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  • Kadealo, African Natural Wonders

25 African natural wonders for your bucket list

By |2020-06-24T22:08:16+00:00June 23rd, 2020|

Courtesy of ER Bauer/Flickr African Natural Wonder: Sossusvlei, Namibia With its iconic red sand dunes, that are constantly moulded into different shapes and patterns by the wind, Sossuvlei is one of the most photogenic wonders of Africa. The sand dunes are in fact some of the largest in the world, and the salt and clay pan at the end of the Tsauchab River is where Soussusvlei gets its name from: In Nama and Afrikaans it means “dead-end” and “marsh”. The iconic red dunes of Soussusvlei are formed through a geological process that has been taking place for millions of years. The [...]

  • Kadealo, African Waterfalls, Rivers and Lakes

Magnificent African waterfalls, rivers and lakes

By |2020-06-24T20:54:07+00:00June 23rd, 2020|

Courtesy of Max R - ooyooy/Flickr African River: Niger River The Niger is the third largest river in Africa, only behind the Nile and the Congo rivers, at 4,180km. Its source lies in the Guinea Highlands in southern Guinea. It runs through Mali, Niger, down the border with Benin before flowing through Nigeria and out into the Atlantic ocean via an eneormous delta, which is known as the Niger Delta, or sometimes the Oil Rivers. The Niger is uniquely shaped for such a large river, almost like a crescent or boomerang shape. This is because the Niger used to be two [...]

  • Kadealo, African Hotel

Top 25 luxury African hotels for a perfect stay

By |2020-06-23T12:11:39+00:00June 19th, 2020|

South Africa Courtesy of capegrace.com Luxury African Hotels: Cape Grace, Cape Town This 5-star hotel is particularly special for its location: In a serene, private quay serving as an international yacht marina on Cape Town's main harbour. It opened its doors in 1996 and has gradually built up its capacity to an impressive 120 rooms and 13 luxury suites. The hotel also has numerous banqueting rooms ideal for smaller groups or business meetings. These rooms include a wine and whiskey bar, a restaurant, and a conservatory. It also includes a boardroom that can accommodate 14 people with an outside [...]

  • Kadealo, African Hotel

The ultimate luxury African hotel guide

By |2020-06-23T16:18:40+00:00June 13th, 2020|

Africa, for all its wild and exciting glory often conjures up images of safari tents and small mud villages, but that couldn't be further from the truth. In fact, many high-end, exquisite, luxury African hotels can be found dotted throughout the continent amongst its fifty-four countries. This article looks at a few of these exotic, luxury options in a bit more detail. Courtesy of constancehotels.com Luxury African Hotel: Constance Lemuria, The Seychelles Amongst the white sand beaches of the Seychelles are a number of first class, luxury resorts, prime for special getaways or honeymoons. One such place is the [...]

  • Kadealo, African Guide Books

African guide books for your next trip

By |2020-06-22T19:38:39+00:00June 12th, 2020|

Africa is, without question, one of the most beautiful and most stunning destinations in the entire world, and, when you consider the fact that Africa itself is so diverse, there is literally something for everybody. In the past, Africa was underrated and underappreciated, but lately, it seems as if people are finally realising just how beautiful this continent really is. The great and sometimes daunting thing about Africa however, is that it is as vast as it is beautiful, so knowing where to go on the continent can be tricky. If you’re thinking of travelling and have your sights set firmly on Africa, you’ll [...]

  • Kadealo, African Billionaires

African Billionaires – Meet the people shaping the continent

By |2020-06-04T20:40:43+00:00June 1st, 2020|

In Africa, the land so often proclaimed as “the forgotten continent”, a pseudonym referring to the general lack of knowledge about it from people who live in the “West”, a surprise to many people would be the number of African billionaires now emerging in the continent: a testament to the economic boom many African countries are currently experiencing. As of 2016, the number of billionaires stood at 24 across the continent. This article will take a look at the top 10 Billionaires from across Africa, based on their philanthropy, involvement in politics, and controversy as much as their wealth.  Courtesy of SDG [...]

  • Kadealo, African Experiences

Extraordinary African experiences for your bucket list

By |2020-06-05T11:24:31+00:00June 1st, 2020|

Sadly, we have limited time on this earth, so many of us would wish to use our time wisely, and experience things that others would only be fortunate enough to see on the TV. A bucket list is basically a list of things that people wish to do before they die (the bucket is in reference to ‘kicking the bucket’ which is an expression for dying). The great thing about human beings is the fact that we are all different and unique, and as a result, we have different likes and dislikes in life. When talking about bucket lists however, Africa experiences become highly [...]

  • Kadealo, African Games

Planning a games evening? Try out these traditional African games

By |2020-06-05T11:49:06+00:00June 1st, 2020|

When you think of strange and unique countries, far removed from your own, undoubtedly one of the things that comes to mind amongst thoughts of new foods, scenery and cultures is the various games they might play to pass the time. Africa, the wide and varied continent it is, plays host to some odd, but also oddly entertaining African games, often played with just the things you literally have in front of you such as stones on the ground. Read on further to learn about the top ten games played throughout Africa, and maybe try something new out for yourself! Courtesy of [...]

  • Kadealo, African Novels

Top 20 African novels to read on your next adventure

By |2020-05-31T13:48:31+00:00May 24th, 2020|

It's always nice to read a novel about the country or continent you are visiting while you are travelling there, as it becomes part of the experience of learning about the culture, history or politics of the region, and enhances the overall experience you will have by nurturing a greater understanding. Here is a “Top 20” list of African novels that comprises of a variety of books for you to choose from – from historical to cultural and political – to suit all reader's tastes. Courtesy of Long Walk to Freedom/Amazon African Novel: “Long Walk to Freedom” Nelson Mandela [...]

  • Kadealo, Mouth-Watering African Dishes

Mouth-Watering African Dishes You Have To Try

By |2020-05-31T11:57:47+00:00May 23rd, 2020|

So far this guide has focused on the overviews of the wildlife, cultures, and the best restaurants on offer in Africa, along with documentaries and films to educate you before you visit. But in this section, we take a look at the most popular African dishes, plus some rarities to wet your appetite.    Courtesy of Xiaojun Deng/flickr.com African Dish: Ugali Na Nyama Choma, East Africa This African dish is particularly well-loved in Kenya. Kenyans love to use this dish to celebrate weddings, birthdays and for guests attending barbecues. It literately translates as “roast meat”.   [...]

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