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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Ivory Coast Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Ivory Coast Where is it?: Cote d’Ivoire sits in western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean between Ghana and Liberia Why do people go here?: Another west Africa country that offers huge potential but isn’t safe because of a 1999 military coup, which has resulted in fighting. Cote d’Ivoire is said to […]
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Tunisia Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Tunisia Where is it?: Tunisia is in northern Africa on the Mediterranean Sea, between Algeria and Libya Why do people go here?: Sunseekers from Europe come to Tunisia for affordable prices and Mediterranean beaches What are the main entry points?: Most people fly from Europe into Tunis, the capital. There are also […]
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Guinea-Bissau Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Guinea-Bissau Where is it?: Guinea-Bissau is in western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean between Guinea and Senegal. Why do people go here?: Although Guinea-Bissau could be a outstanding travel destination, the country is said to be unstable and therefore travelers should be cautious. What are the main entry points?: There might […]
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Algeria Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Algeria Where is it?: Algeria sits in Northern Africa, bordering the Mediterranean Sea between Morocco and Tunisia Why do people go here?: People generally don’t visit Algeria as a result of a decade long civil war What are the main entry points?: You can reach Algiers, the capital, from plan via Europe. […]
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Niger Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Niger Where is it?: Niger is in western Africa, southeast of Algeria. Why do people go here?: There aren’t a considerable amount of travelers who head to Niger, but those that do are pleasantly surprised. Niger has both mountains and deserts, old desert cities and the Niger river. What are the main […]
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Democratic Republic of Congo Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Democratic Republic of Congo Where is it?: Democratic Republic lies in central Africa, northeast of Angola. Why do people go here?: To fight wars! Although the DRC has huge potential for travelers, because of an ongoing civil war, it’s harzardous to travel throughout the region. What are the main entry points?: You […]
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Uganda Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Uganda Where is it?: Uganda sits on the equator west of Kenya near Lake Victoria Why do people go here?: Travelers flock to Uganda for a number of reason. Uganda is home to some of the last families of mountain gorillas – and therefore makes it excellent for gorilla trekking. Furthermore, the […]
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Kenya Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Kenya Where is it?: Kenya straddles the equator on the Indian Ocean in East Africa Why do people go here?: Kenya is one of the safari capitals of East Africa. It’s also home to the second highest mountain in East Africa, Mt. Kenya. What are the main entry points?: Most people enter […]
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Benin Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Benin Where is it?: Benin is in Western Africa between Nigeria and Togo. Why do people go here?: Benin is the number one destination for voodoo ceremonies in West Africa, where it’s said to have originated. What are the main entry points?: Air France connects with Cotonou as well as a number […]
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