Inside Africa, Travel

10 Most Beautiful Traditional African Fashions

Head Tie

African clothing is known around the world for its bright colors and its eye-catching designs. But have you ever wondered what all the different types of traditional garments are called and where they come from? Let’s take a look at some of the most beautiful and popular traditional fashions in Africa! 10. Agbada This is

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Facts, Travel

7 Oldest Buildings in Africa

Pyramid of Djoser

You have probably heard Africa referred to as the “cradle of humanity.” As you might expect given its important role in human development, there are some stupendously ancient structures still standing on the continent. While many of them are barely recognizable as buildings (appearing more like unfinished mounds), others are very well preserved, dating back

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Facts, Travel

7 Most Astonishing Facts About the Sahara

Hiker in the Tadrart Acacus (part of the Sahara Desert) in Western Libya

If you take a look at the top part of the continent of Africa on a map, you will notice it is dominated by a vast desert known as the Sahara. This desert is the third largest in the entire world, surpassed only by Antarctica and the Arctic—both of which are cold deserts. That makes

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Travel

11 Most Unusual Buildings in Africa

The Shoe

You’ve seen the most beautiful buildings in Africa, and the tallest ones, but have you seen the most unusual ones? We’ve searched high and low to find you the most bizarre and remarkable structures throughout the continent. Here are our top picks. 11. Lalibela: Ethiopia This temple complex of 11 churches has been declared a

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Inside Africa, Travel

10 Most Extravagant Hotels in Africa

Corinthia Hotel Khartoum

There are many natural riches throughout the continent of Africa, including exquisite grasslands and mountains, white sand beaches, and an astonishing diversity of wildlife. But there is also quite a bit of wealth in Africa in the material sense, much of which is centered in the continent’s booming tourism industry. If you yourself are a

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