to the Masai Mara tells you what wildlife you can expect to see, when to go, where to stay and more.

Masai Mara National Reserve (Kenya) - Campsites and Lodges
This is a Guide to the Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya, one of the best wildlife parks in Africa. The annual migration of wildebeest and zebra cross into this small game park every year offering the visitor the greatest wildlife spectacle on earth. This guide to the Masai Mara tells you what wildlife you can expect to see, when to go, where to stay and more. Page 3.

Tours to Egypt - Advice about Choosing a Tour to Egypt
A list of recommended Tours to Egypt including classic tours, budget tours, special interest tours and more. Page 2.

Tours in Egypt - Pros, Cons, and Recommendations
Tours to Egypt. Advice about finding the right tour to Egypt. Find out Egypt tour recommendations, suggested itineraries, and more tips on choosing an Egyptian tour that's right for you.

Best Countries to Go on Safari, Month by Month
When to go on Safari. Find out month by month where to go on safari in Africa. Plan your safari so you can see the most animals by choosing the right destination for every month of the year. Page 2.

When Is the Best Time to Go on Safari in Africa?
Find out the best time to go on an African safari in Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Uganda, Zimbabwe and Zambia.

When to go on Safari - Safari in Africa, When to go
When to go on Safari. Find out the best time to see gorillas, chimpanzees, whales and birds which can differ from the best time to go on a regular safari in Africa. Page 3.

Where to See Rhino in Africa
If you would like to see black or white rhino while on safari in Africa, you can't go wrong with this selection of national parks. Find out where to see rhino in the wild, and hopefully get lucky enough to track them at special locations.

Touring Robben Island, Cape Town, South Africa
Robben Island Museum Tour, Cape Town, South Africa. Find out how to get Robben Island tour tickets, where the ferry departs from, what the tour entails, when you'll get to meet an ex-political prisoner and more.

Robben Island Tour, Cape Town, South Africa - Tour Robben Island, Cape Town
Robben Island Tour, Cape Town, South Africa. Find out how to get Robben Island tour tickets, where the ferry departs from, what the tour entails, when you'll get to meet an ex-political prisoner and more. Page 2.

Africa Festivals and Events in October - October Festivals in Africa
October festivals and events in Africa include a music festival along Malawi's lakeshore; a date festival in Morocco; cultural festivals in the Kingdom of Lesotho and the Seychelles; the end of Ramadan; and a festival celebrating the sunrise at Abu Simbel, one of Egypt's finest ancient sites.

Nairobi's Top Attractions - What to See in Nairobi
Nairobi's top attractions include a national park, museums, wildlife orphanages, craft galleries and much more. Most visitors to Nairobi are in transit to a safari or beach holiday, but for those who stay a day or two, there is plenty to see and do. Visit the Karen Blixen museum, shop for souvenirs, and eat your heart out at the Carnivore restaurant.

Guide to Nairobi National Park
Nairobi is the only city in the world that is gazed upon by zebra, lion and rhino -- in the wild. Nairobi National Park was established in 1946 long before the city burst its seams. Located just 7km from the city center, it is home to black rhino, lion, leopard, cheetah, hyena, buffalo, giraffe, zebra, wildebeest, elands, hippo and more than 400 species of birds. Find out where to stay and how to include the National Park in your itinerary.

Where To Stay During the Dry Season in Victoria Falls
During the dry-season, the Victoria Falls are still impressive but not quite the

Best Books About Africa - Travel and Culture
My personal top ten list of best books about Africa. Favorite books set in Africa include: Bend in the River by VS Naipaul, Don't Let's go to the Dogs Tonight by Alexandra Fuller, Palace Walk by Naguib Mahfouz, The True Confessions of an Albino Terrorist by Breyten Breytenbach, What is the What by Dave Eggers, Life and Times of Michael K by Michael Coetzee, The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver and more.

Best Books About Africa - Travel and Culture
My personal top ten list of best books about Africa. Favorite books set in Africa include: Bend in the River by VS Naipaul, Don't Let's go to the Dogs Tonight by Alexandra Fuller, Palace Walk by Naguib Mahfouz, The True Confessions of an Albino Terrorist by Breyten Breytenbach, What is the What by Dave Eggers, Life and Times of Michael K by Michael Coetzee, The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver and more.

Vaccinations and Travel to Africa
Vaccinations and Travel to Africa. Find out what immunizations and vaccinations you need before you travel to Africa and where to find a travel clinic to get them. Some vaccinations are recommended and some are actually required to enter a country. This article also gives you information about some of the diseases you need to be vaccinated against when you visit Africa.

Where Does the Name "Kenya" Come From?
How did Kenya get its name? Learn the history behind the African country, which was colonized by the British in the mid 19th century.

Bo Kaap, Cape Town, South Africa
Bo Kaap, Cape Town, South Africa -- Information, what to see, history and tour od the Bo Kaap area in Cape Town, a unique Cape Malay community.

A Day Tour of Cape Town
Visiting Cape Town and want the perfect private day tour to get yourself oriented? Spend the day with a qualified guide who will show you all the hidden gems as well as the popular tourist spots of this wonderful city.

Africa's Best Destinations and Attractions
Best of Africa. Africa's best destinations and attractions are listed to help you plan a great vacation in Africa. Find out where to go in East, North, Southern and West Africa. Find the best safaris in Africa, the best hotels, best budget destinations in Africa and more.

African Cruises - Liners, Freighters and Yachts
Cruising to Africa on cruise liners, freighters and yachts. Cruise information for African destinations, freghter cruises to Africa and yacht rental in Africa. If you can't afford a cruise there's also some iformation about geting a job on yachts bound for Africa.

Putzi Fly (African Tumbu Fly) Cordylobia Anthrophaga
The Putzi Fly (Tumbu Fly), Cordylobia anthrophaga, is common in East and Central Africa. It lays eggs in clothes hanging out to dry and upon contact with human skin the eggs hatch. The larvae burrow into the skin and develop into fully grown maggots if left to their own devices.

How To Take a Bucket Shower on Safari in Africa
Tips on how to take a bucket shower while on safari in Africa. Find out how to make a few gallons last a long time, when to take a bucket shower, how the system works and more.

Safari Packing List - What to Pack for Your African Safari
A comprehensive list of essential items to pack for a safari. Find out what you need on safari, what the luggage restrictions are and why you can only take a certain amount of weight when you fly between camps.

Beers of East Africa
Beers of East Africa. A sampling of beers you can expect to savor when enjoying a safari or beach vacation in East Africa's popular tourist destinations. Find out how to order a beer in Tanzania and Ethiopia, and what's on tap in Kenya.

Best Hotels in Morocco - Selected Hotels in Marrakech, Fes, Essaouira
Best hotels in Morocco. The Best Moroccan hotels are Riads. See my picks for the best places to stay in Marrakech, Fez, Meknes, Essaouira and the Atlas mountains. Most top accommodation picks are riads and kasbahs.

Stone Town (Tanzania) - Guide to Stonetown, Zanzibar
Guide to Stone Town, Zanzibar. Stone Town is a fascinating, historically rich destination on the gorgeous island of Zanzibar just off the coast of Tanzania. Find out where to stay in Stone Town, what to see, tours you can take and more.

Djenne, Mali
Djenne Mali. Travel guide to Djenne home of the world's biggest mud-brick building, the Grande Mosque. Information on how to get to Djenne, where to stay, tours to Djenne and more.

Top Romantic Safari Lodges in South Africa
If you are planning a honeymoon or romantic vacation on safari in South Africa, check out my top picks of romantic lodges. Enjoy private plunge pools, sleep-outs and of course excellent game viewing in South Africa's finest wildlife areas

Affordable Luxury Easter Family Safari in 2016
Planning an African family safari? Check out this excellent and affordable luxury safari itinerary that includes the Victoria Falls, Chobe and the Okavango Delta over the Eater period. With child-friendly accommodation and excellent game viewing at 3 handpicked lodges, it will be a trip of a lifetime!

Help Promote a Balanced View of Africa
If you have travelled to Africa, enjoyed a safari or shopped in the streets of Marrakech - share your experiences and help promote a positive image of the continent. Care about Africa's wildlife? Encourage your friends and family to visit, it's the best way to provide jobs and keep wildlife safe.

Unique Elephant Experience in the Okavango Delta
Walk with elephants in Botswana's Okavango Delta. A unique chance to interact with, and accompany three orphaned elephants who are semi-habituated to humans, thanks to the excellent care they have received from Sandi and Doug Groves for the past quarter century. Find out more about this elephant interaction and how you can enjoy this life-changing experience.‚Äč

5 Key Questions To Ask Your Safari Specialist
Key questions you should ask your tour operator when you are planning a safari in Africa. As a safari specialist myself I know what you need to ask to make the most out of your safari adventure. Click on the links and headings for more detailed information.

Various Facts All About Africa
Facts About Africa. African Geography facts, Africa population facts, fun facts about Africa, travel facts about Africa and more about Africa.

12 Best Things to Do in Morocco While Visiting
What are the best things to do when you visit Morocco? Here's a list of my top 12 things to do in Morocco. Enjoy a relaxing scrub at a local hammam, try a cooking class, ski, surf, and get lost at the Fes tanneries. Eat a kebab alongside snake charmers in the Marrakech medina, and many other activities I recommend when you visit Morocco.

Top 6 Romantic Lodges in the Serengeti
Top romantic safari lodges in the Serengeti. These are my top picks for romance in one of Africa's most splendid wildlife areas. Whether you are planning a honeymoon or just a romantic getaway, you can't go wrong with any of these luxurious, and beautiful tented camps. Witness the great migration, dine under the starlit sky, and create unforgettable memories.

Unique Treehouse Accommodations in Africa
Wake up and stare into the eyes of a giraffe at these treehouse hotels throughout Africa, including South Africa, Tanzania, and Zambia.

How to Get a Tourist Visa to Africa
Information about how to get a tourist visa if you are planning a trip to Africa. Tourist visas are a requirement for many African countries including Tanzania, Ghana, and Kenya. Find out if you need a tourist visa if you are planning a safari or vacation in Africa. Find out how to apply for a tourist visa in advance and what documents you will need.

Top 5 Reasons to Go on Safari During the "Green Season"
Going on safari during the

What is the "Green Season" in Africa?
What is the

Fascinating Facts About The Dung Beetle
Fun facts about the dung beetle in Africa, the only animal we know that can guide its way by using the milky way. One of the many fascinating insects you'll see while on safari in Africa. Find out about

What NOT to do When You are on Safari in Africa
Find out what NOT to do when you are on safari in Africa. These tips will help you enjoy your safari and also keep you safe! Advice on basic safari etiquette, respecting wildlife, packing, tipping and more.

The Rhythm of a Day on Safari
Find out what a typical day on a luxury safari is like, from dawn until late at night. A safari is one of the most exciting, adventurous and thrilling vacations you can take. But there's also lots of time to relax and enjoy the beauty of the bush all around you. Meals are plentiful, fresh and delicious, and drinks are a

Buying and Smoking Hashish in Morocco (Kif)
Smoking hashish in Morocco is commonplace but illegal. If you are visiting Morocco and you're hauling a backpack, you will probably be offered hashish. Here are tips on how to be smart about smoking Hashish when traveling in Morocco.

Star-Beds on Safari
Spend the night under the stars while on safari in Africa, at some of these fantastic

Where to See Cape Buffalo in Africa
If you would like to see Cape Buffalo while on safari in Africa, you can't go wrong with this selection of national parks. Find out where to see African Buffalo in the wild, and tick off your

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Best Malaria-Free Safari in South Africa
Basic information about malaria, where to enjoy malaria-free safaris, and what in my opinion offers one of the best luxury safari options for visitors to South Africa.

Cameroon Travel Facts, Geography and Attractions
Facts and travel information about Cameroon in West Africa. Cameroon geographic facts, Cameroon travel facts, economic facts, best time to go, climate, getting to Cameroon and more.

Devil's Pool, Livingstone Island, Victoria Falls, Zambia
Find out how to get to Devil's Pool at the foot of the Victoria Falls, when you can swim in it, why it's considered safe, how to book your spot and more.

Amboseli Porini Tented Camp
Amboseli Porini Tented Camp. Africa Travel. Page 11.

Maasai Lady Cleaning Smoking Out a MIlk Jug, Selenkay Conservancy
Maasai Lady Cleaning Smoking Out a MIlk Jug, Selenkay Conservancy. Page 12.

Maasai making fire using sticks and dung, Selenkay Conservancy
Maasai making fire using sticks and dung, Selenkay Conservancy. Page 4.

Nature Walk, Selenkay Conservancy
Nature Walk, Selenkay Conservancy. Page 7.

On safari with Guides, Selenkay Conservancy
On safari with Guides, Selenkay Conservancy. Page 2.

Views of a shy Mount Kilimanjaro from Amboseli National Park
Views of a shy Mount Kilimanjaro from Amboseli National Park

Wildebeest
Wildebeest. Africa Travel. Page 9.

On safari, Chobe, Botswana
On safari, Chobe, Botswana. Africa Travel. Page 13.

Pumpkin leaf pruning lesson, Simonga village, Zambia
Pumpkin leaf pruning lesson, Simonga village, Zambia. Page 11.

School Children in Atsiekpoe, Ghana
School Children in Atsiekpoe, Ghana. Page 5.

Bungee!!! Victoria Falls Bridge Bungee Jump
Bungee!!! Victoria Falls Bridge Bungee Jump. Page 8.

Dunes in Sossusvlei, Namibia
Dunes in Sossusvlei, Namibia. Africa Travel. Page 17.

Best of African Beaches, lake malawi. African vacation planner. Where to go in Africa
Best of African Beaches, lake malawi. African vacation planner. Where to go in Africa. Page 14.

White-water rafting, Zambezi River, Victoria Falls
White-water rafting, Zambezi River, Victoria Falls. Page 16.

Walking with Maasai, northern Tanzania
Walking with Maasai, northern Tanzania. Page 6.

A Day in Stellenbosch, Winelands, South Africa
Visiting Cape Town and only have a day to spare for the Winelands? Explore the historic town of Stellenbosch, tasting traditional foods along the way on a unique walking tour. After enjoying lunch at South Africa's oldest hotel, take a wine safari around the gorgeous Waterford Estate.

Cell phone fantasy coffin, Ghana
Cell phone fantasy coffin, Ghana. Page 10.

Chicken fantasy coffin, Ghana
Chicken fantasy coffin, Ghana. Africa Travel. Page 8.

Carpenter working on a bible coffin, Ghana
Carpenter working on a bible coffin, Ghana

Chicken fantasy coffin sample, Ghana
Chicken fantasy coffin sample, Ghana. Page 9.

Fantasy Coffin Workshop, Cape Coast, Ghana
Fantasy Coffin Workshop, Cape Coast, Ghana. Page 12.

Going Solo on Safari
The expense of a safari combined with the fact that Africa can seem a little

Botswana Travelogue by Anouk Zijlma
Botswana is one of the finest safari destinations in Africa. I recently set off for a two-week trip with my 11 year old son in tow. We spend the majority of our time exploring the different areas of the Okavango Delta. Find out what we did, where we stayed and what we loved about Botswana on our amazing adventure.

Traditional African Board Games Facts
Traditional games played in Africa. Find out what board games are played in Africa from Bao, Mancala, Fanorona to Morabaraba. Facts and information about African games including where to buy them. African board games make great gifts!

Mothers Day Gifts To Benefit Mothers Everywhere!
Mother's Day gift ideas for moms who love to travel to Africa, or dream of doing so. If your mom likes art, culture, or even baby elephants, this is your one stop shop this Mother's Day! Celebrate your mother's love and generosity by giving back on her behalf, and help mothers everywhere.

May in Africa
Find out what's going on in Africa during the month of May. Where to go on safari, what beaches are best, and where to find the best bargains on safaris. A list of festivals and events are also included.

The Mysterious Shifting Sands - Northern Tanzania
If you're looking to break up your journey from the Ngorongoro Crater to the Serengeti, there's a wonderful natural phenomena you shouldn't miss. The mysterious

Why Book a Safari in a Private Reserve or Concession in Africa?
Plan to spend some, or all of your safari in Africa staying at private reserves and concessions to maximize the quality of your game viewing. With less crowds, the ability to off-road, take bush walks, enjoy sundowners, and restricted access to vehicles -- all make for a great experience.

Cheetah - Facts and Information
Fun facts and information about the cheetah in Africa. Find out where you can see cheetah in the wild, how fast a cheetah can run and why this beautiful cat is listed as a vulnerable species.

Whale-Watching and Wine-Tasting - A Day Trip to Walker Bay
Looking for a unique day-trip while visiting Cape Town? Head for Walker Bay, and enjoy visiting a penguin colony en route to Hermanus, the best place on earth for land-based whale-watching. Continue to enjoy farmers markets and wineries as you wind your way back to the Mother City.

African Festivals and Events in April - April Festivals in Africa
African Festivals and Events in April. April brings spring to northern Africa and fall to South Africa. Easter is celebrated by Christians throughout the continent and runners have their pick of interesting marathons in the Sahara Desert and the African bush.

Is it Safe to Visit Kenya?
Safety is a big concern for visitors to Kenya. Thousands of people enjoy going on safari in Kenya every month, but with official government travel warnings out for the country, it's difficult to know exactly what the real situation is like. Find out how to enjoy a safe and healthy holiday in Kenya from my tips below.

How To Ride a Mokoro
A mokoro is a traditional canoe used to navigate the shallow waters of Botswana's Okavango Delta. If you're on safari in Botswana don't miss out on this option offered by many lodges and camps in the area. While you may not see as much wildlife while poling your way through the

Zambia or Zimbabwe when Visiting Victoria Falls?
The Victoria Falls straddles two countries, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Find out where to go for the best views of the Victoria Falls, at specific times of the year. There are also some activities that are exclusive to either Zambia or Zimbabwe, which may determine the best country for you!

Tunisia Train Travel
Train travel in Tunisia. Find out how to book your train ticket in Tunisia, how long it takes to get from Tunis or Sfax or Tunis to Hammamet, how much a train ticket costs, if there's food on board, about TGM, the Lezard Rouge and more useful Tunisian train travel tips.

Train Travel in Morocco (Booking, Schedules, Costs)
Train Travel in Morocco. Find out how to book your train ticket in Morocco, how long it takes to get from Casablanca to Fes or Tangier to Marrakech, how much a train ticket costs, if there's food on board and more useful Morocco train travel tips.

Train Travel in Africa - Best Train Rides in Africa
Train Travel in Africa - Best Train Rides in Africa. You can enjoy a classic steam train in Zambia, or ride on the longest train in Mali. Enjoy ultimate luxury on some of South Africa's historic railways, or get down to basic riding a train in Tanzania. Here's my selection of best train journeys in Africa, from several hours to days.

Where to See Leopards in Africa
Leopards are notoriously difficult to spot when you are on safari as they are solitary, shy and prefer to live and hunt in thick bushy areas. I've spent days on safari looking for leopard with no luck, they are masters at hiding. But on a recent trip to Botswana, we saw leopard almost daily, so there are definitely safari destinations where your chances of seeing leopard are better than others.

February Festivals and Events in Africa - African Festivals in February
February Festivals and Events in Africa include Africa's biggest film festival in Burkina Faso; religious celebrations in Mauritius; a gay pride parade in South Africa; music festivals in Zanzibar and Mali.

Africa Cup of Nations - Equatorial Guinea 2015
The 30th Africa Cup of Nations, is being held in Equatorial Guinea in 2015. The Africa cup of Nations is Africa's biggest, and most important sporting event. Find out who is playing, when the matches are, how to see them on TV, what players to watch and more fun facts about the Africa Cup of Nations.

How to Say Goodbye in African Languages
How to Say Goodbye in Africa - Saying Goodbye in Africa. Learn how to say

Africa's Four Corners - Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Namibia
Would you like spend a day enjoying breakfast in Namibia, lunch in Botswana and dinner in either Zambia or Zimbabwe? It's possible to do so without too much trouble, and you don't even have to get into a small plane! This is Africa's 4 corners, where the Zambezi and Chobe rivers join 4 countries in southern Africa.

Africa Travel: Botswana - Best Time To Visit
Tips and information on the best time to go to Botswana. If you're planning a safari to Botswana find out when the best season for wildlife viewing is.

Where to See Lions in Africa
If you would like to see lions while on safari in Africa, you can't go wrong with this top 5 selection of national parks. Find out where to see lions in the wild, and hopefully get lucky enough to see a lion kill. Be prepared to mostly watch them sleep though!

Where to See Elephants in Africa
If you would like to see elephants while on safari in Africa, you can't go wrong with this selection of national parks. Find out where to see elephants in the wild, and hopefully get lucky enough to interact with them at some special locations.

Okavango Delta, Botswana
The Okavango Delta is a pristine wilderness area in northern Botswana. The rich wildlife, incredible birdlife and unique water-based safari activities makes this a