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Into a Still Country: On Safari in Namibia

Into a Still Country: On Safari in Namibia
Janis Turk takes a two-week wildlife safari across Namibia, and she is struck with the brightness of the stars and the all-encompassing stillness.

Taking a Very Slow Boat to Timbuktu

Taking a Very Slow Boat to Timbuktu
Claire Harris takes a very slow seven-day voyage to Timbuktu in Mali aboard a wooden cargo vessel full of cement, millet grain, and car batteries.

The Practical Guide to Cairo: Everything You Need to Know

The Practical Guide to Cairo: Everything You Need to Know
Mariel Kennison writes about The Practical Guide to Cairo, a guide to Egypt's capital by people who live in and love the city.
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Volunteering in Zambia: 'This is the Growing'

Volunteering in Zambia: 'This is the Growing'
Andréa Cabrita spends two months volunteering at a community school in Chibuluma, Zambia, where she finds bright smiles, singing and dancing in spite of widespread hardship and poverty.

Success is a Journey: Make Your Life a Grand Adventure

Success is a Journey: Make Your Life a Grand Adventure
Here is an excerpt of Brian Tracy's book, Success is a Journey: Make Your Life a Grand Adventure, in which he shares his struggle to cross the Sahara Desert.

Tour d' Afrique

Tour d' Afrique
Tour d' Afrique hosts bicycle expeditions around the globe for aspiring and experienced cyclists.
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Egypt's Eclectic Cuisine: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Egypt's Eclectic Cuisine: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Robin Graham takes us to his favorite restautants and cafes in Cairo to sample the eclectic cuisines of the Egyptian capital - breakfast in egypt

Volunteering in Kenya: An Unforgettable Opportunity

Volunteering in Kenya: An Unforgettable Opportunity
Devon Magoon writes about volunteer opportunities helping orphans and vulnerable children in Kenya through the AID Kenya Foundation and Touch Kenya.

Botswana: A Safari on the Okavango Delta

Botswana: A Safari on the Okavango Delta
Danielle Gerard goes on safari in the Okavango Delta in Botswana, where she sees warthogs and lions and gets lost in the jungle.

Returning to Sierra Leone: Elemental Africa

Returning to Sierra Leone: Elemental Africa
Market in Sierra Leone. photos by Marina Goldman. Returning to Sierra Leone: Elemental Africa By Marina Goldman After twenty years I returned to Sierra Leone to keep a promise I ha ...

Botswana: A Safari on the Okavango Delta

Botswana: A Safari on the Okavango Delta
Botswana: Danielle Gerard goes on safari in the Okavango Delta in Botswana, where she sees warthogs and lions and gets lost in the jungle.

Asaafa, Ghana: Take a Vacation, Make a Difference

Asaafa, Ghana: Take a Vacation, Make a Difference
Ariel Newman interviews Brandon McKay of the One Love Foundation, which is working to improve education and health care in Asaafa, Ghana.

An African Looks at Africa: Cape Town to Cairo With Sihle Kumalo

An African Looks at Africa: Cape Town to Cairo With Sihle Kumalo
Ariel Newman reviews 'Dark Continent My Black Arse,' Sihle Khumalo's new book about his trip from Cape Town to Cairo.

Morocco: Running Hot and Cold

Morocco: Running Hot and Cold
Morocco: Inka Piegsa-Quischotte visits the Riad Altair in Marrakesh, Morocco, and takes an excursion through the Atlas Mountains to Ouarzazte.

Ghana's Amazing Coffins: What Sort of Box do you Fancy?

Ghana's Amazing Coffins: What Sort of Box do you Fancy?
In Ghana, Matthew Link discovers the artists of the Ga tribe who create one-of-a-kind coffins with hundreds of different motifs, ghana coffins

Northern Ethiopia: Traveling Through Beauty, Back in Time

Northern Ethiopia: Traveling Through Beauty, Back in Time
Northern Ethiopia: Kent St. John journeys to northern Ethiopia and visits ancient monasteries high in the mountains.

Ghana's Hopeful Hospitality: A Breath of Fresh Air

Ghana's Hopeful Hospitality: A Breath of Fresh Air
Ghana:Ron Mitchell visits Ghana where he finds a warm welcome from fans of President Obama, hikes in the rainforest, and samples local dishes like fufu, red-red, bantu and spicy goat soup.

Cameron Fergus Videos of Mt. Kenya

Cameron Fergus Videos of Mt. Kenya
This page shows Cameron Fergus' videos of his trek up Mt. Kenya, Africa's second highest peak.

Siwa Oasis, Egypt: Visiting an Ancient Oracle

Siwa Oasis, Egypt: Visiting an Ancient Oracle
Following the footsteps of Alexander the Great, Robin Graham drives across the Sahara Desert to Siwa, Egypt, where he visits the ancient temple of the Oracle of Amon.

Mt. Kenya: A Beacon of Brightness in the Heart of Africa

Mt. Kenya: A Beacon of Brightness in the Heart of Africa
Mt. Kenya:Cameron Fergus ascends Mount Kenya, the second highest peak in Africa, and is rewarded with spectacular views of Lake Michaelson, with Mr. Kilimanjaro in the distance.

South African Safari Tours: The Next Step in Women's Travel

South African Safari Tours: The Next Step in Women's Travel
Stephen Hartshorne writes about a new South Africa safari tour at the Djuma Private Game Reserve, which represents a new direction for women-only tours.

Mt. Kenya: A Beacon of Brightness in the Heart of Africa

Mt. Kenya: A Beacon of Brightness in the Heart of Africa
Mount Kenya | Cameron Fergus ascends the second highest peak in Africa, and is rewarded with spectacular views of Lake Michaelson, with Mr. Kilimanjaro in the distance.

Running with Gazelles in Morocco

Running with Gazelles in Morocco
Janis Turk writes about her love affair with Morocco, a coutry which, she says, 'opened to me like a jack-in-the-box, popping up with surprises at every turn.'

Running with Gazelles in Morocco

Running with Gazelles in Morocco
Janis Turk writes about her love affair with Morocco, a coutry which she says 'opened to me like a jack-in-the-box, popping up with surprises at every turn.'

From Camels to Cows: An Overland Trip Through Algeria

From Camels to Cows: An Overland Trip Through Algeria
Algeria: Tom Coote and his wife Nong Buff take an overland trip through Annaba, Constantine and El-Oued in Algeria, where they find spectacular scenery, historic architecture and friendly locals.

The Festival of the Sahara: Galloping Stallions, Camel Wrestling and Rabbit Chases

The Festival of the Sahara: Galloping Stallions, Camel Wrestling and Rabbit Chases
Tunisia: Sony Stark goes to the Festival of the Sahara in Tunisia, celebrating bedouin traditions with great horsemanship, traditional dancing, acrobats, snake handlers, camel wrestling and rabbit hun ...

Benin and Togo: The Birthplace of Voodoo

Benin and Togo: The Birthplace of Voodoo
Benin and Togo, Ron Mitchell witnesses a Voodoo ceremony at the House of the Python and and visits the The Point of No Return, where slaves departed for the New World - benin togo

Mozambique: A Cultural Tour of Maputo

Mozambique: A Cultural Tour of Maputo
A trip to Maputo, the capital of Mozambique, where she visits the local markets and museums and samples local dishes like succulent prawns with lemon, garlic and parsley.

A Family Vacation in Egypt: Exciting and Relaxing

A Family Vacation in Egypt: Exciting and Relaxing
Alexandra Regan and her family take a vacation in Egypt, visiting many of the ancient sites in Cairo and Luxor and relaxing on a three-day cruise on the Nile.

Morocco's Bougmez Valley: An Unspoiled Shangri-La

Morocco's Bougmez Valley: An Unspoiled Shangri-La
Morocco: Ann Banks travels far into the Atlas Mountains of Morocco to the Bougmez Valley where she tours a local shrine and visits a local weaving cooperative.

Chefchaouen, Morocco: A Magical Dreamscape

Chefchaouen, Morocco: A Magical Dreamscape
Chefchaouen, Morocco: Ann Banks visits Chefchaouen, a picturesque town in the Rif Mountains in northern Morocco where everything is painted different shades of blue.

Kapama Lodge, South Africa: Predators and Prey

Kapama Lodge, South Africa: Predators and Prey
Jim Prevet takes us on a five-day photo safari at Kapama Lodge in South Africa, viewing lions, elephants, giraffes, wildebeests, springboks, zebras and lots of other animals.

Tanzania: Adventures of a Volunteer in Bomang'ombe

Tanzania: Adventures of a Volunteer in Bomang'ombe
Nellie Huang writes about volunteering in Tanzania, where she taught and helped to build a school in the village of Bomang'ombe.

Egypt: Who WAS King Tut?

Egypt: Who WAS King Tut?
Egypt: Mary O'Brien travels to Egypt and visits the Great Pyramids at Giza, the Sphinx, the Valley of the Kings and the temples at Luxor and Karnak.

Traveling Tunisia: Exotic Souks, Ancient Ruins and Fabulous Food

Traveling Tunisia: Exotic Souks, Ancient Ruins and Fabulous Food
Tunisia | Paul Shoul visits Tunisia and enjoys the exotic souks, the superb cuisine, the Roman ruins and the Festival of the Sahara in Douz

Caving and Quad Biking in Oudtshoorn, South Africa

Caving and Quad Biking in Oudtshoorn, South Africa
GoNOMAD adventuress Carly Blatt goes caving in South Africa and takes an ATV tour of the Swartberg Mountains.

Kilimanjaro: Climbing Africa's Tallest Mountain

Kilimanjaro: Climbing Africa's Tallest Mountain
Roman Skaskiw writes about his ascent of Mount Kilimanjaro, the tallest mountain in Africa.

Inside Egypt: The Mummy, the Pyramids and Me

Inside Egypt: The Mummy, the Pyramids and Me
Egypt: Ed Wetschler overcomes his claustrophobia to climb through narrow passageways to the center of Khafre's pyramid in Egypt.

Zambia to Zanzibar - Page Three

Zambia to Zanzibar - Page Three
Jemima Price takes the Tazara Railway from Zambia to Dar es Salaam and then a ferry to Zanzibar where she finds beautiful idyllic beaches and friendly locals.

Zambia to Zanzibar: Train Ride to Paradise

Zambia to Zanzibar: Train Ride to Paradise
The Tazara Railway from Zambia to Dar es Salaam and then a ferry to Zanzibar where Jemima Price finds beautiful idyllic beaches and friendly locals.

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