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The 5 adresses of Inna Modja in Bamako

The 5 adresses of Inna Modja in Bamako

Mali /

Inna Modja is a musician, songwriter, and visual artist from Mali. She grew up between Accra and Bamako where she was born. After learning her craft with artists like Salif Keita, and Rail Band of Bamako, she relocated to Europe where her solo career took off. With her unique style, mixing Desert Blues and Hiphop, […]

5 Top Places In Lagos by DJ Cuppy

5 Top Places In Lagos by DJ Cuppy

Nigeria / West Africa /

• Nok Resturant By Alara Nok is the BEST restaurant in Nigeria, forget Lagos. I love the ambience and vibe. It an amazing place not only to meet friends, but also to make some new ones. My favourite dish is the ‘Hummus with Suya’. • Quilox Nightclub As a DJ, I go to many clubs, […]

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 […]

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 […]