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Africa Highlights

  • Pro
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     Beautiful undiscovered continent!!! Much left to explore!!! 

  • Con
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     The careless attitude of the past regarding the poorest humans, the most under threaten wildlife 

  • In a nutshell
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     Go, but know what you are doing & where you are going 

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See all 2238 Marrakesh Tips
  • Djamaa El Fna - Square

    Marrakesh Things to Do

    To describe what is on this place and what is special is to best explain what there is and isnt on this square and its hard to imagine something which isnt there at some point of the day... food stalls selling you everything from fresh juices to bbq to cooked snails and hot sweet mint tea..... to hundreds of musicians, performers and story tellers....

  • Riad Aguerzame

    Marrakesh Hotels

    Situé dans la médina de Marrakech, près du palais Moulay Idriss, le Riad Aguerzame, entièrement...

  • Local Cuisine

    Marrakesh Restaurants

    Moroccan cuisine often makes it into the top ten of many world food lists, but for many travelers the diet of tajine and couscous can get a bit monotonous. It doesn't help that Moroccan food is generally rather plain - lacking in sauces, spices and even salt. Ordering a turkey tajine can result in several large hunks of turkey meat cooked in its...


Sharm El Sheikh

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  • Egyptian Museum

    Cairo Things to Do

    Apart from the no photography thing, which in many ways I can understand, I found the museum un kempt, ill labled, and dirty. The 2 exceptions to this were the Tutankhamun section and the royal mummies. Both of these areas were great. There is so much to see here, but there is so many things all jumbled together. Glass cabinets have the glass...

  • Four Seasons Cairo Nile Plaza

    Cairo Hotels

    If you are seeking a luxurious trip to Egypt, then the Four Seasons Hotel is the only place to stay....

  • Felfela Restaurant

    Cairo Restaurants

    Overrated and overpriced restaurant! I have always wondered why this place is so popular especially among tourists? then after going there with my Dutch friend & her boyfriend and drink the worst lemonade ever I just realized if it wasn't for the location (Down town), the alcoholic and being mentioned in several guidebooks...No one would have ever...



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  • Snorkeling

    Hurghada Things to Do

    Hi, I visited Makadi Bay (south of Hurghada with my wife in September 2010 mainly for snorkeling. The experience was really nice. Here is a link to a portfolio of pictures and videos of the below recommended sites: *Oct-03-2010 still adding material to the portfolio during coming weeks I personally recommend...

  • The Oberoi - Sahl Hasheesh

    Hurghada Hotels

    Ah.... What can I say? I had the most serene, peaceful time at the The Oberoi, Sahl Hasheesh... By...

  • El Mina

    Hurghada Restaurants

    Large spacious restaurant with a nautical theme and friendly staff. El Mina offers fresh seafood to you liking and I mean LITERALLY. The fish is swimming while you are ordering it! El Mina specializes in fried fish and seafood for take out too. There are also side dishes of rice, salad, bread, tahina, and babaghanouj. Fillet of Morgana Fish...


Cape Town

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  • Table Mountain

    Cape Town Things to Do

    This is a must visit when you are in Cape Town. Majestic mountains are a landmark of not only Cape Town but the whole of Africa. A cable car takes you up if you cannot spare the 5 hours required for the hike up not to mention the physical fitness required, The ride on the cable car is by no means inexpensive! It costs 100 Rands for children up to...

  • Cape Grace Hotel

    Cape Town Hotels

    Stayed recently for three nights. It is absolutely wonderful. Rooms are very elegant with incredible...

  • The Africa Cafe

    Cape Town Restaurants

    In the Africa cafe the food is very fine however a bit expensive. The waiter brings various dishes to the table what you really enjoy. The dishes are from all over Africa with very fine flavours. You will not leave hungry!!!!!!!!!!! The waitresses are dressed in traditional African clothes. The restaurant has many rooms and all have a different...



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  • Shooting Range fun

    Durban Things to Do

    For a real adrenalin rush, try going to the shooting range for the day! Brent Shooting Range lets you try out a handgun, shotgun and rifle at their indoor range, but only after you have had safety training from one of their certified trainers. The package includes ammunition. I am terrified of guns, but this was actually fun and a real thrill! Also...

  • Hilton Durban

    Durban Hotels

    If you dont mind asking for new towls, shampoos, soap on a daily basis, this hotel is for you. Claim...

  • How to visit Dangerous Durbs and...

    Durban Warnings and Dangers

    Unfortunately South Africa's reputation is such that it's necessary to explicitly address the issue of whether it's safe for visitors.If you want an answer in a nutshell, security concerns are real but hugely overstated, and this is an area where media sensationalism has unfortunately coloured public perception in an irresponsible and unrealistic...


Addis Ababa

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  • Museum

    Addis Ababa Things to Do

    The National Museum of Ethiopia is a rather small, three story building that houses a wide variety of artifacts from some of the earliest pre-human bones right through to some very recent art pieces by important Ethiopian artists. At the time of writing, the most famous inhabitant "Lucy". a pre-human homind is not on display there, but casts of...

  • Sheraton Addis

    Addis Ababa Hotels

    While I didn't stay here, I called in to view the grounds and hotel. Impressive place, with bars,...

  • Traffic in Addis

    Addis Ababa Things to Do

    By chance, we happened to be able to make a series of photos where hardly any traffic can be seen. We were told that traffic jams are rather frequent in Addis, but that sooner or later you get used to them.



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See all 519 Casablanca Tips
  • Hassan II Mosque

    Casablanca Things to Do

    The Hassan II Mosque or Grand Mosquée Hassan. It is the largest mosque in the country and the 7th largest in the world. Its minaret is the world's tallest at 210 metres (689 ft). Completed in 1993, it was designed by Michel Pinseau and built by Bouygues. The minaret is 60 stories high topped by a laser, the light from which is directed towards...

  • Hyatt Regency

    Casablanca Hotels

    I worked very hard during the day in a office witout air conditioned. You can understand how I was...

  • Trains

    Casablanca Transportation

    The main long distance train station in Casablanca is a very simple station and small station.... on one side they have a ticket office and on the other side a small store that sells newspapers, snacks, and soda's and juices ..... we had no problem getting our tickets to Marrakech the night before ... and of course like in every train station...



See all 327 Sousse Tips
  • Medina

    Sousse Things to Do

    Sousse has a very long history. It was a Phoenician outpost (Hadrumetum), a free Roman city (Byzacium), a vandal town (Hunericopolis) and finally the Byzantine city of Justiniana or Justinianopolis. Nothing of these settlements remains, for in the early years of the Hegira, Justinianopolis was entirely destroyed after a two-month siege by...

  • Marhaba Tour Khalef

    Sousse Hotels

    i have been to this hotel many times and thought the experience was fab! The rooms are great and the...

  • Sousse Beach of Hotel Karawan

    Sousse Warnings and Dangers

    I did not want to leave my expensive Revue Thommen Swiss watch in the Hotelroom dornig my Beach Star,so I Tool the watch to the supervised Beach,belonging to Hotel Karawan.During swimming in the Sea, the watch has been stolen, definitely by one of the 4 staff members belonging to the Hotel.They were sitting next to my beach chair, very few other...



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See all 635 Nairobi Tips
  • National Park

    Nairobi Things to Do

    This modest monument in Nairobi National Park commemorates the founding of the park in 1946 - the first national park in Kenya, which opened the door for the subsequent proclamation of iconic parks such as Masai Mara and Amboseli.

  • The Sarova Stanley

    Nairobi Hotels

    Located in the center of the city, this gorgeous old hotel is pure class. The rooms are large and...

  • Fake (?) Police in Nairobi

    Nairobi Tourist Traps

    Walking around central Nairobi near the Hilton hotel first some Sudanese (?) came with a bad luck story to buy for his family some rice, a view minutes later he came again and wanted to sell some hash and less than a minute later came one claiming to be police dressed with tie and suite soon joined by a second one showing a police badge (?) asking...



See all 401 Pretoria Tips
  • Voortrekker Monument

    Pretoria Things to Do

    Voortrekker Monument was build to commemorate the Voortrekker Pioneers and their Journey from the Cape colony into the Interior of the Country which is now called South Africa between 1835 and 1854. The Monument highlight mostly the events leading to the Battle of Blood river were scores of Zulu warriors were killed. There is a small museum inside...

  • Sheraton Pretoria Hotel

    Pretoria Hotels

    Stayed twice, two weeks apart for 2 nights and one night respectively. Rooms are very nice, roomy...

  • Union Buildings

    Pretoria Things to Do

    The Union Buildings forms the Official seat of South African Government and houses the Presidency as well as Department of Foreign Affairs.It was build between 1909 and 1913,Originally build to house the entire Public service for the Union of South Africa,It was then the largest building in the country. Many tourists visit this place...



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