List of World Heritage Sites in Africa
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has designated 129 World Heritage Sites in Africa. These sites are located in 37 countries (also called "state parties").<...
List of World Heritage Sites in Africa - Wikipedia
19 Things To Know Before You Go To Tunis
1. Old Tunis is really old. You can still visit the ruins of Carthage, now a suburb of Tunis, and the empire’s ancient port is also well preserved. Some of the most impressive works of art from this p...
Russian Archaeologists Unearth Legendary White Walls of Memphis
According to Manetho, an ancient Egyptian historian and priest of the 3rd century BC, Memphis once carried the name Ineb-hedj, meaning ‘White Walls’. Some historians maintain that the city was named ...
"Victoria Falls, Zambia and Zimbabwe border"
360 spherical panorama. "Victoria" - is one of the most unusual waterfalls in the world. It is created by the Zambezi River that suddenly plummets into a narrow, 100-meters deep chasm. At the same tim...
A city lost in time
Imagine a city lost in time following years of war. Christiane Amanpour has more on the story of Leptis Magna, an abandoned UNESCO World Heritage site in Libya.
Tunis attack: Gunmen kill tourists in museum raid
Seven foreign tourists and a Tunisian have been killed in an attack on a museum in the Tunisian capital, officials say.
Hannibal - Ancient History
Hannibal was one of history's most noted tacticians...as he used his sizable army and elephant brigades to cross the Alps and torment the Romans in the Second Punic War.
Rock-Hewn Churches, Lalibela - Ethiopia
In the heart of Ethiopia is situated one of its holiest towns, known as Lalibela, where a group of eleven monolithic rock-hewn churches stand. They are the biggest monolithic temples in the world, and
Virunga - Gorillas In Peril
Virunga: Gorillas in Peril is a behind the scenes look at the Academy Award nominated Netflix original documentary, Virunga, from Executive Producer Leonardo DiCaprio. Hosted by Soledad O'Brien, go in...
The incredible Senegambian Stone Circles
Throughout human history, mankind has been passionate about building impressive monuments. Very often, this is achieved by building something that is the largest, highest, longest, most expensive, etc
Take a Dip in the Devil’s Pool
Located at the edge of the Victoria Falls lies one of the most unique swimming experiences there exists on earth. Call it Nature’s wild infinity pool or a nightmare come true. The Devil’s Pool in Zamb...
The Retreat Selous: An enchanting refuge in Tanzania
The Retreat Selous is an all-suite tented lodge, an enchanting refuge situated in wild bush on the banks of the Ruaha River, Tanzania. Your suite is one of just twelve in this remote haven in the Nort...
Exploring the Old Port City of Essaouira, Morocco
Formerly known as Mogador, the city was a trading post for centuries, rebuilt in its current form by Mohammed III in 1764. With one eye on Europe and a need for a port close to Marrakesh, Mohammed III...
Thebes, Egypt - THEBES Egypt
Thebes is the legendary necropolis on the River Nile's eastern shore. Two impressive 18m high Colossus Of Memnon watch over the entrance. On the opposite sid...
Lalibela
The 11 medieval monolithic cave churches of this 13th-century 'New Jerusalem' are situated in a mountainous region in the heart of Ethiopia near a traditiona...
Battle of Cissa
The Battle of Cissa was part of the Second Punic War. It was fought in the fall of 218 BC, south of the Greek town of Tarraco in north-eastern Iberia. A Roman army under Gnaeus Cornelius Scipio Calvus...
Battle of Gela (405 BC)
The Battle of Gela took place in the summer of 405 BC in Sicily. The Carthaginian army under Himilco (a member of the Magonid family and kinsman of Hannibal Mago), which had spent the winter and sprin...
Battle of Gela (405 BC) - Wikipedia
List of World Heritage Sites in Madagascar
Location of World Heritage Sites in MadagascarThe United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Sites are places of importance to cultural or natural heritag...
List of World Heritage Sites in Madagascar - Wikipedia
19 Things To Know Before You Go To Tunis
1. Old Tunis is really old. You can still visit the ruins of Carthage, now a suburb of Tunis, and the empire’s ancient port is also well preserved. Some of the most impressive works of art from this p...
Timbuktu Manuscripts
Timbuktu Manuscripts or (Tombouctou Manuscripts) is a blanket term for the large number of historically important manuscripts that have been preserved for centuries in private households in Timbuktu, ...
Timbuktu Manuscripts - Wikipedia
Russian Archaeologists Unearth Legendary White Walls of Memphis
According to Manetho, an ancient Egyptian historian and priest of the 3rd century BC, Memphis once carried the name Ineb-hedj, meaning ‘White Walls’. Some historians maintain that the city was named ...
"Victoria Falls, Zambia and Zimbabwe border"
360 spherical panorama. "Victoria" - is one of the most unusual waterfalls in the world. It is created by the Zambezi River that suddenly plummets into a narrow, 100-meters deep chasm. At the same tim...
A city lost in time
Imagine a city lost in time following years of war. Christiane Amanpour has more on the story of Leptis Magna, an abandoned UNESCO World Heritage site in Libya.
Hannibal - Ancient History
Hannibal was one of history's most noted tacticians...as he used his sizable army and elephant brigades to cross the Alps and torment the Romans in the Second Punic War.
Rock-Hewn Churches, Lalibela - Ethiopia
In the heart of Ethiopia is situated one of its holiest towns, known as Lalibela, where a group of eleven monolithic rock-hewn churches stand. They are the biggest monolithic temples in the world, and