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 […]
Equatorial Guinea Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Equatorial Guinea Where is it?: Equatorial Guinea is in western Africa, bordering the Bight of Biafra, between Cameroon and Gabon. It’s close to Zamunda! Why do people go here?: People come here to find the path less traveled. What are the main entry points?: There are only connections for other West Africa […]
Zimbabwe Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Zimbabwe Where is it?: Zimbabwe is a landlocked country in south eastern Africa. Why do people go here?: These days, people don’t visit Zimbabwe. President Robert Mugabe has introduced a number of reforms that has put the country in a state of disaster. It’s still a great country and offers much for […]
Marrakesh Travel Facts
The Basics City Name: Marrakesh Where is it located?: Marrakesh is in southern Morocco, near the Atlas Mountains. Why do people go there?: With narrow streets too small for a vehicles and a mind-boggling labyrinths of small alleys loaded with eclectic merchandise, the walled city of old Marrakech has developed a reputation as being the […]
Libya Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Libya Where is it?: Libya lies in north Africa on the Medeterranean Sea. Why do people go here?: People don’t go to Libya! However, given that the travel ban has been lifted, this will slowly become one of the north Africa’s number one destinations What are the main entry points?: There are […]
Burundi Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Burundi Where is it?: Burundi is east of Democratic Republic of the Congo Why do people go here?: Generally not a good place for travelers now What are the main entry points?: Gatumba, Unda, Buganola, Rubombo, and Cibitoke Currency used: Burundi franc Country Code for Phones: 257 Religion: Roman Catholic 65%, Protestant […]
Somalia Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Somalia Where is it?: Somalia is on the horn of Africa where the Gulf of Aden meets the Indian Ocean Why do people go here?: Most people avoid Somalia at all costs What are the main entry points?: The only way to get to Somalia is overland from Kenya Currency used: Somali […]
Eritirea Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Eritrea Where is it?: Eritrea is in eastern Africa, bordering the Red Sea, between Djibouti and Sudan. Why do people go here?: Now that the long war with Ethiopia is over, Eritrea is using the Red Sea and its archeological ruins to attract travelers What are the main entry points?: Flights from […]
Angola Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Angola Where is it?: Angola sits in southern Africa, bordering the South Atlantic Ocean, between Namibia and Democratic Republic of the Congo Why do people go here?: Due to a 25 year civil war, Angola is not safe for travelers. What are the main entry points?: There are occasional flights from regional […]
Cairo Travel Facts
The Basics City Name: Cairo Where is it located?: Cairo hugs the fertile Nile river on the Suez Canal in northern Egypt. Why do people go there?: If you weren’t paying too much attention in history class, Egypt is perhaps home to one of the oldest civilizations in the world – and has the most […]