Welcome to Benin!

Voodoo. Wildlife. Slave Trade History.

The original birthplace of voodoo and a main slave trading station for centuries. Learn about spirits and fetishes in the interesting cities of Ouidah and Abomey. Don’t miss out of exploring the unique stilt village of Ganvie, located only 25min by boat ride from the capital city of Cotonou. Benin is also blessed with gorgeous palm-fringed beaches along its coastline and a much different change of scenery in the north at Pendjari Park National, one of the best wildlife parks in West Africa. See elephants, cheetahs, lions, leopards and many other animals there.

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Food Adventures

15 Most Popular Foods From Africa

From the savoury stews of East Africa to the delectable pastries of North Africa, the continent’s culinary landscape is as diverse as it is delicious, offering many gastronomic delights just waiting to be discovered.