While Burkina Faso has its fair share of tension and unrest, it is also a country with welcoming people, stunning landscapes and amazing culture. Check out this World Nomad's guide to staying safe while travelling in Burkina Faso.
West Africa is a hot-bed of culture and chaos. Simple laws, which are commonplace, may look absurd to travellers. But ignorance to laws may not be a good excuse when approached by local police, so it's good to get up to date with a few of the local customs.
Being a poor developing nation, Burkina Faso is limited with its infrastructure and services but you can still visit if you take a few safety aspects into consideration. World Nomad's gives you the lowdown on getting around the country safely.
Like most African nations, Burkina Faso has its handful of criminals, scams and the like, but don't let that stop you from seeing one of the friendliest countries in West Africa. Check out this World Nomad's guide to common crime in Burkina Faso.