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Discovering : the art of Vo Vietnam in Burkina Faso

Discovering : the art of Vo Vietnam in Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso / Culture / Lifestyle /

“Vo Vietnam” means Vietnamese martial arts. The Vo school burgeoning in Burkina Faso is called the Son Long Quyen Thuat school, literally translating into “fighting school of the dragon’s mountain”. It was founded Master Nguyen Duc Moc.   Julien Drabo is a martial arts aficionado. He was named in memory of a French army lieutenant […]

5 MUST-TRY restaurants in Dakar

5 MUST-TRY restaurants in Dakar

All Lifestyle / Gastronomy / Lifestyle / Senegal / West Africa /

Planning a vacation as we enter these warm summer months? Look no further: Dakar has always been a top tourist destination. If you’ve pencilled in a few days/weeks for yourself here, these five dining spots are un-missable.   Chez Loutcha  A senegalese canteen (among other things) in the heart of Dakar! Located in the center […]

The health benefits of Bissap

The health benefits of Bissap

Gastronomy / Lifestyle / Senegal /

Bissap (aka sobolo or zobo) might be the most popular drink in Senegal. It’s the local drink of choice closely tailed by ginger juice and bouye. North of the country during Ramadan in the Fouta region, this refreshment flows from taps when it’s time to break fast. Bissap is a drink made from a variety […]

Welcome to Nairobi, the city that never ceases to astound

Welcome to Nairobi, the city that never ceases to astound

Kenya /

Nairobi is a beautiful city and we’ve always wanted to show it in a unique way. From the skylines at sunset, constant movement of people and machinery to the breathtaking views you get while crawling above Nairobi rooftops.   We are creative collective representing the next generation of emerging African Timelapse photographers, based in Nairobi-Kenya. […]

The unknown story of the Woold Home, the house of slave of Agbodrafo in Togo

The unknown story of the Woold Home, the house of slave of Agbodrafo in Togo

Togo / West Africa /

When people go to Dakar (Senegal), Goree Islands is a MUST-GO. Everybody knows the story (or at least heard about) of its sadly famous house of slaves.   Senegal did a good job renovating Goree House of Slaves and turning it to one of the most visited historic monument of West Africa. But Goree Island isn’t […]

Top 10 activities in Chad

Top 10 activities in Chad

Central Africa / Chad /

No more painful visa applications for nationals from ECCAS countries (Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, Chad) who wish to travel within the Community. Free movement of people was finally passed ! Going from Cameroon to the Central African Republic and finally Chad is only a formality. But going to Chad, what for? […]

Addis-Abeba merkato, a must-do in Ethiopia

Addis-Abeba merkato, a must-do in Ethiopia

East Africa / Ethiopia /

In every African city, visiting markets is essential. This is the best way to buy some local souvenirs. In Addis Abeba in Ethiopia, the Merkato is a MUST -DO. You can not leave the Ethiopian capital without having ” chilled ” even if a few hours.   From the top of its hill, the Merkato […]