Category: Rest of Africa

Le Meridien Ile Maurice - A Tropical Escape

Le Meridien Ile Maurice Review When we discovered that our African cruise would be leaving from Mauritius, we looked forward to visiting the island again. We planned to spend 2 nights at Le Meridien Ile Maurice before we embarked on the cruise. Then a cyclone hit Mauritius, and we made a reluctant decision to postpone […]

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An African Cruise on the Norwegian Dawn

An African Cruise on the Norwegian Dawn Cruising holidays in South Africa have become extremely popular in recent years. While other types of holidays are mainly about the destination, cruises are as much about the journey too. They offer a blissful escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life with your food, transport and […]

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Top 10 Amazing Highlights of Namibia

Namibia is a stunning country with so many attractions. Here is my round-up of the top highlights of Namibia. If you're the type of person who is attracted to places big on space and low on crowds, then Namibia will be right up your alley. It is one of the most sparsely populated countries in […]

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10 Best Primate Safaris in Uganda

The Best Primate Safaris in Uganda Uganda hosts the highest number of primates species in East Africa including mountain gorillas, chimpanzees, and thousands of monkey species, offering tourists wanting to see African primates, a fantastic safari. It’s not just about the primates though. The insects, butterflies, wide array of bird and animal species, and spiders, […]

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Gorilla trekking in Uganda and Rwanda - a comprehensive guide

Guide to gorilla trekking in Uganda and Rwanda Gorilla trekking is, without a doubt, Africa’s most iconic adventure after a safari to view the Big 5. Trekking to see mountain gorillas in the wild offers a unique experience while hiking through dense tropical rainforests in East Africa to get up close to the world's most […]

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The Big 5 of Africa : Bush Basics

The Big 5 of Africa How well do you know your  wildlife? If bush jargon confuses you, then this guide to African wildlife will give you the basic information you need to know before your safari, and answer some commonly asked wildlife questions. Although I discuss the Big 5 of Africa , I will also […]

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A Day on Reunion Island

A day on Reunion Island Reunion Island is a small 2500 m2 island in the Indian Ocean, a tropical paradise known for its lush rainforests, rugged volcanic terrain, and exquisite beaches.  Although it is located in the continent of Africa, it is a department of France and is therefore controlled by the French government. Approximately […]

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Conquering the Roof of Africa: A Comprehensive Guide to Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro

A Comprehensive Guide to Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro Mount Kilimanjaro stands tall and magnificent, rising above the Tanzanian landscape as the tallest free-standing mountain in the world. It's not just a mountain; it's a symbol of Africa's grandeur, an adventurer's dream, and a once-in-a-lifetime journey for many. If you've ever dreamed of standing upon its snowy […]

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6 Best Destinations to Visit in Morocco

Discover Morocco: Colors, Flavors, and Timeless History - The Best Destinations to Visit in Morocco In the expansive landscape of North Africa, Morocco is a testament to civilizations that have risen and ebbed, leaving behind indelible marks on its cities and culture. Morocco, a treasure trove of sensory experiences, offers travelers a glimpse into an intricate […]

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