Hathor is a goddess of many things within the ancient Egyptian story. To visit this amazingly preserved temple at Dendara, alone, is wondrous.
I'm no diver and I'm not much of a swimmer - but even if you're like me, the Blue Hole in Dahab is amazing to snorkel around. Here's my advice.
Meet Daouda Diabate - a Baye Fall singer/songwriter from Senegal, who lives in an old military bunker on Goree Island offshore of Dakar.
If you're looking for a ragged, end-of-the-earth place - go to Berbera. This old Red Sea port has dusty streets, crumbling architecture & wrecked ships.
Luxor can be painful beyond the ancient beauty - scammers, hawkers, gigolos and inflated prices. But it doesn't have to ruin your trip - try these tips!
Traveling by boat from Likoma Island on Lake Malawi to the Cobue border crossing and east across Mozambique by truck, van and train to Nampula.
The self-proclaimed Republic of Somaliland is safe to travel. And while there's not much to see in Hargeisa, it is the gateway to this land.
Sailing south by passenger ship across Lake Nasser - up the Nile to the border port of Wadi Halfa in Sudan can be an arduous, but memorable journey.
Victoria Falls - the largest waterfall in the world - is impressive, even in the dry season. In fact, the views are better as the falls aren't obscured by mist.
The rock-hewn churches of Lalibela remain one the world's least-recognized man-made wonders, yet in Medieval times they were known as “The Jerusalem of Ethiopia”.
Women with lip plates and killer warriors - yeah these Mursi tribe traditions still exist in Ethiopia. But today, the Mursi also pose for tourist dollars.