What is the Great Wildebeest Migration?

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The Great Wildebeest Migration, otherwise known as the Great Annual Wildlife Migration, is a fascinating phenomenon involving the migration of more than a million zebra, wildebeest, and antelope across East Africa. Witnessing the migration will top just about anyone's list of amazing experiences in Africa, so we urge you to add this activity to your bucket list!
 

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The Best Beaches in Zanzibar

The Best Beaches in Zanzibar

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If you're a water person, Zanzibar could be a great vacation spot! The archipelago of Zanzibar consists of two beautiful islands: Unguja and Pemba. Each has a number of stunning beaches with white sands and brilliant blue waters. You may have even heard of Unguja, the more popular of the two islands, which is more commonly referred to as "Zanzibar Island." Most of Zanzibar's popular beaches are found on Zanzibar Island, but even Pemba has a few hidden gems of its own. Here are a few beaches worth exploring if you visit the area:

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5 of the Most Beautiful Experiences in Africa

5 of the Most Beautiful Experiences in Africa

With its breathtaking landscapes and abundant wildlife, Africa is certainly a wonder of the world rich with opportunity for bold, unparalleled life experiences. It's also the world's second-largest continent, and perhaps one of the most inspiring locations to visit. Of course, with 54 recognized countries that are each distinct and beautiful, Africa is hardly lacking in terms of activities and experiences for travelers. Here are five of the most amazing experiences in Africa:

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Ever Wonder What is UNESCO?

What is UNESCO?

UNESCO is an acronym that stands for the "United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization." Established more than 50 years ago, UNESCO aims to build peace in the world by encouraging international collaboration through education, science, culture and communication.

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Three Books That Will Make You Want To Visit Africa

Three Books That Will Make You Want To Visit Africa

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Every once in a while, those of us who read will come across a novel whose vibrant tales of foreign lands and cultures strike us with a sudden sense of wanderlust. Have you ever come across a book that inspired you to travel? A chapter that described a country outside of our own in such a beautiful way that its reality became your fantasy?

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Five Reasons to Visit Malawi

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Five Special Reasons To Visit Malawi

The warmth and beauty of Malawi's kind and welcoming people are the fuel behind the southern African country's nickname as "The Warm Heart of Africa," and its stunning landscapes and exciting variety of wildlife only reinforce such an endearing moniker. For us, thoughts of Malawi conjure images of expansive blue waters surrounded by picturesque falls, rich greenery, rolling hills and misty peaks. For travelers in search of serenity, joy, laughter, and excitement, Malawi is an excellent fit!

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Cape Town: A Shining Star in Africa

It's going to be a good year for Cape Town, South Africa.

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Cape Town is the designated World Design Capital for 2014. This prestigious honor means that the city we love has earned itself the opportunity to become a better place through design, and we think that's pretty amazing! As the World Design Capital, Cape Town aims to use its design resources throughout this year to improve its social, cultural, and economic life.

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