6 Ways to Experience the Magic of Cape Town

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Cape Town is the ultimate travel destination, topping traveler’s bucket lists year after year. The reason for this is simple: there is something for quite literally everyone in what is known as South Africa’s ‘Mother City’.

Negotiating for Change in Fez

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As a swell of political dominoes sweeps North Africa and the Middle East, travel in the region has been difficult. Amy Siqveland takes a closer look at Fez, Morocco and examines how visitors are greatly influencing the environmental and cultural preservation of this area.

Seeing the Amazon from an Amerindian Perspective

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What if your next family vacation could include trekking, birding and learning about Amerindian culture in Guyana and help save the rainforest? Vickie Lillo shares her family’s experience exploring the Amazon and the information you need to do the same.

Why it’s OK to go to Africa

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If you’ve dismissed the notion of visiting Africa, you are probably short-changing yourself. Laura-Claire Corson discusses why there’s plenty to enjoy.

Nine Amazing Adventures to Add to a Trip to Southern Africa

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South Africa may be the most-visited country in the Southern Africa region, but it shouldn’t be your only stop. Countries like Namibia, Lesotho and Botswana offer more wildlife and culture to round out your experience on the continent. Jill Nawrocki suggests nine great adventures to experience in Southern Africa.

How to be an Independent Backpacker in Madagascar

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In little-explored Madagascar, only the adventurous minority choose buses and a backpack over private cars and a tour group. Jessie Beck explains how to make independent backpacking throughout the island easier.

The Complete Guide to Hitchhiking in Southern Africa

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Jill Nawrocki has hitch-hiked throughout Southern Africa and believes it is one of the best ways to get around the region. She’ll tell you what you need to do, what you should bring along for the ride, and how to stay safe while hitching with a stranger.

How To Photograph Your African Safari

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Heading on a safari? You’re going to want great pictures, and Dani Blanchette is here to offer this super thorough guide to getting the best photographs on your safari, no matter what your experience level is.

Sub-Saharan Africa: Safety and Security Tips to Know Before You Go

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There’s no reason to fear traveling around Sub-Saharan Africa, but it is important to be aware of some of the unique situations and challenges. JoAnna Haugen offers expert advice on how to enjoy your trip safely.

How Volunteering in Africa Changed Me

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Volunteering on a refugee camp in Africa may not be a typical travel choice, but as Josh Martin explains, it’s certainly a transformational one.