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.
Travelling through Burkina Faso is always going to be a trip across some arduous land. But like most African nations, travellers better be prepared for some health issues.
This part of the world is not for the fainthearted. Just about every country here suffers from political instability, violence, terrorism and often civil war. Cote D'Ivoire is no exception.
Public transport is surprisingly good in Cape Verde. But here's what you should look out for while getting from A to B.
The usual diseases brought on by mosquitoes and water do exist in Cape Verde. Here's how to stay healthy while traveling the islands.
Being a developing nation, Benin's medical services are limited. But there are things you can do to stay healthy.
Our tips for travelers to Benin, what you need to know about local laws, transport, gas shortages and road hazards.
Find out about criminal activity in Benin, how to stay safe on the roads, and common forms of fraud in the country.
12/01/2009 - WorldNomads.com's roving medical expert and afficionado of Adventure Travel Health, Dr. Erik McLaughlin MD, suggests that travellers to Nigeria and Western Africa should review their immunization history in light of a recent polio outbreak.