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Amiwo, A Popular, Easy And Delicious Beninese Dish

When visiting Benin and savoring some of the local dish, it’s almost impossible to not come across a special dish called Amiwo. Amiwo is very popular and traditional dish turned … Continue reading

August 2, 2015 · 1 Comment

The Traditional Dances of Benin

Benin, a country with a multitude of ethnic group, has various interesting and unique traditional dances. Each dances can be linked to the heritage from which that ethnic group comes … Continue reading

May 6, 2014 · 6 Comments

Scarifications in Benin – Traditional Branding

The history of scarification is as old as humanity. In ancient times, the people of Dahomey (now Benin), were using different signs to mark their family origins. Men, women and … Continue reading

May 4, 2014 · 4 Comments

Profile of Benin – Benin 101

The Republic of Benin , independent since 1960 ( former French colony of Dahomey since 1899 ), is located in the tropics between the equator and the Tropic of Cancer. … Continue reading

April 22, 2014 · 3 Comments

Visit Benin – Best Travel Tips

Benin Practical Visit Advices There are many airlines from France, the United States or Belgium that are going to Benin. Depending where you’re coming from, the trip can last anywhere … Continue reading

April 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Things to do in Cotonou, Benin

Cotonou, the vibrant and economical capital of Benin, is located on the Southern part of the country near the sea. The town is bordered by the sea, lakes and lagoons … Continue reading

April 7, 2014 · 4 Comments

Wildlife Parks In Benin – Pendjari and W Park

You can’t go to Benin or in Africa without exploring Wildlife parks. Benin has 2 beautiful natural treasures and they are located in the Northern part of the country. They … Continue reading

April 5, 2014 · 4 Comments