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March
2017
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Recipe Wednesday: Slow Cooked Chicken Tagine

It’s so great how I look forward to Wednesdays – it is mid-week (and countdown to TGIF… Yay!!), it’s when the madness of the beginning of the week starts to slow down. What’s not to love. This week we’re cooking for our Recipe Wednesday: Slow Cooked Chicken Tagine, popular in the city of Rabat, capital of …

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February
2017
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Top 10 Reasons to Visit Rabat

Rabat is a beautiful and historically rich city. Located just by the Atlantic ocean with River Bou Regreg to its left, Rabat is a pleasantly calm and peaceful city. The city was made Morocco’s capital by Morocco’s French colonialists in 1912 and retained as capital after independence in 1956. Rabat is also the residence of …

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February
2017
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Swakopmunder Musikwoche: Bridging the Gap

Located on the edge of the torrid Namib Desert where Antarctic currents and strong winds cool down the Atlantic Ocean on the coast, the German-named coastal Namibian town, Swakopmund is the venue of an interesting musical festival Swakopmunder Musikwoche seeking to bridge the rift between blacks and whites from an old backdrop of apartheid and …

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February
2017
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Day Out in Windhoek

Images of wildlife, orange-coloured dune and semi-nude hunter-gatherers and Himbe women usually dominate search results for Namibia; you’ve just been ripped off if you’ve defined your impression of this beautiful country with those images. Anyone who arrives in Windhoek, the Namibian capital, can testify to the dramatic contrast between its development and those images, and ...

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February
2017
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Uganda: Why it’s a must visit

Choosing an African destination can be daunting if one wants to explore a country that captures the essence of this enormous and diverse continent. Add a desire to experience something unique – beyond what you see in films and documentaries – and you cannot do better than Uganda. Uganda is relatively small in relation to …

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February
2017
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Gambia: A Win-Win Holiday

Thinking of having a win-win holiday, ié planning to escape Europe’s harsh winter on a low budget or seeking a getaway to a budget traveller’s paradise, then consider the Gambia. The “Smiling Coast of Africa” (as the country is famously called) boasts of beautiful beaches, lush green, monkey-filled forests like Bijilo Forest Park, walkable urban …

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February
2017
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Special Valentines’ Day in Mauritius

I saw my first trip to Mauritius as a chance to see for myself what Mark Twain had described thus; “You gather the idea that Mauritius was made first, and then heaven; and that heaven was copied after Mauritius.” The assertion can easily draw the wrong side of religious folks -Well, the idea is hard ...

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February
2017
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25 Adventure Sites in Africa

Don’t just jump at every holiday offer; to help you prepare for your 2016 holiday trips and travel, here are sites you should consider to add to your itinerary. These are without a doubt the best 25 adventure sites in Africa.    1. Kruger National Park, South Africa Arguably Africa’s most popular and largest game reserves …

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January
2017
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7 Romantic Places to Visit in Mauritius on Valentines’ Day

Everyone knows that Mauritius is one of the most romantic places on earth, yet, not a few people still wish to be saved the stress of finding out the most romantic places on the Island and going there straightaway. As Valentines’ Day approaches, here are 7 romantic places to visit in Mauritius on Valentines’ Day. ...

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January
2017
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Explore Mauritius – Africa’s Most Beautiful Island!

It will pass as Africa’s Hawaii; however, it is a destination that, while similar to other islands, is peerless amongst them. It is a paragon of excellence in travel. With stunning beaches and exotic cultural mix, serene atmosphere complemented by pleasing sunrises and winds, jungles, waterfalls, rainbows and interesting people, those who want to visit …

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January
2017
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Simple Plans For Valentines’ Day in Zanzibar

Zanzibar is one of the perfect honeymoon destinations in Tanzania. It’s popular for its nice climate, beaches, facilities and plenty of holiday and bonding activities. If you need a getaway destination for a romantic Valentines’ day, I recommend Zanzibar—it’s your best bet for an escape into Valentines’ day hideaway. While it’s difficult to make specific ...

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January
2017
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My Day in Mombasa

They say you only live once and if you live it right, once is just good enough. The sentence gets apt after you hit a goal and you find a need to give yourself a good treat in a novel experience. I was in that shoe a couple of months ago after my call to ...

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January
2017
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Top 10 Beach Holiday Destinations in Kenya

I love to describe Kenya as a land of beautiful contrast, consider its deserts and alpine snows; forests and open plains and the blend of modern vibe and colourful tribal culture that characterises its capital, Nairobi, and you will understand why. The world knows Kenya for its classic savannah safari, its other attractive side—though less ...

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January
2017
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10 Incredible Things About Mombasa

Literally, the Indian Ocean defines the beautiful scenery of Kenya’s second largest city, Mombasa.  Remarkable for its white sand, palm-lined beaches, history, and ancient architecture, this beautifully hot town welcomes tourists in huge numbers annually. Here are 10 incredible things about Mombasa that everyone loves to explore: 1. Mombasa Old Town The charming old town is …

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January
2017
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10 Things You Should Confirm in Seychelles When You Visit

Seychelles is a gorgeous destination with plenty of nice beaches—some of the best in the world, tropical climate, kilometres of reefs, uninhabited islands and plenty of surprises. As a “paradise on earth,” it easily qualifies as an ideal honeymoon destination for anyone with class. For all its interesting parts, Seychelles has some intriguing facts that ...

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January
2017
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Seychelles; a Chance to Experience Paradise

Left to imagine Seychelles, I bet anyone with an idea about the country will return a picture of paradise. A friend of mine fondly says the Islands of Seychelles mirror for him what heaven will look like. This was why Prince William and Kate Middleton chose to start their lives as a couple in the ...

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January
2017
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10 Interesting Nigerian Cities to Visit in 2017!

2017 is upon us and we have to make the most of it travel wise. If you had excuses why you couldn’t achieve all your travel plans in 2016, this new year is the time to start working towards making those travel dreams a reality. We are at Afro Tourism as usual are delighted to …

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December
2016
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Top Destinations in Africa to be This New Year’s Eve

After celebrating Christmas, the whole world turns its attention to ushering in the New Year. You should make your new year’s eve a memorable day as you craft those New Year resolutions and ponder on what the aging year has brought forth. There is no better place to be than Africa. This wonderful continent comes …

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December
2016
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10 Activities for the Whole Family in South Africa this Christmas & New Year

South Africa is always a great place to visit at Christmas and New Year holidays.  With December and January being the top summer months with hot and sunny weather, you’d be glad if you decided to travel with your entire family down to the lovely Mzansi. This spectacularly beautiful country is an easy choice for …

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December
2016
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Top Destinations in Africa at Christmas

Every year at Christmas time thousands of tourists fly to various countries in Africa to have their exotic and relaxing holidays. Christmas in Africa is a time of outdoor fun, due to the warm summer weather. Moreover, tourists to Africa during this time will observe the magnificent scenery whether it’s in a coastline near the …

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December
2016
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10 Incredible African Islands to Celebrate Christmas

Kids love to ask questions, youths love pictures, young adults love adventure, hardworking corporate executives long for a lazy leisure holiday, and old people revel in history. Everyone longs for something and the yuletide is just about the right time to satisfy these yearnings. Interestingly, there are incredible places in Africa that meet every yearning …

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December
2016

Family Christmas in Africa

Mike Corey and his family spent last Christmas on a trip to Kenya and Tanzania. He put together a little overview of the trip as a gift!

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December
2016
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Christmas in Gambia

There is no better way to enjoy this festive holidays than by celebrating your Christmas in Gambia. Christmas being a religious date on the calendar for both Muslims and Christians alike is celebrated on every 25 day of December each year. This country which has a Muslim majority of about 85% with 10% Christians and 5 …

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December
2016

Afro Tourism Road Trip to Ghana

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