Africa is considered by many scientists to be the oldest inhabited land on Earth, with us humans originating from this part of the world. For many Africa has the reputation of being a safari destination, but we can tell you that it is so much more, with so many places unexplored. We want to show you a different side of the coin, a side that is unique, authentic and off the tourist trail.


Read our latest blog posts about traveling in Africa full of insider travel tips and off the beaten path places to visit and things to do.

The 7 Most Beautiful National Parks in Uganda

Nicknamed ‘The Pearl of Africa’, Uganda is an ideal destination for nature lovers as it offers some of the world’s most stunning natural landscapes, exotic … Read more

11 Kenya Homestays You Must Visit

Homestays are the perfect opportunity to gain local insight into a new destination that no hotel can possibly offer. By staying with a local host … Read more

What it’s like to travel Tunisia off-the-beaten-path

Last fall, I rented a car and drove from Tunisia’s stunning Mediterranean capital city, Tunis, down to the golden dunes of the Sahara. I passed … Read more


With 54 countries calling this continent home, Africa features an incredible collection of magnificent landscapes, fascinating cultures, delicious food, and much, much more. With the Atlas Mountains in Morocco, the Great Pyramids of Egypt, the vast Savannahs in Kenya and Tanzania, dense jungles of the Congo, colossal sand dunes in Namibia, and the gastronomic life in South Africa, there is so much waiting to be discovered in this part of the world. Join us as we share some of our favorite hidden gems and unique travel experiences from around Africa!


Are you planning your trip to Africa soon? Then check out our Africa travel tips to answer any questions you have on what you need to pack, how to apply for the right visa, staying up to date on the latest vaccinations, and more!

While most countries in southern Africa are well developed and completely safe for tourism – as long as you don't stray into townships, or walk around at night by yourself (which is obviously silly) – some central and northern African countries are a little more complicated or politically unstable.

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