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Where will your Wanderlust finally take you in 2017?

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From Zanzibar to Ghana and all the places in between, where will your Wanderlust finally take you in 2017?

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1. Visit Ghana

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Journey to the country’s southern Ashanti region. Visit Elmina Castle, go canopy walking in Kakum National Park and try sailing to Nzulezo stilt village.

Meet a whole host of artisans, cocoa farmers and fishermen.

2. Check out Namibia

Continent-wide, Botswana has the most number of elephants, while populations in Kenya, Namibia, Rwanda, South Africa and Uganda are holding steady or climbing play Go on a wildlife adventure in Namibia (AFP/File)

Go on a Wildlife and Culture Kaokoveld Safari. As well as rhino tracking at night, camping under the stars and likely encounters with desert elephants, lion, oryx and more, you’ll sit around campfires with local people.

Visit members of the striking Himba tribe – to learn how they live with their unique landscape and how sensitive tourism is helping them to survive.

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3. Seychelles

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Sitting on the east coast of Africa in the middle of the Indian Ocean, the Seychelles is a tropical paradise. Nigerians can visit Seychelles without obtaining a Visa as Visa's are given on arrival.

Visit world heritage nature reserves, quaint island communities and breathtakingly beautiful beaches, including the magnificent Anse Source D’Argent on La Dique, consistently rated as one of the best beaches in the world.

Take a boat that comes fully equipped with kayaks and snorkelling equipment, allowing you to make the most of the Seychelles’ crystal clear waters.

4. Comoros

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Comoros is a living history of secluded beaches and magic. Named after the Arabic word for ‘moon’, Qamar, this poetically named little island is located between Madagascar and Mozambique.

For a swim, the sheltered beaches around Trou du Prophète (Prophet’s Hole) can’t be beaten. Legend has it that the Prophet Mohammed hid from marauding pirates behind the tall rocks in the bay. You could certainly hide there all afternoon: the light is exquisite and the water translucent.

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5. Calabar, Nigeria

Carnival Calabar is still Africa's biggest street party play Go watch the performers at Calabar Carnival (Punch)


Not in Nigeria? Why not explore one of Africa's largest carnival in Calabar.

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While at it go hiking and take a trip to Obudu mountain resort. Try out their local delicacies and participate in the carnival too.

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