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.

My West Africa Packing List

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

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.

Places to Visit in Liberia, West Africa

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.

Things to Do in Côte d’Ivoire, West Africa

Things to Do in Côte d’Ivoire, West Africa

This beautiful West African country is definitely worth exploring. Here are my favorite things to do and places to visit in Côte d’Ivoire.

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.

Hike Mount Nimba, Liberia: an abandoned mining site and the highest point in West Africa

Hike Mount Nimba, Liberia: an abandoned mining site and the highest point in West Africa

A unique day hike through an abandoned mining site to the point where three West African countries meet. How cool is that?!

From Kedougou to Maliville: A Fascinating Trek Across a Remote West African Border

From Kedougou to Maliville: A Fascinating Trek Across a Remote West African Border

This truly off the beaten track hike in West Africa will challenge even a seasoned adventure traveler. Here’s what you need to know about walking from Senegal to Guinea on remote trails.

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.