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True travel stories set in countries throughout Africa. From Ghana to Guinea, Nairobi to Nigeria, hear stories from locals and travelers alike about Africa today.

February 3, 2022

Rice and Beans

Frustrated in her search for a stimulating meal in Tanzania, a medical missionary comes to appreciate the simple beauty of the traditional diet. I packed…
September 5, 2021

Kigali Night

At a Gusaba, a traditional Rwandan pre-wedding ceremony, families once separated by politics and geography gather to debate, gossip, barter, and exchange stories about their…
June 16, 2021

The Hyena Whisperer

At popular local show in a small Ethiopian village, a traveler unexpectedly finds herself performing the main act. “We are here.”  An older Ethiopian man…