Journaling The Journey

Tunisia Best 2 Week Itinerary

Tunisia 2 Week Guide

After traveling extensively through Mauritania, Algeria and Libya, Tunisia felt like we landed in an exotic mix of Greece and Turkey, with a mix of cultures and scenery.  Tunisia totally blew us away – it has fascinating history, sandy beaches, and even vast deserts, all in one place! If you are looking for an alternative […]

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Libya Travel Guide: 8 Magic Places


Libya, offers a treasure trove of historical and cultural experiences for intrepid travelers. This guide outlines an itinerary that showcases the best of what Libya has to offer, taking you from Roman ruins to ancient Berber settlements. The coast has Leptis Magna and Sabratha, two UNESCO World Heritage Sites with impressive Roman ruins.  Here one […]

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Algeria Hidden Treasures – 11 Days

Djanet Algeria

Algeria, Africa’s largest nation, offers an unexpected adventure beyond the usual tourist hotspots.  This is a land of fascinating contrasts. It beckons the adventurous traveler with its rich history, breathtaking landscapes, and vibrant culture. This journey takes us beyond the stereotypical images of vast deserts, delving into the heart of a country where Roman ruins […]

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Mauritania: 5 Interesting Places


Mauritania, a vast blend of ochre sands and captivating cultures, often sparks curiosity but remains relatively unexplored. This journey took us beyond the iconic Sahara Desert dunes, delving into the historical and cultural gems scattered across the Mauritanian landscape. Nouakchott, the bustling and congested capital,  was merely our jumping off point. Our true adventure began […]

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Mali: 5 Amazing Days

Off the beaten path

Mali, the land of emperors, epic landscapes, and the captivating pulse of West Africa, often sparks curiosity laced with a touch of apprehension. Headlines can paint a picture of a nation grappling with security concerns, deterring some travelers from exploring its rich offerings. But for those willing to venture beyond the headlines, Mali offers an […]

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Nigeria: 15 Interesting & Strange Facts

Lagos Nigeria, Lekki Conservation Centre, Nigeria Interesting facts

Nigeria is a land that pulsates with energy, a kaleidoscope of cultures, and a dash of the strange and extraordinary. While it may not be your typical tourist destination, a trip offers a glimpse into the life and culture of this bustling nation. We experienced 15 interesting & some strange facts about Nigeria.  Given our […]

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Accra Ghana Best 1 Day Trip

Ghana Accra Cape Coast Castle Cape Coast Tour Kakum National Park

Imagine a day trip that intertwines the harrowing truths of the past with the beauty of nature in the present. This Cape Coast Tour from Accra, Ghana, offers just that. We embark on a journey that confronts the legacy of the transatlantic slave trade through two of Ghana’s most significant historical sites – Cape Coast […]

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Sao Tome and Principe 11 Amazing Must See and Do Things

Sao Tome and Principe Must See and Do, best beaches

Sao Tome & Principe is a nation of two islands speckling the Gulf of Guinea off West Africa.  Here, you will find lush rain-forests teeming with exotic wildlife unfold alongside volcanic peaks, dramatic coastlines, and secluded beaches.  Actually some of the most beautiful beaches in the world! Yet, Sao Tome & Principe remains largely unpolished […]

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Gabon 2 Day Exciting Wildlife Safari Chez Beti

Elephants, wildlife Safari,

Craving a break from the city in search of nature, wild animals and some much needed fresh air and relaxation?  Look no further than Chez Beti, also known as Site Touristique Nyonie.  This wildlife Safari is located about 3 hours from Libreville, the capital of Gabon. On offer at this hidden gem is a relaxing […]

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Republic of Congo: Amazing Gorilla 1 Day Trip

Lesio Louna Gorilla Reserve, Republic of Congo Gorillas

The Lésio Louna Gorilla Reserve in the Republic of Congo is a vital resource that cares for Western Lowland orphaned gorillas and releases them back into the wild.  Visitors can experience gorillas from a boat, just a few meters away from huge silver back adults, youngsters and solitary gorillas .  This is just a 3.5 […]

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