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Discover the must see destinations and attractions in Africa.

The Surfer’s Guide to Morocco: The Best Waves in the Western Kingdom

Separated from Europe by the narrow Strait of Gibraltar, Morocco is often considered an extension of the Old Continent by passionate wave riders. Having been pinned on the surf map ever since the 1950s, the country has become a stronghold for surfers from far and wide, who flock to its awesome waves to escape the cold winters …

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5 Must-Visit Cities on the African Continent

One cannot resist the lure of Africa Rudyard Kipling, best known as the author of The Jungle Book was once quoted as saying “One cannot resist the lure of Africa”. We agree, truer words have rarely been spoken. During 2016, Africa’s numerous tourist destinations were some of the most popular in the world, boasting an annual growth rate …

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And Africa’s Most Powerful Passports Are…

What are Africa’s most powerful passports? Whether you’re a frequent traveller or you always keep within the borders of your country, a passport is a remarkably powerful document to have, but some passports carry more power than others. As the world becomes more interconnected and the need for travel increases, passport holders of some countries have …

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Interesting Facts About Algeria

Historic Algiers: The Casbah and the Palais de Raïs – A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Casbah is a must-see for any first-time visitor to Algiers, Algeria. The neighborhood serves as Algiers’s historical and commercial district and has an array of seafood restaurants. Although Algiers is speckled with historic buildings, few have been as lovingly restored …

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Johannesburg Butterflies

Johannesburg Has Just Been Invaded by a Million of These

My first trip to South Africa, twenty years ago, was in August when it was rainy and cloudy in Cape Town, but warm and sunny in Johannesburg. With a wet, thick gloomy fog layer hovering overhead, I did not have a chance to appreciate Cape Town, and I thought that Johannesburg was the stunning jewel of …

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