Homecoming – Exploring Slavery and My Heritage in Maputo, Mozambique

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It’s uncanny; I felt connected to the continent the minute I landed, like I had never left.

Everything You Need to Know About A Walking Safari in Kenya

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To really experience the nuances of Africa and add a twist to your safari, why not go walking in the bush?

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.

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.

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 Find an Authentic Safari

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Beth Norton grew up in Zimbabwe and was “going bush” before going on a safari became a packaged trend. She talks about the different types of safari and how to find an authentic one. This piece is a must for those headed to Africa in hopes of seeing the big five!

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.

Planning Your Kenyan Safari

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Is one of your travel dreams to go on safari? Join Dani Blanchette as she offers all you need to know about planning a safari in Kenya.