Africa Nutz and Bolts Travel Articles

 
Harare Travel Facts
The Basics City Name: Harare Where is it located?: Harare is in northeastern Zimbabwe. Why do people go here: Most people make a stop in Harare before they travel through the rest of Zimbabwe. Harare has a nice mix of old colonial buildings worth a look. How do travelers get there?: Most people arrrive in […]
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Ethiopia Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Ethiopia Where is it?: Ethiopia is in East Africa, just west of Somalia and north of Kenya Why do people go here?: Despite being known for famine and poverty, Ethiopia has a very rich Orthodox Christian culture, which travelers come to see in areas like Askum What are the main entry points?: […]
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Nairobi Travel Facts
The Basics City Name: Nairobi Where is it located?: Nairobi is in southern Kenya, a few hours from the boarder of Tanzania. Why do people go there?: People use Nairobi as a transit point for heading elsewhere around both Kenya and Tanzania. How do travelers get there?: Since it’s an international hub, there are buses […]
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Mali Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Mali Where is it?: Mali is southwest of Algeria in northern Africa Why do people go here?: Although home to the legendary Timbuktu, Mali has many other sites to offer the intrepid travel. From Dogon Country to ancient, medieval towns and archeological wonders, Mali has more than meets the eye. What are […]
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Cameroon Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Cameroon Where is it?: Cameroon is in western Africa, bordering the Bight of Biafra, between Equatorial Guinea and Nigeria. Why do people go here?: For travelers, Cameroon is easy compared to the chaos of neighboring Nigeria. Cameroon is rich in diversity and allows travelers to see all sides of Africa. What are […]
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Sudan Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Sudan Where is it?: Sudan is in northern Africa, bordering the Red Sea and south of Egypt Why do people go here?: Most people don’t visit Sudan, although people use it on overland routes between Europe and South Africa What are the main entry points?: There are occasional flights into Khartoum Currency […]
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Gabon Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Gabon Where is it?: Gabon is in western Africa, bordering the Atlantic Ocean at the Equator, between Republic of the Congo and Equatorial Guinea Why do people go here?: If you can make it to Gabon, there are virgin rainforests loaded with wildlife. What are the main entry points?: There are direct […]
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Dar es Salaam Travel Facts
The Basics City Name: Dar es Salaam Where is it located?: Dar es Salaam is on the Indian Ocean. Why do people go there?: Compared with Nairobi, it’s a big safe city, with nice beaches, good food, lots of expats, and friendly people. How do travelers get there?: You can easily reach Dar es Salaam […]
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Mauritania Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Mauritania Where is it?: Mauritania is in northern Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean between Senegal and Western Sahara. Why do people go here?: With its huge size, small population and endless desert, Mauritania is not a traveler’s destination. Those adventurous travelers who come to Mauritania will appreciate how exotic and isolated […]
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Central African Republic Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Central African Republic Where is it?: Central Africa Republic is north of Democratic Republic of the Congo Why do people go here?: Central Africa Republic is truly off the beaten path, with very isolated communities, great wildlife and all of things that make it “real Africa.” What are the main entry points?: […]
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