West Africa Nutz and Bolts Travel Articles

 
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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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Gambia Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Gambia Where is it?: Gambia lies in western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean and surrounded by Senegal. Why do people go here?: Travelers come to Gambia to explore the Gambia River, with it’s beautiful villages and its diverse bird life. This is another European packaged tourist destination. What are the main […]
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Ghana Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Ghana Where is it?: Ghana is located in western Africa, bordering the Gulf of Guinea and between Cote d’Ivoire and Togo Why do people go here?: One of the favorite West Africa backpacker destinations, Ghana is said to be one of the friendliest countries in Africa. Besides that, the Atlantic Coast has […]
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