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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Nigeria Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Nigeria Where is it?: Nigeria is in western Africa, bordering the Gulf of Guinea, between Benin and Cameroon. Why do people go here?: The most populous nation in Africa, Nigeria is an extremely chaotic country loaded with a diverse cross sections of cultures, people and religions. Most travelers avoid Nigeria at all […]
Djibouti Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Djibouti Where is it?: Djibouti is in eastern Africa, bordering the Gulf of Aden and the Red Sea, between Eritrea and Somalia Why do people go here?: Travelers primarily go to Djibouti in order to relax and take pleasure from the delight of an untouched nature. What are the main entry points?: […]
Western Sahara Nutz and Bolts
Country: Western Sahara Where is it?: Western Sahara is south of Morocco in northwest Africa Why do people go here?: Not many people travel through Western Sahara, unless they are on an overland trip to West Africa. Western Sahara is under the adminstration of Morocco, according to governments. What are the main entry points?: Morocco […]