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  • Adventure Travel News
    Cape Town’s Water Shortage: How is it Affecting Tourism?

    One of the continent’s most affluent and developed metropolises, Cape Town is an oasis in South Africa’s otherwise arid landscape. The iconic Table Mountain that overlooks the city traps breezes that drift from warm ocean waters and creates local rainfall, the region’s most precious commodity. Now, the city is facing a bona fide crisis due […]

  • Adventure Travel in Sub-Saharan Africa
    Watch Namibia’s video response to Trump remark

    Circulating in the news recently has been the controversy surrounding US President Trump allegedly referring to African countries as well as Haiti and El Salvador as “shithole countries”, with the expletive even being featured in a number of headlines of top news sources. Namibia’s video response to Trump makes the most of the controversy. It […]

  • Adventure Travel in Sub-Saharan Africa
    Travelers to Madagascar During Plague Warned to Take Necessary Precautions

    Health officials in Madagascar are trying to control the spread of a deadlier than usual plague outbreak, described as the worst in 50 years largely concentrated in Madagascar’s two largest cities of Antananarivo and Toamasina. Read on for the main facts that travelers to Madagascar during plague season need to know. Photo by: Leonora Enkling Travelers to Madagascar during […]

  • Adventure Travel in Sub-Saharan Africa
    Malawi Introducing Visa Fee

    Malawi, already struggling getting its piece out of the tourism cake in competition with neighboring Zambia and Tanzania, has received a further blow to its tourism industry. From October 1st, a significant $75 visa fee has been introduced. It is assumed, that this rather high fee will keep tourists from visiting Malawi, especially with neighboring Zambia offering […]

  • Adventure Travel in North Africa
    The Sahara Challenge 2015 Starts Today!

    The Sahara Challenge 2015 starts today in Spain’s Toledo with the drivers’ eventual goal of Marrakesh in Morocco. The 10-day route will see participants drive more than 3000 kilometeres in their old-style cars through parts of the Sahara desert, and other spectacular European and North African landscapes. Participants can choose to use a car from the Vintagent […]

  • Adventure Travel News
    Adventurer Ash Dykes Plans to Cross Madagascar on Foot

    Welsh explorer Ash Dykes is about to set off for his next big adventure. The 24 year old traveler, Muay Thai fighter and motivational speaker will attempt to cross the full length of Madagascar in a solo walk, which has never been done before. He will start his trip at Madagascar’s most southern point Cap Sainte and […]

  • Adventure Travel in Sub-Saharan Africa
    Introduction of e-Visa in Kenya

    Picture: Diana Robinson   From the 1st September 2015, Kenya will introduce an e-Visa system, replacing the currently available visa on arrival. The visa should be requested at least 7 days in advance and 2 months at most. From the date of issue, the visa owner has 90 days to enter Kenya, before the visa […]

  • Adventure Travel News
    4th Kilimanjaro Stage Run in October

    On 17th October the 4th annual Kilimanjaro Stage Run will kick off, and you can still apply. But think well about it, this adventure is only for the toughest athletes. Circuiting Africa’s highest mountain, you will be running 8 days long, about 30 km each day and 260 km overall, across rough terrain with extreme […]

  • Adventure Travel News
    Tunisian New Terror Law Passes

    After two recent deadly attacks on tourists in Tunisia, the popular destination in North Africa struggles. Now a Tunisian new terror law has been passed, that is supposed to help prevent such attacks in future. The law, for which the parliament voted with great majority, allows the police to hold a suspect without charge and […]