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March
2017
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Weekend in Stellenbosch

Stellenbosch is South Africa’s second oldest European settled town. Located on the banks of the Eerste River in Cape Winelands, the city is renowned for its wine, stellar food, fine dining, natural beauty, historical Cape Dutch buildings, youthful vibe, and adventurous activities, all of which make a visit to the town fun. If you are …

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March
2017
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Travel Tips: 10 Things You Must Know Before A Trip To Zanzibar

Just the name ZANZIBAR conjures exotic images … and indeed this is a truly unique place where there is an infusion of Arabic, Indian and African cultures. It is difficult to describe this place, to go deeper than the wonderful beaches and palms, this place must be experienced to be fully understood. The relaxed attitude, the Islamic …

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March
2017
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Celebrate 30 Years in Africa with Zara Tours

It’s hard to believe that so much time has passed so quickly, but when we stop and look back at the calendar, it’s really true; Zara Tours has been bringing people to the wilds of Africa to experience the splendor of nature for nearly 30 years!   It all started back in 1987, when Ronald …

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March
2017
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Keeping It Real: a Laid-back Retreat in Kigali

A little over two decades ago, Rwanda’s capital city Kigali was the epicenter of a genocide that ravaged the country, claiming about one million lives. Fast forward to the present and a country that was reeling from the horrors of ethnic cleansing now wears the tag of Remarkable Rwanda, while Kigali has recovered and transformed …

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February
2017
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How to have 7 days of Fun in Mombasa

Mombasa is a gateway to Kenya’s great history and its sparkling India Ocean. The city has striking signs of mixed cultural influence that makes it home to everyone. A city with friendly people, nice cuisine, traffic-free road network and nice beaches, with an opportunity to view the city while having dinner in a dhow, Mombasa …

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January
2017
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4 Days in Ethiopia Historic Routes

Ethiopia is historic. It is one of the few African countries mentioned in the holy books, and quite interestingly, it is believed to be the home of the Ark of Covenant God made with the children of Israel. A visit to this country takes you down historical lane to the roots of some faith. Ancient …

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January
2017
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5 Best Places to Visit in Lagos

The hustling and bustling associated with our daily lives may deprive us of that special time with our families, friends or loved ones. Besides Lagos being the busiest state in Nigeria, it also has some of the best places, restaurants, movie centers and what have you. There is a wide variety of places in Lagos …

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January
2017
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A Seven day self-drive into Amazing Mozambique

If any African holiday destinations ever made your heart flutter, I bet Mozambique will make it fly. The country’s line of beautiful beaches, resort towns and friendly people are unrivaled on the continent. It you want to see a chunk of the amazing Mozambique in a few days, here is an itinerary for a self-drive …

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January
2017
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Top 5 Romantic Destinations in Sao Tome and Principe

The Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe is one of Africa’s thriving island tourist destinations. Situated in the Gulf of Guinea, approximately 180 miles off the West African coast, Sao Tome is a small island country with a rich avalanche of romantic hotspots. For couples and lovebirds seeking the opportunity to ignite the spark …

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January
2017
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Fun, Motorbikes & a Spice of Voodoo

Exploring Cotonou and environs… Although it is not the capital of the country, Cotonou is the largest city and no doubt the commercial center of Bénin République, and one of West Africa’s most popular cities. The city enjoys a temperate weather all round at 27°C which makes it a nice place to visit anytime of …

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January
2017
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The Overberg – whales, wine and adventure

Whales, wine routes, adventure activities and glorious nature make the Cape Overberg more than just a stopover en route to somewhere. Just a short drive from Cape Town, the region has so much to offer with a range of options for families, couples and adventure addicts.   Whales, wine and adventure You can’t miss the …

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December
2016
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Why Rwanda Should Be On Your 2017 Bucket List

I visited Rwanda recently and was thrilled to see how developed, organized and exciting this small East African country had grown to become. The people and government of Rwanda have certainly achieved giant strides in making their country hospitable for visitors despite the effects of the genocide war of the nineties. I had a great …

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December
2016
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Christmas Offers That You Should Take Advantage Of

As Christmas hits us in three days time, here are some fantastic Christmas offers that you should take advantage of. Hurry as the destinations tops the list as Africa favourite holiday spots. Go on and have the time of your life! 1. MARA CHRISTMAS OFFER The Mara is known as one of the finest wildlife …

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December
2016
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Christmas in Africa: From Austria to Tunisia

Debbie was born and raised in Austria. As a little girl, Christmas in her country was always as kitschy as it could get: a (real) fir tree, a yummy Christmas goose and a snowed-in house. It’s the kind of Christmas many people dream of. Debbie also grew up spending Christmas Eve all around the globe, …

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December
2016
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Christmas in Lesotho: 6 Beautiful Adventures to Discover

Call it ‘small but mighty’ and you won’t be wrong. Welcome to Lesotho, Southern Africa’s “jewel of inestimable value”. This is a stunning country in many ramifications, and if you’re looking to doing something different this season, Lesotho is the way to go. For an unforgettable Christmas in Lesotho, here are 6 beautiful adventures to …

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November
2016
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Top 5 Things To Do In Cotonou

Cotonou, the vibrant and economical capital of Benin, is located on the Southern part of the country near the sea. The town is bordered by the sea, lakes and lagoons and has a lot of activities and sights to see. Here are some of the must-see and top 5 things to do in Cotonou. 1. …

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November
2016
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5 Days Marangu Route Kilimanjaro Climb

How does it feel to reach the highest point in Africa, and to do so in 5 days? To find you’ll have to do the ever popular 5 Days Marangu Route Kilimanjaro Climb. Those who have done it maintain it is ecstatic! You too can have this once-in-a-lifetime experience. Here is how it works. If …

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November
2016
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Enjoy a Day Trip to Khami Ruins, Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe is a popular tourists’ destination because of its Victoria Falls. However, the country also has some massive ancient sites, incredible ruins dating centuries that are worth a visit. Khami Ruins is one of them. If you are in Zimbabwe anytime, a day trip to this site will be worth a try. Morning Kharmi Ruins …

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November
2016
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How to Spend a Perfect Day in Ilorin

Looking for a low budget, laid-back and serene city? Pack your bags and head off to Ilorin. Located in North central Nigeria, this quiet and easy going capital city presents a perfect opportunity for a getaway or mini-holiday without breaking the bank. I sauntered into the Kwara State capital on a weekend, hoping to relax, …

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November
2016
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Low Budget Honeymoon? Try Mauritius

We all know that the best honeymoons don’t come cheap. Right? Wrong. What we all don’t know is that you can still have an exciting honeymoon that won’t cost us an arm and a leg. Right? Right. This is where Mauritius, a romantic Indian Ocean island paradise, comes to the rescue. If you are looking …

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October
2016
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Beach Fun & Island Hopping (Exploring Vilankulo and Bazaruto Archipelago)

Vilankulo is one of the major tourist destinations in Mozambique and perhaps the favorite for visitors to the country, because it is the gateway to the enchanting Bazaruto Archipelago on the Indian Ocean. It is really a small town of about 5km long, but it boasts of the largest accumulation of tourist facilities and services …

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October
2016
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3-Day Unbeatable Adventure in Cairo

Cairo conjures up the image of a modern city with a backdrop of ancient monuments, exotic souks and eons of history. The city is a holiday destination that should be on everyone’s bucket list. If your time to visit Cairo is now, here is an itinerary you should consider for a 3-day adventure in Cairo. …

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October
2016
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Top 10 Honeymoon Destinations in Africa

What pictures of honeymoon readily come to your mind—thrilling wildlife safaris, from popular to less crowded and secluded breath-taking beaches; or beautiful lakes, diverse scenic natural landscapes featuring from majestic rocky mountain peaks to the deserts and islands; or is it marvellous heritage sites and enthralling sights of pyramids and more? If your answer is …

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October
2016
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10 Stunning Images of Enugu’s Largest Market

Ogbete Market is Enugu’s largest marketplace where you can buy everything and anything, excluding humans. This fast-paced market is filled with buyers and sellers at any given time of the day. Space is a luxury in this colourful market; and the layout is well structured such that different areas are dedicated to various goods and ...

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