Turning Mountains into Anthills

Turning Mountains into Anthills

Kenya / Zoom on… /

I have dreamt of conquering Mount Kilimanjaro, but it is unrealistic to wake up one day and imagine myself fit enough to climb the highest mountain in Africa without any prior practice. But… I could opt to go and climb Mount Longonot. Located in Kenya’s Rift Valley, Mount Longonot was the perfect weekend activity to work […]

Kigali in 12 Hours

Kigali in 12 Hours

Rwanda / Zoom on… /

Rwanda is front and centre when it comes to development in Africa, from placing a ban on plastic bags to ranking 6th on the World’s Economic Forum Gender Gap Report. It is evident that Rwanda is making a name for itself across different platforms, including tourism.   Although Kigali and wider Rwanda had a turbulent […]

A Weekend Getaway: The Mara

A Weekend Getaway: The Mara

Kenya / Zoom on… /

I recently had the opportunity to spend a couple of amazing days in the Maasai Mara, and the experience exceeded my expectations. I’ll take you through what my weekend getaway and what you need to look out for if you are planning a trip to the Mara sometime soon.   I was lucky enough to have […]

Loango… “Africa’s Last Eden”

Loango… “Africa’s Last Eden”

Gabon / Zoom on… /

In 2003, Gabon made the declaration to dedicate 10% of the total land to conservation and land protection. The results… 13 gorgeous national parks as far as the eye can see. Specifically, the Loango National Park! Along its Atlantic coastline, in the western part of Gabon.   A collate of multiple habitats, including savannahs, beaches, […]

Daydreaming About Tanzania

Daydreaming About Tanzania

Tanzania / Zoom on… /

If you could travel to anywhere in the world, right away, right now, where would you go? As far as I am concerned, I would definitely be wearing my favorite swimming suit, rocking my natural hair and taking a walk in a wild beach in Tanzania. Here’s why!     The weather   December is the last […]

City Profile: Luxurious Luanda

City Profile: Luxurious Luanda

angola / Destinations / Zoom on… /

Angola is not the most obvious destination when it comes to leisure travel because of its tumultuous history, the 27-year civil war, and the high cost of living. For many years, Luanda has made the list of the world’s most expensive cities, winning the title in the past.   Travel to Luanda was mostly reserved […]

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 […]

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 […]

The TEA BAA in Accra – Collaboration with Air Côte D’ivoire

The TEA BAA in Accra – Collaboration with Air Côte D’ivoire

Ghana / Zoom on… /

I was walking in the streets of the OSU neighborhood when I fell in front of this beautiful yellow facade. A friend told me they have the best iced teas in town (both alcoholic and non-alcoholic). I told myself that I had to test and I was not disappointed. There’s also a small menu of smoothies and […]