Turning Mountains into Anthills

Turning Mountains into Anthills

Kenya /

I have dreamt of conquering Mount Kilimanjaro, but it is unrealistic to wake up one day and imagine myself fit enough to climb the highest mountain in Africa without any prior practice. But… I could opt to go and climb Mount Longonot. Located in Kenya’s Rift Valley, Mount Longonot was the perfect weekend activity to work […]

Fall In Love in Rwanda

Fall In Love in Rwanda

Rwanda /

It is no surprise that honeymoon destinations across Africa are becoming increasingly popular, and Rwanda is among the top countries of the list. Touring the land of a thousand hills, it is evident why Rwanda is a popular romantic getaway. Keep reading to see how you and your loved one can fall in love in […]

Rwandan Culinary Specialties

Rwandan Culinary Specialties

Rwanda /

Rwanda is full of wonderful things to experience and its cuisine is certainly one of them. Whether you’re staying in a town or a village, you’ll have an amazing selection of traditional dishes to sample during your trip!   Beans   Beans are a staple food in Rwanda, with nearly 90% of the population eating them every day […]

What’s Brewing in Rwanda?

What’s Brewing in Rwanda?

Rwanda /

Although it is known as the land of a thousand hills, there is more to Rwanda than mountain gorillas and mountains. In the Western part of the country, lies Lake Kivu. Lake Kivu is shared between the Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda. Along its Rwandan shores, there are various points to enjoy the Lake […]

Onomo Hotel in the Country of a Thousand and One hills

Onomo Hotel in the Country of a Thousand and One hills

Rwanda /

In line with expanding its hotel chain on the African continent, the Onomo group set up shop in Rwanda last March. Nestled in the land of a thousand and one hills, Onomo has implanted itself just few minutes from the heart of the city of Kigali.   Rendez-vous in the Nyarugenge district in a chic […]

Falling Between the Borders

Falling Between the Borders

Rwanda /

On the border between Rwanda and Tanzania, are the majestic falls of Rusumo. Rusumo Falls are the largest in Rwanda, and currently, serve Rwanda in a variety of ways. The Falls are used for hydroelectricity, but, the falls also serve as a major tourist attraction in the Eastern region. Although the Falls are gorgeous, they […]

Top 10 Things To Do In Rwanda

Top 10 Things To Do In Rwanda

Rwanda / The editorial choices /

Let me introduce you to Rwanda, nicknamed the country of a Thousand Hills! This is because of its hills (obviously), mountains and volcanoes in the west of the country. When Rwanda was a Kingdom, its royal capital was Le Nyanza. Today its capital is Kigali, the Silicon Valley of Africa!   Travelling in Rwanda is […]

Kigali in 12 Hours

Kigali in 12 Hours

Rwanda /

Rwanda is front and centre when it comes to development in Africa, from placing a ban on plastic bags to ranking 6th on the World’s Economic Forum Gender Gap Report. It is evident that Rwanda is making a name for itself across different platforms, including tourism.   Although Kigali and wider Rwanda had a turbulent […]

Safaris Redefined – Walking Safaris are the new thing?

Safaris Redefined – Walking Safaris are the new thing?

Zambia /

Going on safari is not a new concept. We are all familiar with the vast plains waiting to be explored by the 4×4 van or Land Rover. The numerous antelopes, wilder beasts and zebras grazing the savannah, giving us encouragement to keep a lookout for the other camouflaged animals. It can get repetitive and dull. […]

Watchlist for Black History Month: Ghana

Watchlist for Black History Month: Ghana

Ghana /

Ghana has always been the golden child when it comes to touring western Africa. Its inviting beaches, rich culture, vibrant city life and Jollof (a matter of national pride), It is no surprise Ghana was voted one of the world’s most favourite destinations. The weather is inviting all year, and there are many locations around […]