Exploring Botswana’s Rich Cultural Heritage

Botswana is not only known for its abundant wildlife and stunning natural scenery, but also for its rich and diverse cultural heritage. With over 25 different ethnic groups, Botswana’s cultural traditions and customs are deeply ingrained in the daily lives of its people. Visitors to Botswana can immerse themselves in the country’s unique culture through […]

South Africa’s Best Beaches and Water Activities

South Africa is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing day in the sun or an adrenaline-pumping water activity, South Africa’s beaches have something for everyone. One of the most popular beach destinations in South Africa is Durban. This coastal city is known for its […]

Celebrating Timkat, One of Ethiopia’s Biggest Festivals

One of the most important festivals on the Ethiopian calendar, Timkat (Timket) is celebrated across the country. Tourists in Ethiopia during Timkat are treated to 3 days of festivities. Timkat is an Orthodox Christian occasion to mark the baptism of Jesus Christ in the River Jordan. People travel to Ethiopia to take part in Timkat which involves processions, singing, and dancing. […]

UGANDA: Why you need to visit the pearl of Africa in 2022

It may not be as famous as Rwanda, Kenya or Tanzania but Uganda is undoubtedly one of Africa’s most stirring destinations. Roads are lined with mango, jackfruit and banana trees, rolling hills are home to working tea and coffee plantations, and lakes and rivers are flanked by thickets of tall elephant grass. This is Africa’s […]

7 reasons why you should self drive in South Africa

Thinking of self driving South Africa? Here’s what you need to know. You may not have even considered renting a car if it’s your first time in South Africa – especially if it’s also your first time travelling to Southern Africa. But don’t write it off, even if you’ve never driven abroad before. It’s surprisingly […]

6 travel tips for planning a last minute safari

Not everyone can commit to booking a safari well in advance (usually up to a year in some cases). While it’s always advisable to plan ahead for a trip to the African continent, there are many instances of visitors wanting to simply pack up and go on a last minute safari. With Visit Africa’s immense network […]

7 other reasons to visit Africa

Usually, the number one reason for travellers to visit Africa is to embark on a wildlife safari or to climb Kilimanjaro. While Africa certainly does have some of the most prolific wildlife viewing opportunities and one of the seven summits, there are so many more ‘other’ reasons to travel to Africa. The African continent teems with unique landscapes, […]