Category Archives for Travel

Feeding the world, caring for the earth

The theme of the World Food Day 2014 is family farming with the slogan “feeding the world, caring for the earth”, to draw the attention to the importance of small scale agriculture as a contributor to the overall food security of the world and a sustainable food production. Enough food is a right for all […]

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Vegetarian phrases Arabic

I recently visited Egypt, which is one of the Arabic speaking countries in the world. In fact Arabic are the 5th common language in the world, and around 300 million people speak Arabic around the globe. Arabic is the official language for the Middle East countries as well as the horn and the north of […]

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One of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

To see the magnificent structures of the ancient pyramids in Egypt has been a dream of mine. I´m amazed that they managed to build these enormous constructions by hand, and a few weeks ago I was finally able to visit the pyramids of Giza. The Great Pyramid of Giza, also known as the Pyramid of […]

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AfriTravel Moments

When you travel to Africa, make sure to bring some patience and humor, and do not expect things to be the way you´re used to! Expect to have fun, though. I have fallen in love with a continent. Africa is a fascinating and diverse continent, which will never stop to surprise me. This post is […]

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Be a green traveler

Green travel, ecotourism, sustainable tourism, it is about the same issues, just with different names. The heart of the matter of green travel is about the importance of protecting nature and culture. When you travel, be conscious about the natural and cultural environment. Respect wild life and other natural resources, respect the way people live […]

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Travel Photo – Metro Mass

The orange buses of Metro Mass can be seen in large parts of Ghana, and they are all old and have done their time on the dusty roads. They are very popular among locals because they are on the cheaper side, and in the rural areas there are not many options but trotros or the […]

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Ghanaian cuisine the veggie way – trainee at Baobab restaurant

After almost a year in Ghana I can tell you one thing: if you don´t eat meat, you will have a limited choice of local dishes to choose from. Even food which does not contain meat, will be boiled with bones “to give taste”, or they will saturate it with maggi borth cubes cubes for […]

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Travel photo – mountains in Norway

I love the long summer nights in Norway, and when I came back after a year in Ghana, I was surprised that the sun was setting so late! The photo of the magical light from the sunset on the mountains is taken from the plane on my flight from Oslo to Aalesund, and it´s 11 […]

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Eat like a local in Nairobi

Kenya is magic. The diverse nature with its rich wildlife which attracts loads of tourists every year, the charming local language Kiswahili and the hospitality of people you meet. I´m honestly in love with this country! Growing up from the swamp during the time the British built the Uganda railway, the capital of Kenya – […]

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Travel Photo – Colorful fabrics

If you explore the markets of Ghana, you will see the colorful fabrics everywhere. I love the mix of traditional patterns, and the 70´s inspired modern fabrics. They are quite affordable too, from 5 to 20 GHC per yard. If you´re in Accra, Makola market is a good place to go for fabric shopping, but […]

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