How to Travel West Africa on a Budget

How to Travel West Africa on a Budget

Essential tips for traveling in West Africa on a budget, especially for those seeking off-the-beaten-track experiences.

Where to Go Hiking in West Africa

Where to Go Hiking in West Africa

West Africa isn’t exactly a famous hiking destination, but for those drawn to this complex part of the world, these are the trails to check out.

Guest Post: Solo Female Travel in West Africa

Guest Post: Solo Female Travel in West Africa

Guest post for Her Packing List about traveling solo in West Africa as a woman: what to expect, challenges, memorable moments, and packing tips.

Lifesaving Lessons Learned from Getting Malaria in West Africa

Lifesaving Lessons Learned from Getting Malaria in West Africa

I had just summited the tallest mountain in West Africa when I first felt the symptoms of malaria. Here’s what went well, what didn’t, and what I learned.

Climbing Mount Bintumani: Raw Adventure on Sierra Leone’s Highest Mountain

Climbing Mount Bintumani: Raw Adventure on Sierra Leone’s Highest Mountain

A sweaty and confusing jungle scramble up the tallest mountain in Sierra Leone? Yes please! Here’s a rough guide to this rough hike.

Things To Do in Sierra Leone, West Africa

Things To Do in Sierra Leone, West Africa

Off-the-beaten-track ideas and itinerary for travelers seeking adventure in Sierra Leone.

Sierra Leone Travel Guide

Sierra Leone Travel Guide

An insider’s guide to travel in Sierra Leone: transportation and accommodation, staying safe and healthy, meeting locals, and lots more.