Africa is the world’s second largest and second most populated continent. It covers six per cent of the Earth’s surface area.

There are so many wonderful experiences to be had in Africa, from amazing West African music festivals to world-class food and wine in the Western Cape of South Africa; the boundless beauty of the Kalahari Desert and even whale watching, Africa isn’t just good for safaris.

Saying this Africa does offer up some of the worlds greatest! Vast, wild and extraordinary, it gives visitors some of the best wildlife spotting on earth; Lions, elephants, leopards, rhinos and the list goes on.

It’s a continent full of colour and life, views you have never experienced before; where else can you wake up to and elephant joining you for breakfast on your front porch? Africa is truly a place set apart from the rest!

Interesting facts about Africa:

  • The word “crossword” in Kiswahili, language spoken mainly in eastern and central Africa is “chemshebongo” meaning “boil brains”.
  • Ethiopia is the only African county to have its own alphabet.
  • Sudan has more than 200 pyramids, double the number found in Egypt.