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Questions tagged [north-africa]

The region of Africa north of the Sahara: Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, and Libya.

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Using Modern Standard Arabic in Arabic-speaking countries

There are a lot of Arabic-speaking countries each with its own variety of an Arabic dialect with a Modern Standard Arabic (MSA or "Fusha") being the language of the media and official speech, and ...
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Driving my car from Tanger to Nouadhibou

I plan to drive my Seat from Ghent to Nouadhibou and to sell it there. Timing will be the first two weeks of January. I'm preparing, and in search of practical information. 1. Anybody knows where I ...
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Work in exchange for food and dorming at a Buddhist temple

For a while, I've been fantasizing about running away to a Buddhist temple for a month or so to work in exchange for hours of group meditation time, dorming, and food. I'm going to be spending the ...
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Definitive list of countries where a head scarf is required for woman [closed]

Having travelled extensively throughout my life it has only become recently in adulthood that there are certain customs to which you must abide by when travelling in or through certain countries. The ...
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Dual nationality, not sure how to switch passports! [duplicate]

I am a US and EU citizen residing in the US. I am going backpacking throughout Africa and want to travel on my EU passport. My flight is US–Paris–Tunis–Cairo. When do I use each passport? Do I book my ...
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Greece to Africa by ship?

Using Google Maps, I can't see any connections between Crete and Africa. In fact, I can't find any connections from Greece at all. Why is this?
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Keen sandals for use in hot, dry climates

I've picked up the Keen's Arroyo II sandals recently, but I'm wondering if they'll be cool enough for my purposes. I'll be traveling though North Africa through June and July where temperatures are ...
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Do self-contained luxury resorts exist in the desert in North Africa or the Middle East?

I want to take my two elderly parents on a once-in-a-lifetime trip abroad. They have never left the UK in the past so it's very important that wherever we visit feels very different from the UK in ...