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

 
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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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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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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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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Kenya for the Indie Traveler
Kenya for the Indie Traveler From wildlife to beachcombing to one of the world's epic train rides, Shelley Seale shares some of the best times to be had in Kenya.
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Eco-Travel Guide to Morocco
Eco-Travel Guide to Morocco Earning acclaim for its recent preservation and conservation efforts and home to some of the most varied scenery in the world with a roster of eco-friendly activities, Morocco makes for a surprising addition to eco-conscious itinerary.
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The Hunt for the “Real Africa”
The Hunt for the “Real Africa” Many people travel to Africa in hopes of capturing the continent's unique natural beauty and getting a taste of it's traditional cultures....but is that all there is to traveling in Africa?
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Four Things You Think You Know About South Africa
Four Things You Think You Know About South Africa South Africa carries with it some pretty hefty baggage - it's far away from so much of the rest of the world that what we "know" about South Africa comes to us largely through brief news snippets, sweeping movie landscapes, or apartheid documentaries on the History Channel. You know there's more to South Africa than that. You just don't know what.
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