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10 West African Cuisine Spots You Definitely Need To Try

Authentic Nigerian, Cameroonian, Ghanaian, and Senegalese foods abound in Houston.

04/01/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Bucket List Trips

A Beginner's Guide to Kenya

From the grasslands to the beaches, the country is a must for world travelers.

03/02/2020 By Ian Everett

City of Dreams

Finding Home a World Away: Africa

Four African immigrants share their stories.

03/02/2020 By Jeff Balke, Abby Ledoux, Schaefer Edwards, and Erica Hernandez

Hot Tips

How to Visit West Africa Without Hurting Yourself

It's possible to drive from Nigeria to the Ivory Coast—follow these tips.

01/08/2020 By Bill Wiatrak

Bucket List Trips

Ghana, the Gateway to West Africa

From beaches to walking safaris, this is a trip for the books.

09/30/2019 By Bill Wiatrak

Bucket List Trips

Visiting the Birthplace of Voodoo

West Africa will put a spell on you.

09/09/2019 By Bill Wiatrak

Good To Know

DIY Safari: How to Visit Africa on a Budget

Yes, you can visit Africa without spending your life savings.

04/04/2018 By Bill Wiatrak

Travel

Why There's a Statue of Bob Marley in Ethiopia

Fun fact: the Rasta movement arose in Ethiopia, not Jamaica.

06/07/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

Travel

In Ethiopia, a Search for the Lost Ark

Does the famous Ark of the Covenant actually reside in Africa?

03/29/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

Travel

The Great Chat Scam of Ethiopia

A pair of young scammers tell our international travel correspondent how—and why—they do it.

03/23/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

Bucket list

Namibia: Africa’s Golden Child

What's good enough for Angelina...

09/25/2015 By Bill Wiatrak

Tips

Making Africa Affordable

Our resident adventurer learns a new trick.

09/18/2015 By Bill Wiatrak

H-Town Diary

160 Countries and Counting

Why visit every country in the world? Because they’re there.

08/04/2015 By Bill Wiatrak

On the Prowl

Find Your Safari

Bull shark diving, piranha fishing, tiger-spotting from the back of an elephant—go on, you animal you.

05/05/2015 By Bill Wiatrak

Faces From Around The World

13 Years After the Civil War

The author and his Angolan driver Francisco talk about their passions.

03/31/2015 By Garrett Flores

Africa

Ghana: Your Next Destination Awaits

A West African country beckons.

03/11/2015 By Kayla Stewart

Visual Art

Review: Kingdom of Gold Documents Ghana's History, Traditions

Photographer Ellen Kaplowitz captures a tribal enthronement ceremony and modern-day relics of the slave trade in new HMAAC exhibition.

04/15/2014 By Adam Castañeda

H-Town Events

Slideshow: African Fashion Summit

At Belvedere, designers showcase local talent.

10/15/2013 By BoJanay Posey