Category: Africa

Casablanca, the Miami of Morocco

Why we'll always have Casablanca By Cindy Lou Dale The international jet-set claim to have uncovered a few Moroccan cities,…

1 week ago

Senegal's Favorite Sport, La Lutte, with Mr President

La Lutte: the simplest yet most confusing sport in Senegal By Beetle Holloway Two men fighting in a ring. As…

2 weeks ago

Algeria: Exploring a Desert Oasis

Taghit: An Algerian Oasis on the Edge of the Sahara By Tuve Floden Our hotel bus sailed down the paved…

3 weeks ago

Mafia Island, Tanzania: Turtles, Whales and Empty Beaches

A Remote African  Paradise By Hattie Rowan It’s not easy to get to Mafia Island. Lying just south of Zanzibar…

2 months ago

Swimming with South African Sharks

How South Africa's Shark Cage Dive Industry Drives Conservation  By Heide Brandes “SHARK! SHARK! Go down!!!” The crewman on the…

2 months ago

Kenya's Lunatic Line: Riding the Iron Snake's Last Run

Riding The Lunatic Line across Kenya In Swahili, they called it “The Iron Snake.” Aging, poorly maintained and perpetually late, this…

4 months ago

Malawi's Mount Mulanje: Better than Machu Pichu

A journey to the Island in the Sky: Africa’s Uluru By Matthew Sterne It is in Cape Maclear that I…

7 months ago

Climbing Kilimanjaro: My Mountain and Me, A Tale of Love and Hate

By Jessie Waack There are those times in life when you lay a challenge before yourself with the unwavering belief…

9 months ago

Togo: Visiting Fetish Healers at the Market in Lome

My Dance Macabre Among the Fetish Healers of Togo By Edward Placidi It was a ghoulish and gruesome scene in…

9 months ago

Tanzania: Nomad Blacksmiths Who Create Beauty from Trash

The Barbaig Nomads of Tanzania By James Michael Dorsey The clang of steel on steel echoes through the early morning…

11 months ago

Gambia, West Africa: Exploring the Smiley Coast

Gambia is a friendly nation with many English Speakers and Arab Traditions By Marta Sobczak In winter 2015 my boyfriend I…

11 months ago

Sudan: It Will Change Your Life

By Marta Sobczak Sudan is and always will be special for me.   Visiting this country has changed my life forever…

11 months ago