The Adaye Kessiè festival is back

The Adaye Kessiè festival is back

Ivory Coast /

Nearly 31 years since the last celebration of the king of the Brong people, the Adaye Kessiè festival is back this year for its second edition. Organized by the luxury travel tour operator Luxe Voyage and the Brong Gyaman NGO, an advocate organization for the preservation of the Brong culture, the festival has gone back […]

The Stone Circles of Senegambia, A UNESCO World Heritage Site

The Stone Circles of Senegambia, A UNESCO World Heritage Site

Senegal /

Spread over a territory of 100 km wide and 350 km in length, these megalithic circles form a cross-border property shared by Senegal and Gambia. Four complexes comprising of 93 circles were inscribed as World Heritage sites in 2006: Sine Ngayène and Wanar in Senegal, and Kerbatch and Wassu in Gambia. These are all located in […]

In Kigali with Sheila

In Kigali with Sheila

Rwanda /

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 […]

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 / The editorial choices /

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 Accra with Latifah Idriss

In Accra with Latifah Idriss

Ghana / Zoom on… /

We love our traveling community here at Visiter l’Afrique and love introducing you all to each other even more! Meet Latifah and experience the Accra she has come to know.   So tell us a bit about yourself and where you’re based ?   Hi, Latifah here, based in Accra. I’m a creative. Currently working on […]

In Chefchaouen with Carolin Rupp

In Chefchaouen with Carolin Rupp

Morocco /

My name is Carolin Rupp and I am a travel journalist from Germany. Besides traveling, I am co-CEO of the company Walkntravel and organize our travel events all across Germany where we invite different travelers toshare their adventures with our audience. I also get to go on stage to present my personal experiences. From documenting the Guatemalan […]

Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary, A UNESCO World Heritage Site

Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary, A UNESCO World Heritage Site

Senegal /

Located 60 km north of St. Louis, Djoudj National Park is a 16 000 ha wetland with a large lake surrounded by streams, ponds and backwaters. It is a vital sanctuary for 1.5 million birds, as well as an additional 3 million that migrate here every year from September to April to flee the European […]

Jameson Vic Falls Carnival 2017

Jameson Vic Falls Carnival 2017

Zimbabwe /

Born from a local event called the Falls Fest in 2009, the Vic Falls Carnival has evolved into a top destination festival extravaganza that draws thousands of music lovers from all over the world.    Usher in the new year against the backdrop of one of the 7 wonders of the world. The festival runs from the […]

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 […]