Africa

The 8 Best Volcanoes to Climb in East Africa

Africa has much to offer those willing and brave enough to venture to this beautiful continent. Many activities are at every tourist’s disposal, including safaris deep into the Serengeti, shopping in the many local markets and bazaars, or even a visit to one of the many pristine beaches found in the North and South. All of these are great options to consider during one’s trip, but nothing will be quite as memorable as a climb to the top of some of the most beautiful (and still active) volcanoes this side of the world has to offer.


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5 Reasons It Might Be a Good Time to Visit Egypt

This might be one of the best times to visit Egypt in the last decade. A drop in visitors has resulted in great deals that are waiting to be taken advantage of by savvy travelers. Terrorist attacks, protests and safety scares have been in the news lately, leaving many wondering if it’s still safe or even possible to visit Egypt. A closer look reveals that most of Egypt is relatively safe for travelling. Here are 5 reasons you might want to consider a trip to Egypt.


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6 Tips for Tracking the Gorillas of Uganda & Rwanda

There is no experience quite like coming face-to-face with a giant male Silverback in the jungles of central Africa. Specially trained park rangers in Rwanda and Uganda lead a very limited number of guests’ everyday to see the gorillas in their natural habitat. If you have ever dreamed of traveling to Africa to get a firsthand look at these amazing animals here are 6 tips to get you started and help plan your trip.


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You have to go to Maasai Village!

Okay, this isn’t the most poetic title for the whole experience. It’s indescribable, I guess. I’ve been moved. I’ve met the bravest tribe living in this planet. And yes, if you can, you must go to a Maasai village. And I won’t change my mind about it.


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African Fish Eagles of Lake Naivasha

The African Fish Eagle is well known for its hunting abilities and can be seen eating fish and even small crocodiles. Lake Naivasha (1900m) is itself too cold for crocodiles. Touring the lake on a small boat, it is possible to get your boatman to call for these majestic birds and bait them out with a small fish (Tilapia). The Fish Eagles typically pair up and spend most of the day in their nests high in the Acacia Trees surrounding the lakes.


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