Embracing the Culture of the Maasai People in Tanzania

Embracing the Culture of the Maasai People in Tanzania originally appeared on Green Global Travel. I’ve never been so happy to depart a destination as I was the day we left Tanzania‘s Lake Natron to visit the Maasai people in a traditional village. Wrecked by a stomach virus, relentless heat, and winds that pelted us with stinging sand, I was miserable and ready for pampering …

7 Common Myths About Traveling Africa – And Why They Are Wrong

Kristin Addis from Be My Travel Muse writes our regular column on solo female travel. It’s an important topic I can’t adequately cover, so I brought in an expert to share her advice for other women travelers to help cover the topics important and specific to them! She’s also amazingly knowledgable about…

Honeymoon Safaris: The Perfect Combination

Wedding preparations are exciting and fun, but equally as stressful. You get caught in a blissful whirlwind that culminates in that special day, which marks the start of an entirely new story in your life. An extraordinary and luxurious honeymoon in some unique location is the ideal transition into your new life with the person of your dreams. It allows you to unwind, reflect and…

Top 3 Luxury Safari Destinations in Africa

1Dad1Kid.com Africa is one of the most popular safari destinations for wildlife lovers to visit. The great abundance of animals and excellent accommodation combined with superb accommodation sees visitors worldwide flock to Africa yearly. With so many excellent options available it’s tough to know where to start. Here are the three most popular destinations for a luxury African safari…

50 Pictures of Ethiopia to Give You A Look Into this Misunderstood Country

Ethiopia in Photos A collection of my best pictures of Ethiopia to give you insights into this misunderstood country…. To most of the world, Ethiopia is practically synonymous to famine and drought. Between the 1970s and 80s, a series of famine hit the country and killed more than a million people. It was one of the worst disasters in the world and millions of dollars poured in from other countries and non-profit organisations in the form of aid and relief. Though the famine was…

Exploring the Incredible Rock Churches of Lalibela, Ethiopia

Finding an Ethiopian Wonder My guide to exploring the incredible Rock Churches of Lalibela. It’s barely dawn; the sky is still dark and birds are just starting to chirp and sing. In the darkness, I scramble along the slippery walkway carved out of rock, through a heavy wooden door made from an…

Sing A Song of Tsingy: The Red Hot Rocks of Madagascar

It snaked towards us slowly. A scarlet, silted, rust-red, blood-red, iron-tinged flow. The water seeped around the edges of my boots, my footprints swallowed up within seconds. It visibly stained my soles. Up ahead, I saw two men walking, the two men who were travelling with me. But no other soul was there. Their silhouettes appeared brush-like and black, all wrong …

Majorelle Garden – Here Lies Yves St Laurent

At Majorelle Garden in Marrakech (Morocco), the legendary French fashion designer, Yves St Laurent rests peacefully – among bamboos, cacti and other exotic plants. “The Blue House” or “The Blue Mansion”, as the locals call it, is an amazing oasis of tropical plants, a fountain and a lily pond. The garden was owned by a French painter, Jacques Majorelle, who dedicated his life turning the two and a half acres of land to a delightful garden that is now today. In 1980, the garden was bought by fashion icon, …

7 of the Best Places to Visit in Africa

Today’s post comes from a conversation I had on Twitter, when a visit to Namibia, and then Africa at large came up. As it turns out, there are limits to what you can say in 140 characters. So here’s the longer version… Visiting Africa When it comes to talking about Africa, many people still think about this: Possibly this: Or maybe even this: Africa Beyond Safaris And while there’s no doubt that catching the Big Five …

Ethiopian Airlines passenger held in Tanzania over destruction charges

Ethiopian Airlines passenger is under police and security supervision in Tanzania charged of causing chaos, destruction of an aircraft part and disturbance to passengers on board. read more

Elephant Walk Man on Uganda

Elephant Walk Man on Uganda leg of East Africa to raise awareness on the plight of African Elephants read more

Seychelles President Michel proposes a new team to ensure that government continues to deliver

One week away from a National Parliamental election in the Republic of the Seychelles, the local Seychelles News Agency interviewed candidates. read more

Rwanda hosts first Conservation and Tourism Exhibition in new Convention Centre

The 1st Kwita Izina Conservation and Tourism exhibition organized alongside the 12th Kwita Izina/ Gorilla naming ceremony is taking place at the new Kigali Conference and Exhibition Village. read more

Taking Morocco Tourism to the next level

The Morocco Ministry of Tourism is hard at work creating a strong foundation for its industry. read more