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 […]
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 […]
Lesotho Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Lesotho Where is it?: Lesotho is surrounded by South Africa Why do people go here?: To escape the racial tension in South Africa and to enjoy the mountains and friendly accommodating people. What are the main entry points?: South Africa surrounds it Currency used: Loti Country Code for Phones: 266 Area codes […]
Botswana Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Botswana Where is it?: Botswana lies in southern Africa, north of South Africa Why do people go here?: Another country for safari holiday-makers, Botswana once only catered to high-end safari tourists. Slowly, more and more independent travelers are attempting to traverse the vast country. Due to its vast national parks and the […]
Rwanda Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Rwanda Where is it?: Just south of the equator, Rwanda is west of both Tanzania and Kenya near Lake Victoria Why do people go here?: Generally travelers come to check out some of the last inhabitants of mountain gorillas. More aid workers and volunteers populate the country than travelers. What are the […]
Egypt Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Egypt Where is it?: Egypt lies in northern Africa on the Mediterranean Sea. Why do people go here?: Travelers visit Egypt for visiting the amazing archeological sites, such as the Pyramids at Giza and many of the temples in Luxor and Karnak. What are the main entry points?: Generally travelers fly into […]