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. …

Sidi Ifni Besides the Obvious

Sidi Ifni travel guide – Spanish flavour in Morocco

This is a Sidi Ifni travel guide, an old Spanish territory in the current Morocco, one of the last colonial dreams along the African Atlantic Coast.  The libraries of the desert route. Part IV It took the whole day to me to arrive to Sidi Ifni from Ouarzazate. There are no direct buses neither trains …

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 …

Enkutatash in Lalibela, Ethiopia. Dressed in white on the rocks.

Lalibela seems to be the end of the world. Probably is the best known spot all over Ethiopia, but once you reach that precious gem you got the feeling of being anyhow in the middle of nowhere. Probably that was exactly still Ethiopia, almost a decade ago, when I stepped the country for my first …

Bicicleta Besides the Obvious

Ksars, Oasis and a bike route in Draa-Tafilalet region, Morocco

This is an article about a bike route in Draa-Tafilalet region in the South of Morocco. The libraries of the desert route. Part III Summer in Morocco can be hard or very hard. And I had an idea that made things worse. A bike. I had read about the attractions of the city of Ouarzazate …

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 …

ouarzazate Besides the Obvious

Supervivientes de una Kasbah: Un viaje a Ouarzazate, Marruecos.

Esta es la historia de un viaje a Ouarzazate, un lugar mágica que se convirtió en mucho más que una simple escala gracias a su gente y su Kasbah. Las bibliotecas del desierto. Parte II Había pasado el día, mochila a cuestas, por Marrakech. No había sido un mal día, Marrakech es siempre un buen …

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