africa straight up

Arts & Culture / Spotlight

by Teresa Clarke × on November 19, 2013 at 05:06 pm
Africa is home to more than a billion people spread across 54 countries and speaking more than 3,000 languages. So why is Africa usually limited to a single narrative? “Africa Straight Up” is a more complete story about Africa and its di [...]
African food recipes

Food and Wine / Travel

by Peggy Healy × on May 17, 2013 at 04:21 pm
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 [...]
african travel offbeat accomodation


by Editorial Staff × on April 24, 2013 at 04:04 pm
Tired of staying within the four walls of a hotel? has compiled a list of top five offbeat accommodation locations on the continent.   Old Mac Daddy; SOUTH AFRICA There is nothing trashy about this trailer park. Set along a leafy mo [...]
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Current Events / Food and Wine

by Editorial Staff × on February 01, 2013 at 04:00 pm
It’s the month of love! Forget roses. We’ve got 54 unique ways to show your love–one for each country within Africa. Start planning your African Valentine’s Day now! And if you want to learn how to say “I love you” in 54 A [...]
marrakech food


by Jakub Riziky × on September 26, 2012 at 06:09 pm
Discover the magic of street food in Marrakech: couscous, bisteeya, mechoui, freshly baked bread, and countless spices. This video spotlight by the Travel Word brings you mouth-watering culinary delights from the foothills of the snow-capped Atlas Mo [...]


by Akim Elanbassi × on April 02, 2012 at 06:02 pm
Fes, Morocco, is considered one of the holiest cities in the Islamic world. Parts of it barely changed since it was founded at the beginning of the ninth century by Moulay Idriss II, this enchanting city has been a seat of government, philosophy, med [...]


by Jennifer Lam × on December 21, 2011 at 09:06 pm
(This is a six-part series on rural tourism in Southern Morocco, told through members of the newly formed rural tourism association, Réseau de Développement Touristique Rural (RDTR), located in the Souss Massa Draa Region in Southern Morocco. Previ [...]

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