Africa Travel Articles

 
A Blonde Obrouni in Ghana
A Blonde Obrouni in Ghana Described as the "Africa for Beginners", Krissy proves that even the most beginner "Obrounis" will feel welcome in the unorthodox country of Ghana.
Desert Driving in the Land of Open Spaces – Namib Desert, Namibia
Desert Driving in the Land of Open Spaces – Namib Desert, Namibia Want to get away from it all? Barney Lyons shares some experiences about how to escape from the rat race for a while and best enjoy the open spaces of Namibia….
Valley of the Whales – Fayoum Province, Egypt
Valley of the Whales – Fayoum Province, Egypt Treading the desert to explore an ocean bed that is rich with 40 million year-old whale skeletons and other extinct creatures is a unique experience. Azza Abdel Aziz tells you more about the Valley of the Whales in the western desert of Egypt; a world heritage site that narrates an unrivaled story about the evolution of species in an open air museum.
Shades of Gray – Living as a Local in Cape Town, South Africa
Shades of Gray – Living as a Local in Cape Town, South Africa Authenticity doesn't come without its challenges. Shannon Whitehead finds out first-hand while tackling Cape Town's taxi system.
Market Mayhem in Luxor, Egypt
Market Mayhem in Luxor, Egypt Nothing beats the buzz of a local market and in a third world country it's all the more thrilling. Missj takes us to the markets of Luxor.
Wandering Through Chaos: A Brief Look At The Hectic, Eccentric Side Of Egypt
Wandering Through Chaos: A Brief Look At The Hectic, Eccentric Side Of Egypt You may think the reason you want to visit Egypt is to see that which it is famous for: the Pyramids at Giza, the Cairo Museum and the Valley of the Kings. There's more to this, the land of the Pharaohs however, than meets the eye. Allow Egyptology student Taryn Pollock to introduce you to a little bit of what really goes on while in Egypt.
Eight reasons to visit South Africa during the World Cup
Eight reasons to visit South Africa during the World Cup People from all over the world will converge on South Africa next year for the World Cup. Even if you aren't a big soccer fan, Travis Clark thinks that it will be one of the premier travel events of 2010.
Angels in Africa – Kenya
Angels in Africa – Kenya David Mensch had his rented vehicle break down on a deserted road in Kenya, and the help he and his family received has him wondering who it really was out there.
Sub-Saharan Africa: Safety and Security Tips to Know Before You Go
Sub-Saharan Africa: Safety and Security Tips to Know Before You Go There's no reason to fear traveling around Sub-Saharan Africa, but it is important to be aware of some of the unique situations and challenges. JoAnna Haugen offers expert advice on how to enjoy your trip safely.
The White Desert – Egypt
The White Desert – Egypt When traveling to Egypt, most people only go to visit the pyramids and other historical temples. A trip to the White Desert will not only give you a glimpse of the country's rich history, you will actually feel like you are stepping back in time.