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Top 10 Things to Do in Marrakech

From hunting for unique Moroccan souvenirs in the souks, to visiting must-see locations like the Koutoubia Mosque, Djemma el Fna, and the Jardin Majorelle, there is a myriad of things to see and do in Marrakech…read on for the top 10.

1. Marvel at the Koutoubia Mosque, one of the most iconic landmarks in the city.

2. Eat traditional spice-laden Moroccan food from a restaurant in the Medina.

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Top 5 Places to Visit in Kenya

Boat in Lamu Kenya
Lamu, Kenya

Kenya has no shortage of places to visit. With so much variation in its geography, there are a lot of spectacular areas in the country. Here are what I consider to be the top 5 places to visit in Kenya:

1. Masai Mara – Famous for its safaris, the Masai Mara is one of the most popular places to visit in Kenya. Visitors can stay in a safari lodge and go on game drives to see lions, elephants, giraffes, rhinos, hippos, and other African game.

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Best Places for Safari in Tanzania

Safari in Africa
Lions in the Bush

The best places for safaris in Tanzania are located throughout the country. From the famous Serengeti National Park to the stunning Ngorongoro Crater, there is no shortage of places to go on safari.

One of the easiest places to go on safari in Tanzania is the Serengeti. It is well served by established safari companies and offers accommodation ranging from basic tented camps to luxury safari lodges.

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Star Wars Filming Locations in Tunisia

Columns in front of the moon in Tunis Tunisia

Avid Star Wars fans know that there are many Star Wars filming locations in Tunisia. Many of the scenes from the six films were shot in the desert regions in the country. When you are visiting Tunisia, you can go to a lot of the places where the movies were filmed and see things like the Dune Sea first-hand.

Most of the Star Wars filming sites are concentrated around Tozeur in the western part of the country. There is an airport there, so it is easy to get to from Tunis. It is a good place to base yourself on your Star Wars tour of Tunisia.

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Best Day Trips from Dakar

A turtle at Le Village des Tortues in Senegal
Le Village des Tortues

If you are visiting Senegal for more than a few days, there are some great day trips from Dakar that are worth doing.

One such trip is to Lac Rose, the famous pink lake. Lac Rose is located on the outskirts of Dakar and is a great place for boating, 4×4 riding, and other adventure sports. It is also a nice place to enjoy a peaceful lunch or shop at many of the artisan craft stalls by the lake. It is easy to take a day trip from Dakar to Lac Rose if you have a rental car or if you hire a driver for the day.

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Top Places to Visit in Madagascar


Madagascar may be an island, but it’s deceptively large and is in fact the fourth largest island in the world. As such, it’s not possible to cover every one of the major sites in Madagascar on one trip unless you’re lucky enough to be on a very extended holiday.

Below is a list of some of the top places to visit in Madagascar.

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