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 / Zoom on… /

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 […]

UNESCO World Heritage sites: The Niokolo Koba National Park

UNESCO World Heritage sites: The Niokolo Koba National Park

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 […]

Gorée Island : remembering our past for a better future

Gorée Island : remembering our past for a better future

Senegal /

Gorée Island is a memorial site that symbolizes one of the darkest chapters in the history of African peoples: the Trans-Atlantic slave trade. Commemorating over four centuries of oppression, this island was not only among the first 12 sites inscribed in UNESCO’s World Heritage Site list in 1978 but also one of the first three […]

Portrait of Wendy Trott, ambassador from South Africa

Portrait of Wendy Trott, ambassador from South Africa

South Africa /

t’s no secret that Visiter l’Afrique is a collaborative platform. Every day, travellers publish their travel logs and locals share stories of their daily lives. Some of these locals have even become our ambassadors, always quick to let us know what’s popping and take us along with them around their villages, cities and countries. It’s […]

Portrait of Michael Ernest, ambassador from Nigeria

Portrait of Michael Ernest, ambassador from Nigeria

Nigeria /

It’s no secret that Visiter l’Afrique is a collaborative platform. Every day, travellers publish their travel logs and locals share stories of their daily lives. Some of these locals have even become our ambassadors, always quick to let us know what’s popping and take us along with them around their villages, cities and countries. It’s […]

7 Reasons why Sharm El Sheikh should be your Spring Getaway

7 Reasons why Sharm El Sheikh should be your Spring Getaway

Egypt /

1. The Weather No need to check your weather app here because it’s beach perfect. Tan-tastic sunny days and cool, relaxing breezy nights means you will be feeling great whether you’re dancing or diving. 2. Ras Mohammed National Park Spend a day at one of the world’s most famous diving spots and explore an underwater […]

Where to go for adventure around Nile Valley, Egypt

Where to go for adventure around Nile Valley, Egypt

Egypt /

Lake Qarun Lake Qarun has been a source of fish and a habitat for waterfowl since time immemorial. The lake’s main water source is drainage from agricultural land, which enters through two major drains called el-Batts and el-Wadi. This water has become increasingly saline as agriculture has intensified and the water is now more saline […]

Yaoundé: Yves Roland Ndoung’s top 5 spots

Yaoundé: Yves Roland Ndoung’s top 5 spots

Cameroon /

Follow us as we go to Biyem-Assi, a popular neighborhood in Yaoundé, Cameroon’s political capital. Here with us today is Yves Roland Ndoung, a student working towards a Masters in Health and Environmental Communication at ASMAC (ESSTIC).   We found this amazing amateur photographer on Instagram about two years ago. He loves travel, nature and […]

Our favorite hotels in Marrakesh

Our favorite hotels in Marrakesh

All Lifestyle / Inspiration / Lifestyle / Morocco /

When it comes to riads, whether home-stays or traditional hotels, Marrakesh has a lot to offer in terms of accommodation options. We’ve picked out 3 of our favorite spots that are sure to make your Moroccan stay unforgettable.   Riad Goloboy Riad Goloboy is a guest house located in Marrakech’s popular Sidi-mimoun(Medina) quarter. The residence […]