The Tour de L’Espoir is Kicking Off in Cameroon

The Tour de L’Espoir is Kicking Off in Cameroon

Cameroon /

Have your heard about the Tour de l’Espoir? It’s one of 6 races that make up the UCI Nation’s Cup U23, a cycling competition organized by the International Cycling Union. For the second year in a row, the Tour de l’Espoir will be taking place in Africa, this time in Cameroon.   From February 4th to February […]

Lesotho, The Kingdom in the Sky

Lesotho, The Kingdom in the Sky

Lesotho /

A country inside a country. No oceans. No seas. No coast line. The only country in the world that lies at an altitude of 1000m. Can you guess which country I am talking about? If you’re thinking Lesotho then you’re correct!   I’m going to be honest, I didn’t know about this country until recently when searching […]

Brush up on your Arabic and follow us to Sudan!

Brush up on your Arabic and follow us to Sudan!

Sudan /

Have you ever read a story and wondered what it would be like visiting all the places it mentioned? I surely did. I fantasized about Sudan  thanks to “Season of Migration to the North” by Tayeb Salih.   English is spoken in most regions, but learning some Arabic would surely come handy. Despite its politically charged atmosphere, Sudan […]

Lake Malawi’s Hidden Treasure

Lake Malawi’s Hidden Treasure

Malawi / The editorial choices /

Once known as Lake Nyasa, Lake Malawi is one of the most stunning destinations around Malawi. On its shores lays Nkatha Bay, one of the lake’s main ports located 413 km from the capital, Lilongwe. It’s described as a “tropical paradise” but then again, so are many popular African destinations. What sets Nkatha Bay apart? […]

City Profile: Luxurious Luanda

City Profile: Luxurious Luanda

angola / Destinations / Zoom on… /

Angola is not the most obvious destination when it comes to leisure travel because of its tumultuous history, the 27-year civil war, and the high cost of living. For many years, Luanda has made the list of the world’s most expensive cities, winning the title in the past.   Travel to Luanda was mostly reserved […]

Travel Watchlist: Banfora, Burkina Faso

Travel Watchlist: Banfora, Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso /

I’m going to come clean and admit that I had never thought of travelling to Burkina Faso before. Other than general knowledge about the West African country, I had no information about the attractions around Burkina Faso. Just like I was convinced that Burkina Faso should be on my travel wishlist, hopefully, this will convince […]

Shades of the Namib Desert

Shades of the Namib Desert

Namibia /

If a tree was to fall in the Namib Desert and no one is around to hear it would it make a sound? No, this is not going to be about philosophy or any scientific research, but it might help you consider a trip to the Namib Desert. The Namib Desert is one of the world’s oldest and largest […]

Pearls of The Nile

Pearls of The Nile

Uganda /

It is no secret that the Nile is the longest river in Africa, spanning over 11 countries. Different countries have developed projects along the banks of the Nile, such as the Aswan dam and other agricultural projects. Uganda uses the river as a power source, for agriculture, and also as a tourist attraction.   Jinja is an […]

Do it for the … adrenaline?

Do it for the … adrenaline?

South Africa /

With only 45 days left until 2019, I reflect on all the items on my bucket list left unchecked. The one that haunts me the most is “experience something exhilarating”. Not sure what I had in mind when I thought that one up, but with Google to the rescue I found the exact opportunity I was looking […]

Travel FOMO is Contagious and It’s Coming for you!

Travel FOMO is Contagious and It’s Coming for you!

Kenya /

We caught up with 2018 Kenyan Hospitality Award nominees, TurnUp Travel Global. TurnUp Travel produces stunning photos and experiences across the diverse Kenyan landscape. Scrolling through their Twitter and Instagram feeds can give you serious travel FOMO! Staying true to their name, they give us a few tips as to how to turn up our travel experiences. […]