2017 TOTAL Great Ethiopian Run International 10k

2017 TOTAL Great Ethiopian Run International 10k

Ethiopia /

The 17th edition of the Great Ethiopian Run is set to take place in Addis Ababa on  on Sunday 26th November 2017.  With an expected 45,000 participants from all corners of the world, the race has become the biggest road race in Africa.   Since its inception in 2001, it has been the vehicle of […]

The Calabar Carnival & Festival

The Calabar Carnival & Festival

Nigeria /

The vision started in 2004 by the then Governor of Cross River State Mr. Donald Duke. Carnival Calabar also tagged “Africa’s Biggest Street Party” was created as part of the vision to make Cross River State the number one tourist destination for Nigerians and tourist all over the world. The event which begins on every […]

Montagu on Route 62, South Africa

Montagu on Route 62, South Africa

South Africa / The editorial choices /

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 […]

Gallery 1957 in Accra, Ghana

Gallery 1957 in Accra, Ghana

Ghana /

Based in Accra and working internationally, Gallery 1957 is dedicated to contemporary art. With a curatorial focus on West Africa, the gallery presents a programme of exhibitions, installations and performances by the region’s most significant artists. Gallery 1957 works with artists currently bridging the gap between local and international practices, including Serge Attukwei Clottey, Jeremiah […]

Culture Club Cheese, Cape Town

Culture Club Cheese, Cape Town

South Africa /

They are Cape Town’s first boutique artisan cheese hub and fermented foods hotspot and restaurant. With 80% local and 20% imported cheese, husband and wife Luke and Jessica are seeking to turn Cape Town into South Africa’s cheese capital. Luke is a cheesemaker, monger and affineur from the UK, who has made cheese all over […]

In Lomé with Francesca

In Lomé with Francesca

Togo /

We love our traveling community here at Visiter l’Afrique and love introducing you all to each other even more! Meet Francesca and discover Lomé through her eyes!   So tell us a bit about yourself.   Well my name is Francesca, I am 24 years old. I’m from Italy and Benin. I was born in Cotonou, […]

Book Launch: They Call it Africa, We Call It Home

Book Launch: They Call it Africa, We Call It Home

Central Africa / East Africa / North Africa / Southern Africa / West Africa /

After three years of collecting tales of travel from all corners of the African continent, VisiterlAfrique.com is releasing its first book: “They call it Africa, we call it Home”.   This book is an extension of the collaborative digital platform that Visiter l’Afrique has become. We invite to discover a vibrant Africa through the arts, […]

In Goma with Pascale

In Goma with Pascale

DRC /

We love our traveling community here at Visiter l’Afrique and love introducing you all to each other even more! Meet Pascale, check out her Instagram and enjoy her current pitstop!   So where are you now?   Goma, DRC   Cool places to grab a bite?    Restaurant Maghali Fan Club, Chez Maman Léontine – This restaurant is […]

Chale Wote 2017 – WATA MATA

Chale Wote 2017 – WATA MATA

Ghana /

We’re less than 2 weeks away from the seventh edition of the Chale Wote street art festival and we hope you’re all just as excited as us for it!   This year’s edition promises to be just as exciting as its predecessors. Themed WATA MATA, the festival promises to bring together a wide selection of Ghana based […]

UNESCO World Heritage sites: The Niokolo Koba National Park

UNESCO World Heritage sites: The Niokolo Koba National Park

Senegal /

The Niokolo Koba National Park is a prime attraction in the Fouta Djallon highlands of Guinea-Conakry. The Gambia River travels 200km across the park, its tributaries here being the Koulountou, with its vast floodplain that holds water all year round, and the Niokolo-Koba which dries up gradually in the dry season. River water is the […]