Author: Travel Africa Movement

Travel Africa Movement Articles

30

Jul
2018
Do You Really Need Vaccines to Travel to Africa?
Posted by: Travel Africa Movement /5400

The short answer is Yes. Travel vaccinations and medicines are necessary for some African countries. The long answer is much more complicated. Vaccinations help you develop immunity (protection) against diseases before you come into contact with them. Across Africa, and particularly in Sub-Saharan Africa, there is a higher incidence of infectious and communicable diseases due […]

24

Jun
2018
13 African Countries That You Can Visit Visa-Free as US Citizens
Posted by: Travel Africa Movement /28970

    Africa is a magnificent continent with 54 diverse countries and island nations. Most require visas for foreign visitors, with policies that range from easy online visas or visas on arrival, to those with time-consuming documentation, interview and biometric requirements. Visa costs can also be an impediment for some travelers, with fees ranging from […]

19

May
2018
Planning Your First Trip to Africa
Posted by: Travel Africa Movement /17060

  Africa has long been stereotyped as the “dark continent”, a place rife with poverty, disease, and violence. Owing to this negative image, Africa was often overlooked as a desirable vacation destination. Luckily, times are changing. Many have taken a renewed interest in Africa, particularly black Americans and others across the African diaspora. If you’re […]