Posted on 03 April 2017 by Timothy Vivian-Shaw
Africa's Creative Hub: Get to know Dakar
Senegal is undoubtedly one of the cultural highlights of Africa. Despite being one of the poorest countries on the continent, it remains one of the most stable and democratic. Its people are famously friendly, which the Senegalese call ‘Teranga’. Visiting its capital, Dakar, the most westerly capital of the old world, you are certain to be enamoured by the unwavering positive and hospitable atmosphere of Dakar.
Posted on 07 October 2016 by Kati Taylor
Safaris and Street Parties: Welcome to 2017...
New Year’s Eve: a night of seemingly infinite overcrowding and overpricing. As Christmas passes and January beckons, it’s an ideal time to get away and experience something new. Alive with colour and wildlife, Namibia and Senegal are a real departure from the New Year’s norm. These African gems are sure to inspire and excite even the most seasoned traveller with their diversity and flair. From safaris to street parties; it’s time to welcome 2017 from a new perspective.
Posted on 29 September 2016 by Corinne Homer
Coffee Culture: from Bean to Brew
If our culture has a love affair with any of Earth’s goodies, it’s the aromatic elixir that comes from the roasted, brewed coffee bean. Popular legend says that in the 9th century, an Ethiopian shepherd noticed his goats became particularly exuberant after chewing on the green berries of the Coffea tree; and ran straight to his local pastor. News of these magical, energy-inducing beans soon spread across Africa, to the Arab world and the rest of Asia; then on to Europe and the Americas. That’s a long journey to get to your first morning brew.
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