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World Heritage Sites in East Africa: Ngorongoro Crater

World Heritage Sites: 5 wonderful East African jewels

Places of natural wonders and cultural significance. Places of exceptional architecture and of outstanding universal value. That’s how UNESCO is characterizing World Heritage Sites. Did you know there are 89 of them in Africa – spread across 33 countries? I was lucky enough to visit a third of them so far and would like to […]

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The Lamu Island (Video)

After an amazing fly-in safari discovering the sights and sounds of the Kenyan bush, there is no better place to unwind than the remote Lamu Island.  Watch this short video to get enchanted. You most likely realize why Lamu is one of the most beautiful World Heritage Sites in East Africa. I also recommend reading […]

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West Africa - an trip of a lifetime

West Africa: An amazing trip of a lifetime

I took my very first steps on African soil during my three-months sabbatical in West Africa. Senegal, Ghana, Mali & Burkina Faso were the focus of this trip. My passion for West Africa Dance and Drumming brought me back to West Africa several times; today I’d like to share some of my most memorable places […]

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Tracking Chimps are one of the exciting things to do in Tanzania

5 exciting things to do in Tanzania

Thinking about Tanzania, the first things that come to my mind are game drives through the Serengeti, watching dancing Masai, experience abundance of wildlife and standing at the rim of the Ngorongoro Crater. Here are 5 amazing things to do in Tanzania you didn’t know about… 1. Tracking primates Yes, you read correct. And no, […]

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Lamu Island Kenya

Lamu: Is it the best-kept secret of Magical Kenya?

Imagine a place of ancient Swahili traditions. An archipelago of remote islands. A town with no cars, just donkeys and dhows. Mesmerizing sunsets and a lively atmosphere. It nearly sounds too good to be true, doesn’t it? But this magical place does exist. Here are three reasons why a visit to Lamu must be on your […]

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Travel to Zimbabwe

Travel to Zimbabwe: 6 amazing secrets

Zimbabwe hasn’t been in the limelight in recent years; political and economic misfortunes as well as corruption are key topics reported on by the media. But Travel to Zimbabwe appears more and more on the radar of the international traveler – and this is for good reasons! Find out 6 secrets why travel to Zimbabwe […]

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