Looking for places to visit in Africa? We share our tips on countries in Africa including travel costs, itinerary ideas, road trips and more.

Africa Highlights and General Tips

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Getting Around East And South Africa: Transportation Options

By Caroline Makepeace | November 27, 2023

Africa is a wild and diverse continent that promises nothing short of adventure. It’s the second largest continent, made up of 54 countries, and presents travelers with a host of wonderful experiences, as well as […]

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Africa Trip Cost: How Much Should You Budget?

By Caroline Makepeace | November 12, 2023

Africa is a continent that’s famous for its wildlife and safari experiences, remote villages, tribes and miles and miles of untamed, unspoiled natural beauty. Those who travel to Africa will leave in a sense of […]

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The 8 Best African Game Reserves & Safari Parks To Visit In Africa

By Caroline Makepeace | October 27, 2023

Ahh Africa, there’s no place on earth like it. It’s a continent famous for its vast, unspoiled landscapes, where scotching deserts, barren plains, and untamed grasslands collide and where animals roam freely. If you’re an […]

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Why This Couple is Traveling Africa, and You Should Too!

By Natasha Alden | November 25, 2016

Want to overland the African continent in your own vehicle as a couple? Check out why you should!

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13 awe-inspiring things to do in South & East Africa

By Caroline Makepeace | November 4, 2015

In 2003, Craig and I set off on the backpacking adventure of a lifetime. Five months of independent travel from Uganda to South Africa. Africa digs very long roots into your heart. Some of our […]

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Africa Travel Safety Tips

By Caroline Makepeace | August 5, 2011

For many, just the thought of travelling to Africa is enough to send them scurrying under their bed with fear. We’ve all heard the horror stories. Africa is a daunting and challenging place to travel […]

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African Safari Tips to see the Best Wildlife

By Caroline Makepeace | June 7, 2010

It’s been on your travel bucket list ever since you were a child, when you heard stories of wild animals roaming freely through the plains of Africa. Growing up, Discovery Channel showed you in moving […]

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