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Catholic Basilica of Our Lady of Peace

Explore! – Ivory Coast

The western African nation of Ivory Coast is a land of extreme contrasts, from pristine rainforests and green hills to vibrant cities, with smart restaurants and superb street stalls. What’s more, most areas ar...
Santa Maria in Sal Island

Explore! – Cape Verde

The archipelago of nine Atlantic islands making up Cape Verde, 500km off the coast of Africa, has been named the African Caribbean. Still relatively new to tourism, Cape Verde is the region’s most westernised n...
Panorama of Luanda

Explore! – Angola

Angola remains remote and little visited by foreign tourists, but infrastructure such as transport is gradually recovering from years of war, and wildlife is being shipped in to restock national ...
The historic inner city of Paramaribo, Suriname, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2002. Photo: Anton_Ivanov

Explore! – Suriname

Formerly a Dutch colony, Suriname, is in the north of South America and is bordered by Guyana, Brazil and French Guiana, with a North Atlantic coastline to the north. It’s South America’s smalles...
Fort de France, Martinique. Street carnival, 4 days event with

Explore! – Martinique

Martinique is for the more sophisticated traveller, who may want geography, cuisine, culture and history as well as just a beach. There are some fine white-sand, ones as well as lush tropical forests. It’s Fren...
Ancient Maya Mask Temple located in the jungle of Belize

Explore! – Belize

Neither fully Caribbean nor entirely Latin American, laid-back Belize justifiably considers itself a bit of both, and the country punches well above its relatively small weight. It’s not a huge country, yet boa...
Willie Rosier

Willie Rosier – Guadeloupe is on a charm offensive

This archipelago of islands in the Eastern Caribbean Sea is an increasingly popular holiday destination for discerning tourists and an established stop for the cruise ship market. Kreol magazine’s editor, Georg...
maritius feature image

Mauritius A Tourist’s Dream

Practical InformationThe best time to explore the island is between May and early December, since Mauritius is prone to heavy rain from nearby cyclones during the first two months of the year, and becomes cro...
The Bahamas

Spring Break Caribbean Getaways

Spring break is synonymous with fun in the sun, and there's no place like the Caribbean for sandy beaches, sunny skies, and clear water. And don't worry if you're running low on funds this year; it's becoming m...
Guangzhou

Things to Do in Guangzhou

What should travelers do in Guangzhou? Just down the road (or railroad track) from Hong Kong, Guangzhou is a major international trade city, and it's an increasingly likely travel destination or stopover, with ...
La Réunion

La Réunion – The Hidden Gem of an island

Seychelles & Mauritius have put the Indian Ocean on the map in terms of tourism. There is another island making waves in the modern era though. With a younger tourism industry and no shortage of natural bea...