How to cook Nigerian Party Jollof Rice ?

How to cook Nigerian Party Jollof Rice ?

Nigeria / West Africa /

Nigerians say that a party is not a party without Jollof rice. It is a popular party favourite in Nigeria and most West African countries.It has a basic simple method and the ingredients are easy to find. For Nigerians, no wedding, funeral, birthday party is complete without it…and certainly not Christmas.It is almost always served […]

Coast and sea in Madagascar

Coast and sea in Madagascar

Madagascar / Southern Africa /

CRUISES Explore a whole new universe off the Malagasy shores: set sails towards an untouched environment, the beauty of which has been preserved from excessive tourism. Enjoy the sandy beaches and turquoise water, take a moment to inhale the fresh air of the sea and discover the unexpected around the islands. In the far North […]

Two Galleries to visit in Douala: MAM and Doualart

Two Galleries to visit in Douala: MAM and Doualart

Cameroon / Central Africa / Destinations /

Be sure to note down these 2 spots if you’re an art junkie just like me. DOUAL’ART Located in Bonandjo, Douala’s historic city centre, Doual’art is a contemporary art hub and an incubator for new urban initiatives in African cities. The 300 m² space hosts 7 exhibits per year. It includes a documentation center open […]

Lekk yu senegalese food

Lekk yu senegalese food

Senegal /

I have two exceptionally fond memories of my first time in Senegal: The first was the food, “lekk bi” and the second was the tea, “ataaya bi”. Like in many places, Senegal has three major meals: Ndekki (breakfast), Añ (lunch) and Réér (dinner).   Ndekki usually consists of a hot beverage like Nescafé and a […]

Instavisiterlafrique: top pictures from January 1st-8th 2017

Instavisiterlafrique: top pictures from January 1st-8th 2017

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. Limbe, Cameroon w/ @spiritedpursuit In addition to its beautiful […]

Mini plantain pizzas with Fourme d’Ambert and fresh figs

Mini plantain pizzas with Fourme d’Ambert and fresh figs

All Lifestyle / Gastronomy / Lifestyle /

I’m really glad to be working with plantain today, a staple food in several regions of the world including my native Cameroon. I’m always trying to use it in interesting ways with original and tasty recipes. One of these delicacies includes these mini plantain pizzas, a culinary creation to be enjoyed as an hors d’oeuvres […]

#instavisiterlafrique: Top 10 pictures of 2016

#instavisiterlafrique: Top 10 pictures of 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. This week we’re switching up our usual selection with our best shots […]

Who rules the Jollof game?  Ghana vs Nigeria

Who rules the Jollof game? Ghana vs Nigeria

All Lifestyle / Gastronomy / Lifestyle /

There are many rivalries between Ghana and Nigeria, Nollywood or Ghallywood? Azonto or Alingo? Super Eagles or Black Stars? But let’s not forget the infamous battle of the Jollofs. Needless to say, social media, especially Twitter has played a role in perpetuating this sibling rivalry between the two most prominent English-speaking countries of West Africa. […]

Holiday mashes, you want them, you got them!

Holiday mashes, you want them, you got them!

All Lifestyle / Gastronomy / Lifestyle /

Already thinking about your meats, poultry, seafood, and all types of fish but got no side dishes in mind? Well I can help you with that! Here are 5 simple and delicious recipes guaranteed to add a splash of colour to your holiday table. Set aside a piece of each of your tubers (and plantain), […]