Want to speak wolof?

Want to speak wolof?

Senegal /

As I mentioned it earlier, my fluency in Wolof is limited BUT today I will give you basics that will help you get around Dakar easily. Wolof originated as the language of the Lebu people, an ethnic group of Senegal. It is the most spoken language in Senegal.   Spoken natively by the Wolof people, […]

#instavisiterlafrique: Top 10 pictures from August 8th-14th 2016

#instavisiterlafrique: Top 10 pictures from August 8th-14th 2016

All Lifestyle / Inspiration / Lifestyle /

As you may know, Instagram is the social media platform of choice for travellers. To this end, we share your best pictures stamped with our #visiterlafrique hashtag on the daily. Every Monday, our editorial team will be sharing some our personal favourite shots.   1. Mbouda, Cameroon w/ @geraldine.debordeaux A small glass of palm wine […]

Dakar’s Creative Scene

Dakar’s Creative Scene

Senegal /

Dakar hosted its 12th edition of the Dak’Art, African contemporary art biennale. From May 3rd to June 2nd, Dakar welcomed Africa’s most creative pieces. From Morocco, Nigeria to South Africa, within a month we discovered and reconnected with the beauty of Art in Africa. The opening ceremony was held at the Hotel de Ville (or City Hall), with various art […]

#instavisiterlafrique: Top 10 pictures from August 1st-8th 2016

#instavisiterlafrique: Top 10 pictures from August 1st-8th 2016

All Lifestyle / Inspiration / Lifestyle /

You probably know that Instagram is the social media platform of choice for travellers. To this end, we share your best pictures stamped with our #visiterlafrique hashtag on the daily. Every Monday, our editorial team will be sharing our personal favourite shots.   1.Sahara desert, Maroc w/ @doyoutravel Trek in the heart of the Sahara. […]

Monrovia’ City guide with photographer Thomas Lhomme

Monrovia’ City guide with photographer Thomas Lhomme

Liberia /

Thomas Lhomme is a self thaught photographer and filmmaker from France and based in Monrovia since a year now. Now, he is now working as a consultant for different organisations but also as a permanent media fellow for an NGO called More Than Me. Today he tell us about Monrovia his city. How would you […]

Recipe: Fresh papaya with lime zest

Recipe: Fresh papaya with lime zest

Gastronomy / Lifestyle /

Serves 2-4 people. Prep time: 10 minutes. Cook time: 0 mins   What you’ll need 1 papaya (around 630 g) 1 lime Preparation Wash fruits and wipe them with a clean cloth Grate the lime to remove the zest and keep it aside Cut the papaya in half lengthwise With a teaspoon, remove the seeds […]

The journey begins on your plate!

The journey begins on your plate!

Gastronomy / Lifestyle /

The journey begins on your plate!African cuisine abounds in treasures unknown to the general public. It encompasses wonderful gastronomical traditions which offer an infinite range of tastes, colours and textures.   I invite you to rediscover this culinary heritage with some of my delicious new, quick and easy recipes as well as popular classics and […]