A New Touch of Africa

Wander Africa

Discover Africa’s prettiest niches and elegant geographical endowments in this travel log series.
Lust for wonder, get lost in beauty.

5 Tie And Dye Patterns And How You Can Do It Yourself

5 Tie And Dye Patterns And How You Can Do It Yourself

In some parts of Africa people take pride in their cultural tie and dye techniques as a representation of identity and cultural creativity. Commonly in the West, the Yoruba people of Southwestern Nigeria are known for their old age tie and dye pattern called ‘Adire’. Adire was first applied to indigo-dyed cloth decorated with resist …

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15 Gorgeous Hairstyles & Haircuts That Unveil The African Beauty

15 Gorgeous Hairstyles & Haircuts That Unveil The African Beauty

The braids hairstyle is one of the most popular in Africa. African women love braids! Do you know that braids can be traced back more than 5,000 years ago to about 3500 B.C.? For ages, African women carrying braids has been a thing. And till date it’s never out of fashion. It just continues to …

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5 JAW-DROPPING ART GALLERIES TO VISIT IN AFRICA

5 JAW-DROPPING ART GALLERIES TO VISIT IN AFRICA

Africa is known for her amazing artworks with global recognition. Many artworks from Africa have crossed the sea to different parts of the world. Some have been controversially stolen and preserved in museums and various art galleries. Art in Africa has been one of the ways to freeze time and it has helped sculpt history. …

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10 Amazing Dance Styles That Spell AFRICA

10 Amazing Dance Styles That Spell AFRICA

It’s one body sprouting with countless stems of unimaginable dance moves as the ears listen to the beats of Africa. Like music, dancing is an expression of emotion. As the African saying goes “there’s no smoke without fire”, music becomes the catalyst that sets our bodies in motion. African dance and music are coined in …

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AFRICAN CLOTHING: The African Identity

AFRICAN CLOTHING: The African Identity

History of African Clothing The beauty of African identity is fabricated in her unique attires. Before suit and tie, Africans walked majestically in kilts, skirts, cloaks, shawls, and some dresses including gowns and aprons. Due to inadequate documentation of historical records, the evolution of African clothing becomes difficult to trace. However, with oral tradition, paintings …

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Where Music Started From And The Voice Behind It

The Origin Of Music And The Voice Behind It

How did words in seductive rhythm and sounds emerging from man-made instruments come to be a uniting force known as “music” among all humans in our world today? When we ask about the origin of music, we are indirectly asking about the human origin. According to the theory of evolution coupled with evidence of historical …

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World-Changing African Entrepreneurs Everyone Should Know

World-Changing African Entrepreneurs Everyone Should Know

Amid global economic crisis challenging all economies in the world, new ideas are sprouting from Africa through African entrepreneurs like purple hibiscus and lilies to bring positive change and open another portal to a brighter future. New businesses are being set-up by African entrepreneurs to boost the ecosystem, and governments are showing great support despite …

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10 Dog Breeds You Probably Thought Were From America

10 Dog Breeds You Probably Thought Were From America

So many African dog breeds have been mistaken to originate from other parts of the world especially America. The importation of dogs into the continent has been a lucrative business for dog lovers for quite some time now. However, not many people know the actual origin of some of the dogs they import and sell …

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10 Dishes That Makes You Book The Next Flight to Africa

10 Dishes That Makes You Book The Next Flight to Africa

Africa boasts of countless finger-licking delicacies and dishes, some of which are the absolute best dishes in the world. So good are these foods, that one could be drawn by the aroma waves to return home from overseas. African dishes smell of her rich cultural heritage. Here are 10 dishes that could make you take …

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