Montagu on Route 62, South Africa

Montagu on Route 62, South Africa

South Africa /

We all know it: The Garden Route is a magic way to experience the Western Cape. But what you need to know: Route 62 is a spectacular alternative. Less crowded, adventurous and at least as fabulous. It will lead you through the winelands up to the Little Karoo. It winds through marvellous mountains and over […]

No visa, No problem: Most visa-open African destinations for African nationals

No visa, No problem: Most visa-open African destinations for African nationals

Benin / Cape Verde / Comoro / Djibouti / Ghana / Guinea Bissau / Madagascar / Maurice / Mauritania / mozambique / Rwanda / Seychelles / Somalia / Togo / Uganda /

If you have an African passport, you already know the hassle of applying for visas to travel almost everywhere. While dreams of a borderless Africa are still far away, some governments are already taking steps to insure smoother travels for africans to their african neighbours. Regional blocks like ECOWAS and SADC allow for relatively free […]

Ethiopia launches Online visa for 39 countries

Ethiopia launches Online visa for 39 countries

Ethiopia /

Ethiopia government has launched an Online Entry Visa Application and Issuance (E-Visa) for citizens of 39 countries. Ethiopian Airlines said that the policy was launched by Ethiopian Immigration and Nationality Affairs. Of the total, only the citizens of the South Africa are eligible from the African continent, while Kenya and Djibouti are exempted because their […]

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 […]

Kailend volunteers’ top 5 weekend spots in Togo

Kailend volunteers’ top 5 weekend spots in Togo

Togo /

Today with us is Samuel Sarr. He was raised in The Gambia and went to school in Togo and the U.K. He’s a social entrepreneur, Pan-Africanist, vegetarian, environmentalist, youth mentor and Executive Director of Kailend. Kailend is a dynamic and forward thinking NGO headquartered in Lomé, Togo; they work to empower low income earning women and […]

Lesotho : Ha kome historical cave dwelling

Lesotho : Ha kome historical cave dwelling

Lesotho /

The Ha Kome Cave Village is situated at Pulane area in Berea district. The caves were a hideout for the Basia and one Bataung clans during the Lifaqane Wars and cannibalism. The cave is still inhabited by their descendants to this day. There are also faded San paintings in the cave which indicates that the […]

Congo Nil Trail : Get lost along the lake in Rwanda’s wildest corner.

Congo Nil Trail : Get lost along the lake in Rwanda’s wildest corner.

Rwanda /

The Congo Nile Trail is a trail along Lake Kivu that extends from Rubavu, continues through Rutsiro via the Karongi, Nyamasheke districts and ends at Rusizi District. 227 km (141 miles) of beautiful landscapes, including rolling hills and clear water. The entire trek can be completed in a 10- day hike. However, the trip can […]

Ethiopia : Coffe Forest Tours

Ethiopia : Coffe Forest Tours

East Africa / Ethiopia /

The forests that swathe Ethiopia’s western highlands are the original home of coffee, which still grows profusely in the understory along with a wealth of other wildlife and sustainable forest products. The 7,600km2 Kafa Biosphere Reserve is the largest and most accessible of three such UNESCO-recognised reserves that protect Ethiopia’s western highlands. It is also […]

3 Things to do in Botswana

3 Things to do in Botswana

Botswana / Southern Africa /

Mokoro Ride in Okavango Delta The Mokoro is a common type of canoe used to get around in the shallow waters of the Okavango Delta. The oarsman stands in the stern and pushes it with the pole. Traditionally Mokoros are made from dug out trunks of a large straight trees, like ebony, and kigelia and […]

Coast and sea in Madagascar

Coast and sea in Madagascar

Madagascar / Southern Africa /

CRUISES Explore a whole new universe off the Malagasy shores: set sails towards an untouched environment, the beauty of which has been preserved from excessive tourism. Enjoy the sandy beaches and turquoise water, take a moment to inhale the fresh air of the sea and discover the unexpected around the islands. In the far North […]