Saint-Louis Island, A UNESCO World Heritage Site

Saint-Louis Island, A UNESCO World Heritage Site

Senegal /

Saint-Louis was, up until 1957, the capital city of Senegal and Mauritania. This historic city was highly influential in the fields of education, culture, crafts and services. Its distinct architecture, from the ornate balconied homes of the beautiful Signares to the rare Portuguese courtyarded  homes, lends to the charm of the island.   In 2000, Saint […]

In Abuja with Amira

In Abuja with Amira

Nigeria /

We love our traveling community here at Visiter l’Afrique and love introducing you all to each other even more. Meet  Amira and let her take you around Abuja!   So tell us a bit about yourself.   My name is Amira, and I love to eat. It’s really that simple. I also love to travel. I blog […]

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 […]

The Niokolo Koba National Park, A UNESCO World Heritage site

The Niokolo Koba National Park, A UNESCO World Heritage site

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 […]

Gorée Island, A UNESCO World Heritage site

Gorée Island, A UNESCO World Heritage site

Senegal /

Gorée Island is a memorial site that symbolizes one of the darkest chapters in the history of African peoples: the Trans-Atlantic slave trade. Commemorating over four centuries of oppression, this island was not only among the first 12 sites inscribed in UNESCO’s World Heritage Site list in 1978 but also one of the first three […]

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 […]

54 before 54: Loriade’s African odyssey

54 before 54: Loriade’s African odyssey

Niger /

We love our traveling community here at Visiter l’Afrique and love introducing you all to each other even more! Here with us today is Loriade, a young woman with a mission to travel to all 54 countries in Africa before she’s 54! Check out her Instagram HERE and enjoy her pit stop in Niamey, Niger!   […]

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 […]