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 Island of Cape Verde is a jewel piece of land that exudes rare beauty. Located 570 kilometers off the coast of Western Africa, the islands cover a combined area of slightly over 4,000 square kilometers. The name of the country stems from the nearby Cap-Vert, on the Senegalese coast, which in its turn was originally named "Cabo Verde" when it was sighted by Portuguese explorers in 1444, a few years before the islands were discovered (verde is Portuguese for "green"). Apart from the fact that this is an arrow-shaped archipelago that is…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 →


Air Travel consists of travel by air using modern technological “vehicles” such as aeroplanes and helicopters. This kind of transportation is done for leisure purposes as well as for business and it has become a rich multi billion industry. For first time travelers and even for constant travelers, is always a question of which are the best airlines around the world. Below are some of them worth considering. Air New Zealand- Air New Zealand Limited is the national airline and flag carrier of New Zealand. Based in Auckland, the airline operates scheduled passenger…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 →


South Africa is a rainbow nation that boasts of a healthy multi-racial society. This rainbow symbolism is also seen in the cultural diversity of the country and the contrast in the country’s landscape and social fabric. From the North to the South, West to East, this country offers spectacular displays of beauty. There is however one outstanding city which attracts millions of visitors from within and outside the country, this is the city of Cape Town. Capetown is the most populous city after Johannesburg and happens to be a great city to visit,…continue reading →


The country of Brazil in South America is known for so many things. Some of these include a great soccer tradition and the Samba which is a Brazilian musical genre and dance style. There is however one city which carries the hopes of many Brazilians and a perfect example of what Brazil is all about. This is the city of Rio. The bustling city of Rio de Janeiro has been one of Brazil’s most popular and frequented tourist destinations for decades. Its vibrant city centre is bursting with culture and pulsating with a…continue reading →


Traveling is a very important social and economic activity. Some of the benefits of traveling include the fact that you get to forget your problems/issues for a few weeks, it can also help you figure things out that you would not have understood without the distance traveling can give you. It’s also a very good stress remover that has a lot more to give than most people are willing to accept. You can also view new customs, knowing different ways of living is fantastic for the mind. But having mentioned all the benefits…continue reading →


Africa is a diverse continent with diverse social, economic and environmental conditions. The treasure of East Africa in the name of Kenya offers what no other country offers on the African continent. Perhaps it’s important to consider important pointers and tips visitors and travelers to this country can use. -It is always a good idea to carry one bag rather than a number of bags. This is to ensure you don’t incur extra costs when it comes to airline luggage charges but also avoid the stress of looking after so many bags. -Health…continue reading →