Africa

Get In The Know about Africa travel

Algeria, Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central Africa Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Democratic Republic Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Guinea, Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Seychelles, Senegal, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Kenya Explorer

Posted by on 11:22 am in Announcements, Kenya | 0 comments

Kenya Explorer

Kenya Explorer From African Travel Inc. 9 Days from $4,995 per person NAIROBI, ABERDARE NATIONAL PARK, MOUNT KENYA, MASAI MARA For the “Out Of Africa” experience immortalized by author Karen Blixen, this traditional safari captures the romance and adventure of Kenya. Game drives and bush walks in the magnificent Masai Mara Reserve and the misty forests of the Aberdare, face-to-face encounters with giraffes and chimpanzees in protected sanctuaries, and dining with a local family are but a few of the kaleidoscope of experiences sure...

read more

Distinctive Safari from African Travel Inc.

Posted by on 8:05 pm in Announcements, South Africa | 0 comments

Distinctive Safari from African Travel Inc.

Distinctive Safaris from African Travel Inc. See South Africa Behind the Scenes with Lloyd Camp and African Travel, Inc. African Travel, Inc.’s new Distinctive Safari Collection offers a once-in-a-lifetime chance to explore a side of Africa very few get to know. This one-time-only tour in the Distinctive Safari Collection, Behind the Scenes with Lloyd Camp, is an exclusive opportunity to spend time with native South African cultural and wildlife expert Lloyd Camp learning about the Rainbow Nation’s inspirational leaders, its dedicated...

read more

Experience the Solar Eclipse in Kenya

Posted by on 5:01 pm in Announcements, Kenya | 0 comments

Experience the Solar Eclipse in Kenya

Experience the Solar Eclipse in Kenya This 11-day barefoot luxury safari starts at $15,600 per person, offering the best of African wildlife and rare solar eclipse viewing New York, NY, June 20, 2013 – A solar eclipse is always a rare and unique event, but imagine seeing one from Northern Kenya. *Extraordinary Journeys’* new 11-day Solar Eclipse Safari taking place October 26th – November 5th, offers travelers the chance to explore Kenya’s remote Northern Frontier and take in the magnificent solar eclipse from Sibiloi National...

read more

Luxurious South Africa Safari

Posted by on 9:59 pm in Announcements, South Africa | 0 comments

Luxurious South Africa Safari

Lion World Tours Offers Luxurious Five-Star Pride of South Africa Safari Vacation Take in the ultimate beauty of South Africa on this luxury five-star Pride of South Africa adventure starting from $3,999* per person, including taxes and air from 28 US cities. This saves $2,000 per person on competing packages. This 10-day vacation and safari is being offered by Lion World Tours for travel – December 6, 2013 and January 12, 2014 for USD $3,999 and selected dates in November 2013 and January, February and March 2014 for USD $4,299. Single...

read more

Jinack Island: A Getaway in Gambia

Posted by on 10:00 am in Gambia, Spotlight | 2 comments

Jinack Island: A Getaway in Gambia

Jinack Island: A Getaway in Gambia Jinack Island in Gambia It would be impossible to find Jinack for almost anyone except for the native people who have grown up paddling their hand-carved pirogues through the passageways of sandbars, mangroves, and still stretches of water. Luckily for us, a long-time friend of Peace Corps volunteers Yankuba Mane greeted us warmly as we climbed unsteadily into his rocking wooden boat. “Ladies first,” said Yankuba in his chipper Gambian English. He motioned for me to sit at the front of the pirogue. I took my...

read more

Uganda Mountain Gorillas

Posted by on 3:12 pm in Announcements, Uganda | 1 comment

Uganda Mountain Gorillas

Odysseys Unlimited Introduces Small Group Tour to Uganda: In Mountain Gorillas’ Midst   Newton, MA, April 11, 2013 – Uganda is the newest destination offered by Travel & Leisure’s six-time “World’s Best Tour Operator” honoree, Newton-based small group specialist Odysseys Unlimited. Uganda’s mountain gorillas Debuting June 3, 2013, with four more scheduled departures through the end of the year, Odysseys Unlimited’s Uganda: Pearl of Africa 17-day small group itinerary includes stays in five dramatically different national...

read more

Noticing Poverty in Guinea

Posted by on 10:20 am in Guinea, Spotlight | 1 comment

Noticing Poverty in Guinea

Noticing Poverty in Guinea Life in Guinea Without Money Upon arrival in Guinea’s capital city Conakry, my truck friend Jalou took me to his family home. It wasn’t so dismal; they had walls, a couch in their living room, beds in their bedrooms. We went out to meet a friend of his and passed the local market. A large, steaming rubbish tip sat beside it whilst the flavourful smoke mixed with the people and produce. Fishes gathered flies as they lay waiting to be sold on the uncleaned mats on the floor, sharing the same space as fruit...

read more

New Southern Africa Adventure

Posted by on 8:56 am in Announcements, Botswana News, Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe | 0 comments

New Southern Africa Adventure

Overseas Adventure Travel Announces New Southern Africa Adventure for Late 2013     Trip begins at $265 per day and single supplements are free BOSTON, April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — In response to high demand for safaris and cultural immersion trips in Southern Africa, Overseas Adventure Travel (OAT) is launching a new small group adventure beginning in October 2013. The 17-day Southern Africa: South Africa, Zimbabwe, Namibia, and Botswana trip begins at $4495, or just $265 per day, and includes free single supplements for solo...

read more

Namibia Safari from African Travel, Inc.

Posted by on 8:46 am in Announcements, Namibia | 0 comments

Namibia Safari from African Travel, Inc.

Get the Best of Namibia with African Travel, Inc. Rare White Rhino Sightings Often a Bonus in Namibia The Great Sand Sea in Namibia is home to some of the tallest sand dunes on earth, and these spectacular natural wonders are just a part of the amazing adventure travelers will enjoy on African Travel, Inc.’s Best of Namibia Wing Safari Guided Adventure. From touring in 4x4s through the towering dunes of the Kulala Wilderness Reserve to rhino tracking in Etosha National Park, the expert safari specialists at African Travel, Inc. can help plan...

read more

Luxury Botswana

Posted by on 7:58 pm in Announcements, Botswana News | 0 comments

Luxury Botswana

Luxury Botswana with Lion World Tours ~ Visit the Okavango Delta’s extraordinary wetlands and the remote Linyanti Wildlife Reserve ~ Delray Beach, FL, March 14, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Lion World Tours is offering an exciting Botswana safari. Plan ahead with our “Luxury Botswana” which includes international flights from New York or Washington, D.C. to Johannesburg on South African Airways, a night in Johannesburg on arrival, regional flights between Johannesburg and Maun, six nights of accommodations in luxury lodges...

read more

Volcanic Cape Verde Islands

Posted by on 10:00 am in Cape Verde, Spotlight | 2 comments

Volcanic Cape Verde Islands

Volcanic Activity in Cape Verde: Hiking at the Edge of the World Pico de Fogo Volacano, the active volcano in the Cape Verde Islands. Where is Cape Verde? Blipped into existence by volcanic activity off the coast of West Africa, there is an island chain so ethereal that when I arrived I thought I had stepped forth onto the forgotten land of Atlantis. Strewn with tropical forests, rocky volcanic wastelands, and black sand beaches, it was a West African country developmentally far ahead of many of its continental cousins, with people who swing...

read more

Transportation in Senegal

Posted by on 10:00 am in Senegal, Spotlight | 4 comments

Transportation in Senegal

Hit the Road…In Senegal! My love for Senegal is an acquired love, much like wine. At first I wrinkled my nose at it, and now I just can’t stop drinking it all in. I love the mixture of people, the big bowls of peanut sauce on rice, the open friendliness, and the opportunity to see everything from the uninhabited white beach coastline of the Atlantic to the forested mountains and chimpanzee havens of Kedougou. As much as I love exploring Senegal, transportation here can be frustrating, especially if you’re accustomed to the roomy,...

read more

Tastes of Egyptian Foods by Season

Posted by on 10:01 am in Egypt, Spotlight | 11 comments

Tastes of Egyptian Foods by Season

Seasons of Flavor Define Foods in Egypt Street Vendors Offer Tastes of the Season in Egypt Speaking so fast that the repeated word actually sounds like one long tongue twister, the vendors on the corner down the street from my Cairo home lean in to every car window that passes. “Gambari, gambari, gambari!!!” There is always a slight lilt in their voices that implies a question. They stand for hours and yet never seem to run out of energy, playfully bantering with drivers or amongst themselves. It’s shrimp season in Egypt and the street...

read more

Guinea, the West African Temptress

Posted by on 10:00 am in Guinea, Spotlight | 10 comments

Guinea, the West African Temptress

Guinea: A Gem in Africa Getting Around Guinea “What do you mean the car isn’t full?” I asked the chauffeur in Pulaar. I was peering inside the Renault station wagon commonly known as a sept place in Senegal because it seats seven passengers plus the driver. As the dark interior shifted and human shapes became apparent, I felt a mixture of horror and admiration at the twelve people they had managed to cram inside the car. My friend and I grudgingly agreed to get in because we had no other choice unless we wanted to walk through Guinea. We...

read more

An Expat in Egypt

Posted by on 5:27 pm in Egypt, Spotlight | 23 comments

An Expat in Egypt

Cairo, Egypt and a Writer’s View My Egyptian Safari The stars that could be seen were uncountable, so numerous and bright that they more than made up for the lack of a moon as our jeep bounced through and around and over sand dunes of various sizes. Our driver claimed he could see better without headlights. As the mushroom-shaped chalk monuments the White Desert is famous for became obvious in the distance, I gave up my fear of accidental cliff diving and surrendered to the thrill of whipping wind. It was adventures like this that first...

read more

Pin It on Pinterest

Shares
Share This

Are you ready to Travel for Free?

Do you want to know how I have traveled to over 50 countries for Free?

 

Join our community and get my new ebook about how to travel for free just like the pros!

You have successfully subscribed! Check your email for your ebook.