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Africa Travel Planner Intro
North Africa
West Africa
East Africa
South and South-Central Africa
Deciding When to Go
Calculating Currency Exchange
Learning Local Languages
Determining Time Differences
Making Telephone Calls
Planning Your Safari
Taking Public Transportation
Packing Your Suitcase
Clearing Customs
Dining Out
Finding a Place to Stay
Staying Healthy
Staying Safe
Saving Money
Photographing Africa
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Highlights
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Scenes from a Kenya Safari

 
Photo: Maasai men

Staff writer George W. Stone shares photos and more from his Africa adventure.
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WorldWise Trivia Quiz

 
Photo: Uluru

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Africa Travel Planner
Text by Heather Morgan Shott    Photograph by David McLain

Photo: Maasai warrior dance
Maasai warriors perform a traditional dance in Kenya.

"Africa is like no other place on Earth—vast, sweeping, diverse, complicated, and breathtaking," says Christine Dolan, a former spokesperson for Nelson Mandela, who's taken more than 50 safaris. "You'll have one of the most memorable trips of your life there."

To create our comprehensive Africa Travel Planner, we interviewed 18 Africa experts—including award-winning journalists, noted local guides, and famed wildlife photographers—to offer insider tips, key resources, helpful websites, book recommendations, and more.
                                                            
                                                                   


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