Africa

Top 11 Things To Do In Rabat

Top 11 Things To Do In Rabat

Founded in the 12th century by the Almohad ruler Abd al Mu’min, Morocco’s capital city Rabat comes as a breath of fresh air after the tourist-ridden Moroccan cities of Fez and Casablanca. The clean palm-lined boulevards and the clear roads are a pleasant surprise from the bustle of most tourist cities in this part of…

Top 11 Things To Do In Mali

Top 11 Things To Do In Mali

It’s difficult to imagine present-day Mali was once a dazzling center of learning and one of the three main African Empires that controlled the trans-Saharan trade. Continuous ethnic conflict in the region is a constant threat to the culture and the stability of the land and has resulted in throwing the budding economy into great…

Top 12 Things To Do In Tangier

Top 12 Things To Do In Tangier

The historic city of Tangier in northwestern Morocco has had a rich and varied past. From being a strategic Berber town and Phoenician trading center to the rather seedy repute it had garnered in the 20th century, Tangier has probably seen the best and worst of humanity. During its time as a semi-independent international zone,…

Top 12 Things To Do In Nairobi

Top 12 Things To Do In Nairobi

The name of Kenya‘s capital and largest city, Nairobi, is derived from the Maasai phrase ”Enkare Nairobi” which literally means ‘cool water’ Founded in 1899 by the colonial authorities, the town expanded rapidly and in 1907, replaced Mombasa as the capital. Today Nairobi has the distinction of being East Africa‘s most cosmopolitan city with contrasting…

Top 12 Things To Do In Abuja

Top 12 Things To Do In Abuja

Nestled among the West African Savanna woodlands and grasslands lay the country of Nigeria. Abuja happens to be the capital city of Nigeria. It was not always so, but rampant modernization led to the planned construction of this city in the 1980s. Soon, by December 1991 Abuja flourished and replaced Lagos, the most populous city…

Top 12 Things To Do In Casablanca

Top 12 Things To Do In Casablanca

The city of Casablanca is the economic capital and the largest city situated at the central-western part of Morocco along the coast of the Atlantic Ocean. Invaded by Portuguese, Spanish, British and French colonialists, the city has been the prime attraction for its demography, especially to establish the naval base in the Europe-Asia sea trade…

Top 12 Things To Do In Fez

Top 12 Things To Do In Fez

The city of Fez or Fes in northern inland Morocco is the second-largest city and the spiritual capital of the country, having many prominent madrasas (Islamic schools of learning). Fez once attracted many scholars, theologians, mathematicians, and lawyers whose influence on the city is still visible. Due to the number of ancient monuments that still…

Top 12 Things To Do In Seychelles

Top 12 Things To Do In Seychelles

Seychelles, an archipelago country located on the Indian Ocean, around 2414 km offshore to the northeast of Madagascar, is a remarkable destination with a wide array of natural and urban attractions for tourists. It is an amalgamation of coral and rocky beaches, rainforests, white sands, granite islands, and unique geographical features. The islands are home…

Top 12 Things To Do In Kampala

Top 12 Things To Do In Kampala

One of the fastest-growing cities of the world, Kampala presents a serene landscape. It is the capital of Uganda, located in eastern Africa on the banks of the Largest Lake of Africa, the Lake Victoria. The urban Kampala is embroidered with hills, red-tiled villas, and greenery in the backdrop. At the heart of this landscape…

Top 12 Things To Do In Maputo

Top 12 Things To Do In Maputo

The port city Maputo distinguishes itself to be one of the most eminent landmarks of Portuguese colonial architecture in the continent of Africa. Located in southeast Africa and guarded by the Indian Ocean in the east; the city happens to be the capital of Mozambique. Swept by the Maputo bay along with three river confluences,…

Top 12 Things To Do In Kairouan

Top 12 Things To Do In Kairouan

Amidst the dry inland deserts of North Africa, in the country of Tunisia, lies the fourth holiest spot for followers of the Islamic religion. Following Mecca, Medina, and Jerusalem in close quarters, Kairouan is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site owing to its extravagant Islamic architecture. Legend has it that a visit to Kairouan 7…

Top 12 Things To Do In Mauritius

Top 12 Things To Do In Mauritius

Mauritius is a beautiful island nation located on the southeast coast of Africa in the Indian Ocean. This nation is comprised of Rodrigues as well as Mauritius Island and various other outer islands which together form a part of Mascarene Islands. The island is known as the topmost tourist attraction in the whole of Asia.…

Top 12 Things To Do In Mombasa

Top 12 Things To Do In Mombasa

Mombasa is the second largest city of Kenya and offers the travel junkies an exotic taste of African tropic which is steeped in centuries of seafaring history of the city. This place could be considered as the cosmopolitan hub of Kenya, however, at the same time, Mombasa also happens to be a major tourist attraction…

Top 12 Things To Do In Cape Verde

Top 12 Things To Do In Cape Verde

The island country of Cape Verde is an archipelago of 10 volcanic islands which remained uninhabited till the 15th century. The archipelago was discovered and colonized by Portuguese explorers who established the first European settlement in the tropics. The archipelago of Cape Verde which forms a part of Africa is located in the center of…

Top 10 Things To Do In Cameroon

Top 10 Things To Do In Cameroon

Situated in Central Africa, Cameroon is a beautiful country with active volcanos, natural resources, amazing wildlife, rainforests and beaches. There are so many places that will capture your attention and give you a real African experience as it also mixes with modern culture. 1 Mount Cameroon – The best way to start your experience in Cameroon…

Top 11 Things To Do in Sharm El Sheikh

Top 11 Things To Do In Sharm El Sheikh

Situated on the southern tip of the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt, Sharm el Sheikh is where you can enjoy year-round sunshine, inclusive hotels, beautiful beaches and some of the best scuba diving sites in the world. This historical city is famous around the world because of the variety and abundance of corals and marine life under the water…