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Little-Known Burundi: 3 Day Guide

Burundi Bujumbura Gishora Drum Sanctuary

Burundi is a small, landlocked country in the heart of Africa. It is bordered by Rwanda to the north, Tanzania to the east and south, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west. This is a place with diverse landscapes; including mountains, lakes, and forests.  The map of this country looks like a […]

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Nosy Be: 5 Extraordinary Days in Madagascar

Nosy Be Madagascar Anjamarango Beach Resort

Nosy Be is a small island off the coast of Madagascar, known for its expansive sandy beaches, great snorkeling, ylang ylang plantations and lush rain-forests. It’s a popular tourist destination for its remote, laid-back atmosphere, friendly locals, and an abundance of activities.  This includes trekking to visit the lemurs and other exotic wildlife living in […]

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Malawi- 6 Magical & Safe Places

Malawi Cape MacLear Liwonde, Majete

Malawi is a landlocked country in Southeast Africa, known for its stunning scenery, diverse wildlife, and friendly people. It is often referred to as the “warm heart of Africa” due to its welcoming people and beautiful landscapes. We enjoyed everything here! From the incredible big 5 preserves of Liwonde National Park and Majete Wildlife Sanctuary […]

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Mozambique – 3 Unforgettable Beaches

Inhambane Tofo Beach Bazaruto Vilankulos Beach

Mozambique is home to some of the most incredible and unforgettable beaches in the world!  These beaches are on the scale of the Maldives, but without the high price tag. Imagine crystal clear turquoise water set on swathes of sandy white beach without a soul around.  These are the incredible Mozambique beaches that we fell […]

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Eritrea – 5 Reasons To Visit and Expose the Abuses

Eritrea Horn of Arfica North Korea

Most of you have probably never heard of Eritrea?  Well, it is a small country in the Horn of Africa that has been called the “North Korea of Africa” due to its repressive government and isolation from the outside world.  The country was ruled by the Kingdom of Italy from 1882 – 1941.  Due to […]

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Djibouti Visa and Flight Nightmare – 5 Lessons Learned

Djibouti Lake Asaal Horn of Arfica

Traveling around the Horn of Africa is risky business.  However, flight cancellations by Air Djibouti from Somaliland made the situation almost criminal due to visa timing.  And don’t get me started on what stress Ethiopian Air put us through.  We could have ended up in real trouble. Read on to find out what happened, how […]

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Forgotten Meroe Pyramids – See Sudan Treasures Safely

Meroe Pyramids Sudan Khartoum Acropole Hotel

Sudan is a country that is often overlooked by tourists, but it is a place that is full of history and culture. One of the most famous attractions in Sudan are the Meroe pyramids, which are located about 100 kilometers (62 miles) north of Khartoum. These are the largest pyramids in Sudan, and they were […]

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Laas Geel – Stunning Jewel of Somaliland – 2 days

Laas Geel cave art Laas Gaal Hargeisa Somaliland

The prehistoric rock art paintings of Laas Geel are thought to be some of the oldest and most beautiful in Africa.  Located just 50 km from Hargeisa, the capital of Somaliland they are not that hard to get to.  Or are they?  We break down the somewhat complicated process of getting to the Laas Gaal […]

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Mundari Tribe – 2 Extraordinary Days

Mundari Juba Cows

In this modern day and age it is difficult to think about people living off the land without technology, electricity or even running water.  Yet, the Mundari Tribe is doing just that!  Their lives revolve around their prized possessions – their cows!  Learn about these extraordinary people and how we came to spend 2 marvelous […]

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