Senegal’s capital city of Dakar is a real force in the West African art scene, and hosts the most important contemporary arts show in Africa.
It’s also home to some great galleries, including Le Village des Arts, where artists live and work. The space has been open since 1998 and is now home to more than 50 artists. It’s a fascinating place to spend a few hours, and the residents are known to be a friendly bunch more than willing to give guests a guided tour.
Another great spot is Loman Art Gallery, which also functions as a boutique hotel. Whether you take a room here or just pop in, the regular exhibitions of Senegalese artists in a homely setting will make a real impression. There is also a café in the courtyard if you want to take the weight off your feet and grab a quick snack.
One of the oldest contemporary art galleries in Senegal, Galerie Arte was founded in 1996. It focuses on furnishings, such as table sets, cabinets and quilts, as well as paintings and statues.
Galerie Antenna is the oldest art gallery in West Africa and has been open since 1972. Art of every kind from across the region crams this welcoming space, a must-see.
With all the technology available, people are ditching paper books and turning to either listening to audiobooks or reading electronically. There are tons of tablets that allow you to read full books, but one of the most popular is the Amazon Kindle Fire.
You’ve booked your flights, you’ve found your hotel, you’ve spent the last six months dreaming about your trip. One problem? You don’t know what to do once you get there. If only there was an app that acted as your own personal tour guide, that led you to the city’s top sights and hidden gems, helping you make remarkable discoveries …
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Getting through airport security can be a nightmare in and of itself, adding extra hours to your trip that could better be spent in any number of more enjoyable activities. Programs like Global Entry and TSA PreCheck are helping to make the process a little more bearable, but a new program, CLEAR, is quickly emerging as an up-and-coming way to make things even easier.