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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 […]

Where to sleep in Marrakech? Riyad El Cadi

Where to sleep in Marrakech? Riyad El Cadi

Morocco /

During my last stay in Marrakech, I stayed at Riyad El Cadi, an oasis of peace located 5 minutes from the Jemaa El Fna square. Upon arrival at the Riad, the staff was at my beck and call. The guest house is run by Julia Bartels with whom I had the opportunity to exchange a […]

Best Restaurant in Cameroon : IYA BUEA

Best Restaurant in Cameroon : IYA BUEA

Cameroon /

For me, IYA BUEA, is a place to have fine dining for African/cameroonian cuisine. The vibe is good and the price is good too compare to Douala or Yaoundé. As a Cameroonian, i love eating there because IYA Buea knows how to pay homage to Cameroon’s rich & diverse gastronomy and cultural heritage. They serve a seasonal menu […]

I felt in love with Saint-Louis at first sight

I felt in love with Saint-Louis at first sight

Senegal / West Africa /

St Louis, or Ndar as it is known in Wolof, was founded in the 17th century as a French colonial settlement, and is one of the oldest cities created by Europeans on the west coast of Africa. Its’ incredible history as the capital of Senegal until 1957 is part of what led to its’ inscription […]

A day in Capetown with Tuwilika Shaimemanya

A day in Capetown with Tuwilika Shaimemanya

South Africa / Southern Africa /

Hi guys, I’m Tuwilika Shaimemanya of theeartsytype an architecture student living in Cape Town, South Africa. I’m originally from Windhoek, Namibia and I’ve recently moved to Cape Town and adopted the habit of documenting my travels and discoveries in this vibrant city, unique to our part in Africa. I hope to show you the magic […]

Buddhattitude Spa, Dakar

Buddhattitude Spa, Dakar

Senegal /

I loved Dakar but the traffic jams…my goodness, let’s not even talk about them. After spending 5/6 days in the Senegalese capital, I needed a little change in pace, a break from the hotel/taxi/exhibition/taxi/bottling/Exhibition/hotel routine. Before opting for a weekend in Saint-Louis, I treated myself to a relaxing afternoon. Without giving it much thought, I […]

Hotel in Dakar: Radisson Blu

Hotel in Dakar: Radisson Blu

Senegal / West Africa /

Last week, I went on a 10 day trip to Dakar for the 12th edition of the senegalese capital’s Bienniale, a major event on the continent. I took to Instagram to help me with my hotel selection. The Radisson Blu, as seen beautifully pictured notably on this account, has always been a dream destination of […]

Hope is ivorian

Hope is ivorian

Culture / Ivory Coast / Lifestyle / West Africa /

Djibril DRAME is a young Senegalese fine-art photographer who very early on, has been a fixture in major local productions. A neophyte in the world of photography in 2007, Djibril becomes the youngest photographer to contribute to Voix Vives publishing’s “Dakar Emoi”. Following close on the heels of this project, he joins the daily paper […]

Akwaaba to my Accra

Akwaaba to my Accra

Ghana / West Africa /

Akwaaba (welcome) readers! This is how guests in the Twi language in Ghana are welcomed.  Let’s introduce you Teddy Kwame Agyei Asabre Dumfeh, 28 years and from The Netherlands. Born in Europe, but his heritage is in Ghana.   Could you introduce yourself? I must say that travelling is one of my biggest passions. I love to […]

Here are some of Cameroon’s top destinations:

Here are some of Cameroon’s top destinations:

Cameroon / Central Africa / Destinations /

There is an old saying that ‘traveling broadens your mind’. I love seeing how others live. Travel taught me how to take risks and really challenge my perceptions. I love meeting people, visiting places even if I feel uncomfortable or scared about being ridiculed or rejected. Although Cameroon is my homeland, I spent almost 10 […]