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May
2018
Planning Your First Trip to Africa
Posted by: Travel Africa Movement /7880
  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 […]
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Nov
2017
The Top 10 Things to Do in Mozambique
Posted by: Travel Africa Movement /1400
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 /1190
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 /1280
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 /1320
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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