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Africa's Big 5 Facts and Information
Introduction to the big five of Africa. What animals are included, what game parks you can see them at, photos and fun facts about the Cape buffalo, leopard, rhino, lion and elephant.
Top 10 Animals To Spot on Safari
Discover the top ten animals you should see when on safari in Africa. From the Big 5 , to the elegant
10 Can't-Miss Cities in Morocco
A guide to Morocco's top destinations. The best destinations in Morocco include the imperial cities of Marrakech, Fes and Meknes. Morocco is also famous for its beaches and some of the best seaside towns are Essaouira, Tangier and Asilah. Natural wonders of Morocco include the Atlas Mountains, the Sahara desert and the Dades Valley.
The Most Dangerous Animals You'll See on Safari
Africa's most dangerous animals. Africa's most deadly and dangerous animals include the hippo, lion, crocodile, mosquito, black mamba, great white, buffalo, elephant and of course man himself.
Africa's Most Dangerous Spiders
A list of Africa's most dangerous, venomous and frightening spiders in Africa. Images and information about Africa's spiders include: Baboon spiders, Sac spiders, Button spiders and Ogre-faced spiders.
Top 12 Best Things to Do During Your Trip to...
What are the best things to do when you visit Morocco? Here's a list of my top 12 things to do in Morocco. Enjoy a relaxing scrub at a local hammam, try a cooking class, ski, surf, and get lost at the Fes tanneries. Eat a kebab alongside snake charmers in the Marrakech medina, and many other activities I recommend when you visit Morocco.
30 Ways to Say ‘Hello’ in Africa
African Greetings. Learn how to say hello in several African languages spoken in Ghana, South Africa, Kenya, Egypt, Morocco, Botswana, Malawi and more. Being able to greet someone in their own language will help you enjoy your contact with local people even more while visiting Africa and the effort will certainly be appreciated.
Train Schedules: Casablanca to Marrakech, Fes,...
Train Schedule (in English) from Casablanca to Fes, Marrakech and Tangier and return. Find out how often trains depart from Casablanca to all of Morocco's major tourist destinations. Fares and train travel tips are also listed.
Fun Facts and Trivia about the African Cheetah
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.
Convenient Ways You Can Travel Between Spain...
How to get a ferry from Spain to Morocco and Morocco back to Spain. Ferries to Tangiers, Cueta, Melilla, and Nador. Where to catch a ferry in Spain, where is it best to arrive in Morocco. Information about cheap flights to Morocco from Spain and more.
Africa's Most Dangerous Snakes
Africa's Most Dangerous Snakes. Facts and photos about Africa's most venomous snakes. Black Mamba, Boom Slang, Puff adder and other deadly snakes that are commonly found in Africa.
When Should You Go on Safari?
Find out the best time to go on an African safari in Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Uganda, Zimbabwe and Zambia.
10 Fun Facts About Africa's Wildlife
10 Fun African Wildlife Facts. Fun facts about your favorite animals in Africa. Find out about giraffe tongues, hippo dung, elephant trunks, black mamba venom and much more.
‘Habari gani' and 20 Other Basic Swahili...
Swahili (Kiswahili) for travelers to Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. Learn some basic Swahili (KiSwahili) phrases and traveling in East Africa will be even more rewarding. Greetings, numbers, animals, transport and other basic phrases are covered in this article about Swahili. Find out where Swahili is spoken, basic rules of pronounciation, Swahili online courses, language schools and more.
10 Dream Destinations in Africa
Choosing the top ten destinations in Africa is no easy task given the size and diversity of the continent. Here are our personal favorite sights.
Accra, Ghana
Accra, Ghana's Capital City, facts and information includes population, interesting facts, travel information and more. Page 45.
The A-Z of African Currencies, from Algeria to...
Find out what currency is used in every African country along with links to currency converters, tips on what money to bring when you travel to Africa and more African money matters.
Train Travel in Morocco
Train Travel in Morocco. Find out how to book your train ticket in Morocco, how long it takes to get from Casablanca to Fes or Tangier to Marrakech, how much a train ticket costs, if there's food on board and more useful Morocco train travel tips.
When is the Best Time of Year to Visit Morocco?
Tips and information to help you find the best time to visit Morocco, whether you plan to visit Marrakech, surf the Atlantic, explore the Saharan dunes, or trek the Atlas mountains.
What Are Africa's Best Safari Destinations?
Top Africa Safari Destinations includes the best wildlife parks in Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, South Africa, Zambia, Botswana and Gabon.
When Is the Best Time to Visit Egypt?
The weather is a key factor if you want to know when to go to Egypt. Find out when to plan your trip to Luxor, Cairo, The Red Sea Coast and more of Egypt's top destinations.
25 Things You Didn't Know About Africa
Facts About Africa. African Geography facts, Africa population facts, fun facts about Africa, travel facts about Africa and more about Africa.
How to Call Africa from Other Continents
Learn how to make a phone call to Africa with this list of international calling or dialing codes for every country.
How Big is Africa?
How big is Africa? Map showing the true size of Africa, it's bigger than you think. Here's a map of Africa to illustrate how large the continent really is. The US, Europe, China and Japan can all fit comfortably. It helps to figure out exactly what 30,221 square kilometers looks like. Page 11.
25 Capital Cities in Africa
Capital Cities in Africa. A list of all of Africa's Capital Cities from Asmara to Yamoussoukro.
Nairobi, Kenya
Nairobi, Kenya's capital city, facts and information includes population, interesting facts, travel information and more. Page 3.
The Lowdown on Smoking Hashish in Morocco: Can...
Smoking hashish in Morocco is commonplace but illegal. If you are visiting Morocco and you're hauling a backpack, you will probably be offered hashish. Here are tips on how to be smart about smoking Hashish when traveling in Morocco.
From Cycling to Culinary Tours: The Top 10...
What are the best things to do on vacation in Africa? Here's a list of the top ten, from going on safari to volunteering your time at a local orphanage.
Must-Know Travel Warnings and Alerts for...
Current travel warnings for countries in Africa from the US State Department, with links to the UK, Canadian and Australian government travel warnings.
Marrakech Train Schedule in English
Marrakech Train Schedule in English. If you are planning on taking a train from Marrakech (Morocco) to Casablanca, Fes, Tangier, Rabat or Meknes, here's information about schedules, buying tickets and more.
The True Story of the Great Wildlife Migration...
The great annual migration of Wildebeest and Zebra in East Africa is one of nature's biggest spectacles. Find out where and when you can see the migration.
Looking for a Challenge? Learn How to Climb...
How To Climb Mount Kilimanjaro, tips for a successful ascent to Africa's highest mountain. Enjoy reaching Uhuru peak because you have chosen the right tour operator, packed the right gear, chosen the best route and acclimatized.
How to Say "Thank You" in 33 African Languages
Saying thank you in Africa. Learn how to say thank you in several African languages spoken in Ghana, South Africa, Kenya, Egypt, Morocco, Botswana, Malawi and more. Being able to thank you to someone in their own language will help you enjoy your contact with local people even more while visiting Africa and the effort will certainly be appreciated.
What's the Best Time to Visit Africa?
Find out when the rainy (wet) and dry seasons are in east, west and southern Africa. What's winter like in north Africa? How hot does it get during the summer months in Africa? Information about climate and the best time to visit Africa.
Crucial Vaccine Information for Travelers to...
Vaccinations and Travel to Africa. Find out what immunizations and vaccinations you need before you travel to Africa and where to find a travel clinic to get them. Some vaccinations are recommended and some are actually required to enter a country. This article also gives you information about some of the diseases you need to be vaccinated against when you visit Africa.
The Ultimate Guide to Marrakech
Travel guide to Marrakech will give you tips on the best time to go, the top sights to see, where to stay, how to get to Marrakech and how to get around.
Antananarivo, Madagascar
Antananarivo, Madagascar's capital city; image, facts, and travel information about Antananarivo in the Indian Ocean. Page 2.
12 Ultimate Wilderness Safaris Near Cape Town,...
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Is Africa a Dangerous Place to Travel?
Is it dangerous to travel in Africa? Safety tips to avoid crime while traveling in Africa. Tourists are targets for scams and pickpockets but given the level of poverty in Africa violent crime is actually quite rare. Tips on how to avoid getting robbed, what to do if you are a victim of crime when traveling in Africa and more.
Rabat, Morocco
Rabat; images, facts and information about Morocco's capital city, North Africa. Page 37.
What to Pack for a Safari
Find out what to pack to stay comfortable and safe on your safari in Africa, including cameras, binoculars, chargers and adapters, and more.
Casablanca, Morocco
Facts and travel information about Casablanca, Morocco's commercial capital, largest city and main port. Casablanca is gritty on the outside, but there are gems to discover on the inside, the biggest one being the absolutely stunning Hassan II Mosque. Find out where to eat, sleep, shop and play from my guide to Casablanca.
10 Top Destinations in Ghana, from Elmina to...
Ghana's top 10 destinations and attractions. The best places to visit in Ghana include the castles and forts used during the slave trade, Accra, Kumasi, the Mole and Kakum national parks and of course Busua and Kokrobite beaches.
What You Need to Know before Traveling to Morocco
Information for travelers to Morocco. Tips on visas, health, safety, currency, gay travel, women travel, when to go, how to get to Morocco by air, ferry and how to get around Morocco.
Is Kenya Safe for Tourists?
Safety is a big concern for visitors to Kenya. Thousands of people enjoy going on safari in Kenya every month, but with official government travel warnings out for the country, it's difficult to know exactly what the real situation is like. Find out how to enjoy a safe and healthy holiday in Kenya from my tips below.
How to Say "Good Bye" in Africa
How to Say Goodbye in Africa - Saying Goodbye in Africa. Learn how to say
Map of Africa to Scale Made of Recycled Tin Cans
Map of Africa to Scale Made of Recycled Tin Cans - Recycled Africa by Anouk Zijlma. Large map of Africa, created using recycled tin cans (soda cans), to scale. This map of Africa depicts all 53 African countries, each one is a different can. Page 12.
32 Ways to Say "I Love You" in African Languages
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How to Find a Cheap Flight to Africa: Advice...
Find the best airlines deals to get a cheap flight to anywhere in Africa with these tips on when to book and where to look for budget flights to Africa.
Everything You Need to Know about Bringing...
Travel tips about money in Africa, including safest way to carry money and the best currencies and best form of money to bring to Africa.
Tangier (Morocco) Train Schedule in English
Train Schedule (in English) from Tangier to Fes, Marrakech and Casablanca and return. Find out how often trains depart from Tangier to all of Morocco's major tourist destinations. Fares and train travel tips are also listed.
Important Facts You Probably Didn't Know About...
Egypt Facts and Information for Visitors. Facts and travel information about Egypt in North Africa. Egypt geographic facts, Egypt travel facts, economic facts, best time to go, climate, getting to Egypt and more.
Malabo, Equatorial Guinea's Capital City
Equatorial Guinea's capital Malabo is located just off the mainland on Bioko island. It's an oil town these days, with some high end, expensive hotels and lots of oil platforms dotted around the harbour. Because of the oil industry, Malabo is a fairly cosmopolitan city and there are plenty of restaurants and bars to enjoy especially along the main street in town, Ave de la Independencia. In January 2012 Malabo co-hosts the Africa Cup of Nations. Page 9.
10 Traditional African Games
Traditional games played in Africa. Find out what board games are played in Africa from Bao, Mancala, Fanorona to Morabaraba. Facts and information about African games including where to buy them. African board games make great gifts!
Cairo, Egypt's Capital City
Cairo, image, facts and travel information about Egypt's capital city, North Africa. Page 4.
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia's capital city, facts and information includes population, history, interesting facts, travel information and more. Page 16.
Dakar, Senegal
Dakar, Capital City of Senegal. Dakar information, Dakar hotels, Dakar sights, how to get to Dakar and how to get around Dakar, Senegal. Page 13.
Regional Map of Africa
Regional Map of Africa showing the main regions designated by the UN. Page 3.
Freetown, Sierra Leone
Freetown; images, facts and travel information about Sierra Leone's capital city, West Africa. Page 11.
Travel Inspiration: The Best Movies Set in Africa
Best movies and documentaries about Africa. This top 10 African movie list reflects my personal taste and includes the classics like
Where Can You Find Direct Flights from the U.S....
Direct Flights to Africa From the US. Direct flights from America to major cities in Africa are hard to find and schedules change frequently. Find out what the current options are to fly to Africa without a long layover in Europe or the Middle East.
Kampala, Uganda
Kampala, Uganda's capital city. Image of Kampala, facts and travel information about Uganda's capital city, in East Africa. Find out what to see, where to stay and eat, how to get around and how to get to Kampala. Page 8.
Top 10 Myths About Africa
Top 10 myths and misconceptions about Africa. If you're planning a trip to Africa, whether on safari, volunteering, visiting ancient civilizations, backpacking or just enjoying a few days in the sun, you are likely to have some pre-conceived ideas of what to expect. Find out what myths abound and how wrong you can be about Africa if all you do is listen to the news and don't get out to see/enjoy the continent yourself.
Tangier to Marrakech - Night Trains in Morocco
Information about over night train travel in Morocco. Tangier to Marrakech and Casablanca to Oujda, timetable and information about night trains in Morocco. Find out when Morocco's night trains depart, how much it costs and how to get to and from Tangier to Marrakech, Casablanca to Oujda, and Tangier to Fes (Fez).
What countries does the equator run through in...
The Equator in Africa. What countries does the equator run through in Africa?
The Ultimate Travel Guide to Fes (Fez), Morocco
Fes (Fez) Travel Guide. Find out what to see in Fes, where to stay in Fes, when to go and how to get there. Travel tips, recommendations, maps and more to help you plan your trip to Fes, Morocco's most fascinating city.
Your Guide to Visiting Masai Mara National...
The Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya is one of the best wildlife parks in Africa. The annual migration of wildebeest and zebra crossing into this small game park every year offers the visitor the greatest wildlife spectacle on earth. This guide to the Masai Mara tells you what wildlife you can expect to see, when to go, where to stay and more.
First Time in Africa?
First Time in Africa? Tips on what to expect when you first travel to a developing country. Dealing with poverty, begging, unwanted attention, popular tourist scams, health and safety concerns and more.
Would You Consider Eating Mopane Worms?
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.
Bamako, Mali
Guide to Bamako, Mali's capital city. Bamako travel guide, Bamako attractions, where to stay in Bamako, where to eat in Bamako, getting around and more about Bamako. Page 44.
Morocco Festivals and Events
Information about annual festivals in Morocco. Find out what festivals and events are taking place in Morocco so you can plan your trip around them. Major festivals include the Marrakech popular Arts Festival, The Gnawa Music festival in Essaouira, the Fez sacred music festival and many more.
Africa's Capital Cities
Capital Cities in Africa. Images of Africa's capital cities, facts about every African capital city, travel information and statistics.
African Wildlife: Have You Heard of the Little...
Get your facts and information about the Rhinoceros Beetle, Buffalo Weaver, Elephant Shrew, Leopard Tortoise, and the Ant Lion.
How to Get a Tourist Visa When Visiting...
Information about how to get a tourist visa if you are planning a trip to Africa. Tourist visas are a requirement for many African countries including Tanzania, Ghana, and Kenya. Find out if you need a tourist visa if you are planning a safari or vacation in Africa. Find out how to apply for a tourist visa in advance and what documents you will need.
Gaborone, Botswana
Gaborone, Botswana's Capital City, Southern Africa. Gaborone Facts, image and information. Where to stay in Gaborone, what to see in Gaborone, getting there and around and a brief history of Gaborone, Botswana's capital. Page 10.
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania's Capital City
Dar es Salaam, image, facts and travel information about Tanzania's capital city, East Africa. Dar es Salaam is Tanzania's capital city and the largest city in the country. Located in southern Tanzania on coast of the Indian Ocean, Dar is a bustling, chaotic place, filled with life and color. Find your facts and information about Dar es Salaam. Page 6.
African Safari: When Are the Best Times to See...
When you are planning a safari in Africa, here's a list of popular baby animals, and where and when the best chance might be of seeing them in the wild.
Your Ultimate Guide to Essaouira, Morocco
Essaouira (Morocco) travel guide with information about what to see in Essaouira, where to stay, where to eat and how to get to Essaouira.
What You Need to Know About Morocco
Facts and travel information about Morocco in North Africa, including geography, economy, best time to go, climate, getting to Morocco and more.
Your Guide to African Languages by Location
There are thousands of indigenous languages spoken in Africa. Here's a list of the major languages spoken in the more common African travel destinations.
Basic Facts and Tips about Zimbabwe Every...
Zimbabwe Facts and Information. Facts and travel information about Zimbabwe in Southern Africa. Zimbabwe geographic facts, Zimbabwe travel facts, economic facts, best time to go, climate, getting to Zimbabwe and more.
Luanda, Angola
Luanda, Angola's capital city. Luanda facts and information, travel information, hotels in Luanda, how to get around Luanda, Luanda's sights and more. Page 41.
How to Avoid Malaria When Traveling in Africa
Tips on how to avoid malaria passed on by the Anopheles mosquito in Africa. Taking medication, using mosquito repellents and recognizing symptoms of malaria.
Monrovia, Liberia
Monrovia, Liberia's capital city, West Africa. Monrovia facts and information includes population, interesting facts, travel information and more. Page 21.
Kenya's Top 10 Attractions, from Safaris to...
Discover Kenya's top attractions and find out why Kenya is East Africa 's most popular tourist destination.
Fun Facts and Trivia You Didn't Know about the...
Camels are very important in Africa. Find out how to ride camels, try camel chocolate and travel with a camel caravan in the Sahara desert.
Is It Safe to Visit Egypt? Must-Know Advice for...
Is it safe to travel to Egypt? Travel advice and information for travelers planning to visit Egypt. Find out if there are current travel warnings for Egypt, basic safety tips and information, health tips, and information for women planning to travel alone to Egypt.
The 10 Attractions You Must See During Your...
Kruger National Park, South Africa a Top Destination. Kruger National Park is one of the Best Places to Visit in South Africa. Kruger is Africa's oldest established wildlife park (1898) and one of the best. Kruger boasts the highest variety of wildlife in Africa. Find out where to stay in Kruger and how to get there. Page 5.
Lusaka, Zambia
Lusaka, Zambia's Capital City. Lusaka facts and information includes population, interesting facts, travel information and more. Page 19.
When is the Best Time of the Year to Travel to...
Tips and information about the best time to visit Kenya, if you want to see the great migration, go on a safari, enjoy a beach holiday in Kenya. Find out what when Kenya's rainy seasons start, and more climate information to help you plan your trip.
Abuja, Nigeria
Abuja; images, facts and travel information about Nigeria's capital city, West Africa. Page 35.
Tangier, Morocco - Tangier Travel Guide
Information about getting to Tangier, where to stay in Tangier, attractions, avoiding hustlers (touts), Tangier tours and more.
Djibouti (city), Djibouti
Djibouti (city), Djibouti's capital city, Horn of Africa. Page 39.
Libreville, Gabon's Capital City
Libreville Gabon's capital city, Central Africa. Libreville is a modern African city with plenty of 5 star hotels, decent French wine, good beaches, malls and fast-food restaurants. Find out more facts and information about Libreville, which will host the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations. Page 12.
Pretoria, Administrative Capital of South Africa
Pretoria, Administrative Capital of South Africa. Page 17.
Snowmen in Cairo Today -- Answers the Question:...
Yes. There are even a few small ski resorts in Morocco. Snow even fell in the Sahara desert in 1979 for a half hour. South Africans can build snowmen.
Do You Know the Best South African Drinks?
Drinks to look out for when travelling in South Africa - local specialities including wines, beers, non-alcoholic drinks and traditional brews.
Best Time to Visit Ethiopia?
Best Time to Visit Ethiopia? Find out when to visit Ethiopia with advice on the best time to check out the historical route, the Simien Mountains, the Danakil Depression, The Omo Valley, best festivals and more.
Map of Natural Vegetation in Africa - African...
Map of Natural Vegetation in Africa - African Vegetation Map. Page 6.
Maseru, Lesotho's Capital City
Maseru, image, facts and information about Lesotho's capital city, Southern Africa. Travel facts, geographic facts and more fun facts about Maseru, Lesotho. Page 38.
Khartoum, Sudan
Khartoum, Image, facts and travel information about Sudan's capital city, North Africa. Page 33.
Where to Go in Botswana - Top Attractions
Botswana's Top Attractions. A list of destinations that will help you plan what to see and where to go in Botswana. Botswana is one of Africa's top safari destinations so many of its attractions focus on the incredible wildlife reserves and national parks like Chobe and the Okavango Delta. Not to be missed is its rich San bushmen heritage and culture.
Ethiopia Travel Tips -- What to Know Before You...
Ethiopia Travel Tips. Travel tips for Ethiopia include information about Ethiopian visas; Ethiopian Currency; traveler safety and health in Ethiopia; best time to visit Ethiopia; how to get to Ethiopia; how to get around Ethiopia; information about Ethiopian tours and more.
A Quick Fact Guide to Ethiopia
Ethiopia Facts and Information for Visitors. Facts and travel information about Ethiopia in East Africa. Ethiopia geographic facts, Ethiopia travel facts, economic facts, best time to go, climate, getting to Ethiopia and more.
Topographical Map of Africa
Topographical Map of Africa. Africa Travel. Page 7.
Harare, Zimbabwe
Harare; image, facts and travel information about Zimbabwe's capital city, Southern Africa. Page 7.
Just for Women: How to Safely Travel Alone in...
If you're a woman traveling to Africa, personal safety is the number one concern. Here is a guide to avoiding sexual harassment, health issues, and more.
The Inside Scoop on "Sex and the City 2" in...
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The Top 13 Things to Do in South Africa, from...
Best Things to do in South Africa. Top 10 list of fun/amazing things to do in South Africa includes swimming with penguins, paddling through blooming deserts, diving with Great Whites, a Robben Island Tour, bungee jumping, luxury train rides and more.
Going to Ghana? Check Out These Helpful Tips...
Ghana is one of West Africa's most popular tourist destinations. Learn about its geography, economy, best time to go, climate, and more.
Where to go in West and Central Africa
West Africa is famous for its cultural diversity and rich history. Learn where to go, including top attractions like Mali, Niger, Senegal, Ghana, and more.
Chefchaouen, Morocco
Chefchaouen Travel Guide. Travel information for Chefchaouen, Morocco includes photos, accommodation, sights, getting to Chefchaouen and more. Discover Chefchaouen, one of Morocco's most beautiful and laid back towns in the heart of the Rif Mountains. Enjoy these images of Chefchaouen and find out how to get there, where to stay, where to relax, shop, sip mint tea and enjoy the fresh air in this sleepy little town.
Kigali, Rwanda
Kigali; image, facts and travel information about Rwanda's capital city, East Africa. Page 5.
A Quick Guide to Visiting Kenya: Must-Know...
Kenya is Africa's most popular safari destination. Learn about its geography, economy, best time to go, climate, and more.
Tunis, Tunisia's Capital City
Tunis; image, facts and travel information about Tunisia's capital city, North Africa. Page 14.
Tanzania's Best Places to Visit - Top...
Tanzania's top destinations. The best destinations in Tanzania include the Serengeti, Selous, Ngorongoro, and Udzungwa National Parks and Conservation areas. The World Heritage site of Stone Town in Zanzibar, the beaches of Mnemba Island and Lake Tanganyika. And of course Africa's tallest mountain, Kilimanjaro. This article introduces you to each of these destinations.
Where to Find a Paid or Volunteer Conservation...
Resources and information that will help you find a job or volunteer opportunity working with wildlife in Africa, including lions, chimpanzees, and more.
Ouagadougou - Facts and Information about...
Ouagadougou image, facts and travel information about Burkina Faso's capital city, West Africa. Ouagadougou facts and information includes a brief history, population, interesting facts, travel information and more. Page 26.
Best Cape Town Restaurants
My top 10 picks of best restaurants in Cape Town and the Winelands. If you're looking for fine dining, gorgeous views, excellent wines and great service, these top 10 Cape Town area restaurants will not disappoint. Cape Town has hundreds of great places to eat for all budgets so it's difficult to choose where to go, check out this list and you can't go wrong.
What to See In Cairo, From the Sphinx to Saqqara
The Pyramids of Giza are the last surviving wonders of the world and the main reason most people visit Egypt. The Pyramids represent one of the greatest architectural feats by man. It is no surprise the Pyramids are the oldest tourist attraction in the world. The first Pyramid in Saqqara predates the Pyramids of Giza. This guide will tell you how to get to the Pyramids, the best way to see the Pyramids, tips on riding a camel and more. Page 3.
Windhoek, Namibia
Windhoek, Namibia's capital city; image, facts, and travel information about Windhoek in south western Africa. Page 42.
Where to Go in North Africa
When deciding where to go in North Africa, make sure you visit at least a few of its best destinations, including medieval cities, desert trips, and more.
Blank Outline Map of Africa
Blank Outline Map of Africa. A blank map of Africa, perfect for printing out, useful for Geography lessons, craft projects and more. Page 4.
Best Cape Town Guide Ever
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.
Chefchaouen -- Getting There and Away
Chefchaouen, getting there and away in Morocco. Page 10.
Visiting Kenya? Vital Health, Safety, and...
Use this guide when traveling to Kenya to find out about visas, health, safety, weather, best time to go, currency and getting to and around Kenya.
The Top 10 Wineries of Africa's Cape
Top 10 list of wineries in the Winelands Region of South Africa. Find out about the top 10 wineries and make sure to visit them when you're in the Cape Town area.
Niamey, Niger's Capital City
Niamey; image, facts and travel information about Niger's capital city, West Africa. Page 36.
Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Elephant Orphanage
Having just seen dozens of elephants in the wild, I wasn't so sure about my planned visit to the Sheldrick
The Ultimate Guide to Victoria Falls: Must-Know...
The Victoria falls are one of the greatest attractions in Southern Africa. This article offers basic information about the Victoria Falls, how to get there, where to stay, tips on the best viewing spots, recommended tours, activities and more.
Choose Your Own African Adventure: From Safaris...
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.
Asmara, Eritrea's Capital City
Asmara; image, facts and travel information about Eritrea's capital city, East Africa. Page 18.
Fes Train Schedule in English
Fes Train Schedule in English. If you are planning on taking a train from Fes (Morocco) to Casablanca, Marrakech, Tangier, Rabat or Meknes, here's information about schedules, buying tickets and more.
Top 10 Kenyan Parks and Reserves
Kenya is one of the most popular safari destination in Africa. Here are the top ten wildlife parks and reserves, including Masai Mara, Lake Nakuru and more.
The Top 10 Sights to See in Egypt: A Photo...
From our list of the top ten travel sights in Egypt, an overview of the Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx, the last surviving Seven Wonders of the World.
Algiers, Algeria
Algiers; image, facts and travel information about Algeria's capital city, North Africa
Nairobi's Top Attractions
Nairobi's top attractions include a national park, museums, wildlife orphanages, craft galleries and much more. Most visitors to Nairobi are in transit to a safari or beach holiday, but for those who stay a day or two, there is plenty to see and do. Visit the Karen Blixen museum, shop for souvenirs, and eat your heart out at the Carnivore restaurant.
Lome, Togo's Capital City
Lome Market, Togo's capital city. Page 43.
When to Go to South Africa
If you're planning a trip to South Africa make sure you choose the best time to go! Find out when to go to South Africa if you want to go on safari, visit Cape Town, tour the Winelands, spend time at the beach, see the wild flowers, hike in the Drakensberg, surf, and all the other other great activities on offer in South Africa.
N'djamena, Chad's Capital City
N'djamena, Chad's capital city, North Africa. Page 40.
Qat, Khat, Chat... A Flowering Business
Facts and information about Khat, the mildly narcotic plant that has been chewed and enjoyed socially for centuries in the Horn of Africa.
What You Should Know Before Visiting Nigeria
Nigeria Facts and Information for Visitors. Facts and travel information about Nigeria in West Africa. Nigeria geographic facts, Nigeria travel facts, economic facts, best time to go, climate, getting to Nigeria and more.
Praia, Cape Verde's Capital City
Praia; image, facts and travel information about Cape Verde's capital city, Atlantic Ocean. Page 22.
Port Louis, Mauritius Capital City
Port Louis; image. facts and travel information about Mauritius' capital city, Indian Ocean. Page 25.
Don't Miss These 10 Great Movies about South...
David Bristow takes a look at 10 great movies about South Africa, including Oscar winning and Oscar nominated ones.
The Baobab: Fun Facts about Africa's Giant...
The giant baobab may not be as tall as the redwood or sequoia but its vast bulk makes it a strong contender for the world's largest tree.
Lilongwe, Malawi's Capital City
Lilongwe; image, facts and travel information about Malawi's capital city, East-Central Africa. Page 29.
Namibia, Southern Africa
Namibia, Southern Africa. Namibia in pictures. Images of Namibia include the Herero, San (Bushman) and Himba tribal people. The towns of Swakopmund, Walvis bay and Windhoek. The natural beauty of Brandberg, Sossusvlei, Etosha National Park, and the Namib desert.
How Christmas is Celebrated in Africa
Christmas in Africa is celebrated throughout the continent where there are christian communities. This article looks at the festivities, church services, dinners and more that happen throughout Africa at Christmas.
African Festivals and Events You Really...
My picks for Africa's best festivals and events are listed below. It's worth planning your vacation to Africa around any of these top festivals and events. Click on the headings for more information.

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