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The Best Hotels in Muscat, Oman

The Best Hotels in Muscat, Oman

The Sultan's Palace in Muscat, Omansultanspalast in muscat (oman) image by Andrea Seemann from Fotolia.comMuscat is the capital city of the Sultanate of Oman. One of the oldest cities in the Middle East, it has experienced a rich history. Today, Muscat is very wealthy due to oil exports.........[Read More]
Boy Eating Candy, Ghana

Boy Eating Candy, Ghana

Photos and images of Ghana. Travel in Africa. This is a boy, enjoying a piece of candy, in our compound. Taken in Bunbonayili, Ghana, West Africa......[Read More]
Mother's Day Gifts To Benefit All Mothers!

Mother's Day Gifts To Benefit All Mothers!

Mother's Day gift ideas for moms who love to travel to Africa, or dream of doing so. If your mom likes art, culture, or even baby elephants, this is your one stop shop this Mother's Day! Celebrate your mother's love and generosity by giving back on her behalf, and help mothers everywh......[Read More]
April festivals and events in Africa

April festivals and events in Africa

African Festivals and Events in April. April brings spring to northern Africa and fall to South Africa. Easter is celebrated by Christians throughout the continent and runners have their pick of interesting marathons in the Sahara Desert and the African bush.......[Read More]
Moped and Scooter Maintenance

Moped and Scooter Maintenance

Like any vehicle, scooters and mopeds are machines that require regular maintenance to keep them running in good shape and operating properly. Failure to do so will eventually result in a terminal failure of the two-wheeled transport and usually at the worst possible time in terms of travel. Granted......[Read More]
How Did Kenya Get Its Name?

How Did Kenya Get Its Name?

How did Kenya get its name? Learn the history behind the African country, which was colonized by the British in the mid 19th century.......[Read More]
Travel in Africa

Travel in Africa

Africa arguably offers the most wild blend of life and landscapes in the world. Whether you'll visit remote Pigmy villages, cruise the Nile or scan the savanna, a visit to Africa will leave you planning to return.......[Read More]
Bujumbara, Burundi's Capital City

Bujumbara, Burundi's Capital City

Bujumbara; image, facts and travel information about Burundi's capital city, East-Central Africa......[Read More]
Head of Imlil Valley, Atlas Mountains, Morocco

Head of Imlil Valley, Atlas Mountains, Morocco

Head of Imlil Valley, Atlas Mountains, Morocco......[Read More]
Facts About Cape Town

Facts About Cape Town

Cape Town is located in South Africa and is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country. It is also one of the most populous cities in the area, with incredible natural surroundings and beautiful scenery. If you are traveling to Cape Town, it's best to know as much about the city as ......[Read More]
How to Contact Someone in Egypt During an Internet Cutoff

How to Contact Someone in Egypt During an Internet Cutoff

Inform yourself about how to contact someone in Egypt in the event of an Internet cutoff. The Egyptian government cut off the Internet in January 2011 during the revolution that occurred in the country. Although access has since been restored, knowing how to contact a friend, family member or collea......[Read More]
Where to go in Southern Africa

Where to go in Southern Africa

Southern Africa's top destinations. The best destinations in Southern Africa include top attractions in South Africa, Botswana, Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique. Enjoy an enormous variety of wildlife on safari in South Luangwa, Okavango Delta, Kruger and Chobe. Hike South Africa's Wild Coast ......[Read More]
Information on Victoria Falls

Information on Victoria Falls

Called "Mosi-oa-Tunya," or "the smoke that thunders" by locals, Victoria Falls is the largest single curtain of falling water on the planet. More than twice the size of Niagara Falls, this Natural Wonder and World Heritage Site has become one of Southern Africa's top tourist destinations. This spot ......[Read More]
Ksar Ghilaine Horses for Rent

Ksar Ghilaine Horses for Rent

Ksar Ghilaine, horse for rent, Sahara Desert......[Read More]
Hotels in Cape Town, SA

Hotels in Cape Town, SA

Cape Town Harbor is one of the busiest ports in South Africa.cape town harbor image by TEMISTOCLE LUCARELLI from Fotolia.comCape Town is the second largest city in South Africa. The city has many features that attract tourists to the area, including Table Mountain, which is a flat-topped.........[Read More]
Angola Facts - Angola Facts and Information

Angola Facts - Angola Facts and Information

Facts and travel information about Angola in Southern Africa, including geography, economy, best time to go, climate, getting to Angola and more.......[Read More]
10 Traditional African Games

10 Traditional African Games

Traditional games played in Africa. Find out what board games are played in Africa from Bao, Mancala, Fanorona to Morabaraba. Facts and information about African games including where to buy them. African board games make great gifts!......[Read More]
What Are Some Interesting Facts on Pyramids?

What Are Some Interesting Facts on Pyramids?

Egypt's pyramids and the Sphinx are collectively considered one of the "Seven Wonders of the World." Located in the Giza Plateau, these structures were built during Egypt's dynasty period. In order to accomplish the building of the pyramids, Egyptians used a very sophisticated mixture of technical s......[Read More]
The History of the Library of Alexandria

The History of the Library of Alexandria

The ancient library in Alexandria, Egypt was founded in the third century B.C. by Ptolemy I Soter, the successor of Alexander the Great. The library was not just a repository for books; it also had a zoo, gardens, lecture halls and residence for scholars. In 235 B.C., Ptolemy III established a daugh......[Read More]
Ksar Haddada

Ksar Haddada

Ksar Haddada, otherwise known as the Slave Quarters of Mos Espa, Southern Tunisia......[Read More]