Fall In Love in Rwanda

Fall In Love in Rwanda

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It is no surprise that honeymoon destinations across Africa are becoming increasingly popular, and Rwanda is among the top countries of the list. Touring the land of a thousand hills, it is evident why Rwanda is a popular romantic getaway. Keep reading to see how you and your loved one can fall in love in […]

Rwandan Culinary Specialties

Rwandan Culinary Specialties

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Rwanda is full of wonderful things to experience and its cuisine is certainly one of them. Whether you’re staying in a town or a village, you’ll have an amazing selection of traditional dishes to sample during your trip!   Beans   Beans are a staple food in Rwanda, with nearly 90% of the population eating them every day […]

Onomo Hotel in the Country of a Thousand and One hills

Onomo Hotel in the Country of a Thousand and One hills

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In line with expanding its hotel chain on the African continent, the Onomo group set up shop in Rwanda last March. Nestled in the land of a thousand and one hills, Onomo has implanted itself just few minutes from the heart of the city of Kigali.   Rendez-vous in the Nyarugenge district in a chic […]

Top 10 Things To Do In Rwanda

Top 10 Things To Do In Rwanda

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Let me introduce you to Rwanda, nicknamed the country of a Thousand Hills! This is because of its hills (obviously), mountains and volcanoes in the west of the country. When Rwanda was a Kingdom, its royal capital was Le Nyanza. Today its capital is Kigali, the Silicon Valley of Africa!   Travelling in Rwanda is […]

Kigali in 12 Hours

Kigali in 12 Hours

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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 […]

Kigali city tour

Kigali city tour

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Peacefully nestled along picturesque hilltops, Kigali is a thriving African city immediately notable for its cleanliness, orderliness, and hospitality.   Kigali is a great place to begin or end any Rwanda journey as it’s conveniently located in the geographic center of the country. The city is clean and safe, with extremely welcoming people. Travelers will […]

Get lost along the lake in Rwanda’s wildest corner

Get lost along the lake in Rwanda’s wildest corner

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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 […]

the national museums of Rwanda

the national museums of Rwanda

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Though the national museum of Rwanda (today’s Ethnographic Museum) was only established in 1989, the country’s network of compelling museums has expanded rapidly since then, and today there are six sites all across the country administered by the Institute of National Museums (www.museum.gov.rw). From ethnography to environment and art to architecture, the national museums of […]

In Kigali with Sheila

In Kigali with Sheila

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We love our traveling community here at Visiter l’Afrique and love introducing you all to each other even more! Meet Sheila as she settles into Kigali!     So tell us a bit about yourself.   My name is Sheila Ingabire Isaro, Well I’m raised in Canada, specifically the ‘‘6’’, Toronto. But I was born in […]

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 […]