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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.

Mama Mia Malindi! Kenya's Own Little Italy

Mama Mia Malindi! Kenya's Own Little Italy
Malindi, Kenya: Bill Pfeffer and his wife visit Malindi, Kenya, the little Italy of Africa, where they lounge on the beaches and enjoy a gelato.

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.

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.

Mummy Dearest: A Visit to the Real Egypt

Mummy Dearest: A Visit to the Real Egypt
Egypt: David Rich makes a visit to Egyptian museums and historic sites including the Western Oases and includes his usual fantastic photographs.

Namibia: Land of Neverending Color

Namibia: Land of Neverending Color
Namibia: Cindy-Lou Dale experiences extraordinary scenery and wildlife in Namibia.

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.

Pangani, On Tanzania's Coast: Hard to get to But Worth Finding!

Pangani, Tanzania: Terry Harnwell visits Pangani, off the coast of Tanzanis, and unspoiled island paradise.

South Africa: Top Ten Day Trips From Nelspruit

South Africa: Top Ten Day Trips From Nelspruit
Petro Kotzé writes about ten fun-filled day trips from the World Cup host city of Nelspruit, South Africa.

South Africa: Top Ten Free (or Cheap) Things to Do in Cape Town

South Africa: Top Ten Free (or Cheap) Things to Do in Cape Town
Capetown South Africa: Petro Kotzé lists ten exciting activities in Capetown, South Africa, that cost little or nothing.

Senegal: Smiling with the Diola in Western Casamance

Senegal: Smiling with the Diola in Western Casamance
Senegal: Federico Arrizabalaga Sandoval visits Casamance in Senegal where he finds unspoiled beaches, friendly villagers, and a welcome escape from the fast pace of modern life.

Visit Cameroon With The Humanity Exchange

Visit Cameroon With The Humanity Exchange
Visit Cameroon With The Humanity Exchange: A chance to volunteer working with orphans in West Africa.

Giving Back While Traveling

Giving Back While Traveling
Terra Incognita Tours donates parts of its proceeds to helping charities their customers care about.

Madagascar: Mantadia National Park

Madagascar: Mantadia National Park
Madagascar:Caitlin Prince visits Mantadia National Park on this island off Africa's SE coast.

Paris-Dakar Bike Race: Fulfilling a Lifelong Dream

Paris-Dakar Bike Race: Fulfilling a Lifelong Dream
Two veteran bicyclists plan a race from Paris to Dakar, Morocco in the fall of 2006.

Read More GoNOMAD Stories About Africa

Read More GoNOMAD Stories About Africa
Africa: A page with links to GoNOMAD stories about Africa

Malawi: Climbing the Biggest Mountain

Malawi: Climbing the Biggest Mountain
A Journey to the Island in the Sky: Climbing Malawi's Mt Mulanje.

Mozambique: Volunteering on Horseback

Mozambique: Volunteering on Horseback
Mozambique: a chance to help out by volunteering on a horseranch. Riding horses in Mozambique.

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South Africa: A Perfect Beach Day

South Africa: A Perfect Beach Day
South Africa: A Blue Lagoon & Ostriches in the West Coast National Park. Lauren Manuel takes a beach day.

Top Tips for Travel in Africa

Top Tips for Travel in Africa
Top trips for travel in Africa.

By Sand or By Sea: Sinai Safaris Take It All In

By Sand or By Sea: Sinai Safaris Take It All In
By Sand or By Sea: Sinai Safaris Take It All In
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Top Lodging Lodge Picks in Africa

Top Lodging Lodge Picks in Africa
Top lodging lodge picks in Africa.

GoNOMAD Photogallery: Namibia's Harnas Wildlife Sanctuary

GoNOMAD Photogallery: Namibia's Harnas Wildlife Sanctuary
Cindy-Lou Dale's photogallery of the Harnas Wildlife Sanctuary in Namibia.

Ecotourism in Kenya: Campi ya Kanzi

Ecotourism in Kenya: Campi ya Kanzi
GoNOMAD's Melissa Vitti writes about the Campi ya Kanzi ecolodge in Southern Kenya, which is operated in partnership with the Maasai tribe.

Volunteering in Kenya: From the Safari to the Relief Station

Volunteering in Kenya: From the Safari to the Relief Station
The author explains how volunteers can trade in package holidays for a chance to help people in need in drought-stricken Kenya and other countries.

Tracking Elephants in Namibia

Tracking Elephants in Namibia
Kristi Girdharry explains how volunteers can trade in package holidays for a chance to help people in need in drought-stricken Namibia and other countries.

Keeping the Faith: The Maasai Environmental Resource Coalition

Keeping the Faith: The Maasai Environmental Resource Coalition
The author describes the work of the Maasai Environmental Resource Coalition.

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.

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.

More Top Sustainable and Responsible Travel Programs in Africa

More Top Sustainable and Responsible Travel Programs in Africa
A listing and link to the top sustainable and responsible travel programs in Africa. GoNOMAD.com feature guide.

Kawaza Village Tourism Project: Authentic Village Visits

Kawaza Village Tourism Project: Authentic Village Visits
Victoria Schlesinger writes about the Kawaza Tourism Project, providing authentic village visits in Zambia.

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.

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.

Marrakech Hotel Reviews: What People are Saying about Where they're Staying

Marrakech Hotel Reviews: What People are Saying about Where they're Staying
Marrakech Hotel Reviews: What People are Saying about Where they're Staying

South Africa: My Favorite Country So Far

South Africa: My Favorite Country So Far
Sony Stark writes about the third port of call on her round-the-world voyage with Semester At Sea, South Africa.

Top Africa Touring Picks

Top Africa Touring Picks
A guide to specialized tours in Africa on GoNOMAD, from Ballooning to train travel.

Cruising the Red Sea: Nose Jobs, Temples, and Ancient Egyptian Treasures

Cruising the Red Sea: Nose Jobs, Temples, and Ancient Egyptian Treasures
Nick Parkins writes about cruising on the Red Sea

Ghana: Mole Park, The Cheapest African Safari

Ghana: Mole Park, The Cheapest African Safari
Mole National Park, Ghana- Africa's Cheapest Safari. Adam Black enjoys wildlife in a hard-to-reach park that's one of Africa's best values.

Tribewanted Makes a Visible Difference in Sierra Leone | GoNOMAD.com

Tribewanted Makes a Visible Difference in Sierra Leone | GoNOMAD.com
Tribewanted Sierra Leone, a non-profit eco-tourism organization, allows tribemembers to effect real change on a smaller scale.

Investours - See the World, Aid the World with | GoNOMAD.com

Investours - See the World, Aid the World with | GoNOMAD.com
Investours, a non-profit organization, pools participants' tour fees and contributes them in the form of a micro-loan to aid local entrepreneurs.

 
 


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