Category Archives: Top Attractions

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Vamizi island, step into a blue dream…

The first thought you have when you reach the Vamizi Island in the Quirimbas archipelago in Mozambique is that our Blue Planet has never been so aptly named. As soon as you wake up, all those shades of blue are blending right in front of your eyes for the beginning of what the band I […]

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Welcome to the ‘’green paradis’’…

The Antarctic is usually nicknamed the ” white paradise’’, with its pristine and untouched nature. Needless to say, seen from the explorers, it is quite different. What about the ‘’green paradise’’ ? The Okavango Delta undoubtedly deserves it and is largely comparison with its counterpart in the extreme south. Because the green makes us think […]

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Fly over the red sand dunes

Namibia is a beautiful country. Between the hot breath of the Kalahari Desert and the cold breath of the South Atlantic Ocean. Namibia offers a stunning and almost unbelievable variety of natural phenomena. In addition to its remarkable cultural diversity through its mosaic of peoples of various ethnic origins, its nature offers amazing settings for […]

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Sun City or the ”yellow fever”…

Yellow. Yellow as the sun of course, but also as gold or sand. Yellow as coins but also as a façade tanned by the sun. A color that makes you think of the holidays. What about to take a journey inspired by the yellow color? In South Africa, there is only one place that refers […]


Top 7 things to do in Mozambique

1 – Discover the Bazaruto Archipelago Group of five islands in the Mozambique Canal, the archipelago is protected as part of the national park. Created in 1971 it includes the coral reefs surrounding the islands, making it the only protected marine area in Mozambique. The park is one of the largest in the Indian Ocean. […]


Our memorable journey through the desert

Our journey begins in the Namibian capital Windhoek… After landing and the usual customs procedure, the real adventure starts. We are all excited loading our 4×4 vehicles, our hopefully reliable companions for the next days in the desert. We quickly leave the vibrant city life behind us and go en route towards the Kalahari Desert. […]

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Namib Sand Sea, World Heritage Site

The Namib Sand Sea has been declared as a natural World Heritage Site. This is the second UNESCO World Heritage site for Namibia. The Namib Sand Sea area comprises a large part of the Namib Naukluft Park. It includes favourite tourist destinations such as Sossusvlei and Sandwich Harbour. The inscribed area stretches from the Kuiseb […]

Sun City in South Africa

Sun City ? This is really crazy…

Located in the province of North-West near the city of Rustenburg and at two hours drive from Johannesburg, Sun City Resort has become an amazing leisure complex, with over one hundred thrilling activities , a huge casino, and accommodations which meet any budgets. From The Cabanas Hotel 3 star oriented family to the great Palace of […]

Our 7 natural wonders in Southern Africa

Southern Africa abounds with unique landscapes, but XO Africa has selected 7 not to be missed, just for you! 1. Victoria falls – Zimbabwe / Zambia The Victoria Falls, one of the most spectacular locations on the planet, are for us an African paradise. With over 100 m high, 1.7 km long and 550 millions […]

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Splendor and secrets of the desert

Sossusvlei is a stunning salt and clay pan, surrounded by the highest dunes in the world, some reaching 325m. The entire Sossusvlei area is ensconced in sand and is only accessible via the dry bed of the river, Tsauchab. Many years ago the river connected to the sea, but then harsh easterly winds started to […]