AFRICA

Africa, oh Africa! The second-largest continent on our planet, covering about one-fifth of the total land surface. The African continent is bounded on the west by the Atlantic Ocean, on the north by the Mediterranean Sea, on the east by the Red Sea and the Indian Ocean, and on the south by the mingling waters of the Atlantic and Indian oceans… Hereby you can find the selection of our African Travel Stories. Just click on the below map to reach your desired country, destination, and the related travel stories, or navigate further in the sub-menus to choose based on a country.

Dreaming about the best African vacation? Just navigate further in the sub-menus to choose based on a country. As you might know our mission is to share something relevant, something authentic, something real, something cool, something interesting, something personal & something different, via our travel stories & images. We are focusing on ideas from local sources, giving tips that are usually unknown for travelers and foreigners, guides to secret places which only the guy from the given neighborhood could know about, to the hidden picturesque view, with recommending everything besides the obvious: the local real feel, the adventure of discovering the unknown, the authenticity, culinary guide to the meals that locals are really cooking and eating at home, and much more. Hope you will read our African Travel Stories, feel inspired, and enjoy the journey, as much as we do!


Egypt Besides the Obvious

Cruise on the Nile, an unforgettable river trip

This is a travel guide about a cruise on the Nile in Egypt. About the authors: Isabel Giménez Barrachina. Passionate traveler and history lover. She enjoys visiting landmarks and understanding the secrets behind. She likes nice views, skylines and tasting new kinds of food. She has visited more than 30 different countries in three continents. …

What to see in Cairo: a quick glance to the capital of Egypt

This an article about what to see in Cairo during your visit. Our invited authors explain what you cannot miss in the capital of Egypt.   About the authors: Isabel Giménez Barrachina. Passionate traveler and history lover. She enjoys visiting landmarks and understanding the secrets behind. She likes nice views, skylines and tasting new kinds …

Bicicleta Besides the Obvious

Ksars, Oasis y una ruta en bicicleta por Draa-Tafilalet, Marruecos

El verano en Marruecos puede ser duro o muy duro. Y yo llevaba una idea que empeoraba las cosas. Una bici. Había leído sobre los atractivos de la ciudad de Ouarzazate y las posibilidades de acercarme a multitud de impresionantes lugares en sus cercanías, en la región de región de Draa-Tafilalet. Visto sobre mapa, las distancias eran perfectas …

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