Africa, the cradle of mankind, is the world's second largest and second most populous continent. At 30.2 million km2, it covers six percent of Earth's total surface area and 20.4 percent of its total land area. As of 2013 it's population is estimated at 1.1 billion, whic accounts for about 15% of the world's human population. The continent contains 54 fully recognized sovereign states (countries), nine territories and two de facto independent states with limited or no recognition. It is an incredibly diverse and intrepid destination for travellers.
Egypt is perhaps best known as the home of the ancient Egyptian civilization, with its temples, hieroglyphs, mummies, and - visible above all - its pyramids. So it’s no wonder that Egypt is considered one of... Read more >>
It may only be a 45 minute ferry away from Spain, but on arrival you instantly feel you’ve arrived somewhere new and exotic. There are modern coastal cities such as the capital Rabat and near-by Casablanca... Read more >>
Uganda was once famously referred to as “the Pearl of Africa” by Winston Churchill and after a visit here, it’s not hard to see why. For a relatively small nation, Uganda offers the best of the major ‘African’... Read more >>