Merzouga travel guide. Merzouga is the last town before the breathtaking Erg Chebbi dunes in Morocco's Sahara desert. Find out where to stay in Merzouga, best time to visit the Sahara in Morocco, and how to get on a camel and enjoy the sunset.
Ancient Egypt is a top travel destination in Africa. There are so many wonderful attractions to visit. Here is my choice of the top ten sights in Egypt with photos and descriptions. They include: The Pyramids of Giza; Medieval Cairo; Abu Simbel; Temples of Karnak; Hurghada, Temple of Luxor, Egyptian Museum of Antiquities in Cairo; Cruising the Nile on a Felucca
Guide to Responsible Travel in Africa. Information, tips and advice about traveling responsibly in Africa. Interested in Sustainable travel tips, ethical tourism, eco-tourism, community-based tourism or green travel to Africa? Find out what tour operators to use, where to stay, and what to do to ensure your holiday follows "Responsible" travel guidelines.
Family Safaris in Africa and Family Vacations in Africa. Information about Family-friendly Africa tours, safaris and destinations. Family safaris in East and Southern Africa, family tours to Egypt, Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa. Recommended tours, highlights of each destination, and more.
Top Romantic Destinations in Africa include deluxe safaris in South Africa, Botswana, Tanzania and Kenya. Romantic desert island destinations in the Seychelles and Zanzibar. Ancient medieval charms of the finest small hotels in Marrakech. Awesome natural wonders like the Victoria Falls and the shifting sands of the Sahara Desert. Destinations like these are perfect for your honeymoon or romantic getaway.
Chobe National Park, Botswana
Cape Town, South Africa. This Cape Town travel guide will help you discover Cape Town's main attractions, Cape Town hotels, Getting around Cape Town, Cape Town tours and more. Top attractions in Cape Town include a hike up Table Mountain, sunbathing at one of Cape Town's many beaches, touring the townships and enjoying some excellent wine in Cape Town's historic Winelands. This guide to Cape Town includes some excellent photos of all the major sights.
Mount Kenya is Africa’s second mountain, and despite peaking at over 5,000m it still seems to sit well and truly in Kilimanjaro’s shadow. Enjoy photos and a description of Mount Kenya's routes, to help you plan your trek up Mount Kenya's jagged snow-capped peaks, and through its sweeping glacial valleys.
Visiting a fantasy coffin workshop in Ghana was one of the highlights of my visit to Ghana. Funerals in Ghana celebrate the life of the deceased and the Ga people believe in ensuring that the dead make their way to the afterlife in true style. The colorful fantasy coffins have been popular since the 1950's. They reflect an aspect of the deceased person's life, from bags of flour to Bedford trucks, these coffins are marvelous works of art.
Elmina on Ghana's Cape Coast is a fascinating, lively fishing town that most people visit to see the famous Elmina (or St George Castle). This guide to Elmina covers tours of Elmina Castle where you learn about its pivotal role in the trans-Atlantic slave trade. Find out more about Elmina town, where to stay, what to see, and where to eat.
A visit to the Sheldrick Trust's Elephant orphanage is a "must" when you're in Nairobi. Find out about visiting hours, how to adopt a baby elephant, and more. You get to meet the orphans, watch them get fed, and find out their life stories. The entry fee is minimal and all proceeds go to feeding the little ones, and then rehabilitating the elephants back into the wild once they are old enough.
Hurghada, Egypt's Popular Red Sea Resort Town. This Hurghada Travel Guide has hotel and resort recommendations, information about getting around Hurghada, travel tips, diving suggestions, day trips, information regarding Hurghada's nightlife and more.
White-Water Rafting on the Zambezi River is my top pick for all activities in the Victoria Falls, Africa's "adventure capital". It's the most exciting day you'll have, as well as the best value activity on offer at Victoria Falls. I've rafted the Zambezi four times in the past three decades and every run has been outstanding. Find out all about white-water rafting on the Zambezi and how to book your own exhilarating trip.
The Big 5 - images, facts and information about Africa's "Big Five" a common term to describe the African elephant, Cape Buffalo, Lion, Rhino and Leopard. The "Big 5" is based on a criteria used by big game hunters to reflect the vicious nature of these animals when shot at.
Fun facts and information about the cheetah in Africa. Find out where you can see cheetah in the wild, how fast a cheetah can run and why this beautiful cat is listed as a vulnerable species.
Travel to South Africa and Visit These Top Attractions. Travel information about South Africa's top attractions include Cape Town, Knysna, the Drakensberg, Durban, Soweto, Kruger National Park, Hogsback, Hermanus and the Cape Winelands. Find out what to see and where to stay at each of these destinations.
A guide to Bungee (bungi) jumping in Africa. South Africa is home to the highest commercial bungee jump in the world, but the most beautiful bungee jump has to be off the Victoria Falls Bridge on the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe. Find out where to bungee in Africa and read about my own jump off the Victoria Falls bridge.
Overview of what to see and do in Africa. This Africa vacation planner includes all the highlights Africa has to offer. Get tips on the best African safari destinations, the best African beaches, the best African adventures, the best cultural tours, best markets, bazaars, treks, natural wonders and more.
Oldupai (Olduvai) Gorge and Archaeological Museum, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania. Information about Oldupai (Olduvai) major early hominid site, museum and on going research center made famous by Lois and Mary Leakey. Guide to the museum where you can see early hominid and other animal fossils, including the Laotoli footprints.
Casablanca, Morocco - Casablanca Facts and Travel Information
Asilah on Morocco's Atlantic coast is a peaceful attractive town just south of Tangier. A perfect place to chill out and enjoy the medina, ramparts and wide beaches. Find out where to stay in Asilah, what to do, where to eat and more from my guide to Asilah.
Star Wars Tours in Tunisia
The Royal Livingstone Hotel, is a five star luxury hotel on the banks of the Zambezi River that overlooks the spray coming off the mighty Victoria Falls. Read my review of the Royal Livingstone to help you decide if you would like to stay here.
Livingstone Museum, Livingstone, Zambia. Zambia's largest and oldest museum where you can browse through David Livingstone's original diaries and also learn about Zambia's many fascinating cultures and history.
Mopane worms are a nutritious food source for many rural people in southern Africa. Mopane worms are not worms, but caterpillars. I tasted one recently, find out what it was like, check out some mopane worm recipes, and learn more interesting facts about this bush food.