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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.
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.
Dangerous Spiders in Africa
Africa's scariest 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.
Africa's Big 5: Will You See Them on Safari?
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.
10 Wild Safari Animals (And Where to See Them)
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.
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.
Casablanca Train Schedule (in English)
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.
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 Should You Go on Safari?
When to 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. There's also a month by month guide to the best safari destinations in Africa as well as a guide for those interested in the best time to see gorillas, chimpanzees, birds and whales.
All Aboard! Everything You Need to Know about...
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.
Travel Inspiration: The Best Movies Set in Africa
This top 10 African movie list reflects my personal taste. It's not easy coming up with a shortlist of
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.
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.
Is it Safe to Visit Kenya?
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.
‘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.
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.
10 Can't Miss 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.
10 Dream Destinations in Africa
Top Destinations in Africa include the Masai Mara, Kenya; Victoria Falls, Zambia/Zimbabwe; The Pyramids of Giza in Egypt; the imperial city of Marrakech in Morocco; the Virunga mountains (for gorilla tracking), mystical Timbuktu in Mali; the cosmopolitan city of Cape Town in South Africa; the spice island of Zanzibar; the wild Omo River region of Ethiopia; and the highest peak in Africa, Mount Kilimanjaro.
The Cheetah - Facts and Information about the...
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.
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.
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.
Travel Warnings for Countries in Africa
Current Travel Warnings for Countries in Africa from the US State Department. Travel advisories are regularly updated for many countries in Africa. There are also links to the UK, Canadian and Australian government travel warnings.
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, best places to stay and some fun facts.
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.
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.
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.
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.
How To Say I love You in Africa
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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.
Smoking Hashish in Morocco
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Accra, Ghana
Accra, Ghana's Capital City, facts and information includes population, interesting facts, travel information and more. Page 45.
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.
Africa's Capital Cities
Capital Cities in Africa. Images of Africa's capital cities, facts about every African capital city, travel information and statistics.
Top 10 Places to Visit in Ghana
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.
The Weather in Africa - An Overview
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.
Top 10 Things to Do in Africa
What are the best things to do on vacation in Africa? Here's a list of top 10 things to do in Africa, from going on safari to volunteering your time at a local orphanage. Find out about culinary tours, trekking, beaches, backpacking, extreme adventures, and more when visiting Africa.
The 10 Attractions You Must See During Your...
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.
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.
Safaris Close to Cape Town - Wildlife Reserves...
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Is Traveling in Africa Dangerous?
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.
International Calling (Dialing) Codes for Africa
International calling or dialing codes for every country in Africa. African city codes are also included for popular African travel destinations.
What to Pack for a Safari
A packing list for your African safari. Find out what to pack to stay comfortable and safe on your safari in Africa. Make sure you don't over pack because luggage restrictions are very tight on small planes that fly to and in between safari camps/lodges. Essential items include cameras, binoculars, chargers and adapters.
African Games - Games Played in Africa
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!
Marrakech Travel Guide
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.
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.
Top 10 Things To Do in South Africa
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.
Morocco Facts - Morocco Facts and Information
Morocco Facts and Information for Visitors. Facts and travel information about Morocco in North Africa. Morocco geographic facts, Morocco travel facts, economic facts, best time to go, climate, getting to Morocco and more.
Masai Mara National Reserve (Kenya)
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.
Money Matters -- Travel Tips for Africa
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Conservation Jobs in Africa
Conservation Jobs in Africa. Resources and information that will help you find a job or volunteer opportunity working with wildlife in Africa. Work with rhinos, penguins, lions, and chimpanzees; help sustain the marine ecology in Madagascar and more.
Africa's Stunning Beaches: The 10 Best
Best Beaches in Africa. The best beaches in Africa can be found in the Seychelles, Mauritius, Cape Verde, Madagascar, Zanzibar, Mozambique, Kenya, Malawi, South Africa and Principe. Find out where to stay and when to go to Africa's top beaches. Africa's best beaches have been picked for their natural beauty, romantic setting and family-friendly, calm waters.
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.
Summer Volunteer Opportunities in Africa
Short-term volunteer opportunities in Africa for those looking for more than just a vacation. Tips about program costs, what to expect when you volunteer in Africa and a list of orgnizations that offer volunteer programs.
How To Avoid Malaria
Tips on how to avoid malaria passed on by the Anopheles mosquito in Africa. Taking medication, using mosquito repellents and recognizing symptoms of malaria.
Robben Island Museum Tour
Robben Island Museum Tour, Cape Town, South Africa. Find out how to get Robben Island tour tickets, where the ferry departs from, what the tour entails, when you'll get to meet an ex-political prisoner and more.
Fes (Fez) Travel Guide
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.
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.
Cheap Flights to Africa
Advice on How To Get a Cheap Flight to Africa. Finding the best airlines deals to get a cheap flight to anywhere in Africa. Tips on when to book and where to look for budget flights to Africa. Information on getting cheap tickets to Africa.
Tips for Women Traveling Alone in Africa
Tips for Women Traveling Alone in Africa. Advice for women travelling in Africa includes tips an avoiding sexual harassment, female health issues, travelogues from women traveling in Africa right now, and more.
Direct Flights From the US to Africa - Non Stop...
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.
"Sex and the City 2" in Morocco
Sex and the City in Morocco. Find out where the Sex and the City 2 girls rode camels, strolled through the markets (souks), shopped, sipped cocktails, and spent their nights. Get recommendations on where you could stay in Morocco at these SATC2 locations, and create your own fashionably exotic vacation.
10 Great Movies About South Africa
David Bristow takes a look at 10 great movies about South Africa, including Oscar winning and Oscar nominated ones.
Kenya's Top 10 Attractions
Discover Kenya's top attractions and find out why Kenya is East Africa 's most popular tourist destination.
Kenya - Kenya Facts and Information
Kenya Facts and Information for Visitors. Facts and travel information about Kenya in East Africa. Kenya geographic facts, Kenya travel facts, economic facts, best time to go, climate, getting around and more.
Kenya Travel Information
Kenya travel information. Practical tips for tourists who wish to travel to Kenya. Kenya travel information including Kenyan visas, immunizations required and recommended when you travel to Kenya, health tips, currency, weather, how to get to kenya and how to travel around Kenya.
Tangier, Morocco - Tangier Travel Guide
Tangier (Morocco) Travel Guide. Information about getting to Tangier, where to stay in Tangier, attractions, avoiding hustlers (touts), Tangier tours 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.
Khartoum, Sudan
Khartoum, Image, facts and travel information about Sudan's capital city, North Africa. Page 33.
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.
Botswana's 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.
The Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe/Zambia)
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.
Places to Visit in Tanzania
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.
Monrovia, Liberia
Monrovia, Liberia's capital city, West Africa. Monrovia facts and information includes population, interesting facts, travel information and more. Page 21.
Devil's Pool, Victoria Falls
Swim to the edge of the Victoria Falls in Devil's Pool on the small island of Livingstone. Find out how to get to Devil's Pool at the foot of the Victoria Falls, when you can swim in it, why it's considered safe, how to book your spot and more.
Star Wars Tours in Tunisia
From original Mos Espa sets in the middle of salt flats, to Luke Skywalker's home, the planet Tatooine can be explored in southern Tunisia.
Freetown, Sierra Leone
Freetown; images, facts and travel information about Sierra Leone's capital city, West Africa. Page 11.
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.
Where to Go in North Africa
North Africa's top destinations. The best destinations in North Africa include top attractions in Morocco, Egypt, and Tunisia. Visit the fascinating medieval cities of Marrakech and Fes. Trek in the Atlas mountains, or dive among schools of sharks in Ras Mohammed in the Egyptian Red Sea. Enjoy the beaches of Djerba, and Egypt's ancient civilizations at Luxor, Giza, and Abu Simbel. Desert trips in Tunisia and Egypt's Siwa Oasis should not be missed.
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).
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.
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia's capital city, facts and information includes population, history, interesting facts, travel information and more. Page 16.
Antananarivo, Madagascar
Antananarivo, Madagascar's capital city; image, facts, and travel information about Antananarivo in the Indian Ocean. Page 2.
Nigeria Facts and Information
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.
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.
The Cape's Top Wines - Top 10 Wineries of the...
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.
How to Say "Thank you" in Africa
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.
The San Bushmen (Basarwa): Kalahari Desert,...
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Tunisia Travel Information
Tunisia travel information. Practical tips for tourists who wish to travel to Tunisia. Tunisia travel information including Tunisian visas, Tunisia, health tips, Tunisian currency, Tunisian weather, how to get to Tunisia and how to travel around Tunisia.
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.
What to See and Do in Marrakech
If you're looking for hings to do in Marrakech try - dinner on the Djemma el Fna, a culinary tour, a steam in the hammam, a stroll through the Marjorelle gardens, getting lost in the medina, and more. Details of top attractions and things to do in Marrakech are listed below.
Rabat, Morocco
Rabat; images, facts and information about Morocco's capital city, North Africa. Page 37.
Is it Safe to Travel to Egypt?
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.
Baby Animals on Safari in Africa
There's nothing cuter than a baby elephant, giraffe, zebra or warthog. When you are planning a safari in Africa you may be interested to know when the best time might be to see baby animals, especially newborn animals. Here's a list of popular baby animals, and where and when the best chance might be of seeing them in the wild. Of course, the predators also know when babies are born, so be prepared for a true wildlife spectacle.
Kenya's Best Lodges
Kenya's best camps and lodges offer unparalleled luxury in the bush and on the beach. This top selection of lodging in Kenya showcases the unique accommodation available; from community run safari camps to luxury villas on the beach.
Zimbabwe Facts
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.
The Little Five
You've probably heard of the " Big Five " (Elephant, Buffalo, Leopard, Lion and Rhino), did you know
Top Travel Sights in Egypt: Photos and...
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
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.
Ghana Facts and Information
Ghana Facts and Information for Visitors. Facts and travel information about Ghana in West Africa. Ghana geographic facts, Ghana travel facts, economic facts, best time to go, climate, getting to Ghana and more.
Ten Top Spa Resorts in South Africa –...
Ten of the top spa resorts in South Africa.
Cairo, Egypt's Capital City
Cairo, image, facts and travel information about Egypt's capital city, North Africa. Page 4.
The Baobab – Africa's Giant Upsidedown Tree
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. Surrounded by legend, it was traditionally a source of food, clothes and shelter for the people of the bush and it now being hailed as a superfood.
Essaouira Travel Guide
Essaouira (Morocco) travel guide with information about what to see in Essaouira, where to stay, where to eat and how to get to Essaouira.
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.
The Maasai: East Africa (Kenya and Tanzania)
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Top Places to Visit in West and Central Africa
West Africa's top destinations. The best destinations in West Africa and Central Africa include top attractions in Mali, Niger, Senegal, Ghana, Cameroon and Gabon. West Africa is famous for its cultural diversity and rich history. Slave forts on Goree Island and along Ghana's coast. Dogon culture in Mali, masked dances. Mud architecture in Mali's Djenne and Timbuktu. Also wildlife in West Africa's best parks including Loango.
South Africa's 10 Best Surfing Spots
South Africa's 10 Best Surfing Spots. Find out where to surf in South Africa, when to surf and more insider tips from surfing enthusiast, David Bristow.
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.
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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.
Tanzania Safari Planner
Tanzania Safari. This Tanzania safari planner has information about Tanzania's national parks and reserves in the South, West and North of Tanzania; the best time to go on safari in Tanzania; recommended safari tour operators in Tanzania; What to bring on safari in Tanzania; Where to stay on safari in Tanzania; Transport to Tanzania; Getting around Tanzania and much more.
Africa's Best Destinations and Attractions
Best of Africa. Africa's best destinations and attractions are listed to help you plan a great vacation in Africa. Find out where to go in East, North, Southern and West Africa. Find the best safaris in Africa, the best hotels, best budget destinations in Africa and more.
Tanzania Travel Tips -- What You Need To Know...
Tanzania travel information. Tanzania practical travel tips about Tanzanian visas, immunizations required, Tanzanian currency, weather, how to get to Tanzania and how to travel around Tanzania.
How to Say Goodbye in Africa - Saying Goodbye...
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Chefchaouen -- Getting There and Away
Chefchaouen, getting there and away in Morocco. Page 10.
Algiers, Algeria
Algiers; image, facts and travel information about Algeria's capital city, North Africa
Rwanda Facts
Rwanda Facts and Information. Facts and travel information about Rwanda in East Africa. Rwanda geographic facts, Rwanda travel facts, economic facts, best time to go, climate, getting to Rwanda and more.
African Languages
African language information and resources. Find out what African language is spoken where with links to online African language dictionaries and African language resources. Information about Swahili, Arabic, Amharic, Zulu, Afrikaans, Akan, Chewa and more.
Botswana Facts and Information
Botswana Facts and Information. Facts and travel information about Botswana in Southern Africa. Botswana geographic facts, Botswana travel facts, economic facts, best time to go, climate, getting to Botswana and more.
Abuja, Nigeria
Abuja; images, facts and travel information about Nigeria's capital city, West Africa. Page 35.
Great Zimbabwe Ruins
Great Zimbabwe Ruins, in Zimbabwe are sub-Sharan Africa's most important archaelogical site. Great Zimbabwe is responsible for the name of modern day Zimbabwe. Great Zimbabwe is a World Heritage site. Find out more about these fascinating ruins, with towers built out of millions of perfectly balanced stones.
Biltong, a dried meat snack commonly food in Southern Africa. Find out where to buy biltong and how to make it at home.
Tanzania Facts and Information
Tanzania Facts and Information for Visitors. Facts and travel information about Tanzania in East Africa. Tanzania geographic facts, Tanzania travel facts, economic facts, best time to go, climate, getting to Tanzania and more.
Top 10 Kenyan Parks and Reserves
Kenya's Best Wildlife Parks and Reserves are listed in this article. Find out when to visit, where to stay and how to get to Kenya's top 10 safari destinations. Parks listed include the Masai Mara, Tsavo, Amboseli, lake Nakuru National parks and more.
Map of Natural Vegetation in Africa - African...
Map of Natural Vegetation in Africa - African Vegetation Map. Page 6.
Regional Map of Africa
Regional Map of Africa showing the main regions designated by the UN. Page 3.
Kigali, Rwanda
Kigali; image, facts and travel information about Rwanda's capital city, East Africa. Page 5.
Renting a Car in South Africa
Renting a car in South Africa. Information about car hire and car rentals in South Africa and why you should rent a car in South Africa. Driving tips, distances, recommended car rental companies, Self-Drive Tours in South Africa and more.
Mali Facts and Information
Mali Facts and Information. Facts and travel information about Mali in West Africa. Mali geographic facts, Mali travel facts, economic facts, best time to go, climate, getting to Mali and more.
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.
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.
Ghana Travel Information
Ghana Travel Information. Travel planning tips for Ghana in West Africa. Information about visas, health and safety, when to go, how to get to Ghana and how to get around Ghana.
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.
What NOT to do on Safari in Africa
Find out what NOT to do when you are on safari in Africa. These tips will help you enjoy your safari and also keep you safe! Advice on basic safari etiquette, respecting wildlife, packing, tipping and more.
The Best of South African Drinks
Drinks to look out for when travelling in South Africa - local specialities including wines, beers, non-alcoholic drinks and traditional brews.
Is Going on Safari Dangerous?
Danger on an African Safari. Is Going on Safari Dangerous? Tips to help you avoid an unwelcome confrontation with a wild animal either in a vehicle or on foot, while on safari in Africa.
Madagascar Facts and Information
Madagascar Facts and Information for Visitors. Facts and travel information about Madagascar in Southern Africa. Madagascar geographic facts, Madagascar travel facts, economic facts, best time to go, climate, getting to Madagascar and more.
10 Top Activities for Children in South Africa
South Africa is an ideal destination for family-friendly holidays. This list of ten top activities and destinations offers some ideas of how to make the best of your time.
Somali Pirates
Somali Pirates, a guide to Somalia's modern day pirates. Who are these pirates, where and how do Somali pirates operate, and what can be done to stop Somali Piracy?
Mopane Worm
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.
Harare, Zimbabwe
Harare; image, facts and travel information about Zimbabwe's capital city, Southern Africa. Page 7.
The Camel in Africa - Camel Facts.
The Camel in Africa. Camels are very important in Africa, they are used for transport, meat, and milk. You can ride camels when you visit Africa, try out some camel chocolate and travel with a camel caravan in the Sahara desert.
Uganda - Uganda Facts and Information
Uganda Facts and Information for Visitors. Facts and travel information about Uganda in East Africa. Uganda geographic facts, Uganda travel facts, economic facts, best time to go, climate, getting around and more.
Djibouti (city), Djibouti
Djibouti (city), Djibouti's capital city, Horn of Africa. Page 39.
Where to go in Southern Africa
Southern Africa's top destinations. The best destinations in Southern Africa include top attractions in South Africa, Botswana, Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique. Enjoy an enormous variety of wildlife on safari in South Luangwa, Okavango Delta, Kruger and Chobe. Hike South Africa's Wild Coast and enjoy a gourmet meal in Cape Town. Dive with schools of sharks and relax on the finest beaches on Mozambique's Quirimbas Archipelago. Get sprayed by the world's mightiest waterfall, the Victoria Falls.
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.
Tunis, Tunisia's Capital City
Tunis; image, facts and travel information about Tunisia's capital city, North Africa. Page 14.

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