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About the Spread of Dengue Fever

About the Spread of Dengue Fever

While Dengue Fever is by no means a new phenomenon, over the past few decades it has become more widely known and understood. A relatively recent increase in the number of reported cases among world travelers has led to higher interest in the disease among the general population.
Requirements for Travel Into Israel

Requirements for Travel Into Israel

Israel's beauty combined with its religious and political history make it a fascinating destination for travelers. However, the constantly changing political landscape often makes travel into Israel difficult. Always check with the U.S. Department of State for current travel warnings before you leav
Garden Path, Majorelle Gardens

Garden Path, Majorelle Gardens

Path in Majorelle Gardens, Marrakech, Morocco
Djenne, Mali

Djenne, Mali

Djenne Mali. Travel guide to Djenne home of the world's biggest mud-brick building, the Grande Mosque. Information on how to get to Djenne, where to stay, tours to Djenne and more.
Day 1 of an 8 day trek up Mount Kilimanjaro

Day 1 of an 8 day trek up Mount Kilimanjaro

Forest trail, day 1, Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
Groot Constantia - the oldest and grandest vineyard in the Cape

Groot Constantia - the oldest and grandest vineyard in the Cape

One of South Africa's oldest and grandest vineyards, Constantia wine was world famous in the 18th century. These days it is making a comeback. Groot Constantia is a magnificent Cape-Dutch mansion and a visit makes a wonderful day out from Cape Town.
Plan the African Safari That's Right for You

Plan the African Safari That's Right for You

Planning Your Africa Safari. Guide to help you plan the right safari in Africa. Find out what style of accommodation and tour is right for you and your dream African safari. This guide to Safari styles will help you decide what suits your safari needs and provides tour recommendations.
Panari Hotel in Nairobi, Africa

Panari Hotel in Nairobi, Africa

The Panari has views of Nairobi National Park and its wildlife.giraffe image by Fotocie from Fotolia.comThe Panari Hotel is a new hotel development in Nairobi, Kenya, which acts as a transit airport for Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA). It is also the headquarters of the Kenya...
District Six – Cape Town's District Six

District Six – Cape Town's District Six

Cape Town's District Six - a district destroyed by apartheid slowly comes back to life with an excellent museum and theatre as the community rebuilds.
Buying Salt and Soap

Buying Salt and Soap

Buying salt and soap to give as gifts in Simonga village, Zambia
Inkosana Lodge, Drakensberg

Inkosana Lodge, Drakensberg

The Inkosana Lodge, in the Drakensberg is the perfect place to stay before and after your hike. Set in the Champagne Valley, this backpacker lodge is convenient, inexpensive and very friendly.
Tunis, Tunisia's Capital City

Tunis, Tunisia's Capital City

Tunis; image, facts and travel information about Tunisia's capital city, North Africa
Robert Sobukwe – Robert Sobukwe: A Biography

Robert Sobukwe – Robert Sobukwe: A Biography

Biography of PAC President and black nationalist leader, Robert Sobukwe (1924-1978).
Best of the Eastern Cape – Best of South African Tourism Province by Province

Best of the Eastern Cape – Best of South African Tourism Province by Province

Eastern Cape is one of the most fascinating of South Africa's provinces, its coast covering both the famed Garden Route and the Wild Coast, while inland there are the gentle green hills of the Settler Country round Grahamstown and the harsher semi-desert of the Karoo. It is the Xhosa homeland w
November Festivals and Events in Africa

November Festivals and Events in Africa

November Festivals and Events in Africa include a film festival in Cape Town, a Durbar festival in Ghana, a carnival in Mombasa (Kenya) and more.
How to Tigerfish on the Zambezi

How to Tigerfish on the Zambezi

Sport fishing for tigerfish on the Zambezi River in Zimbabwe or Zambia is an experience never to be forgotten. The tigerfish is found in many rivers in Africa, and its unique coloring -- silvery body with black stripes and red fins -- is unmistakable. It has a row of fierce teeth, grows to around 20
Where to Eat in Durban - International Cuisine

Where to Eat in Durban - International Cuisine

Tips and information on where to eat in Durban. Durban is famous for its curry but there are also plenty of excellent restaurants serving "international food". Find out where to eat in Durban if you aren't too keen on spice.
Holiday Tips for Egypt

Holiday Tips for Egypt

The Egyptian pyramids, Nile River excursions and the hustle and bustle of Cairo's streets can take the breath out of any traveler. Taking a trip to Egypt is a memory that will last for a lifetime. Though you must be prepared for tourist traps, out-of-control taxis and communication problems with loc
Monk in Lalibela, Ethiopia

Monk in Lalibela, Ethiopia

Monk in Lalibela, Ethiopia
West Africa Geography Information

West Africa Geography Information

West Africa generally refers to a group of 16 countries in the northwest corner of the continent: Benin, Burkina, Cape Verde, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo. West Africa occupies the Bulge of Africa, spread