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Nov
2017
The Top 10 Things to Do in Mozambique
Posted by: Travel Africa Movement /2230

Mozambique is a country in southeast Africa, bordered by Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Swaziland and South Africa. Its capital and largest city is Maputo, which is inhabited by nearly 1.2 million people. Like nearly all African countries, Mozambique is a former European colony, which gained independence from Portugal in 1975 after nearly 500 years of […]

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Nov
2017
Senegal Travel Guide: Planning a Trip to Dakar
Posted by: Travel Africa Movement /2650

African Renaissance Monument African Renaissance Monument Senegal is a country in West Africa, which surrounds The Gambia on three sides and is bordered on the north by Mauritania, on the east by Mali, and on the south by Guinea and Guinea-Bissau. Dakar is the capital and largest city of Senegal, and it sits on the […]

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Nov
2017
Senegalese Cuisine: Where Food and Culture Intersect
Posted by: Travel Africa Movement /2340

Senegalese cuisine is a West African cuisine influenced by the fare of North Africa, Portugal and France, which held the country as a colony until 1960. The cuisine is derived from the nation’s many ethnic groups, the largest being the Wolof. There are several popular and beloved dishes in Senegal and I was lucky to try […]

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Nov
2017
The Top 8 Things to do in Mpumalanga
Posted by: Travel Africa Movement /2330

With its stunning views of Table Mountain and the Atlantic Ocean, Cape Town regularly graces the lists of the world’s best places to visit.  Indeed, most visitors to South Africa will spend time in Cape Town, Johannesburg, and maybe even Durban. But while each of those places offers its own unique attractions, “those in the know” […]

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Nov
2017
10 Black Vineyards, Winemakers and Wine Brands in South Africa
Posted by: Travel Africa Movement /1840

  South Africa is among the top 10 wine producers in the world, producing more than 1,000,000 liters of wine per year. But while black and coloured* South Africans represent nearly 90% of the population, they remain woefully underrepresented in the $3 billion wine industry, at less than three percent. This great imbalance is a […]

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Nov
2017
Top 8 Things to do in Swaziland
Posted by: Travel Africa Movement /1710

Swaziland is the smallest country in the Southern hemisphere, with a population of 1.2 million people. It’s also one of the last remaining executive monarchies in Africa. Although it is not a popular tourist destination, it should be due to its stunning landscapes, wildlife reserves, and rich cultural heritage. Its close proximity to South Africa […]

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Jun
2016
African Art at the Phansi Museum
Posted by: Travel Africa Movement /1920

I arrived at Durban’s King Shaka airport on a hot and sunny afternoon, fully expecting to check into my hotel and head straight to the beach on the Golden Mile. To my dismay, by the time I settled into my room two hours later, the sky had turned a dark shade of gray, and stayed […]