Category: Africa

When you step into Alexandria, you’re stepping into a rich historical tapestry, a fact supported by numerous historical records and archaeological sites. This city is an intriguing mix of ancient wonders and modern marvels, with its maze-like streets telling tales of the past. This is evident in the city’s grand architecture and vibrant neighborhoods. However,...
Many people don’t realize that Lagos, originally named Eko, was once a major port on the Atlantic slave trade route, and its history profoundly shapes the vibrant culture you see today. As a travel writer who’s visited numerous cities, I find Lagos uniquely compelling, not just for its historical depth but also for its modern...
As a seasoned traveler and writer, I’ve ventured through countless cities, but Cairo holds a special allure with its intricate blend of history and modernity. Strolling through its lively streets, you’re transported by the scents of rich spices and the sounds of bustling markets. Each corner offers a new story, from the majestic pyramids at...
If you are looking for a once in a lifetime safari experience or a great climb, consider Tanzania for your trip.  This peaceful, stable country in east Africa is well known for huge national parks such as the Serengeti, friendly people and of course the highest peak on the continent – Kilimanjaro.  When you arrive...
Intro Tanzania Safari Tip: Upon entry into Tanzania you have two options for a visa.  The first is to obtain a visa in advance, via a Tanzanian consulate in the United States or your home country.  The second is to buy visa upon entry. Buying the visa upon entry is actually quite easy and only...
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