10 Times Black Travelers Made Morocco Look Magical

Morocco has an indescribable allure that you have to experience first-hand to truly understand. The North African nation has charmed travelers for decades, and Marrakesh is easily one of the top cities that is a must-visit for global adventurers. Whether you’ve explored the historic markets, mosques and hotels throughout Morocco or are simply dreaming of […]

Shontel Horne

What Cape Town’s Water Crisis Means For Travelers

The beautiful Cape Town coastal setting has made it a popular destination for travelers from all over the world, but the city is currently dealing with a drought that has hit critical levels. Unseasonably dry winters have caused the dams in South Africa to become dangerously low, resulting in the dams hovering around 33% capacity […]

Travel Noire

Uganda: Falling In Love With The Pearl Of Africa

For any prospective traveler looking to experience a different location, there are often two paths one can take: heading to destinations that are trendy or choosing to travel off the beaten path in a way that will ultimately feed your soul. As a seasoned traveler, I choose the latter. I love to explore new places […]

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The 10 Most Instagram-Worthy Hotels In Africa

Selecting the right hotel can be a challenge. You want a place that’s within your budget and near your desired attractions, but you also want accommodations that are unique to the region. Safety and cleanliness are sure to be a priority, but you also may want to avoid potential tourists traps that are devoid of character […]

Shontel Horne

A “New” Type Of Tourism Is Expected To Take Over In Africa

Anyone who has spent time in Africa knows that the continent has an endless amount of experiences to offer every type of traveler, but despite the stunning beaches, cosmopolitan cities, unmatched dining and thriving arts scene, conversations around travel to Africa in the mainstream is still wildly focused on safaris and group trips. Immersive, experience-driven travel to […]

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10 Major African Music Festivals You Don’t Want To Miss

Many African cultures hold traditional festivals in a bid to keep their art and traditions alive. In the 21st century, music festivals across the continent have built on that tradition and have become premier cultural and tourist events throughout the region. Ayiba brings you a list of music festivals to add to your bucket list. Asa Baako– One […]

Kimberly Wilson

Culture Through Food: An Explorer and a Chef Take on Africa

Three countries in 30 days. A 30th birthday treat of sorts, my partner (in crime) Chef Hiyaw Gebreyohannes and I were on a mission: to explore business, culture, and family ties in Ethiopia, the Republic of Congo, and South Africa. What we’ve always known on our trips back home to the motherland (he’s originally from […]

Chloe Louvouezo

Zambia: An Adventure-Seeker’s Playground

Most adventure seekers and safari enthusiasts would probably draw a blank when you mention visiting Zambia. Only those ‘in the know’ have an inkling to the natural secrets that this land-locked destination holds. One of the best-kept secrets is that the country hosts the world’s largest falling sheet of water. In case there is any […]

Bianca Malata

Artful Dakar

When you touch down in a city that truly appreciates art, you feel it immediately. It manifests in the way its citizen’s dress and carry themselves. It informs the conversations they have and recommendations they give. Dakar is exactly this city. As Senegal’s capital, Dakar is better known for its music and its tropical beauty, […]

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7 Tips For Planning Your First Trip To Africa

More and more individuals of the African diaspora are exploring the world; however, many have never visited the lands of our ancestors. Many travelers are quick to hop on a flight to Paris or Bangkok but hesitate to book a trip to Accra or Kampala. We are constantly bombarded with negative imagery of Africa, including […]

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7 Must-Have Experiences in South Africa

South Africa is one of those places that, once visited, sticks with you long after you’ve left; leaving its mark in ways you didn’t anticipate. Whether it’s the people, the culture, the scenery or some combination of all of the above, there is something about the country that compels you to want to explore more. During […]

Tausha Cowan