One of our favorite spot in Marrakech : Cafe Clock

One of our favorite spot in Marrakech : Cafe Clock

Morocco / The editorial choices /

This was our favorite spot last week, when we went to Marrakech. The place is not far from the well known place ” Les jardins de la Médina“. Cafe Clock Marrakech builds upon the success of its predecessor to create a cross-cultural zone in the heart of the Marrakech Kasbah. Cafe Clock is a space […]

The Musée Yves Saint Laurent

The Musée Yves Saint Laurent

Morocco / Zoom on… /

Fans of the famed french designer can now visit the Musée Yves Saint Laurent Marrakesh and be privy to the treasure trove that is the collection of his creative work throughout his illustrious career.   Designed by the french architectural firm Studio KO and located by the ever popular Jardin Majorelle, the museum covers an area of 4000m² and […]

5 Things to Do in Lagos

5 Things to Do in Lagos

Nigeria /

Nike Art Centre Nike Art Gallery is an art gallery in Lagos owned by Nike Davies-Okundaye. The gallery is arguably the largest of its kind in West Africa. Housed in a five-storey tall building, it boasts a collection of about 8,000 diverse artworks from various Nigerian artists. Lekki Conservation Centre The reserve area which covers […]

The Stone Circles of Senegambia, A UNESCO World Heritage Site

The Stone Circles of Senegambia, A UNESCO World Heritage Site

Senegal /

Spread over a territory of 100 km wide and 350 km in length, these megalithic circles form a cross-border property shared by Senegal and Gambia. Four complexes comprising of 93 circles were inscribed as World Heritage sites in 2006: Sine Ngayène and Wanar in Senegal, and Kerbatch and Wassu in Gambia. These are all located in […]

Saint-Louis Island, A UNESCO World Heritage Site

Saint-Louis Island, A UNESCO World Heritage Site

Senegal /

Saint-Louis was, up until 1957, the capital city of Senegal and Mauritania. This historic city was highly influential in the fields of education, culture, crafts and services. Its distinct architecture, from the ornate balconied homes of the beautiful Signares to the rare Portuguese courtyarded  homes, lends to the charm of the island.   In 2000, Saint […]

Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary, A UNESCO World Heritage Site

Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary, A UNESCO World Heritage Site

Senegal /

Located 60 km north of St. Louis, Djoudj National Park is a 16 000 ha wetland with a large lake surrounded by streams, ponds and backwaters. It is a vital sanctuary for 1.5 million birds, as well as an additional 3 million that migrate here every year from September to April to flee the European […]

The Calabar Carnival & Festival

The Calabar Carnival & Festival

Nigeria /

The vision started in 2004 by the then Governor of Cross River State Mr. Donald Duke. Carnival Calabar also tagged “Africa’s Biggest Street Party” was created as part of the vision to make Cross River State the number one tourist destination for Nigerians and tourist all over the world. The event which begins on every […]

10th Anniversary edition: 7-10 September 2017

10th Anniversary edition: 7-10 September 2017

South Africa /

The FNB JoburgArtFair is Africa’s leading art fair focused on contemporary art from the continent and diaspora. Now in its tenth year, it continues to strengthen this position by presenting the finest of contemporary African art alongside memorable exhibitions and groundbreaking initiatives. Since its inception in 2008, Artlogic has set out to grow a sustainable […]

Book Launch: They Call it Africa, We Call It Home

Book Launch: They Call it Africa, We Call It Home

Central Africa / East Africa / North Africa / Southern Africa / West Africa /

After three years of collecting tales of travel from all corners of the African continent, VisiterlAfrique.com is releasing its first book: “They call it Africa, we call it Home”.   This book is an extension of the collaborative digital platform that Visiter l’Afrique has become. We invite to discover a vibrant Africa through the arts, […]

The Niokolo Koba National Park, A UNESCO World Heritage site

The Niokolo Koba National Park, A UNESCO World Heritage site

Senegal /

The Niokolo Koba National Park is a prime attraction in the Fouta Djallon highlands of Guinea-Conakry. The Gambia River travels 200km across the park, its tributaries here being the Koulountou, with its vast floodplain that holds water all year round, and the Niokolo-Koba which dries up gradually in the dry season. River water is the […]