Because South Africa is in the Southern Hemisphere, Christmas comes in the summer. Christmas in South Africa is a summer holiday. In December, the southern summer brings glorious days of sunshine that carry an irresistible invitation to the beaches, the rivers, and the shaded mountain slopes.
Christmas is celebrated worldwide to commemorate the birth of Jesus Christ who came to the world to spread the message of God. People in Ghana celebrate Christmas from the 20th of December to the first week in January with lots of different activities. Many people travel to visit their relatives and friends in other parts of the country. Over 66 languages are spoken in Ghana and all these language groups have their own traditions and customs.
Christmas Day in Nigeria is a public holiday that is marked by the emptying of towns and cities with excitement in the air. People travel to their respective state or origin to celebrate with their loved ones, it is often a time for family re-union, a time to re-strategize and focus, it is a time to seek the face of God and make new year resolutions and to also bless those less fortunate and general acts of random kindness.
Africa has a wealth of safari and wildlife holiday opportunities for those seeking to experience nature and wildlife at its peak. Whether you go deep bush in Etosha National Park or follow the big cats in the Maasai Mara, a trip into the wilderness will touch your hearts and souls. These top destinations are redefining the African safari, start planning your safari holiday now.
The name “Mozambique” is supposedly gotten from the Swahili Musa al Big, the name of an Arab sheikh who lived on the northern Ilha de Moçambique when the Portuguese arrived in the area. Mozambique is located in Southeastern Africa and it is bordered by the Indian Ocean to the east and Tanzania to the north, South Africa to the south west and Zimbabwe to the west.
For couple looking for solitude after their big day, South Africa honeymoon is the best place to stay in Africa. South Africa has a number of exotic locations where you can spend your honeymoon. From fine dining splendour to a camp-inspired suite with spectacular safari views to forest hideaways and grand hotel lobbies and pools, you’re guaranteed a luxurious stay for each day no matter which place you choose.
The Quirimba’s Archipelago, Mozambique’s coolest Holiday and Honeymoon destination. With up to 32 stings of islands, Quirimbas Archipelago is filled with diverse beach resorts and hotels, sea grasses, sandy and rocky shores habitats which serves as an important feeding areas for turtle, crab plovers and migratory birds. Whales lives in the deep diving channels, dolphins and turtles breed on isolated sand banks and African Fish Eagles constantly scan the mangrove swamps. Landing in Pemba by flight from Mozambique gives you access to the archipelago.
Tanzania is the largest country in East Africa on the Indian Ocean. It includes the spice islands of Zanzibar, Pemba, and Mafia. Bordered to the north by Uganda and Kenya; to the west by Burundi, Rwanda and Congo; and to the south by Mozambique, Zambia and Malawi. Tanzania formerly known as Tanganyika, merged with Zanzibar on April 26, 1964 to form the United Republic of Tanganyika and Zanzibar. Six months later, the name was changed to Tanzania. Tanzania consist of the three best-known lakes in Africa —lake Victoria in the north, lake Tanganyika in the west, and lake Nyasa in the south. Mount Kilimanjaro in the north, 19,340 ft (5,895 m), is the highest point on the continent.
Who says you have to leave the country or break the bank to enjoy your honeymoon? How many places do you know or have you visited in Africa? Hmm! Africa is even too big, lets talk about Nigeria, in fact Lagos. Everyone thinks Lagos is the place to just hustle and make money. You got it wrong my dear, because little did you know that inside that busy city called Lagos is packed with some exotic honeymoon destinations you can ever think or imagine. Today, we would pick one of the destinations to talk about and the lucky one is La Manga Luxury Beach Villas.
Mauritius arguably Africa’s wealthiest destination is a beautiful island with tones of many places to visit. Port Louis, the modern capital of this 38-mile by 29-mile island, is a bustling port with a revitalized waterfront and a busy market. Mauritius is an island with rich mix of people of different descent including African, Chinese, Indian and European, with various cultures and traditions that flourish in peace to create a colourful, multicultural society.
Namibia nicknamed the Land of the Brave is situated on the southwestern coast of Africa and bordered on the north by Angola and Zambia, on the east by Botswana, and on the east and south by South Africa. It is a country popular for its desert, sand dumes and safaris. Namibia is a tourist destination that you don’t necessarily need a visa to visit as far as you don’t stay beyond 90 days. For more information contact a Namibian Embassy nearest to you.
Seychelles is an Island nation off the east African coast in the Indian Ocean at the crossroad between Asia and Africa. Seychelles is exquisite natural environment that offers its visitors a view of exotic islands, rare wildlife, venture in scuba diving, hiking and parasailing, have a taste of local cuisine and a world of enthralment and charm. It is one of the world’s most beautiful tropical islands destination with more than 100 islands.
Nigeria is indeed a beautiful country. This beauty is encapsulated by the listing of some of Nigeria’s exciting and interesting destinations on the United Nations Education Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Site. These list according to UNESCO seeks to encourage the identification, protection and preservation of cultural and natural heritage around the world considered to be of outstanding value to humanity. It is a significant achievement that Nigeria is on that list. Perhaps, this will convince travellers that Nigeria is an awesome destination for vacation.