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Discover the Sahara by night

Erg Chebbi, Morocco
Discover the Sahara by night

Erg Chebbi lies in the middle of the Sahara desert. This magical place is a must-visit when visiting Morocco.
     

The Avenue of Baobabs

Morondava, Madagascar
The Avenue of Baobabs

Madagascar or the Malagasy Republic is well known for its specific flora and fauna. Because the country is an island, the nature is unique and is almost not comparable to other countries in Africa. The island reflects the fact that the nature has bee
     

Fiarantsoa, a old city in the middle of Madagascar

Fiarantsoa, Madagascar
Fiarantsoa, a old city in the middle of Madagascar

The city of Fianarantsoa(Fi-a-nar-ant-soo), also Fianar for short, is situated in the central south of Madagascar. It was built in the early 19th century and the name Fianarantsoa means ‘good education’. The city is built on forest hill and the avera
     

Spotting flamingo's in Lake Nakuru

Nakuru, Kenya
Spotting flamingo's in Lake Nakuru

If you are in Kenya, you should pay a visit to the Nakuru National Park. Here lies the Nakuru Lake and this is the most famous bird sanctuary in the country. It is mainly known for its large population of flamingos.
     

Spotting elephants and big cats in Tanzania

Tanzania, Tanzania
Spotting elephants and big cats in Tanzania

When you visit Tanzania you want to see beautiful wildlife. Together with Matoke Tours we’ve selected two National Parks you have to visit to see elephants, big cats, zebras, impalas and so on. It will be an experience of a lifetime
     

Uganda the pearl of Africa

Uganda, Uganda
Uganda the pearl of Africa

Winston Churchill called Uganda the Pearl of Africa. Uganda is Africa in miniature with wonderful wildlife, stunning scenery, a cheerful population and an exciting history. In collaboration with Matoke Tours we’ve selected three destinations in Ugund
     

The pink lake of Senegal

Lac Retba, Senegal
The pink lake of Senegal

Of course, clear blue lakes and seas are fantastic, but how about a candy pink lake? Pink lake Lac Retba in Senegal got its color from a red alga called Dunaliella salina and the amount of salt the lake it contains. This is also the reason no aquatic
     

Natural wonders in Tanzania

Tanzania, Tanzania
Natural wonders in Tanzania

Tanzania is ideal to admire nature. Here you will find the world\'s most beautiful and abundant landscapes. You can see the Kilimanjaro, hike in different national parks, watch animals and admire natural phenomena you did not even know existed.
     

Be amazed by the Victoria Falls

Livingstone, Zambia
Be amazed by the Victoria Falls

One of the main attractions of Zambia, and maybe even of whole Africa, are the Victoria Falls. They are the widest waterfalls in Africa with an impressive water curtain that is 1708 meters wide and 100 meters high. The waterfalls are not for nothing
     

Enjoying wildlife in Gabon

Gabon, Gabon
Enjoying wildlife in Gabon

Gabon is a country in Africa where you don’t hear about that often, but that doesn’t mean it is not worth the effort to visit this undiscovered gem. If you like nature and seeing wild animals in their natural habitat then this is the place to go.
     

Enjoying life at AfrikaBurn

Tankwa Karoo, South Africa
Enjoying life at AfrikaBurn

AfrikaBurn is the little African sister of the famous American festival Burning Man spanning 7 days from the end of April to the beginning of May. According to many people AfrikaBurn is one of the festivals you\'ve must been too. You’ll find the magic
     

Take a safari at the Ngorongoro Crater

Ngorongoro, Tanzania
Take a safari at the Ngorongoro Crater

Tanzania is a country in East Africa and has some great nature to offer. A great example is the Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA). The area is named after the Ngorongoro Crater, a deep volcanic caldera within the area which is almost 300 square kilo
     

The Sossusvlei in Namibia, an unforgettable experience

Sossusvlei, Namibia
The Sossusvlei in Namibia, an unforgettable experience

The Sossusvlei is a salt and clay pan in the middle of the Namib Desert. This probably doesn’t sound like a location for a romantic holiday. However you can enjoy a lot of activities in the Sossusvlei with your partner which will collectively lead to
     

Mad Max film locations Namibia

Swakopmund, Namibia
Mad Max film locations Namibia

It has been 30 years since the last Mad Max movie has been released. But the judgment of the fans is that the fourth part of the post-apocalyptic road movie was definitely worth the wait. British actor Tom Hardy takes over from Mel Gibson as the lone
     

Visiting Luke Sky Walker's home in Tunisia

Chott El Djerid, Tunisia
Visiting Luke Sky Walker's home in Tunisia

If you want to visit the Star Wars locations, you don’t have to go to ‘a galaxy far far away\', but you can just jump onto a plane to Tunisia. Four of the Star Wars films are filmed in southern Tunisia (in the films this is the planet Tatooine), and t
     

Magical Marrakech

Marrakech, Morocco
Magical Marrakech

Marrakesh is bewitching, from the moment you arrive you will feel like you are in an other world. It is called the Red City, and it is not hard to figuere out why. The city walls and buildings are covered with natural red ochre pigment, but that does
     

Starstruck at Aït Benhaddou

Morocco
Starstruck at Aït Benhaddou

With an outstanding location in the foothills on the southern slopes of the High Atlas, Ksar Aït Benhaddou is a must see while visiting the province of Ouarzazate, but you can also visit it as a daytrip from Marrakech.
     

Spectacular Canyon Todra Gorge

Todra Gorge, Morocco
Spectacular Canyon Todra Gorge

The Todra Gorge is one of the most spectacular canyons in the world and a visit is a sublime experience. It is located on the east side of the High Atlas Mountain Range, where a 300 meter fault splits the orange limestone in two.
     

The oldest city Fez

Fez, Morocco
The oldest city Fez

Fez is the third largest city of Morocco, with a population of approximately 1 million, but in this particulary case size doesn’t matter. When you wander around the medina of Fès-el-Bali (Old Fez) you step back in time for at least one hundred years.
     

South African wine tasting

Cape Town, South Africa
South African wine tasting

If you go to South Africa you must put wine tasting at one of the many fine wine estates in Stellenbosch and Franschhoek on your to-do list. There are very few places in the world where all the beautiful things in life come together as well as in the
     

Cape of Good Hope

Cape of Good Hope, South Africa
Cape of Good Hope

If you’re visiting South Africa, Cape of Good Hope is certainly something you can’t miss! At the southern tip of the Cape peninsula lies the Table Mountain National Park, of which Cape of Good Hope is a substantial part. The landscape is rugged and r
     

Cultural Cape Town

Cape Town, South Africa
Cultural Cape Town

Cape Town will steal your heart. No city has a more beautiful situated bay. The impact of the more then one thousand meter high, flat Table Mountain which seems to rise up out of nowhere behind the skyscrapers, is high. The location is so perfect, wi
     

Safari in Krugerpark

Krugerpark, South Africa
Safari in Krugerpark

When you think of Africa you think of safari\'s. One of the best places to do a safari is the Krugerpark, here you get a chance to see Africa\'s Big Five.