When traveling around Senegal, keep in mind that it is a mostly Muslim country. While many Senegalese show incredible tolerance for other religious backgrounds and practices, it is still a conservative society that praises modest dress codes for both men and women.
Senegal has both its petty crime and more serious incidents. Pickpocketing, purse-snatching and theft can occur both on the street and in taxis, and can turn violent.
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.
Despite civil war ending, Liberia is slowly rebuilding itself which means there are limitations on what is available for travellers and still a present threat of violence. Find out if it's safe to travel to Liberia with World Nomads
Like avoiding crime, maintaining your health is a necessity in Liberia. But there are many things you can do to avoid a stint in hospital during your trip. Find out with this quick guide to staying healthy while travelling in Liberia with World Nomads.
Sadly, Liberia has its issues with crime from the petty kind to the serious. Find out how to stay safe and avoid crime while travelling in Liberia with World Nomads.
The road system is generally good but deteriorating. Driving conditions can be slow and hazardous due to frequent military check-points and roadblocks throughout the country, poorly maintained and unlit vehicles and extremely poor driving skills.
Some say Sierra Leone is notoriously corrupt, crime riddled & not worth visiting. But how true is this? We take at look at how you can stay safe while traveling the country.
Like other West African countries, Togo can be a violent, unstable place for locals and tourists alike thanks to political instability and poverty.
Liberia is still unstable despite the civil war ending in 2003. Travelling through the country is not that easy as options are limited, can be unsafe and there is a risk of crime. Find out more about how to stay safe while getting around with World Nomads.
In the Republic of Guinea, all citizens or travellers are required to carry original identity documents at all times. Police or other law enforcement agencies can request to see identification at any time.