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 […]

My Solo trip to Zanzibar, Tanzania Part 1

My Solo trip to Zanzibar, Tanzania Part 1

Tanzania /

Jambo! It’s been well over a couple of months since I arrived home from my trip in Zanzibar. I’ve finally managed to pen down my experience and I hope it gets to help many of you carefully plan yours as well.   I embarked on my journey to Zanzibar on Christmas day last year, many would […]

My Solo trip to Zanzibar, Tanzania Part 2

My Solo trip to Zanzibar, Tanzania Part 2

Tanzania / The editorial choices /

Starting in from Stone Town   If I could describe Zanzibar to someone it would be that it is not like what I have seen on TV or in magazines, it was is so much more than I expected it to be. Every little detail in Stone Town was beautiful. The name Stone Town says […]

Rwandan Culinary Specialties

Rwandan Culinary Specialties

Rwanda /

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

Rwanda /

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

Rwanda / The editorial choices /

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 […]

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 […]