Looking for places to visit in Africa? We share our tips on countries in Africa including travel costs, itinerary ideas, road trips and more.

Africa Highlights and General Tips

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Why This Couple is Traveling Africa, and You Should Too!

By Natasha Alden | November 25, 2016

Want to overland the African continent in your own vehicle as a couple? Check out why you should!

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13 awe-inspiring things to do in South & East Africa

By Caroline Makepeace | November 4, 2015

In 2003, Craig and I set off on the backpacking adventure of a lifetime. Five months of independent travel from Uganda to South Africa. Africa digs very long roots into your heart. Some of our […]

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4 Safari Game Parks in Africa Not to Miss

By Caroline Makepeace | August 27, 2011

There is no place on earth like Africa. Visiting safari game parks in Africa was one of the most rewarding travel experiences I have ever had. 4 Safari Game Parks to visit in Africa Experiencing […]

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Africa Travel Safety Tips

By Caroline Makepeace | August 5, 2011

For many, just the thought of travelling to Africa is enough to send them scurrying under their bed with fear. We’ve all heard the horror stories. Africa is a daunting and challenging place to travel […]

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Helpful tips for Getting around East and South Africa

By Caroline Makepeace | January 27, 2011

Africa is a wild and diverse continent that presents an abundance of activities for a traveller to enjoy. How to get around East and South Africa comes at a price and in order to experience […]

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How to travel on a budget in Africa

By Caroline Makepeace | January 12, 2011

After my recent articles on Backpacking Highlights from Kenya to South Africa on Globotreks, I have had a lot of requests to write about the costs of backpacking Africa. Craig and I backpacked from Kenya to South […]

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African Safari Tips to see the Best Wildlife

By Caroline Makepeace | June 7, 2010

It’s been on your travel bucket list ever since you were a child, when you heard stories of wild animals roaming freely through the plains of Africa. Growing up, Discovery Channel showed you in moving […]

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