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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 [...]

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Top African national parks and game reserves to visit

By |2020-06-23T11:25:59+00:00June 16th, 2020|

Our planet is home to some of the most beautiful and magical locations you could ever hope to clasp eyes on, yet many of us will sadly never get to see them for one reason or another, and that is such a shame. People say that travelling is one of the most rewarding experiences you could ever wish for, which is why we’re being encouraged to pack our cases and jet, or sail, off to parts of the world that we may previously have never considered visiting. When booking your next getaway, instead of going to the all-inclusive holiday resort that you always go [...]

  • Kadealo, African Fashion Designers

Top African fashion designers blazing catworks

By |2020-06-05T08:24:18+00:00June 1st, 2020|

With African style becoming more and more sought after, there is a plethora of new, up-and-coming designers making waves in the African fashion scene. It seems these days there are new African fashion designers popping up all over the continent, with some really exciting, bold fashion statements coming out of places like Cameroon, Senegal, and Nigeria, to name but a few. With such a mix of designers and fashions coming out of Africa, all with their own individual take on old favourites, there is something for everyone throughout this budding fashion scene, regardless of budget or taste. Here we break it down into the [...]

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Remarkable African leaders that shaped history

By |2020-05-28T19:56:53+00:00May 25th, 2020|

We all have some idea of leaders when we think of Africa as a whole and through its separate nations alone. With some really well-known, prolific names like Nelson Mandela at the forefront of people's minds when they think of African leaders, it's easy to let other important names fall by the wayside, but with so many nations and so many historical aspects to consider when thinking of great leaders, there are many who have come out of the continent. Here we look at the top ten greats, what they have done (or are doing), and a little about each. Courtesy of [...]

  • Kadealo, African Authors

10 African authors you should know

By |2020-05-31T14:59:03+00:00May 24th, 2020|

With other African industries such as fashion, modelling, and film taking off at lightning speed, it comes as no surprise that the literary industry would be close behind. With a large, varied, and diverse population over the continent, African authors are taking the world by storm with their unique takes on not just political situations, but also through fiction. Some of the most world-renowned authors come from the African continent, with heart-wrenching tales of both factual life stories, as well as fictional character struggles and perhaps most importantly, books that focus on real-life political issues such as apartheid.   Courtesy of Prachatai/Flickr [...]

  • 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”.   [...]

  • Kadealo, Contemporary African Artists

Exploring African Artists and Art

By |2020-05-27T16:00:15+00:00May 15th, 2020|

Nowadays, people can invest in a whole host of weird and wonderful things, although generally, there are some tried and tested things you may wish to begin with. In terms of a smart, and near fool-proof investment, generally, people think of Gold, and Property as two examples. Wine is another example, as is art. By investing in art, not only you get to benefit from enjoying the work itself, but you can also relax, safe in the knowledge that your purchase will actually increase in value, rather than decreasing like virtually all other purchases, besides the odd exceptions here and there. African art, particularly [...]

  • Kadealo, African Style Clothing Online

Where to Buy African Style Clothes Online

By |2020-05-27T16:00:35+00:00May 15th, 2020|

African style has long been admired by not just people with African heritage, but by anyone with a flair for colours and patterns as well as interesting folds and fabrics. With the increased use of the internet in recent years to help with the sales and movement of goods, there have been likewise an increase in the development and spread of online shops catering to African tastes and products, making it a breeze to bring home a piece of African culture without ever having to leave your house. The variety of shops available catering to African style is plentiful, but here are the top [...]

  • Kadealo, Luxury African Brands

Luxury African brands to watch

By |2020-05-27T16:00:45+00:00May 15th, 2020|

As African wealth rises, so does the consumer demand for luxury goods. Many small African brands and businesses are springing up all over the continent to capture this untapped demand. Local artisans are crafting luxury products with a unique African flair and finish.  The designers are embracing colours and choosing vibrant designs that draw from traditional skills of textile design, weaving, beading, dyeing, and painting. They are blending sophisticated African techniques and designs with western materials to target a global audience. Here are some of the leading African brand families putting Africa on the map. Courtesy of maxhosa.africa African Brand: Maxhosa [...]

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