Mafia Island is located off the coast of Tanzania, not as famous as its neighbor Zanzibar, but full of interesting beaches and migrating turtles to observe.
In Gansbaai, South Africa, Shark Ventures takes tourists out into the ocean and places them in a shark cage, then tossed chum attracts great white sharks.
A trip on a decrepit railroad line between Nairobi and Mombasa, Kenya, which was dubbed “The Lunatic Line,” and has been replaced by a modern train.
A journey to the Island in the Sky: Africa’s Uluru in Malawi. After hearing that the mountain was as spectacular as Machu Pichu, he sets out to climb it.
Kilimanjaro: a story of love and hate. A young woman’s bucket list climb up Africa’s highest peak.
A visit to the Fetish healer at the Fetish market in Lome, the capital of Togo, West Africa, discovering dead animal bodies and skulls believed to heal.
After retirement, this couple hit the road, their favorite place? Algeria. Get the inside scoop on Dennis James and Barbara Grossman’s worldly adventures.
The oasis village of Taghit in the vast country of Algeria offers much to be explored. From 4×4 driving in the desert to local music and culture.
Barbaig Nomads of Tanzania, who create arrows and artwork from discarded scrap metal that they melt down to reuse. Visiting the tribe in their village.
A journey around the West African country of Gambia, a poor nation with a combination of cultural influences including Arab and colonial. What to see and do
A European woman explores Sudan in Africa, a country with ancient traditions, strict rules about men and women, unusual food and beautiful beaches.
The Western Cape’s reputation for wine is undiminished — but now its food has caught up. Bree Street in Cape Town is South Africa’s best food strip.
In Great Rift Valley of Tanzania, meeting the Iraqw people who have practiced innovative farming techniques and use cow dung to create methane for cooking.
Tracing the places that Karen Blixen visited in Kenya that inspired the movie, “Out of Africa” starring Meryl Streep. Karen Blixen museum and Masai Mara.
Paarl, on Route 62, is the pearl of the South Africa’s Boland and where some of the country’s best wines are to be found.
Visiting Northern Malawi during the rainy season makes travel treacherous, but yields some unforeseen benefits, Brittany Caumette discovers.
A visit to the busy market in downtown Accra Ghana. The author meets artists who create works from discarded materials and enjoys the hospitality of Ghana.
Tony Giles traveled to west Africa. He’s totally blind. In this story, he recounts a special moment in Abene, Senegal, playing music with locals.