Africa Travel Guide

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South Africa

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Egypt

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Morocco

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Tunisia

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Kenya

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Tanzania

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Ghana

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Namibia

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Ethiopia

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Mauritius

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Madagascar

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Uganda

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Sudan

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Zimbabwe

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Seychelles

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Algeria

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Nigeria

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Zambia

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Mozambique

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Mali

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Botswana

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Cape Verde

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Benin

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Cameroon

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Senegal

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Malawi

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The Gambia

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Democratic Republic of Congo

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Togo

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Angola

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Cote D'Ivoire

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Rwanda

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Libya

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Eritrea

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Djibouti

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Somalia

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Mauritania

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Burkina Faso

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Swaziland

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Niger

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Lesotho

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Western Sahara

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Reunion

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Burundi

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Saint Helena

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Liberia

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Republic of Congo

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Sierra Leone

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Guinea

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Gabon

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Marrakesh

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  • Djamaa El Fna - Square

    Marrakesh Things to Do

    This is easily Marrakesh's main sight and a place where you can easily spend a couple of hours just walking around or watching the scene. Here, you will find all kinds of arts and all kinds of food in an entertaining setting. The square is what comes the closest to a place out of 1001 nights and is known for its snake charmers, henna tattooists and...

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  • La Maison Arabe

    Marrakesh Hotels

    This riad is consider the oldest- may be the fiart- and best riad in Marrakech. Hoever. it is a bet...

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  • Local Cuisine

    4 out of 5 stars

    Marrakesh Restaurants

    Ive been taken here a number of times with my Moroccan family connections , Ive brought friends here and I come here whenever Im in Marrakech on my own - its very popular with locals as it has good food at good prices - and its right here in the main square so its handy to all the action and yet the prices are nothing like many of the surrounding...

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Cairo

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  • Egyptian Museum

    Cairo Things to Do

    Maybe the richest museum that I've seen, left me with a sensation of... disappointment. The collection is so big, so rich, that the display is too dense and inexpressive. Only the section of Tutankhamun glows in the whole, with the drawback that it is always crowded.

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  • 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....

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  • Felfela Restaurant

    4 out of 5 stars

    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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Sharm El Sheikh

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Cape Town

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  • Table Mountain

    5 out of 5 stars

    Cape Town Things to Do

    You can of course walk up Table Mountain, but getting to the top of Cape Town’s mountain doesn’t have to involve any more exertion than stepping aboard the 85-year-old Table Mountain Cableway which provides one with a gentle, quick and vista-full trip up to the top of the mountain.

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  • Cape Grace Hotel

    Cape Town Hotels

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

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  • The Africa Cafe

    4 out of 5 stars

    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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Johannesburg

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  • Lion Park

    4 out of 5 stars

    Johannesburg Things to Do

    All the cubs you pet here grow up and are sold to the canned hunt. You think you're going here to support the lives of these beautiful animals, little do you know you are supporting the canned hunt. Please educate yourself before you support the murder of tamed lions. You can watch the CNN video here -...

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  • Michelangelo Hotel

    Johannesburg Hotels

    The best and most expensive hotel of the area. Directly in the Sandton shopping Mall. The smallest...

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  • Ethnic / Cultural Diversity

    Johannesburg Local Customs

    The selection and performance of national anthems must be one of the most emotive of cultural issues. To my mind, national anthems are meant to be rousing and inspirational pieces of music that reflect a nation's sense of self image: however, it's all too easy for them to descend into the realms of worthy-but-dreary dirges burdened with...

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Hurghada

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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: http://www.flixya.com/gallery/70775 *Oct-03-2010 still adding material to the portfolio during coming weeks I personally recommend...

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  • 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...

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  • El Mina

    4 out of 5 stars

    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...

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Alexandria

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  • Montazah palace and gardens

    4 out of 5 stars

    Alexandria Things to Do

    We had taken a picnic lunch - and lots of water because it was 30 degrees in October - and found a quiet spot to sit down and eat. After we finished eating we walked towards the beach. There is a path that leads to the lighthouse, but unfortunately that path was closed so I didn't get to go to the lighthouse. There is even a bowling alley on the...

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  • Renaissance Alexandria Egypt

    Alexandria Hotels

    We stayed at Renaissance Mariott in Alexandria originally for 3 days which we shortened to 2, in mid...

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  • Seafood restaurants

    4 out of 5 stars

    Alexandria Restaurants

    It was over day business trip to Alexandria, and being in Alexandria the biggest sea side city in Egypt ( in the Mediterranean )for work means two main things to be done 1- To walk in the Corniche ( a waterfront promenade ) corniche in Alexandria, The major waterfront corridor in Egypt 2- Is to eat Sea food and because I am from one of the sea...

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Casablanca

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  • Hassan II Mosque

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Casablanca Things to Do

    The new mosque of Hassan II it's a marvel of architecture, looking big and being bigger than it looks, favoured by its location entering the sea. I didn't visit the interior, which, for non Muslims, is only accessible in organized visits that we couldn't access. But it's always possible to walk in the esplanade, seeing the doors and arches in...

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  • Hyatt Regency

    Casablanca Hotels

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

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  • 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...

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Luxor

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  • Valley of the Kings

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Luxor Things to Do

    This place is also well and truly on any visitors list when coming to Luxor. An enormous place full of various different sized tombs. Your entrance ticket grants you access to 3 and if you purchase the extra Tutankhamen ticket then you have 4. There is nothing to stop you buying multiple tickets so you can see them all but i found once i had seen...

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  • Hilton Luxor Resort & Spa

    Luxor Hotels

    We had a fabulous time! We were pampered from top to bottom. I am feeling very relaxed. Excellent...

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  • Trains

    Luxor Transportation

    Though the train is very good, almost runs on time, but the food and service part is worst for a tourist train like this and the fare. The attendant will listen to our request but always ask for a tip in USD or in Egyptian Pound as he knows that the passengers are in First Class. What they can do is like in Indian Rajdhani Express, they can attach...

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Kruger National Park

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...

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  • Sheraton Addis

    Addis Ababa Hotels

    Amazing first class hotel. Really nice. Great sevice.

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  • Mili Firfir

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Addis Ababa Restaurants

    Hey people, this is a place for people who enjoy going local places. I am always annoyed by the fact, that the guides in Asia will try to direct you to really small businesses and in case of Ethiopia to the tourist destiantions... Nonetheless you should be prewarned - this place is great, but local. Enjoy it!

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Tangier

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  • Medina

    Tangier Things to Do

    Tangiers medina is quite small in comparison with other Moroccan cities. The walled city runs up the side of the hill to the kasbah. You can enter the medina from the Grand Socco through the gate and into Rue as-Siaghin. This used to be the old Jewish quarter where a gold market used to operate.

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  • El Minzah Hotel Tangier

    Tangier Hotels

    We enjoyed our overnight stay in this old hotel which was being refurbished. Our room was...

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  • Ksar-es-Seghir beach

    Tangier Off The Beaten Path

    Maybe the sea is dangerous or cold in this northern coast, maybe the lack of infra-structures or the hard access keep people away, but the very nice beach of this small village near Tangier (with bad name in Portuguese history...), seems to deserve another kind of human presence.Was it a bad day?

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Nairobi

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  • David Sheldrick Animal Trust - Elephant...

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Nairobi Things to Do

    Elephant orphanage is the place to be if you have not touched an Elle in your life, the little orphaned babies are so cute and very playful. When we visited there the last two days ago,there was a tiny babie that had just been rescued and kept on following the keeper, it was so nice to see if fed some milk and play with the keepers foot. Its...

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  • The Sarova Stanley

    Nairobi Hotels

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

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  • Kenya WW2 Galton Fenzi Memorial Nairobi

    Nairobi Things to Do

    The Stone was erected in 1939 in memory of the man who pioneered automobile routes across Kenya and East Africa, Lionel Douglas Galton-Fenzi.In January 1926, driving that very same 12/50 Riley, Fenzi became the first person to drive a vehicle from Mombasa to Nairobi , a total distance of 300 miles. Later, he went on to pioneer the Nairobi –...

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Pretoria

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  • Voortrekker Monument

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    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...

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  • Sheraton Pretoria Hotel

    Pretoria Hotels

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

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  • BRT System

    Pretoria Transportation

    Part of the BRT Project is up and running after causing major traffic disruptions especially in the inner City . Some of the routes are still under construction but I can see a glimpse of improvements lately.The only routes which currently operating includes The Inner City - Hatfield Gautrain Station and other districts around Groenkloof.From The...

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Sousse

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  • Medina

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    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...

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  • 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...

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  • Day Excursions on your own from Sousse

    Sousse Things to Do

    Here are some must see´s and easy to reach by car places within 1 1/2 from Sousse.1 El Djem roman aphitheather ( 1 hour drive max )2 Kairouan, 4th holy city according to Islam and were the Arab conquest of Tunisia Began ( 1 hour drive max) Places of interest :Sidi Okba Moské the oldest in africa, Aglabid basins, Bir Barota with its working camel,...

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