Suriname

Destination of the Month

Suriname

With almost a third of the country being declared national reserves, Suriname's main tourist attraction are its vast natural lands and the diversity of flora and fauna in them. What is your favorite spot here?

Etosha National Park

Off the Beaten Path

Etosha National Park

Etosha National Park is the 2nd largest of Namibia's game reserves. The name means "big white place", referring to the Etosha Salt Pan. Wildlife that can be seen here include: Rhinos, Lions, Zebra, Giraffes, Gemsbok, Springbok, Wildebeest, Elephants, and Jackals.

Nyanja

Language of the Month

Nyanja

The name Nyanja actually means "lake", so chinyanja is the "language of the lake" — referring to the language of the Chewas and other tribes who have adopted their language. In Malawi, the official name is Chichewa, while Zambia and Mozambique call it Nyanja.

Suriname cuisine

Cuisine of the Month

Suriname cuisine

Because of the ethnic diversity there is a variety of exotic food available. Indian (specially roti with chicken), Chinese, Javanese (Indonesian), Creole.

African Cemetary Higgs Beach

Landmark of the Month

African Cemetary Higgs Beach

The only African Refugee cemetary in the United States, located at Higgs Beach, Key West, honoring Africans It was re-discovered in 2001.

Travel with caution

Event of the Month

Travel with caution

With restrictions being lifted in various countries, just check what rules apply in the location you wish to visit and the restrictions in your own country upon return. Follow the rules, wear the masks and enjoy!

Mt. Etna eruption

Event of the Week

Mt. Etna eruption

Mount Etna has been active with the last lava fountaining episode on Feb. 28. Watch some incredible live footage...

Coronavirus Outbreak Situation

Coronavirus Outbreak

Coronavirus Outbreak Situation

With the increase in numbers of the coronavirus worldwide, and the fast changing information about the virus, we will share the most current information with you, so you can take this into consideration when making your travel plans.

  • Suriname
  • Etosha National Park
  • Nyanja
  • Suriname cuisine
  • African Cemetary Higgs Beach
  • Travel with caution
  • Mt. Etna eruption
  • Coronavirus Outbreak Situation
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