Africa Travel

Kick back or lend a helping hand

If you're not interested in lying on a beach for a week and then coming home, you may be searching for a more rewarding trip. Consider visiting Africa to volunteer for a humanitarian project. There are all types of projects available, depending on your interests: environmental cleanup, education, wildlife studies and medical aid.

While all of these noble causes are extremely rewarding, if you want to travel Africa, you are in for some challenges as well. Before you leave, there is a slough of medical precautions to take. Your doctor will prescribe medication to take before, during and after your trip, depending on your destination, and most visitors also require a series of shots to protect them from various diseases.

It is also important to learn the political background and current state of the places you plan to visit in Africa. Many countries are in turmoil, and the more you know about the situation, the better you will be equipped to deal with difficult situations and to understand the people you meet. Similarly, AIDS in Africa is a serious issue, so be aware of the situation and be prepared to see villages in dire need of help.

Holiday in Africa

For strictly vacation purposes, South Africa travel is extremely popular. What could be more exciting than a safari in South Africa? There are a variety of safaris available, from pampered luxury groups to up close with wild game. The choice is up to you!

Even if a safari is not for you, in South Africa, you can experience African culture in the most North-American way possible. That is to say that South Africa is home to some of the most industrialized holiday rentals in Africa. Otherwise, in other countries and regions, your Africa accommodation may be as little as a tent or hut with lions and other creatures circling outside.

To help you get around, a South Africa care hire is a great idea. There's no better way to get around an unfamiliar city than with an experienced local citizen. Often, locals can offer recommendations, guided tours and a look at local flavour to help you get the most out of your vacation.