Timkat, Holy Festival of Ethiopia

Timkat, Holy Festival of Ethiopia

Ethiopia /

The rhythm of drums pulses over the street. Colorful umbrellas carried by priests pass slowly my way. The main square of Gondar is vivid and filled up by thousands of people. And I find myself in the middle of this huge procession, with my suitcase in the hand. I just arrived at Gondar and it […]

La Badira, Best Hotel on Tunisia’s Miami Beach

La Badira, Best Hotel on Tunisia’s Miami Beach

Tunisia /

Springtime is upon us and that means we must begin our vacation planning.  If Tunisia is at all on your radar let me introduce you to La Badira Hotel.  It is located in the quiet town of Hammamet Nord, a quick 1-hour drive from Tunis.  Between April and May, as the seasons change the tiny […]

Music in the ruins – Tunisia’s amphitheatres

Music in the ruins – Tunisia’s amphitheatres

Tunisia /

In Tunisia, one of the highlights of the year is the Festival de Carthage. It is a festival that brings together all the people of Tunis, whether nationals or foreigners through the power of music. The musical acts invited to participate vary from classic jazz to hip-hop and the lineup has gotten increasingly eclectic year […]

Swaziland, small in size, big in diversity

Swaziland, small in size, big in diversity

Swaziland /

Let me tell you the first thought I had about Swaziland: It is just worth a two-day trip from South Africa. A must-see when being around. One more visa in the passport to pimp it up. But I was wrong: There is far more to see than expected. And what really stroke me is the […]

Zando

Zando

DRC /

Being an ambassador is an important and a full time job at hand. You’re not only there with your camera snapping pictures whenever there’s something to capture. You also have to write something intriguing and meaningful that would keep your readers interested. Something that will be useful to the readers. Something that would keep them […]

MANI & PEDI

MANI & PEDI

DRC /

There’s a saying that goes ‘Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication,’ and I can’t argue with that. Simplicity is key to anything. You can go as big and grandiose as you want but at the end of the day, simplicity beats it all.   In Africa, many of us thrive to succeed in whatever we do. […]

Ecotourism, Community and everything nice: Ol Lentille Conservancy

Ecotourism, Community and everything nice: Ol Lentille Conservancy

Kenya /

To kickstart this Northern Kenya series it is with the most absolute pleasure to introduce you to this little piece of heaven in Laikipia called The Sanctuary located at a private conservancy Ol Lentille. This 25000 acres of wilderness and pure serenity is so breathtakingly stunning and has within it four private villas individually designed […]

I felt in love with Saint-Louis at first sight

I felt in love with Saint-Louis at first sight

Senegal / West Africa /

St Louis, or Ndar as it is known in Wolof, was founded in the 17th century as a French colonial settlement, and is one of the oldest cities created by Europeans on the west coast of Africa. Its’ incredible history as the capital of Senegal until 1957 is part of what led to its’ inscription […]

Colours of Africa at Koroga

Colours of Africa at Koroga

Kenya /

Okay so remember I just wrote a piece about Blankets & Wine therefore this is pretty much my committing festival felony by switching up and writing about Koroga Festival (low key rivalry). In case you were wondering although Blankets & Wine has been around for a while since 2008 to be exact, Koroga Festival is […]

Yaw P’s Accra Gems

Yaw P’s Accra Gems

Ghana /

Yaw P is a contemporary African artist pioneering a new waves of homegrown sounds which reflect his society. With a love for film, sculptures and sounds, he is an artist in every sense, as a result he aims to influence his surroundings and beyond. His latest single “So I dey” , which showcases a love […]