My Favourite Cities in Africa

Welcome to another look at some of my favourite cities, and this week I am looking at the continent of Africa! Now, Africa is not necessarily a continent where cities are the main reason to visit. In fact, its attractions are generally outside cities when you think safaris, mountains, jungles, islands and the like. Some …

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Countries You MUST Consider Visiting (but probably haven’t)

Howdy all, today I’m doing one of those ol’ lists where I suggest a few places you might not have considered visiting but I thoroughly recommend. Perhaps you have some countries you consider ‘hidden gems’, here’s a list of five from me! Uzbekistan Here’s one that previously I might not have put on the list, …

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Discovering the capitals of West Africa

West Africa is not the first region people think of travelling to, especially from the west. The capital cities are often where the most money may be – in any country, not just in Africa – and they often can shine a little light into the past as well. Some cities show evidence of an …

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Transport Adventures – West Africa

Yes, back to West Africa again. Transport in West Africa is possibly THE reason to go if you’re seriously into adventure. I say this because every journey in West Africa is a major adventure. From tro-tros to share-taxis to buses and even the occasional train, West Africa is not for the feint-hearted who like smooth …

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3 Spots on Sunday – Countries in West Africa

Imagine that you had time off and wanted to explore West Africa. Regular readers know this is one of my favourite regions of the planet, one I have visited on no less than four separate tricks. But it often doesn’t rate much of a mention on many people’s radar – it’s out of the way …

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