Hotel Review: Terrou-Bi, Dakar, Senegal

A room at Terrou-Bi hotel, Dakar Terrou-Bi is a large hotel about 15 minutes’ drive from the International Airport in Dakar, Senegal.  Senegal is a French-speaking country but some of the hotel staff speak English which is a plus.  Due to a late flight, I arrived at Terrou-Bi in the middle of the night making…

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Things to do in Senegal: Bandia Reserve

Bandia Reserve is a 3,500-hectare wildlife reserve in Senegal.  The reserve is about an hour’s drive from the country’s capital, Dakar and is a must-see for anyone visiting Senegal.  Animals that are natural to the region but which disappeared years ago due to man’s activities like poaching have gradually been introduced into the reserve.  At…

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5 great things to do in Senegal

Senegal is a French-speaking West-African country with the Atlantic Ocean lapping at its shores.  It is a popular holiday destination for Europeans and Dakar, its capital, is a pretty city dotted with little cafes, bistros and boulangeries that give it a European feel.  Whether you decide to stay in Dakar or not during your holiday,…

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