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 […]
Durban Travel Facts
The Basics City Name: Durban Where is it located?: Durban is in KwaZulu Natal region on the Indian Ocean. Why do people go there?: Durban is where tourists go to enjoy the beaches and the night life. How do travelers get there?: There are flights into Durban and buses from throughout the country Currency: Rand […]
Liberia Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Liberia Where is it?: Liberia sits in western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean between Cote d’Ivoire and Sierra Leone. Why do people go here?: Unless you’re an aid worker or a member of NATO, then most travelers go here Currency used: Liberian Dollar Country Code for Phones: 231 Religion: Animist 70%, […]
Burkina Faso Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Burkina Faso Where is it?: Burkina Faso sits in Western Africa, north of Ghana Why do people go here?: With very diverse ethnic groups, a few national parks, and a friendly culture, Burkina Faso in an unexplored paradise for an intrepid traveler. What are the main entry points?: Regional airlines service the […]
Senegal Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Senegal Where is it?: Senegal is in western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Guinea-Bissau and Mauritania. Why do people go here?: Senegal is West Africa’s top destination, with loads of European packaged-tourists mainly confining themselves to the beaches. Independent travelers do venture around Senegal to seek out the nature and […]
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 […]