The Caribbean Island of Jamaica has enjoyed global acclaim for many years for great musical exploits having produced many legendary artists especially in the music genre of Regea.These artists’ include the great Bob Marley and Peter Tosh. Over the years, this Island has also given the world great sporting talent in the field of Athletics. This Island however offers more than just sport and music. Jamaica is an island country situated in the Caribbean Sea, comprising the third-largest island of the Greater Antilles. The island, 10,990 square kilometers in area, lies about 145…continue reading →


Europe is awash with so many beautiful countries, each offering different landscape and offerings. The Scandinavian country of Denmark is country that stands tall and proud and has over the years become a prime holiday and tourism destination. Denmark is a country in Northern Europe. The southernmost of the Nordic countries, it is located southwest of Sweden and south of Norway, and bordered to the south by Germany. As a Scandinavian nation, Denmark shares strong cultural and historic ties with its overseas neighbors Sweden and Norway. The national language Danish is very closely…continue reading →


Norway, officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a sovereign and unitary monarchy whose territory comprises the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula plus Jan Mayen and the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard. Norway is a once-in-a-lifetime destination and the essence of its appeal is remarkably simple. This is one of the most beautiful countries on earth. Norway offers visitors an incredible mix of cultural and natural wonders. From cosmopolitan Oslo to its endless snow-capped mountain peaks and deep fjords, there's no end of choices for travelers in the land of the midnight sun and…continue reading →


Sweden is a country in Europe that forms part of the rich Scandinavian heritage and history. Sweden, officially the Kingdom of Sweden, is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe. Sweden borders Norway and Finland, and is connected to Denmark by a bridge-tunnel across the Öresund. Sweden is a constitutional monarchy and a parliamentary democracy, with the Monarch as the head of state. The capital city is Stockholm. In many ways Sweden has become a traveler's paradise. If you love the outdoors, it's certainly hard to beat. The air and water are crystal clean,…continue reading →


The East African country of Kenya is known for many famous and breathtaking cities such as Nairobi and Mombasa. There is however a hidden treasure that has over the years been a tourist magnet. This treasure is the island of Lamu. Lamu is Kenya's oldest continually inhabited town, and was one of the original Swahili settlements along coastal East Africa, founded in 1370. While there are a number of economic activities around this beautiful place, tourism has gradually refueled the local economy in recent times, and it is a popular destination for backpackers.…continue reading →


Nigeria is a continental powerhouse which enjoys respect within and outside the continent. Nigeria is often referred to as the "Giant of Africa", owing to its large population and economy. With approximately 174 million inhabitants, Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa and the seventh most populous country in the world. It is in this vast and populous country where you find Calabar. Calabar is a city in Cross River State, coastal southeastern Nigeria. The original name for Calabar was Akwa Akpa, from the Efik language. The city is watered by the…continue reading →


Rwanda is a country in the central part of Africa. Even by its small size, this country has captivated the world and rightfully earned the title of being called the “Phoenix” country of the continent. Rising from a dark history of the genocide which claimed millions of lives, Rwanda and in particular the Capital Kigali is now a marvel to visit and enjoy. Kigali is a beautiful city with gorgeous weather and its best experienced outdoors. Kigali has a number of things that new arrivals, tourists, or even folks who’ve lived here for…continue reading →


The earth is a spectacular collection of natural features such as mountains, lakes and oceans, waterfalls and others. There are however very few of these which make it into the list of natural wonders of the world. Important factors used to determine this include statistical significance, traditional or historical significance, uniqueness, and as noted splendor. One name which has prominently featured on this list is the Victoria Falls. Victoria Falls or Mosi-oa-Tunya which means the Smoke that Thunders is a waterfall in southern Africa on the Zambezi River at the border of Zambia…continue reading →


The Indian Ocean is glowingly endowed with spectacular and renowned islands which attract millions of visitors from across the globe. While these islands are quite similar in terms of climatic and geographical positioning, there is one stands head and shoulders above the rest. The island of Zanzibar (also known as Unguja) is known as the ‘Spice Island' because of its long-standing association with the clove industry. This island has endeared itself to many people for many reasons. Zanzibar is the semi-autonomous part of Tanzania in East Africa. Zanzibar's local people are an incredible…continue reading →


East Africa is part of sub-Saharan Africa comprising two traditionally recognized regions. East Africa is made up of Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda; and the horn of Africa made up of Somalia, Djibouti, Eritrea and Ethiopia. In the country of Kenya is where you get the vibrant and cosmopolitan city of Nairobi. Measuring 268.7 sq miles (696 km²), The name "Nairobi" comes from the Maasai phrase Enkare Nairobi, which translates to "cool water". Masai by the way is a local tribe and language spoken by a good percentage of Kenyans. The city of Nairobi however…continue reading →