Category Archives: Africa

The Majesty and Mystery of the Great Pyramid of Giza

If you are interested in facts and statistics then the Great Pyramid at Giza will give you more than enough to chew over for a few minutes.

Five Unmissable Experiences in Morocco

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Last year, I took a trip to Morocco and fell in love instantly. With its incredibly varied topography and ancient cities filled with history and culture, there’s something for everyone in this fascinating country of tagines, snake-charmers and djellabas. Here are the five experiences you really shouldn’t miss…

Will You Take on the Mighty Kilimanjaro?

The mere mention of some place names is enough to send a shiver down any traveller’s spine. If we think of the word Kilimanjaro we immediately picture an achingly beautiful, snow capped mountain and outstanding views of a largely unspoilt landscape.

Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa and the biggest freestanding mountain on the planet. It sits in the country of Tanzania and has been tempting climbers to give it a go for over a century and a half. If you love a bit of adventure but aren’t sure whether you can take on the mighty Kilimanjaro what facts do you need to know?

Is Going to Libya an Option?

If you were asked to list some of the most unlikely tourist destinations in the world then there is a fair chance that Libya would feature on there, isn’t there? After all, whenever we see this country on the news it is because of some sort of trouble, which is enough to put most people off the idea of a place as a tourist destination.

However, now that the political situation in the country seems to be settling down it is worth considering whether Libya is a country worth visiting anyway. The truth is that you might be surprised at just how many fantastic sites it has.