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6 Outstanding Parks for the African Safari Hopper

The parks and reserves of eastern and southern Africa offer so many safari options, it’s a challenge to pick just one. So ...


The Ngorongoro Crater: The Best Place to Animal Watch in Africa

This bowl of animal soup supports possibly the largest permanent concentration of wildlife in Africa—with a year-round sou...


Would You Dare? Take a Dip in the Devil's Pool

There is a small window of opportunity, when the dry season ends, and the mighty Victoria Falls at its most shallow, that ...


Building Muscles and Saving Elephants in Namibia

During a two-week stint with the NGO Elephant Human Relations Aid (EHRA), volunteers can make a tangible difference in the...

Cape Town

48 Hours in Cape Town

With the great Table Mountain providing the backdrop for this stunning seaside port city, Cape Town is an outdoor lover's delight. With plenty of hiking and trekking nearby, as well as national parks and wildlife excursions, the capital of the Western Cape is the perfect introduction to the rugged and wild landscapes of Africa. Linger around Cape Town for a few days to soak up the history, culture and geographical wonders the city has to offer. With dozens of world-class restaurants, hair-rai...


Brush up on Your Rabat Facts Before Heading to Morocco

Though the city is a touch more laid back then many of its contemporaries in the area, travelers may want to brush up on a...


Morocco Weather is Ideal for Spring and Summer Travel

Travelers who are planning an African adventure may want to brush up on some facts before leaving home, as the different r...


Have a Taste of the Savory Madagascar Cuisine

Madagascar cuisine takes inspiration from Southeast Asia, Africa, India, China and Europe, making for many interesting and...