Journal

Editor’s Letter: An Endless Summer in South America

Hello, dear readers! Today is the beginning of October, which for me always signified that the year was almost over. Before I moved to the northern hemisphere it also meant that the summer was approaching and all the exercise I didn't do during the year somehow...

How to Organize a Safari Honeymoon Itinerary in Africa

We've sourced information from various travelers who recently went on honeymoon trips to Africa, and have come up with the best itinerary to ensure you'll have an enjoyable, worry-free vacation. Africa can be a crazy place and it's recommended that you use a reputable travel guide...

An Insider’s Guide to Toronto

Lee Dale works at Say Yeah, where he designs products that work, like theScore mobile apps, blogTO and Tourism Toronto apps, for both folks who live there and visitors who want to get a better feel for the city. "We’re also working on a few...

9 Not-So-Obvious African Cities to Visit

Back in July, we recommended you check out some of Europe's less obvious cities; now, here are nine underrated African cities you might like to consider. While these are perhaps not all recommended for first time travelers to the continent (see here for the best...

17 Amazing African Beaches

For all you readers living in the northern hemisphere who are mourning the end of summer and the start of the cold weather, here are 17 amazing African beaches that will have you daydreaming about sunnier times. We've already shown you the spectacular beaches of...

A Quick Look at Johannesburg’s Street Art

Pathological picture taker, aficionado of the senses, street art, and Johannesburg, and passionately South African, Derek Smith, aka Mr. Baggins, is a talented photographer whose main focus has become capturing street art and the culture that surrounds it. Born in Pretoria, the capital of South...

Visiting Africa: What to Know Before You Go

While the prospect of a trip to Africa is incredibly exciting, it is a destination that requires you to do some preparation before you go, and take special precautions while there. We asked Sibylle Tinsel at the Travel Medicine & Vaccination Centre (a travel clinic...

Why Mali’s Music Is Better Than You Thought

Binta Diakite finds it hard to introduce herself because she identifies herself with different ‘nominations.’ She’s an African girl (originally from Bamako, Mali), a Muslim, and part of the Sulani Nation which does not recognize a particular territory. Traveling is her great passion, and although...

13 Amazing African National Parks

Africa is renowned for its wildlife, so it's little wonder that the continent has the highest concentration of national parks on earth (335), which together protect over 1,100 species of mammals, 100,000 species of insects, 2,600 bird species of birds, and 3,000 species of fish....