West Africa Nutz and Bolts Travel Articles

 
Cape Verde Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Cape Verde Where is it?: Cape Verde is a group of islands in the North Atlantic Ocean, west of Senegal Why do people go here?: Only a short distance from Europe, Cape Verde is a place to relax in the sun – and party What are the main entry points?: Flights usually […]
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 […]
Cameroon Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Cameroon Where is it?: Cameroon is in western Africa, bordering the Bight of Biafra, between Equatorial Guinea and Nigeria. Why do people go here?: For travelers, Cameroon is easy compared to the chaos of neighboring Nigeria. Cameroon is rich in diversity and allows travelers to see all sides of Africa. What are […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Togo Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Togo Where is it?: Togo is in western Africa between Benin and Ghana Why do people go here?: Perhaps one of the most favorite countries in West Africa, travelers flock to Togo for its beaches. What are the main entry points?: Togo is easy to enter. You can come overland from any […]
Gabon Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Gabon Where is it?: Gabon is in western Africa, bordering the Atlantic Ocean at the Equator, between Republic of the Congo and Equatorial Guinea Why do people go here?: If you can make it to Gabon, there are virgin rainforests loaded with wildlife. What are the main entry points?: There are direct […]
Angola Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Angola Where is it?: Angola sits in southern Africa, bordering the South Atlantic Ocean, between Namibia and Democratic Republic of the Congo Why do people go here?: Due to a 25 year civil war, Angola is not safe for travelers. What are the main entry points?: There are occasional flights from regional […]