Several government travel advisories have placed Somalia under a "Do Not Travel" warning.
By far the most dangerous part of Zambia are the borders with Angola, Mozambique and the Democratic Republic of Congo. You should seriously reconsider your need to travel to these areas as the risk of landmines is very high.
What vaccinations will I need? Can I drink the tap water? Find out what you need to know to stay healthy while on the road in Zambia.
Petty crime and scams occur in Zambia, but there are things you can do to stay one step ahead of the local crims. Here's how to stay safe and within the law while traveling.
Not to be confused with the much larger DRC, Republic of the Congo sits on the northwestern border and became independent from France in 1960.
Crime, road safety, interruptions to power and unsafe transport are just some of the things travelers need to consider before going to Gabon.
Mauritius - a beautiful, tropical paradise. What could possibly go wrong? Set up for tourism, this small multicultural island in the Indian Ocean is a paradise where sunburn may be the only real threat to your safety!
Rwanda is a relatively safe country for travelers to Africa. Here's what you need to know before you go.
Find out about photo etiquette, local currency, importing, exporting, sex crimes and other laws in Madagascar.
Can you drink the tap water in Seychelles? Here are our top tips to keep you healthy and happy on your vacation.
The island of Grand Comore has no public transportation system and no buses. Hitch-hiking is the most common mode of "public" transport. Sometimes locals will expect a small payment from travellers who hitch a ride.