Exploring Africa: Your Adventure Awaits
From Morocco to Mozambique, there’s no better way to experience the beauty of Africa than to plant your feet on her soil! If an African excursion is on your bucket list, you might find inspiration from a few globe-trotting sisters who post about their travels and curated trips online. Enjoying the breathtaking photos they share of their journeys is a mental vacation we can take right now!
Dianelle ‘Danny’ Rivers-Mitchell
Owner, Black Girls Travel Too
This seasoned travel consultant’s itineraries pamper and prioritize Black women. In South Africa, travelers enjoy cuisine prepared by Nelson Mandela’s longtime chef. Imagine savoring some of the late president’s favorite recipes in Sanctuary Mandela, the well-appointed boutique hotel that was his private residence. It’s a chance to, as Rivers-Mitchell says, “live the ancestors’ wildest dreams”—as an honored guest in this country only three decades after apartheid.
Creator and curator of The Nabongo List
The Ugandan American jet-setter proudly professes to be the first Black woman to travel to every country on the planet! Her adventures off the beaten path—such as her visit to Rwanda—especially pique our interest. Her fondest memories of what she calls this “East African gem” include a gorilla trek through Volcanoes National Park.
Host of This I Do for Me: Women Over 50, Black and Fabulous! podcast
Tillotson’s “Ghana: A Cultural Odyssey to Ghana” visits Slave River and castles. Travelers can honor the memories of those stolen from West Africa’s shores while celebrating the spirit and vibrant beauty of present-day Ghana.
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Photo Credits: Hloni Coleman, Getty Images