Africa

Essential South African Experiences For The Adventurous Traveler
by in Adventure, Africa, Travel Guides

Essential South African Experiences For The Adventurous Traveler

South Africa has much to offer travelers: quality wine, exotic wildlife, farm-to-fork food, natural beauty, a rich culture and, possibly the number one reason to visit, diverse adventure. Whether you’re interested in interacting with predators, hang-gliding over mountains, jumping from the world’s highest bungy or having a serene balloon experience, […]

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Sleeping disease is a potentially fatal illness that can put you to sleep...forever. Photo courtesy of 55Laney69.
by in Africa, Editor's Journal, Health & Wellness

That Time I Was Diagnosed With Potentially Fatal African Sleeping Disease

“Sorry to call so late. We’ve looked at some of your blood work from the lab and need you to come down right away.” After spending 12 hours in the emergency room, this is a call you never want to hear. And it wasn’t the receptionist calling, it was the […]

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Video: Essential Travel Tips For Ghana, Africa

Traveling to Ghana, Africa, for the first time can be daunting, as for many the local culture will be very different from your own. While you should expect to feel out of place for the first day or so, if you give this destination a chance you’ll likely fall in […]

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Photo courtesy of Thomas Leuthard
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Photo Essay: Meet The Locals Of Marrakech, Morocco

One of the main highlights of any trip is the people. For those who have ever dreamed of visiting Marrakech in Morocco, let me introduce you to some of the city’s locals through stunning photography: Pin It

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How To Survive The Trotro In Ghana
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How To Survive The Trotro In Ghana

Arriving into Africa from my home region of New York, I was immediately overwhelmed by the sites and sounds of Africa. Experiencing standstill traffic and air saturated with diesel fuel while hawkers (men carrying goods and women selling merchandise from their heads) bang on the taxi window and try to […]

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