Africa

Dakar, capital city of Senegal

Dakar is brimming with life, from its exuberant markets to its bustling streets and festive…

Conakry, capital city of Guinea

Conakry is a spirited city. Friendly, musical, colorful and a bit wild, the capital is…

Cairo, capital city of Egypt

The choreographed chaos of Cairo often hits first-time visitors like a ton of bricks. The…

Bujumbura, capital city of Burundi

Bujumbura is as exotic as its name sounds. The Burundian capital sits on the shores…

Brazzaville, capital city of Republic of the Congo

Low-key and unassuming, Brazzaville was founded in 1880 by a Franco-Italian explorer named Pierre Savorgnan…

Bissau, capital city of Guinea-Bissau

In comparison to many other African cities, Bissau is a quiet capital. The city lacks…

Banjul, capital city of Gambia

Banjul is one of the best examples of urban Africa. The sand-blown streets play host…

Bangui, capital city of Central African Republic

Founded by the French in 1880, Bangui is reminiscent of its founders’ aesthetics. A bustling…

Bamako, capital city of Mali

There are plenty of reasons to love Bamako. The capital of Mali is always buzzing…

Asmara, capital city of Eritrea

Asmara is a diamond of a city. The sun shines down on its peaceful neighborhoods…