Africa Travel Guide

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South Africa

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Morocco

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Egypt

https://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Africa/Egypt/TravelGuide-Egypt.html

Tanzania

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Kenya

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Tunisia

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Ghana

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Mauritius

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Namibia

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Ethiopia

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Seychelles

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Madagascar

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Uganda

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Zimbabwe

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Sudan

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Algeria

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Zambia

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Botswana

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Nigeria

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Mozambique

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Cape Verde

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Cameroon

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Mali

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Malawi

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Benin

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Rwanda

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Democratic Republic of Congo

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Senegal

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The Gambia

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Togo

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Angola

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Cote D'Ivoire

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Eritrea

https://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Africa/Eritrea/TravelGuide-Eritrea.html

Swaziland

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Djibouti

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Lesotho

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Libya

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Somalia

https://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Africa/Somalia/TravelGuide-Somalia.html

Burkina Faso

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Mauritania

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Western Sahara

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Niger

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Republic of Congo

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Reunion

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Saint Helena

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Guinea

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Sierra Leone

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Burundi

https://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Africa/Burundi/TravelGuide-Burundi.html

Liberia

https://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Africa/Liberia/TravelGuide-Liberia.html

Gabon

https://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Africa/Gabon/TravelGuide-Gabon.html

Marrakesh

See all 2263 Marrakesh Tips
  • Djamaa El Fna - Square

    Marrakesh Things to Do

    The heart of Morocco beats in Djemaa el-Fna, where everything happens, and everything has a price, in a non-stop touristy happening. The size of the square, very uncommon in old Moroccan quarters, may explain this intense merging of business and popular arts. The square is a living stage, performing for tourist everything that may lead to a...

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  • Riad Aguerzame

    Marrakesh Hotels

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

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  • Local Cuisine

    4 out of 5 stars

    Marrakesh Restaurants

    Visited this restaurant after a recommendation from the owner of the Riad we were staying at.You approach the restaurant down an ornately tiled stairway.There are several lounges within the restaurant and we were in the Marjane lounge.This is a large,beautifully tiled room,with a centre stage from which you can watch live Berber music,belly dancers...

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Cairo

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Cape Town

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  • Table Mountain

    5 out of 5 stars

    Cape Town Things to Do

    The top of table Mountain is accessed via a rotating cable car on tafelberg road. The mountain can also be hiked but this is much more strenuous. The cable car takes about a half hour and you should bring a jacket as the weather up to can be markedly cooler than below.

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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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  • Mama Afrika

    4 out of 5 stars

    Cape Town Restaurants

    Good place to go to experience African food, you can get local cape malay food such as bobotie or try food from surrounding african countries such as mozambique chicken livers or morrocan lamb. You can sample wild game as well kudu, springbok or crocodile. They also have live african music and the occassional band

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Johannesburg

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  • Downtown

    Johannesburg Things to Do

    One of the most exciting sculptures to be established in the Jo'burg CBD in the last couple of years is a replica of the gold rhino of Mapungubwe, which is located on Fox Street, just opposite the Hollard Street pedestrian mall. As it is mounted on a plinth at about head height, so it can be surprisingly easy to overlook. The Mapungubwe rhino is...

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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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Sharm El Sheikh

See all 1311 Sharm El Sheikh Tips
  • Ras Mohammed National Park

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Sharm El Sheikh Things to Do

    The national park is, officially, the best place to see the reefs, but... will it really be? Flocks of tourists interact each day with the reef, causing erosion and and damaging the natural balance. They try to relief the pressure, finding other spots, and spreading people. We did, visit a couple of other places with marvelous and unspoilt reefs....

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  • Baron Resort

    Sharm El Sheikh Hotels

    One of my best vocation me & my friend we enjoyed so much the hotel was very cool its on the beach...

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  • KFC - Pizza Hut - McDonalds

    4 out of 5 stars

    Sharm El Sheikh Restaurants

    For those who dnt have adventurous Stomachs and have a feel of Home sickness, the famous brands of Fast Foods are not far behind...You can get your choice from KFC , Pizza Hut to TGI Friday... so even the prices are really kool...so try to have one of your quick rush meals at these place. hmm.....anything goes..probably the good old Chicken Bucket.

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Hurghada

See all 696 Hurghada Tips
  • Scuba Diving

    Hurghada Things to Do

    Scuba diving is an activity for your whole family and you can have a lot of fun under the water also :) Do an adventure and make new memories which you and your children will never forget! My family (wife & 2 daughters: 13 years, 16 years) and me were diving with New Son Bijou Diving Center in Hurghada(www.newsonbijou.com) for 8 days, it was...

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  • Iberotel Makadi Beach Hurghada

    Hurghada Hotels

    Quite nice hotel, staff friendly but waiting all the time for extra money, food average (my hubs was...

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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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  • fort of Qaitbey

    4 out of 5 stars

    Alexandria Things to Do

    The citadel also known as fort Qaitbey is an impressive building, but what made it somehow magic for me was the fact that here the ancent lighthouse of Alexandria was located. The forth was built in the 15th century and now also hosts a naval museum. The visit is interesting, showing all the way of defense used by the solders to protect from...

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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

See all 515 Casablanca Tips
  • Hassan II Mosque

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Casablanca Things to Do

    Since I was not allowed to go inside, I spent about half an hour outside of the mosques taking pictures. Its location is pretty, by the Atlantic Ocean. I read that about 25.000 people can be accommodated inside the mosque plus 80.000 in the courtyard.

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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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  • Local Taxis

    Casablanca Transportation

    Carresa is the first company to work with big taxis in Morocco Carresa Morocco Airports in Morocco - Transfer Shuttle service Since Casablanca airport choose to use our shuttle service and 100% latest privatized. Your transfer safely to Casablanca or all other destinations in Morocco Recent vehicles that will allow you an airport transfer...

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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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  • Sudanese Restaurant

    Addis Ababa Restaurants

    This place serves very large main courses are very large and i am usualy not that hungry and wouldn´t mind to loose a bit of waight, so i only ordered sandwiches or Ful. The wifi was most of the time working but not very fast, but thats the usual in Addis Abeba, Located in Cape Verde Street Best for me was the Kofta Sandwich.

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Kruger National Park

Tangier

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  • Medina

    Tangier Things to Do

    The place is interesting and you can see something new indeed. However there are some things I am not ok with. As soon as you approach Medina you immidiately become the center of attention. The locals try all possible ways to take money out of you. Some people will walk with you and in the end require money for showing you the way (even though you...

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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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  • Restaurant Ahlen

    Tangier Restaurants

    The Restaurant Ahlen is a small reasonable but good restaurant with the usual Maroccan dishes, I had a nice Brochette (chicken kebab). It is located in the Medina in Rue Mokhtar Ahardane / Rue des Posted (Open Map / Google Map), go best first to Cafe Central at Place Grand Socco (don't remember the new name of the place), from there 100 meter past...

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Nairobi

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  • National Park

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Nairobi Things to Do

    Nairobi national park is based in Kenya.it is the only national park that has large number of wild animals.it also has an animal orphanage.the animals there need intensive care and good food which they are being provided with.at park i learnt about rhinoes,colombus monkey,gravet monkeys,ostrich,the king of the jungle and the mistress of the...

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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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  • Fake Police

    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...

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Zanzibar Island

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Luxor

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  • Karnak Temple

    5 out of 5 stars

    Luxor Things to Do

    One famous aspect of Karnak is the Hypostyle Hall in the Precinct of Amun-Re, a hall area of 50,000 sq ft (5,000 m2) with 134 massive columns arranged in 16 rows. 122 of these columns are 10 meters tall, and the other 12 are 21 meters tall with a diameter of over three meters. My tour group had tickets to this but I've seen others say they had...

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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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  • SunRise Bar & Restaurant

    5 out of 5 stars

    Luxor Restaurants

    This was our fourth visit to the Sunrise Holidays Resort. Everything was fabulous, as always. Very welcoming. The rooms are spacious and are cleaned daily, fresh towels, linen etc. Excellent choice of food in the restaurants, don't expect to go home the same weight! All staff are friendly and helpful. Special mention to beach barman, Omar, a pure...

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Agadir

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  • Kasbah

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Agadir Things to Do

    Ruins of fortress that lies on a mountain above the city of Agadir. The word KASBAH is in arabic an means fortress. It was built in the 1500-century but was destroyed in the big earthquake in 1960. The wiew from here is amazing.

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  • Kenzi Europa

    Agadir Hotels

    Spent 10 gloriously hot & sunny days in mid Feb at this hotel and despite initial reservations,...

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  • Modernity

    Agadir General

    Agadir was destroyed by a violent earthquake about 50 years ago. We can see some ruins of the old city, but Agadir is now a modern city. Thus, it is not a great place to see traditional Morocco, only one of the best Moroccan beaches. That's why we spent a week in the beach, and another one travelling in the "old Morocco", in a perfect combination.

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