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African Destinations

Abu Simbel – Ton of Ancient Temples, Monuments & Archaeology!

Abu Simbel – Ton of Ancient Temples, Monuments & Archaeoloqgy! If you have been looking for hidden gems to go spend your vacation, then Abu Simbel is one of those holiday destinations that worth a trip to. Thousands of years into the ancient past, in 1257 BCE, Pharaoh Ramses II (1279-13 BCE) ordered two temples to be carved from the solid rock on the grounds of the west bank of the Nile, south

Hurghada – Egyptian Beach Resort Town That Never Disappoints!

Hurghada – Egyptian Beach Resort Town That Never Disappoints! Not too long ago, the impressive town of Hurghada was an obscure and relatively small fishing village, languishing on the Red Sea. You can’t keep a place like Hurghada a secret forever – this splendid stretch of pristine beach is practically unrecognizable from it’s fishing village past, and has flourished into what is now one of the most talked about, fun filled, popular tourist holiday

Luxor, Egypt – The Home to the “Valley of the Kings”!

Luxor, Egypt – The Home to the “Valley of the Kings”! The West Bank of Luxor is certainly one of the best holiday destinations and the world’s most highly prized archaeological sites ever explored. Historically, it is actually much more than what we regard as the “Valley of the Kings,” however the term has come to describe the entire area found here in Egypt. As an example, many of the best books written about

Serious Windsurfer or Diver? Dahab is Awaiting You!

Serious Windsurfer or Diver? Dahab is Awaiting You! For many windsurfers and divers, Dahab is one of the ultimate hot spots you can hope to travel to; it’s one of a must-see holiday destinations that brings in thousands of divers, windsurfers, kite surfers and the like on an annual basis. Many are drawn to the area’s laid-back atmosphere, where the dress code for women is more relaxed due to the

Mombasa – City of Salt and Of Spice, Marvelous!

Mombasa – City of Salt and Of Spice, Marvelous! Do you dream of holiday destinations that are pristine, or with sandy white beaches? Amazing weather all year round? A laid-back place where you won’t be stuck in traffic hours on end, full of great culture, delicious food, romance, and exciting nightlife? Come to Mombasa! This gorgeous Kenyan coastal city is brimming with exotic foods, breathtaking scenery, exciting activities and a

Lake Victoria – For Your Tanzania Safari Itinerary!

Lake Victoria – A Must on Your Tanzania Safari Itinerary Stunning Lake Victoria – it’s definitely on top list of must-visit holiday destinations if you happen to traveling through Tanzania! The great lake’s surface area covers 68,800 square kilometres or 26,600 square miles, making Lake Victoria Africa’s most enormous lake. This amazing lake is also the largest tropical lake in the world, and the second largest freshwater lake in the

Ngorongoro Crater Should Be Your First Safari!

Ngorongoro Crater Should Be Your First Safari! The Ngorongoro Crater is the astonishing highlight of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, which is one of holiday destinations that is a UNESCO World Heritage designated site. The crater can be found 180 kilometres or 110 miles west of Arusha, in what is known as the Crater Highlands zone of beautiful Tanzania. It’s described as being nature’s own Eden.   Ngorongoro Crater – How did

The Charm of Mozambique – The City of Maputo

The Charm of Mozambique Starts With Visiting Maputo Maputo is a stunning beach paradise in Mozambique, where visitors can shake off a little stress in the sunshine and take in the magnificent views. There are generally few tourists abound, and the atmosphere is almost South American holiday destinations kinda style and feel, only difference it is in Africa.   Maputo – Then and Now Maputo had been previously named Lourenço

Interested with African Tribes? Try the Maasai!

Interested with African Tribes? Try the Maasai! The Maasai people of East Africa are some of the best known local populations to Southern Kenya and Northern Tanzania due to their proximity to many of the game parks of the African Great Lakes. Their distinctive customs and clothing make them easy to spot. They reside along the Great Rift Valley on stretches of semi-arid and arid lands. The Maasai occupy a

Virunga National Park Must Know Things

Virunga National Park – Essential and Quick Guide Virunga National Park is a place of geologic marvel, tumultuous history, and is home to two of the most active volcanoes in the world. This fascinating national park is also one of the few holiday destinations with the most biologically varied protected habitats on Earth. You can find one half of all the biodiversity in sub-Saharan Africa in Virunga, as it spans

Fan of Deserts? Go Big With Kalahari Desert!

Fan of Deserts? Go Big With Kalahari Desert! Traveling into the breathtaking Kalahari Desert stirs up emotions of solitude and remoteness, oneness with nature, adventure, and romance. Not many holiday destinations can bring this package of adventure all at once, the vastness and desolation of this enormous space is almost difficult to take in. Although it is called a desert, the Kalahari Desert is actually a vast basin of savannah

Pyramids of Giza – Ancient Wonder of the World

Pyramids of Giza Ancient Wonder of the World The pyramids of Giza capture our imaginations and fill us with a childlike sense of awe – who hasn’t daydreamed about visiting or exploring these ancient ruins? Some may be surprised when they learn for the first time how easy it is to get to the pyramids of Giza from the city itself.  Visitors can be surprised to be traveling down a

Holidays in Swakopmund Namibia

Holidays in Swakopmund Namibia Namibia’s Swakopmund, or “Swakop” as the locals call it, is Namibia’s largest coastal city and one of the biggest holiday destinations for Namibians on holiday, as well as for tourists from abroad. Swakopmund owes it’s name to the city’s German origins, meaning “mouth of the Swakop” which is a river in western Namibia. The German heritage is rather pronounced in Swakopmund, and can be plainly seen

Reasons Why Tourists Flock to Casablanca Morocco

Reasons Why Tourists Flock to Casablanca Morocco Exotic and fascinating Casablanca Morocco, affectionately known as Casa. The North African city’s name comes from the term “Casa Branca” given by the Portuguese when it was merely a small Berber village sitting on the Anfa hill – previous to that, the original name was “Anfa”, meaning the hill itself. Casablanca Morocco is a cosmopolitan city, a city more at ease and open

This Is Why You Should Visit Dakar, Senegal!

This Is Why You Should Visit Dakar, Senegal! Do you love to travel? If you do, are you like other so-called wanderlusts who limit their trips to holiday destinations they perceive as culturally rich and progressive? In the process, they “avoid” places like Africa based on misconceptions that, in reality, have been proven wrong repeatedly. Bonafide travel junkies know that love for travel knows no bounds. When you have set out

Adventures at Kenya’s Masai Mara Game Reserve

Adventure Awaiting You at the Masai Mara Game Reserve in Kenya The Masai Mara National Reserve (also known as Masai Mara Game Reserve and by the locals as The Mara) is a large game reserve located in the Narok County, in Kenya. This tourist spot was named in honor of the Masai people who were the ancestral inhabitants. This Masai Mara is not just a game reserve but is also