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Jul
2018
Do You Really Need Vaccines to Travel to Africa?
Posted by: Travel Africa Movement /6960
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 /38070
    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 /24760
  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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27

Nov
2017
The Top 10 Things to Do in Mozambique
Posted by: Travel Africa Movement /2940
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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27

Nov
2017
Senegal Travel Guide: Planning a Trip to Dakar
Posted by: Travel Africa Movement /3580
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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