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 […]

Essaouira, My One and Only

Essaouira, My One and Only

Morocco / Zoom on… /

This is my hiding spot, and please don’t tell anyone.   Since the day I first stepped in Essaouira, I knew it was one of a kind.  Essaouira or Mogador as the Portuguese used to call it, is a small maritime city located in the South of Morocco, 2 hours from Marrakesh.   Historically, Essaouira, once known […]

Shades of the Namib Desert

Shades of the Namib Desert

Inspiration / Namibia / The editorial choices /

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

Inspiration / 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?

Inspiration / 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!

Inspiration / 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. […]

Egypt, Mother of the World – Pt 2

Egypt, Mother of the World – Pt 2

Destinations / Egypt / North Africa / The editorial choices /

Who hasn’t wished to be the Queen from the Egyptian inspired Michael Jackson’s music video “Remember the time”? I sure did.   Still under the grasp and the charm of Egypt, “Mother of the World”. Here are other landmarks and other many ancient and cultural cities that I would love to visit and discover during my […]

Egypt, Mother of the World – Pt 1

Egypt, Mother of the World – Pt 1

Destinations / Egypt / Zoom on… /

Who hasn’t wished to be the Queen from the Egyptian inspired Michael Jackson’s music video “Remember the time”? I sure did.   Egypt had been present during my early age. I remember that Tv channels used to broadcast lot of Egyptian drama and plays. I grew up watching Adil Imam, Fatin Hammama, Yahya El Fakharani […]

Yoyo Tinz Festival

Yoyo Tinz Festival

Culture / Ghana /

Yoyo Tinz is set to host their first festival in Accra, Ghana on the 19th to the 25th of November. The name “Yoyo” evolved from Ghanian slang for “hip-hop”, which is what Yoyo Tinz is all about. Developed around a love for hip-hop, Yoyo Tinz aims to document and promote the African hip-hop scene. Their […]

Fine Dining For A Cause at Angola Restaurant Week

Fine Dining For A Cause at Angola Restaurant Week

angola / Gastronomy / The editorial choices /

Angola Restaurant Week is an annual initiative organized by Luanda Night Life that promotes Angola local gastronomy. It’s main objective is to democratize the access to quality and very expensive restaurants along with with a donation to a  social cause. 500 Angolan Kwanzas (Akz) or each Restaurant Week menu sold will be donated to 2 charity projects.   On […]