Back To Our Root healing retreat: A soulful experience for women of colour

Back To Our Root healing retreat: A soulful experience for women of colour

Benin /

BTOR in Benin was a beautiful, edifying and intimate experience shared with amazing women of colour. I will not thank Wilizé enough for her love, care, patience, resilience and for allowing us to live such a peaceful, pleasurable and memorable week. She is an inspiration and a blessing to our community! Wilizé has carefully curated […]

A holistic approach to life from an African perspective

A holistic approach to life from an African perspective

Benin /

As a young Ivorian woman who grew up in the diaspora, I vowed to take an afrocentric approach to anything I decide to undertake. Navigating the sphere of holistic wellness (which is highly glamourised, consumerism-led and white-washed), I often felt frustrated by the dominance of Eastern spirituality. Even though most spiritual traditions are based on […]

Teaching myself how to love: a journey into the spiritual practice of our ancestors Pt 1

Teaching myself how to love: a journey into the spiritual practice of our ancestors Pt 1

Benin / Culture / The editorial choices /

My idea was genius! No Brilliant! I had finally found the answer that would unite all people of the diaspora together. The idea came through my head like water. To create a retreat titled “Back To Our Roots” that would re-unite the people of the diaspora back to the land.   “The cure for the […]

Travelling with Daron Bandeira

Travelling with Daron Bandeira

Seychelles /

We love our traveling community here at Visiter l’Afrique and love introducing you all to each other even more! Meet Daron Bandeira, co-founder of Afrobougee, photographer and world travel enthusiast!   So tell us a bit about yourself.   My name is Daron Bandera and I’m a lifestyle and travel photographer based in Ghana. I’m originally […]

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 […]

#instavisiterlafrique: Top 10 pictures from october 3rd-9th 2016

#instavisiterlafrique: Top 10 pictures from october 3rd-9th 2016

All Lifestyle / Inspiration / Lifestyle /

You probably know that Instagram is the social media platform of choice for travellers. To this end, we share your best pictures stamped with our #visiterlafrique hashtag on the daily. Every Monday, our editorial team will be sharing our personal favourite shots.   1. Luanda, Angola w/@stefan.helder This week, photographer @Stefan.helder shares his snapshots of […]

#instavisiterlafrique: Top 10 pictures from September 5th-11th 2016

#instavisiterlafrique: Top 10 pictures from September 5th-11th 2016

Inspiration / Lifestyle /

You probably know that Instagram is the social media platform of choice for travellers. To this end, we share your best pictures stamped with our #visiterlafrique hashtag on the daily. Every Monday, our editorial team will be sharing our personal favourite shots.   1. Cameroun w/ @traveltalesgh Our dish of the week hails from Cameroon. […]