Middle East & Africa

Middle East & Africa Travel Tips

West African Cuisine

By Viator, August 2014

Food is a fundamental part of the culture no matter where in the world you are, and you definitely can’t leave Kumasi without sampling some authentic West African cuisine. This region's food ...  Read more

Island Hopping Around Mauritius

By Viator, August 2014

Mauritius is a country with plenty to do on the mainland. From exploring the iconic botanical gardens of Pamplemousses to touring the Saint Aubin Sugar Plantation, there’s enough to keep a traveler ...  Read more

Dolphin Encounters in Mauritius

By Viator, August 2014

The island of Mauritius offers plenty of landlocked delights—from the colonial streets of Port Louis to the wonders of the Seven Coloured Earths. But the country’s remote islands and crystal blue ...  Read more

Natural Wonders in Mauritius

By Viator, August 2014

Mauritius is home to some of the world’s most unique natural wonders—from untouched beaches to scenic craters and crystal clear blue waters, the tiny island is full of rare beauty that is truly ...  Read more

3 Days in Mauritius: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, August 2014

The island of Mauritius, stationed in the calm cool waters of the Indian Ocean, is home to some of the world’s most pristine beaches and lush landscapes. It’s a nation with a culture as diverse as ...  Read more

Kumasi Cultural Heritage

By Viator, August 2014

Kumasi is considered the cultural hub of Ghana, so if you’ve come to learn more about the rich culture of the Asante Kingdom—both past and present—you've come to the right place.  To ...  Read more

3 Days in Kumasi: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, August 2014

Kumasi, Ghana’s second city and cultural hub, is the perfect place to immerse yourself in the history and culture of the Asante people, as it was once one of the richest and most influential ...  Read more

Ashanti Craft Villages

By Viator, August 2014

The Ashanti Region of Ghana, with Kumasi at its heart, is famous the world over for its crafts. Some of Ghana’s top artisans are in the business of Ashanti crafts such as Kente cloth weaving, wood ...  Read more

3 Days in Jerusalem: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, August 2014

4 star rating: Recommended 303 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The living home of the world’s three major religions, Jerusalem is also a vibrant city for outdoor sightseeing. Stroll along pedestrian walkways and streets lined with Ottoman architecture, past ...  Read more

Amman Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, August 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 88 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

This city of two million is graciously traditional, with steep and narrow side streets, small glasses of sweet mint tea, and flowing daytime fashions. Amman is also optimistically modern, with its ...  Read more

Dead Sea from Amman

By Viator, August 2014

4 star rating: Recommended 8 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The incredible Dead Sea sits 400 meters (1,312 feet) below sea level in the Jordan Rift Valley making it the lowest point on Earth. The landlocked Dead Sea is the end point for a number of rivers, ...  Read more

German Influence in Swakopmond

By Viator, August 2014

From the colonial-style buildings to the brochen and breakfast pastries, Germany’s influence on the city of Swakopmund extends far beyond its name alone. This coastal city was designated as ...  Read more

3 Days in Swakopmund: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, August 2014

There’s a reason Namibians have been venturing to the coastal city of Swakopmund to celebrate the Festive Season since the nation first declared its independence. Cool ocean breezes, ...  Read more

Exploring the Namib Desert

By Viator, August 2014

Namibia is a country that’s full of breathtaking scenery—from wide-open savannas to steep canyons, there are few places on earth where the desolate landscape is as beautiful. Perhaps nowhere in this ...  Read more

Nama Culture in Namibia

By Viator, August 2014

Some 60,000 Namibians consider themselves to be of Nama descent, part of a tribe of people that share the same light skin, small body frames and Khoikhoi clicking language of the country’s ancient ...  Read more

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