A pop-up restaurant on Mount Kilimanjaro? A burgeoning South Africa Food and Wine Festival? Three new Guinea-Conakry restaurants in New York City? Ethiopian Peaberry Coffee flogged at Trader Joe’s? These and many other events are indicators of the intense and growing interest in Africa’s culinary arts. Put on your bib [...]
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To create power, the plug must match the outlet. An improper fit will at best do nothing and at worse cause unintended harm. The right fit; however, can create energy and light- yielding immeasurable results. The same is true for voluntourism. When a traveler visits a foreign country with the [...]
Every February for the past decade, the island of Zanzibar has hosted East Africa’s best-loved – and now largest – music festival, Sauti za Busara. The festival includes artists from all edges of the continent, and from an ever growing scope of languages, musical genres and political stances. Kiswahili for [...]
From the 3,000-carat Cullinan Diamond in South Africa, to Tanzania’s rare Queen of Kilimanjaro tanzanite stone –Africa is known to be home to some of the of the largest and most radiant precious gems ever found. Africa.com takes a closer look at some of the continent’s biggest and best finds.
Have you ever been on a flight and looked at a mountain thousands of feet below and wondered what its name is, whether it has been climbed yet, and if so, who was the first to do so?
We walk quite a ways from the Chief’s boma, stepping over and around thorny acacias, to reach the women who are already gathered under the single tree that casts even a hint of shade, a bit of protection from the blazing hot sun. These are the artisans of Tanzania Maasai Women’s Art, and they light up an otherwise dusty and colorless landscape.
Originally posted on the GetMilkshake website, Katy Kelleher interviews Anne Wells, an Africa.com contributor and founder of UNITE the World Wtih Africa, about a new program, UNITE Tours.
Millions of people fly every year completely unaware of the fascinating parts of the world they fly over. The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) aims to change this with the Hidden Journeys Project.