“I never knew of a morning in Africa when I woke up that I was not happy.” –Ernest Hemingway
Explore Africa , its not only a colorful continent but also the world’s second largest and second most populace land mass. The continent hosts a broad diversity of 3,000 ethnic groups and cultural heritages that compose 2,000 different languages.
The earliest evidence of homo sapiens is found in Africa and that is why the continent is often referred to as the “cradle of civilization”.There are 54 sovereign countries on the African continent. The borders of some countries shift slightly because of armed conflict between ethnic groups. But most of the borders were drawn during the time of European colonialism.
The 54 countries within the African continent include: Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Republic of the, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Cote d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa , South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Explore Africa, everything from its history, cultural heritage to diverse mix of people. The land offers a lot to those who are passionate about traveling.
Marrakech is one of the most exotic and enchanting places in the world. Although Marrakech is not the capital of Morocco, this vibrant city’s appeal never fails to entice tourists from around the world to come and visit. If you’re seeking the ultimate Moroccan experience and Marrakech is on your … Read more Read moreAfrica Architecture History
One way to be connected to nature is to learn about the history of the Earth. In the chain Red Sea Mountains in the Eastern Desert in Egypt, there are red granite rocks that are among the oldest on the planet, dating back to 600 million years ago. Read moreAfrica Landscape History
From long, uncomfortable trips to challenging accommodations, humanitarian travel isn’t typically glamorous. Massachusetts-based social documentary photographer and Capture Humanity founder Matilde Simas recently traveled to Imvepi Refugee Settlement in Uganda to explore the ways that children are exploited due to war. Read moreAfrica The Arts Social Responsibility
As a traveller, South Africa is my favourite country in the world. I’ve been there three times over the past two years as a solo white female traveller, including January to March 2020, and I already can’t wait to go back. I consider Cape Town to be my spirit city, … Read more Read moreAfrica Social Responsibility
Following our earlier interview with Johannes Syms from the Western Cape (Cape Town), South Africa, we interviewed a Johannesburg-based reporter, Anita Powell, to learn what is happening in that densely populated city. Some of what we learned about the healthcare concerns in South Africa surprised us. What didn’t surprise us … Read more Read moreAfrica Health & Wellness Insights
The COVID-19 virus trickled down through the African Nations slower than other continents but South African recently went into lockdown. So what does the new normal look like in South Africa? We’ll hear from Western Cape resident, Johannes Syms, about the status of South Africa’s fight against the coronavirus and … Read more Read moreAfrica Health & Wellness Insights
An expansion of the U.S. travel ban, issued by U.S. President Donald Trump, is targeting a large swath of immigrants from six countries, including Nigeria. The ban is said to affect thousands of people, and could, once again, spark discussions about the discriminatory nature of the policy. Four of the … Read more Read moreAfrica North America
Having a family is truly one of the best feelings in the world. Your family is there for you when things look bleak, they provide the best guidance and advice when needed, and they will support you like no one else will. But that support also goes both ways. Those … Read more Read moreAfrica
“Look, there’s a bullet hole here.” My husband points out a circular indentation in the wall of his childhood home at the Kigobe Mission Station in Bujumbura, Burundi. I run my hand over the warm stone wall of the house, then let my eyes wander around the peaceful yard. Sunlight … Read more Read moreAfrica History
“You’re going there… alone!?” “Is it safe?” “Won’t you be scared?” Solo female travel tends to generate questions of safety, regardless of the destination. It is often believed that a woman travelling alone is inherently dangerous, prompting solo female travelers to evaluate potential risks and safety measures. However, most places … Read more Read moreAfrica Adventure Off the Beaten Path
Avalon Waterways recently announced that sailings along the Nile River would begin once more in 2020, with travels to Egypt. The “Taste of Egypt” tour will be offered, beginning in September 2020. The 10-day excursion starts in Cairo, which allows guests to explore the city before going on the cruise … Read more Read moreAfrica
On gorilla treks tourists are always advised to take photos from a safe distance and not worry about the Gram because they are leaving more than footprints. Curious adventure travelers are not heeding the rules many continue to get close to gorillas for the Gram but these irresponsible travelers … Read more Read moreAfrica Preservation Social Responsibility
If you ever saw an Aldabra Giant Tortoise, you’d think it was a dinosaur, as they look as if they came from another time period. And, it’s possible that’s true. After all, they can live to be more than 100 years old and weigh up to 300 pounds. Of course, … Read more Read moreAfrica Volunteer Travel Preservation
The Great Wildebeest Migration is considered of the world’s most incredible natural events, and it’s happening earlier this year. The largest wildlife migration is one of the most popular natural events to see in Maasai Mara, Kenya. While the migration takes place throughout the year, the wild beasts cross Mara … Read more Read moreAfrica