Recipe Friday: Roosterbrood South Africa
Roosterbrood is a South African rural recipe that is a part of the long standing South African Sunday afternoon braai (grill) tradition. The tradition of eating a roosterbrood has passed down from generation to generation, therefore ingraining it in family recipes over the years. Since it is usually made on a barbeque grill, the smoky …
Best Hotels in Africa: Readers’ Choice Awards
#10 TABLE BAY HOTEL 329 ROOMS Quay 6, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town, South Africa The blue-roofed contemporary-Victorian hotel opened by Nelson Mandela is in “a great location,” connected to the Victoria Wharf Shopping Centre. Guest rooms offer water or mountain views, and all have maritime decor. The informal Conservatory serves tapas and has …
NEWSFLASH! Zambia/Zimbabwe ANNOUCES Uni-Visa!
Plans to implement a new uni-visa system at the borders of Zambia and Zimbabwe has been announced by Zambian foreign envoy, Ndiyoi Mutiti. Speaking in Harare during the commemorations of the 50th Independence anniversary of Zambia, Mutiti said the new visa (which will be called Kaza visa) will boost tourism in both countries. With this …
Recipe Friday : Jollof Rice
It is pertinent to state that jollof rice is thought to have originated from the Wolof ethnic group in the Senegal/Gambia region of western Africa. However, it has since spread to other parts of West Africa, especially Nigeria where it is a major hit! This dish is so popular that most foodies swear by it …
WIN AN IPHONE 6!
Hey! Got an interesting travel experience you want to share with us? AFRO TOURISM is offering you an early Christmas Gift! The all-new Apple iPhone 6 is up for grabs in our Spin-A-Yarn Writing Competition! How to win? Pretty easy. Tell us that interesting story from your travel experience to any AFRICAN destination. Simply share …
The Afrotourist at WTM London 2014
Can you imagine missing your way to the ExCel Centre (Custom House) from Stratford and finding yourself at Arsenal Woolwich? Laugh out loud!! JJC (Johnny just come a Nigerian slang for newbie). Monday 3rd November was the first day of WTM London and the show was to start at 9:00 am. After my ordeal and …
Recipe Friday: Caruru
Caruru is an Angolan dish made with shrimp, okra and other ingredients. It can be eaten as a main dish or accompanied by Funje (a Cassava Flour Porridge) or rice . This dish is of African origin, however it is more recognized as a Brazilian Portuguese dish which is believed to have been exported out …
Recipe Friday: Couscous with lamb stew
Couscous is the National dish of Algeria and thought to have been created by the Berbers after the Carthaginians introduced semolina wheat in northern Africa. It is a pasta like dish made by sieving a mixture of water and coarse, grainy semolina wheat particles. It has a complicated technique to it, but you can always …
What does that mean? This is an interesting way of making an analogy. One page of a book will only give you so much information. You will never know about what happens in the next chapter, much less at the end of the book. That is the fate of those who stay in one place, …
Did You Know?
Liberia and Senegal have some of the best surf spots in West Africa, and Africa as a continent! Yoff Plage in Senegal and Robertsport in Liberia is a haven for both local and international surfers from across the globe. So if you’re a surfer make sure to hit up Liberia and Senegal on your next …
BUCKET LIST -3 must-do’s in southern Africa
Everyone has their own form of a bucket list, travelling helps you to finish that list. Here are 3 must-do’s in southern Africa. After recently travelling around South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana and Mozambique I can assure you that these three goals on my bucket list were worth every cent. Victoria Falls- Traveler’s worldwide continuously …
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