Kailend volunteers’ top 5 weekend spots in Togo

Kailend volunteers’ top 5 weekend spots in Togo

Togo /

Today with us is Samuel Sarr. He was raised in The Gambia and went to school in Togo and the U.K. He’s a social entrepreneur, Pan-Africanist, vegetarian, environmentalist, youth mentor and Executive Director of Kailend. Kailend is a dynamic and forward thinking NGO headquartered in Lomé, Togo; they work to empower low income earning women and […]

In Senegal with Globe-croqueuse’s Anna

In Senegal with Globe-croqueuse’s Anna

Senegal /

Today we have Anna with us, a paris based blogger who shares her travels on her blog Globe-croqueuse. She’ll be giving us the lowdown of her last trip to Senegal.     How would you describe your trip to Senegal? It was an amazing getaway! I can’t really say I saw Senegal because I only […]

Yaoundé: Yves Roland Ndoung’s top 5 spots

Yaoundé: Yves Roland Ndoung’s top 5 spots

Cameroon /

Follow us as we go to Biyem-Assi, a popular neighborhood in Yaoundé, Cameroon’s political capital. Here with us today is Yves Roland Ndoung, a student working towards a Masters in Health and Environmental Communication at ASMAC (ESSTIC).   We found this amazing amateur photographer on Instagram about two years ago. He loves travel, nature and […]

Lesotho : Ha kome historical cave dwelling

Lesotho : Ha kome historical cave dwelling

Lesotho /

The Ha Kome Cave Village is situated at Pulane area in Berea district. The caves were a hideout for the Basia and one Bataung clans during the Lifaqane Wars and cannibalism. The cave is still inhabited by their descendants to this day. There are also faded San paintings in the cave which indicates that the […]

Congo Nil Trail : Get lost along the lake in Rwanda’s wildest corner.

Congo Nil Trail : Get lost along the lake in Rwanda’s wildest corner.

Rwanda /

The Congo Nile Trail is a trail along Lake Kivu that extends from Rubavu, continues through Rutsiro via the Karongi, Nyamasheke districts and ends at Rusizi District. 227 km (141 miles) of beautiful landscapes, including rolling hills and clear water. The entire trek can be completed in a 10- day hike. However, the trip can […]

Ethiopia : Coffe Forest Tours

Ethiopia : Coffe Forest Tours

East Africa / Ethiopia /

The forests that swathe Ethiopia’s western highlands are the original home of coffee, which still grows profusely in the understory along with a wealth of other wildlife and sustainable forest products. The 7,600km2 Kafa Biosphere Reserve is the largest and most accessible of three such UNESCO-recognised reserves that protect Ethiopia’s western highlands. It is also […]

Our favorite hotels in Marrakesh

Our favorite hotels in Marrakesh

All Lifestyle / Inspiration / Lifestyle / Morocco /

When it comes to riads, whether home-stays or traditional hotels, Marrakesh has a lot to offer in terms of accommodation options. We’ve picked out 3 of our favorite spots that are sure to make your Moroccan stay unforgettable.   Riad Goloboy Riad Goloboy is a guest house located in Marrakech’s popular Sidi-mimoun(Medina) quarter. The residence […]

3 Things to do in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

3 Things to do in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Southern Africa / Zimbabwe /

The Victoria Falls Bridge Tour The Victoria Falls Bridge crosses the Zambezi River just below the Victoria Falls and is built over the Second Gorge of the falls. As the river is the border between Zimbabwe and Zambia, the bridge links the two countries and has border posts on the approaches to both ends, at […]

3 Things to do in Botswana

3 Things to do in Botswana

Botswana / Southern Africa /

Mokoro Ride in Okavango Delta The Mokoro is a common type of canoe used to get around in the shallow waters of the Okavango Delta. The oarsman stands in the stern and pushes it with the pole. Traditionally Mokoros are made from dug out trunks of a large straight trees, like ebony, and kigelia and […]

Hello from Dakar with Sarah Diouf

Hello from Dakar with Sarah Diouf

Senegal /

Sarah Diouf is the founder of a Senegalese media company called Ifren — housing 2 publications : (1) Ghubar, a digital magazine crossing African & Arabic influences through fashion, arts & culture, and (2) NOIR, a digital + print lifestyle magazine for black women — and an affordable Ready-To-Wear brand called Tongoro. She stand for african […]