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MALAWI: Curiosities

Malawi and its people are known as the "warm heart of Africa". Do you know why? Malawi is known internationally as "the warm heart of Africa". The reason? His people. When you travel this country, you will be surprised by the kindness and hospitality of its inhabitants, who will welcome you with open arms and a smile. Therefore, we recommend that you learn four notions of Chichewa, the most important local language, to be able to respond to such hospitality and to be able to share time with these very warm people of the continent. In many places, you will find opportunities to interact with them. For example, in the fishing village of Cape Maclear, in the small villages of Likoma Island or if you do a volunteering experience like we did in Nchalo, in the south of the country, with people you will see regularly during your days there. Do you know that Malawi used to be called...

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MALAWI: Curiosities

MALAWI: Curiosities

Malawi and its people are known as the "warm heart of Africa". Do you know why? Malawi is known internationally as "the warm heart of Africa". The reason? His people. When you travel this country, you will be surprised by the kindness and hospitality of its...

MALAWI: Likoma Island

MALAWI: Likoma Island

Likoma Island is one of the places we liked the most during our trip to Malawi. It is a small island located in the center of Lake Malawi, very few kilometers from the Mozambican coast of the lake. In fact, together with the island of Chizumulu, these two small...

MALAWI: Liwonde NP

MALAWI: Liwonde NP

Liwonde NP is one of the few national parks in Malawi where you will find wild animals. With an area of ​​550 square kilometers, it is a relatively small reserve located 6 kilometers from the town of Liwonde and about 160 kilometers from Blantyre, the country's...

MALAWI: Livingstonia

MALAWI: Livingstonia

Livingstonia is a village located in the north of Malawi and which was one of the most important settlements in the history of the country, where lived the Scottish Anglican missionaries who sought refuge in the late 19th century from the malaria they suffered in...

MALAWI: Zomba

MALAWI: Zomba

In the south of Malawi, between Blantyre and Liwonde, we find the city of Zomba. This was the capital of Nyasalandia, the former British colony, and also of Malawi during its first ten years of independence (from 1964 to 1974). Later, the capital moved to Lilongwe,...

MALAWI: Mount Mulanje

MALAWI: Mount Mulanje

The Mulanje area is where we find the highest peaks in Malawi. Located between Blantyre and Zomba, and very close to the border with Mozambique, we find this massif that majestically imposes itself in the south of the country. A rural area, which stands out for its...

ANGOLA: Curiosities

ANGOLA: Curiosities

Do you know that in Angola the price of gasoline and diesel is very cheap? Angola is the second largest oil producer in Africa and the 16th largest producer in the world. Black gold (oil) is the country's main economic driver, accounting for 95% of export earnings...

ANGOLA: Lubango

ANGOLA: Lubango

Lubango, the second largest city in the country after Luanda, is located in the middle of mountains over 1.700m high of altitude. It is a beautiful city nestled in a beautiful green scenery. After Portuguese settlers from Madeira formed this settlement, it was...

ANGOLA: Driving tips

ANGOLA: Driving tips

Here are some tips that may be helpful for you if you want to travel to Angola by car: - In Angola you drive on the right, as in most European countries. The cars in the opposite lane will come to your left. This fact must be taken into account if you are coming...

ANGOLA: The coast of Angola (Tômbua, Namibe, Praia do Soba and Piambo, Benguela and Lobito, Sumbe, Cabo Ledo, Barra do Kwanza and Miradouro da Lua, Luanda, Praia do Sarico and Barra do Dande)

ANGOLA: The coast of Angola (Tômbua, Namibe, Praia do Soba and Piambo, Benguela and Lobito, Sumbe, Cabo Ledo, Barra do Kwanza and Miradouro da Lua, Luanda, Praia do Sarico and Barra do Dande)

The coast of Angola is one of the most beautiful coasts on the African continent. It is a steep coast full of spectacular virgin beaches, where you will find many cliffs, natural pools formed by the tides and fantastic sunsets in stunning scenery. With more than...

NAMIBIA: The Fish River Canyon

NAMIBIA: The Fish River Canyon

Fish River Canyon is one of the most beautiful stops if you visit Namibia. In fact, it is the second most visited tourist attraction in the country. However, to get there you will need to invest time as the canyon is located in the southern part of the country, in...

SOUTH AFRICA: Driving Tips

SOUTH AFRICA: Driving Tips

Here are some tips that may be helpful for you to travel to South Africa by car: In South Africa, drive on the left, as in England. At first, you feel weird thinking you're doing it wrong all the time, but you get used to it. You will also need an international...

SOUTH AFRICA: Curiosities

SOUTH AFRICA: Curiosities

- Do you know that South Africa is the country with the most official languages ​​in the world? Due to its diversity of ethnicities and cultures, South Africa is also known as the Rainbow Nation. Following the abolition of apartheid policies, the new South African...

SOUTH AFRICA: The story of Nelson Mandela, one of the most influential figures on the African continent

SOUTH AFRICA: The story of Nelson Mandela, one of the most influential figures on the African continent

If we tell you that you think of the most mediated African politicians of the last centuries, surely Nelson Mandela will be one of the first on the list. A lawyer by profession, he was one of the mainstays of opposition to the apartheid system and then became...

SOUTH AFRICA: Tankwa Karoo NP

SOUTH AFRICA: Tankwa Karoo NP

Tankwa Karoo NP is a place where time stands still. Silence invades the whole landscape and only the wind is able to break the moment when the clock stops and only finds you, the mountains and the desert. This national park, far from the touristic routes, on the...

SOUTH AFRICA: The Wine Route

SOUTH AFRICA: The Wine Route

The Wine Route of South Africa is a very interesting activity to do if you are in the Cape Town area. With stunning landscapes, between mountains, rivers and valleys, we find a region where the vineyard is the main crop. That’s where South African wine is made; a...

SOUTH AFRICA: Cape Town

SOUTH AFRICA: Cape Town

Cape Town is one of the most beautiful cities in the southern part of Africa. Considered the second most populated city in the country after Johannesburg (if you want to read our experience there, you can click here); it is the legislative capital of South Africa...

SOUTH AFRICA: The Garden Route

SOUTH AFRICA: The Garden Route

The Garden Route is one of the most beautiful routes in the world. It runs along one of the most spectacular coasts on the continent, the South African coast, where you can enjoy beautiful and varied landscapes in the more than 700 kilometers that make up this...