Taxis being loaded in Makeni Sierra Leone

My West Africa Packing List

Travel in West Africa can be tricky to pack for, but don’t worry. Here’s my West Africa packing list from 3 months exploring 5 countries.

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.

Colorful street in Ganta, Liberia

Places to Visit in Liberia, West Africa

Liberia offers remarkable experiences to thoughtful and intrepid travelers. Here’s my list of favorite places to visit and things to do in Liberia, West Africa.

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.