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May
2019
Meet Woni Spotts: The First Black Woman to Travel to Every Country in the World
Posted by: Travel Africa Movement /11830
  You’ve probably never heard of Woni Spotts. She hasn’t posted any photos on Instagram. She’s not engaged in the many Facebook travel groups. And she only recently became active on Twitter. But she’s accomplished two historic feats: she was recently recognized as the first black woman to travel to every country and continent in […]
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Jul
2018
Do You Really Need Vaccines to Travel to Africa?
Posted by: Travel Africa Movement /17410
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 […]
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Jun
2018
13 African Countries That You Can Visit Visa-Free as US Citizens
Posted by: Travel Africa Movement /71040
    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 […]
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May
2018
Planning Your First Trip to Africa
Posted by: Travel Africa Movement /63980
  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
Senegal Travel Guide: Planning a Trip to Dakar
Posted by: Travel Africa Movement /11070
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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