Africa Travel Articles

With over 50 countries on this massive continent, there is a lot for indie travelers to see in Africa. Many come for the wildlife and safaris, but the culture, landscape, and tradition of Africa is what gets them coming back for more. Peruse over 30 different articles we have about travel in this amazing continent

 
Planning Your Kenyan Safari
Planning Your Kenyan Safari Is one of your travel dreams to go on safari? Join Dani Blanchette as she offers all you need to know about planning a safari in Kenya.
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12 Tips for Surviving Public Transportation in a Developing Country
12 Tips for Surviving Public Transportation in a Developing Country Traveling by bus or taxi in Uganda can be challenging and frustrating. Shara Johnson gives us a heads-up on what to expect and tips on how to prepare.
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Algeria: Africa’s Secret Foodie Destination
Algeria: Africa’s Secret Foodie Destination What comes to mind when you think of Algerian cuisine? For some people it's nothing at all. For some people it's just couscous and mint tea. But for Amy Turner, it's one of main reasons you should add Algeria to your list of foodie destinations.
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Indie Travel in Mozambique for $45 Per Day
Indie Travel in Mozambique for $45 Per Day Mozambique has some of the most beautiful beaches, best diving and off-the-beaten-path adventures that Africa has to offer.
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The Complete Guide to Hitchhiking in Southern Africa
The Complete Guide to Hitchhiking in Southern Africa Jill Nawrocki has hitch-hiked throughout Southern Africa and believes it is one of the best ways to get around the region. She'll tell you what you need to do, what you should bring along for the ride, and how to stay safe while hitching with a stranger.
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Indie Travel in Malawi for $25 Per Day
Indie Travel in Malawi for $25 Per Day Often referred to as ‘the warm heart of Africa," Malawi lives up to its nickname in all respects. From stunning to supremely friendly locals, combined with its low daily budget and relative ease of travel, Malawi is a great place to start off your African love affair.
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Rock Climbing and Trekking in Andringitra, Madagascar
Rock Climbing and Trekking in Andringitra, Madagascar Travel to Andringitra national park in Southern Madagascar means incredible landscapes, the lure of adventure sports, and a homegrown tourism industry that assures Indie travelers will be giving back and making a difference in the lives of those they meet along the way.
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How to be an Independent Backpacker in Madagascar
How to be an Independent Backpacker in Madagascar In little-explored Madagascar, only the adventurous minority choose buses and a backpack over private cars and a tour group. Jessie Beck explains how to make independent backpacking throughout the island easier.
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The Nairobi Backpackers’ Experience
The Nairobi Backpackers’ Experience Often visitors view passing through Nairobi as a necessary weigh station on their way to a safari or the beach; however, the city has many attractions and amenities that merit a second glance.
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Seeing and Eating Exotic Animals in South Africa
Seeing and Eating Exotic Animals in South Africa Take a bite of the wild side, with this list of exotic meats paired with South African restaurant and safari recommendations.
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