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On the Right Track in Southern Africa

Want to see the Savannah, the Garden Route, Namibian sand dunes, South Africa’s best golf courses, and multi-coloured canyons? Jump aboard the Shongololo Express!     Picture this: A green and white train snaking its way through the Savannah. You,…

Rodrigues, an authentic, stress-free island...

Wild, beautiful Rodrigues is a paradise in the middle of the Indian Ocean, east of Mauritius, with pristine beaches and transparent turquoise waters that thrill nature lovers looking for escape. My Chic Africa went and came back blown away.  Seen from above…

The Phare des Mamelles lighthouse, let it shine…

In 2016, Hicham and Diana transformed the landmark Phare des Mamelles into one of the coolest nightspots in Dakar... Built in 1864, the all-white lighthouse is a familiar sight to residents. Surrounded by lush, unkempt vegetation on the highest of the Mamel…

Dakar, a surfers’ paradise

Forget Hawaï, California, Western France and even Australia. Today’s best surf spots are in Senegal! Jérémy Billot holds his surfboard under his arm, watching the waves form in the distance as the ocean wind blows across his face, muffling the sound of the …