Essaouira, My One and Only

Essaouira, My One and Only

Morocco / Zoom on… /

This is my hiding spot, and please don’t tell anyone.   Since the day I first stepped in Essaouira, I knew it was one of a kind.  Essaouira or Mogador as the Portuguese used to call it, is a small maritime city located in the South of Morocco, 2 hours from Marrakesh.   Historically, Essaouira, once known […]

Shades of the Namib Desert

Shades of the Namib Desert

Inspiration / Namibia / The editorial choices /

If a tree was to fall in the Namib Desert and no one is around to hear it would it make a sound? No, this is not going to be about philosophy or any scientific research, but it might help you consider a trip to the Namib Desert. The Namib Desert is one of the world’s oldest and largest […]

Egypt, Mother of the World – Pt 2

Egypt, Mother of the World – Pt 2

Destinations / Egypt / North Africa / The editorial choices /

Who hasn’t wished to be the Queen from the Egyptian inspired Michael Jackson’s music video “Remember the time”? I sure did.   Still under the grasp and the charm of Egypt, “Mother of the World”. Here are other landmarks and other many ancient and cultural cities that I would love to visit and discover during my […]

Egypt, Mother of the World – Pt 1

Egypt, Mother of the World – Pt 1

Destinations / Egypt / Zoom on… /

Who hasn’t wished to be the Queen from the Egyptian inspired Michael Jackson’s music video “Remember the time”? I sure did.   Egypt had been present during my early age. I remember that Tv channels used to broadcast lot of Egyptian drama and plays. I grew up watching Adil Imam, Fatin Hammama, Yahya El Fakharani […]

Fine Dining For A Cause at Angola Restaurant Week

Fine Dining For A Cause at Angola Restaurant Week

angola / Gastronomy / The editorial choices /

Angola Restaurant Week is an annual initiative organized by Luanda Night Life that promotes Angola local gastronomy. It’s main objective is to democratize the access to quality and very expensive restaurants along with with a donation to a  social cause. 500 Angolan Kwanzas (Akz) or each Restaurant Week menu sold will be donated to 2 charity projects.   On […]

Sipping Through Stellenbosch

Sipping Through Stellenbosch

Gastronomy / Lifestyle / South Africa / Zoom on… /

The South African summertime is upon us again! With it comes endless opportunities to explore and take advantage of all the outdoor experiences. One of any wine lovers bucket list should be a day trip to Stellenbosch, and here is why. Located 50 kilometers from Cape Town, Stellenbosch is one of South Africa’s oldest towns. At the […]

Cabo Verde under my skin

Cabo Verde under my skin

Cape Verde / Zoom on… /

It has been six months now that I returned to my home country and to my usual life, and yet, I haven’t recovered from my post-travel trauma. My phone, desktop and laptop home screens show  beautiful views from Cidade Velha. My ringtone is “Nha Manera” by Boy Ge Mendes, recommended by the talented Hilario Silva. I […]

Redefining Kenyan Tourism with Farhana Oberson

Redefining Kenyan Tourism with Farhana Oberson

Kenya / The editorial choices /

Meet Farhana Oberson who is changing our approach towards tourism. Based in Kenya, Farhana uses her YouTube channel and her Instagram, to share positive travel content from her various local and international destinations. Since the birth of her YouTube channel, Farhana has over 40,000 subscribers, aka ” The Rafiki Squad”; and won the 2017 Youtube […]

Travel Watchlist: Botswana

Travel Watchlist: Botswana

Botswana / Inspiration / Zoom on… /

If you are a fan of Alexander McCall Smith’s “Mma Ramotswe”, Botswana already might hold a special place in your heart. Located in the Southern region of Africa, Botswana is the place visit next! Mostly famous for being home to the Kalahari Desert and the Okavongo Delta, Botswana is not short of grandeur and places […]