Give Rabat A Chance

Give Rabat A Chance

Morocco /

It is often said that outsiders know your hometown better than you. I’m pretty sure I know my hometown pretty well-ish though. Rabat is the administrative capital of Morocco, and tends to get empty around 10 in the evening. Many think it’s boring city but don’t judge a book by its cover.   What to See […]

Lake or Dam… ? Let’s Go to Kariba!

Lake or Dam… ? Let’s Go to Kariba!

The editorial choices / Zambia / Zimbabwe /

The largest man-made lake and reservoir and the 4th largest lake in Africa, Lake Kariba has given us a lot to talk about. On the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe, the lake was originally designed as a hydroelectric dam along the Zambezi River, servicing both countries with electricity. It is still functional presently and doubles as […]

Brush up on your Arabic and follow us to Sudan!

Brush up on your Arabic and follow us to Sudan!

Sudan /

Have you ever read a story and wondered what it would be like visiting all the places it mentioned? I surely did. I fantasized about Sudan  thanks to “Season of Migration to the North” by Tayeb Salih.   English is spoken in most regions, but learning some Arabic would surely come handy. Despite its politically charged atmosphere, Sudan […]

Lake Malawi’s Hidden Treasure

Lake Malawi’s Hidden Treasure

Malawi / The editorial choices /

Once known as Lake Nyasa, Lake Malawi is one of the most stunning destinations around Malawi. On its shores lays Nkatha Bay, one of the lake’s main ports located 413 km from the capital, Lilongwe. It’s described as a “tropical paradise” but then again, so are many popular African destinations. What sets Nkatha Bay apart? […]

City Profile: Luxurious Luanda

City Profile: Luxurious Luanda

angola / Destinations / Zoom on… /

Angola is not the most obvious destination when it comes to leisure travel because of its tumultuous history, the 27-year civil war, and the high cost of living. For many years, Luanda has made the list of the world’s most expensive cities, winning the title in the past.   Travel to Luanda was mostly reserved […]

Travel Watchlist: Banfora, Burkina Faso

Travel Watchlist: Banfora, Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso /

I’m going to come clean and admit that I had never thought of travelling to Burkina Faso before. Other than general knowledge about the West African country, I had no information about the attractions around Burkina Faso. Just like I was convinced that Burkina Faso should be on my travel wishlist, hopefully, this will convince […]

Essaouira, My One and Only

Essaouira, My One and Only

Morocco /

This is my hiding spot, and please don’t tell anyone.   Since the day I first stepped in Essaouira, I knew it was one of a kind.  Essaouira or Mogador as the Portuguese used to call it, is a small maritime city located in the South of Morocco, 2 hours from Marrakesh.   Historically, Essaouira, once known […]

Shades of the Namib Desert

Shades of the Namib Desert

Namibia /

If a tree was to fall in the Namib Desert and no one is around to hear it would it make a sound? No, this is not going to be about philosophy or any scientific research, but it might help you consider a trip to the Namib Desert. The Namib Desert is one of the world’s oldest and largest […]

Pearls of The Nile

Pearls of The Nile

Uganda /

It is no secret that the Nile is the longest river in Africa, spanning over 11 countries. Different countries have developed projects along the banks of the Nile, such as the Aswan dam and other agricultural projects. Uganda uses the river as a power source, for agriculture, and also as a tourist attraction.   Jinja is an […]

Do it for the … adrenaline?

Do it for the … adrenaline?

South Africa /

With only 45 days left until 2019, I reflect on all the items on my bucket list left unchecked. The one that haunts me the most is “experience something exhilarating”. Not sure what I had in mind when I thought that one up, but with Google to the rescue I found the exact opportunity I was looking […]