The Chapungu sculptures, world’s finest.

5th April 2018 BY Nathan Africa

From the moment you lay your eyes on them, it is as if a different world opens. A rich world forever narrated in stone that is. For one it is reminiscent of the famous Picasso’s iconic abstract portraiture paintings, whose work was undoubtedly somewhat African inspired. Chapungu sculptures are a minimalist’s blissful dreams. Sitting in the mineral and archaeological rich-land…

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10 BEST ROMANTIC HONEYMOON PLACES IN AFRICA

18th March 2018 BY checkoutafrica

Honeymoons Made in Africa Romantic Destination of the Week Swahili Beach Beach in North Africa Kisma Safari in East Africa Maasai Mara, Kenya Sanctuary Olonana Safari Camp in Tanzania Luxury Safari Tent Rental in Zanzibar The Retreat Selous An enchanting refuge in Tanzania Romantic Evening in South Africa A beautifully romantic hotel in Marrakech, Morocco Song Saa Private Island

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Travelling across West Africa; Transportation

29th January 2018 BY Nana Dufie

Travelling across West African cities is a challenge. Tickets costs are too high, and much of the routes are nonsensical. Can you believe that flying between Dakar and Accra may require a layover in Morocco or Portugal? It is more expensive to fly between African cities than to fly from West Africa to Southern Europe. To top it all off,…

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Checkout Africa’s Most Luxirious Safaris

4th December 2017 BY checkoutafrica

In recent years, the African safari experience has been dialled up to levels of high extravagance. We’re not talking about the “Big Five” beasts — lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, buffalo — that people pay top dollar to see. We’re talking about the accommodation. For those with budgets as grand as the sweeping plains of southern and eastern Africa, exploring the wilderness needn’t…

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What we learned from Travel Noire CEO and founder Zim Ugochukwu

4th December 2017 BY checkoutafrica

If you are a traveller and do not know of Travel Noire, you are living under a rock. Travel Noire creates tools, resources and experiences to help travellers discover their next journey. Zim Ugochukwu is the CEO and founder of Travel Noire. She is the ‘travel it-girl’ that has shown us her journey through travel. It has aided her to…

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Zanzibar: A Paradise & Culture Fusion in 8 Days

1st December 2017 BY Tapiwa Lynn Mercedes Carvalho

“The culture and traditions of Zanzibar in 8days.” A trip to Zanzibar, one of the most exotic places that holds some sort of mystery. Zanzibar proved to be the unexpected. I thought it as paradise but quickly learned that paradise was just at my hotel resort and the real reality of Zanzibar was just outside the hotel gate. My trip…

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Who is Passport to Zuri?

1st December 2017 BY I Am Gayima

I am Gayima, a daughter of Sierra Leone, West Africa with a valid US Passport, and I am currently on the journey of a lifetime with a best friend, Singer| Songwriter Koku Gonza.  Recently her life became a potential reality TV series.  As the daughter of a Tanzanian and American, she decided that 2017 would be the year that she…

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I Found God in Ancestral Lands

6th November 2017 BY Bosa Sebele

African spirituality is often ingrained in us as we grow. Our ancestors ” Badimo” (Setswana), are held with great respect in certain regions of Botswana, seeing as they are said to be holders of  immense wisdom, and more often than not, those seeking answers to all of the lifes problems resorting to reaching out to the elders of their communities…

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Djebli Club, a Morrocan Dream Coming True

4th November 2017 BY Kaoutar Hrari

I have always admired people who pursue their dreams, be it small or immense. If it were not for his dream, I would not have known him. Living the dream Allae HAMMIOUI, 35 years young, Moroccan, ex-computer engineer, founder of Djebli Club.  A la Alexander Supertramp, in search for the harmony of life, this young man left a career in Paris…

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