Thinking about Travelling to Africa? We will show you the best places to visit in Africa, we got you covered. With the world’s most formidable wildlife and some of the world’s most expansive and spectacular landscapes, Africa has the most amazing destinations in the world and we will show you the best places to visit in Africa on this list.
The fact that parts of the continent have not changed in millennia, the continent features natural and exotic destinations imaginable.
Here are the best places to visit when travelling to Africa.
Travelling to Africa
Kenya’s second largest city also features some of the most spectacular beaches and rich cultural history affecting the entire stretch of the East African coastline. Mombasa features heritage sites giving insight into indigenous Africa, Arab exploration, Indian Ocean slave trade, emergence of the Swahili culture, early European exploration, East African colonial history and modern Kenyan heritage.
For instance, Fort Jesus, built by the Portuguese, is a landmark of the activities of the Iberian explorers to the Indian ocean.
Fort Jesus (Established by the Portuguese in 1593 to help protect the city)
Mombasa also features white sand beaches with unbound access to the Indian Ocean. For instance, the Bahari beach featured below is a display of the best East Africa has to offer.
Bahari Beach in Mombasa
Victoria Falls (Zambia-Zimbabwe)
Also known as Mosi-oa-Tunya (the smoke that thunders) in the Lozi language, the Victoria falls is one of the most iconic landmarks of Africa. The sheer length and height of the falls makes it the largest sheet of falling water anywhere in the world.
Besides the falls itself, it is situated in two national parks straddling both Zambia and Zimbabwe. One enjoys a fully packaged African experience with easy access to Africa’s big five attractions near the waterfall. The scenic view around the falls are also bound to blow your mind and leave one of the best impressions in your life.
The fourth largest city in the Kingdom of Morocco, Marrakesh is arguably the best North Africa has to offer. No wonder, Hollywood companies love shooting films featuring desert scenery here.
Besides breathtaking views of the Sahara, Marrakesh’s architecture is like no other in the world. From Bob Agnaou landmark built in the 12th century to the modern Menara gardens, Marrakesh’s beauty and elegance is unmatched the world over.
Menara gardens (the Atlas Mountains in the background).
The southern-most major city in Africa, Cape-Town is an important African landmark.
From any point within the city, the ocean or a mountain is in sight. Located at the foot of the Table Mountains, one can enjoy the panoramic view of the Cape Town bay with a simple cable car ride to the top of the Table mountains.
However, given its location at the Southern tip of the continent, and close to the point where warm and cold currents from the Atlantic and Indian Oceans converge, one can experience the four seasons on a single day.
Being located in South Africa, Cape Town was at the center of the country’s apartheid history. District Six Museum gives an insight into the dis-enfranchisement of mixed race people before and during the apartheid era.
A view of the Table Mountain in Cape Town
The Pyramids of Ancient, Egypt
The Great Pyramids of Giza.
If you are travelling to Africa soon, Egypt should be number one on your list for various reasons. Constructed 3000 years ago, in Ancient Egypt, the Pyramids are a relic to the power wielded by the Egyptians in the Ancient world making it one of the best places to visit in Africa.
They are evidence of the immense wealth and influence possessed by Egyptian pharaohs. However, the pyramids are worthy of your visit from the sheer awe they inspire to anyone at the base of any of them.
Located in the middle of the Sahara, camel rides are also guaranteed bonus as you enjoy learning more facts about the pyramids and the civilization that created them.
Nothing shouts Africa more than Addis Ababa. Despite being the seat of the African Union, it also ranks among the highest capital cities by latitude in the World.
The African Union Headquarters in Addis Ababa
Established in 1892 by Emperor Menelik, Addis also stands as the commercial and cultural capital of Ethiopia. However, it would not be that hard to ignore Addis as the cultural capital of Ethiopia given the tremendous speed skyscrapers and modern infrastructure has been cropping up all over the city. The city is, therefore, a composite of the past, and the present.
Addis is both ancient and modern. This is clearly visible from the newly Chinese-built Addis light rail system that cuts across the city.
Addis Ababa’s skyline
(traditional buildings at the foreground, mushroomed by an impressive skyline in the background)
Literally translated from the Maasai language, Serengeti means, “endless plains.”
Located in Northern Tanzania to Southwestern Kenya, Serengeti is an expansive eco-system that hosts the largest mammal migration in the world. This is the yearly migration of wild beasts between the Serengeti and Maasai Mara to the north in Kenya.
Wild beasts grazing in the Serengeti
The Serengeti offers the best Safari package including a view of the African landmark Mt. Kilimanjaro. Its attractions include hundreds of diverse species, with some unique to the eco-system given Serengeti’s status as one of the oldest and uninterrupted ecosystems.
Besides wildlife, the Serengeti is also the ancestral homeland of the Maasai. As such, visitors are treated to an exclusive insight into Maasai heritage.
Hope you will consider our list when you are travelling to Africa.
Exclusive Interview: manuel joachim alexis Mahé Delves on His Creative Tastes, His Inspirations & New Single “Deportation”
Sheer genius is demonstrated by the fascinating versatile music producer and songwriter manuel joachim alexis Mahé in his new single “Deportation.” The impeccable artist’s tracks are creatively entertaining and captivate the audience with an immersive and catchy vibe.
We’re lucky enough to have sneaked in for an interview with a talented artist. He was generous enough to lend some of his precious moments as we gleefully stumbled deep into his personal and professional life. Here are some excerpts from the interview:
Congratulations on your last title “Deportation”, what do you think of this new success?
“Deportation” was composed based on a true story of a member of my family who was deported during WWII and died on a death march since Flossenbürg. It’s great for me to understand this memory and work on it.
Who was the first influence that inspired you to take the leap into the music scene?
I think it was really Deep Purple.
What were the big more initial obstacles in pursuing your musical dreams and how did you overcome them?
At first, alcohol, drugs, and certainly women afterward. I had a problem with a tendon in my left hand… half cut! It is a problem for to play instruments properly.
But I love music and when I compose or perform, all the problems are elsewhere
What goals have you achieved? What goals are you still working towards?
My goal, now achieved, was an album and this with little means now. I actually work to keep producing singles who are a part of me. My music is part of me.
Do you have dream collaborations? Who are they ?
Yes, I think all musicians are friends and when you love music, you love all the music in the world.
It’s for this that we can dream about collaborations? Because I have no problems with my collaborators, as with my label Distrokid or certain musicians, composers and performers I met to work on the internet.
Can we expect any projects to come soon? Please enlighten us on this.
Yes, I’m actually working on a cover and a composition of myself. I would like more and more intensive work, but the deadlines are not the same.
Thanks for speaking with us! For our last question, is there anything else you would like to add?
Respect musicians, we live a bad period and a lot of people need to have other thins as the violence of our world.
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Pando G Stands Tall on Refreshing New Melodies and Rhythms as He Releases His New EDM Track “Your Soul”
Pando G creates some of the most interesting and compelling mixes the industry has to offer today’s electro-scene, with a whirling blend of melody and electronically-induced adrenaline. Pando G has returned to the top of the charts with the absolute best and more dynamic sounds for the release of the brand-new single “Your Soul” to online music sites and fans everywhere this 2021.
With the release of “Your Soul,” this South African music producer is making a big global impact by blending great energy and tremendous passion in a wildly exotic combination of engaging sounds that pulse, switch, and alter with flawless precision. The dreamlike musical arrangement strikes an ideal combination of great intensity and gentleness. The female singer’s gentle voice meanders across the composition, adding depth and weight. Pando G’s musically uplifting and addictively passionate core never fails to attract listeners with positive vibes via superb music.
With powerful, sincere, and passionate samples that speak to the heart, body, mind, and soul – Pando G is already finding success on the online music charts, with “Your Soul” being an instant sensation with listeners and electro-fans all over the world.
This exhilarating new single contains all the bounce, spark, melody, and rhythm you could possibly put into a track – but no one can bring these sounds to life like Pando G does on “Your Soul.” This DJ is entirely capable of merging inspiring tones with genuine emotion that replicate his own true love for the craft and desire to amuse, making him a great highlight in sound structure and assembly, perfection, and insurmountable devotion. “Your Soul” is an enthralling and enticing new track that will stimulate your imagination.
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Exclusive Interview: Suave Delves on His Creative Tastes, His Inspirations & New Single “Jealousy”
Where do you originally hail from and where are you based now?
Am originally from Ghana but I am half Nigerian too.
Congratulations on your latest track “Jealousy”, how do you feel about the newfound success?
Absolutely livid the track is very special to me as the instrumental has a classical Ghanian instrument the xylophone in it.
What was the inspiration behind the single?
Inspiration behind the single is Culture fused with modernity
What has your musical journey been like? Run us through your story.
I started my musical journey way earlier in Ghana when I was a member of the choir in boarding school. Over the years I never lost my love for music even releasing a mixtape while I was at college. Got to a stage in life where I just wanted to do it professionally.
What were the biggest initial hurdles to pursuing your musical dreams and how did you overcome them?
Biggest hurdles initially was studio time however I manage to overcome it by building my own home studio.
What’s your motto or the advice you live by?
My motto is quite simple “live free” which is tattooed on my skin.
How do you deal with the pressures of being a star and the constant adulation from fans?
I don’t know what a star is but am somewhere in between. Music is just my passion all the extra stuff that comes with it not really my thing.
Thank you for speaking with us! For our final question, is there anything else you would like to add?
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