North Africa Nutz and Bolts Travel Articles

 
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. […]
Chad Travel facts
The Basics Country: Chad Where is it?: Chad is a landlocked country in central Africa, south of Libya. Why do people go here?: Not many people venture into Chad because of the lack of infrastructure and difficultly getting there, although it’s relatively safe and doesn’t have major conflicts. There is Zakouma National Park for wildlife […]
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 […]
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 […]
Mauritania Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Mauritania Where is it?: Mauritania is in northern Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean between Senegal and Western Sahara. Why do people go here?: With its huge size, small population and endless desert, Mauritania is not a traveler’s destination. Those adventurous travelers who come to Mauritania will appreciate how exotic and isolated […]
Morocco Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Morocco Where is it?: Morocco is across from Spain in North Africa Why do people go here?: Hoards of travelers go to Morocco to experience an Islamic country close to Europe. There are great beach, exotic old-world cities, and a huge desert. What are the main entry points?: Backpackers tend to visit […]
Sudan Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Sudan Where is it?: Sudan is in northern Africa, bordering the Red Sea and south of Egypt Why do people go here?: Most people don’t visit Sudan, although people use it on overland routes between Europe and South Africa What are the main entry points?: There are occasional flights into Khartoum Currency […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]