Ghana: An Introduction to Accra: Food and Nightlife

Ghana has come into its place as the Jewel of West Africa. Much safer and more stable than its neighbors, the recent discovery is bringing in new development and foreign investment, resulting in a boom in tourism. Direct flights now come in daily from the US on United and Delta. The Accra Mall, opened in […]

Cairo’s Open-Air Dining at Sequoia

Sequoia’s location on the Northern tip of Zamalek, the main island in the Nile lying between Downtown Cairo and Giza,  allows diners to enjoy sweeping views of the river from any seat in the restaurant. Easily one of the most stylish dining destinations in the city, Sequoia’s dining room is a large open space with […]

Cape Town Observatory: Café Ganesh

Bulit into a narrow alleyway formed by its two neighboring buildings, Cafe Ganesh is a low-key  Afro-Indian café and bar in Observatory, a southern suburb of Cape Town that’s best known for its bohemian feel. A mix of well-worn, mismatched tables and chairs make up the front dining area resulting in a colorful urban shack  […]

South African Street Food: Smileys

This is street food for the townships, a product of the racial and class divides throughout southern Africa. The local butchers get the prime cuts of meat, and the township residents make good use of the heads, a no cost source of protein. The value of the smiley rests primarily in the tongue (if you […]

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