Vietnam Part 1- what will surprise you in Hanoi?


Bamboo hats, aromatic coffee, millions of scooters, bustling cities, rice fields and blissful villages – Vietnam will surprise you with its diversity and contrast. For me it is a country where one should experience the cities and provinces, both north and south, in order to experience this land’s cultural richness. Vietnam is not only a spectacle for the eyes, but…

Top 10 African songs


This time I have prepared for you a list of my favourite modern African songs to make your autumn-winter evenings more pleasant. I have especially selected diverse artists from Nigeria, Gambia, South Africa, Cameroon and Senegal. You will find both gentle ballads and dynamic, vibrant pieces. You don’t need to understand any words as the music speaks for itself. By…

Shell island of Joal Fadiouth / Senegal


It is called a “seashell island” and inhabited mainly by Christians in a country of which 90% of the population profess to be Muslim. It is also the birthplace of Léopold Sédar Senghor – the famous poet and first African elected as a member of the French Academy and was the first president of Senegal.   Joal Fadiouth    Joal…

Safari and the Bandia Reserve / Senegal


Once you are in Senegal, you must not miss the Bandia Nature Reserve. Located only 65 km from Dakar and 15 km from the seaside resort of Saly, the Bandia Reserve is a must see during your stay in Senegal. The park stretches over 3,500 hectares, of which 1,500 hectares are available to visitors. During a two-hour visit which covers…

The Petite Côte/ Saly/ Senegal


The Petite Côte, which literally means the Little Coast, is a popular seaside resort in Senegal in West Africa. Located 80 km south of Dakar, it attracts many tourists, as well as the Senegalese, who often build holiday houses there. If you dream about basking on a golden beach under coconut palms, and at the same time want to discover…