Africa invented safari travel, but there’s more to Africa than wildlife. Fifty-four sovereign nations, at least 2,000 different ethnic groups, each with its own culture, its own story, respecting their traditions while looking to the future.


There’s history and heritage, art and architecture. Africa has its own modern music – Afro-beat, Afro-pop, Afro-jazz, high life, hiplife and more.  African foods influence cuisines around the globe and whose styles are running at full speed on the fashion runways of the world.

That was the Africa that I wanted to see – and judging by the hundreds of travelers I’ve heard from in recent years, I’m not alone. 
Which is why I created our special tour program, CulturalAFRICA.

See a royal compound of castles, built by Africans. Have a taste of coffee with the people who invented it. Spend a solemn moment inside the Portuguese-built fort where the trans-Atlantic slave trade began. Get an insider’s look at one of South Africa’s famed townships. Meet tribal kings, learn an African language, and maybe even come home with your own African name.


You can do all this and much more, with the help of experienced local guides.
Join one of our group tours or let us create a customized itinerary just for you.

Individuals, couples, groups of almost any size.

Trans-Atlantic air travel, lodging, ground transportation, even flights between countries on the Mother Continent

So if you’re looking for the Africa that speaks to your soul, come talk to us.  
I created CulturalAFRICA to help you find it.

Journeys, providing knowledge, self growth and entertainment
Priceless travel experiences


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