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Gambia

Information about Gambia

Planning a holiday to Gambia? Take a look at our articles for information about this wildlife-rich African country including days out for families and local customs and traditions. We have everything you could need to know for your next holiday to Gambia, from guides to the local delicacies and wonderful wildlife.

Culture and traditions of Gambia
Culture and traditions of Gambia

Holidays to Gambia are all about taking things easy, soaking up the sunshine on the sandy beaches and taking a closer look at the countryside and incredible wildlife. You'll also, no doubt, find it interesting learning how Gambians live their lives.

5 things you might not know about Gambia
5 things you might not know about Gambia

There's a reason why one of Africa's smallest countries is also one of the most fascinating. In fact, we can actually think of five fantastic reasons why a Gambia holiday is a smart way to experience new sights on your next break.

Great days out for families in Gambia
Great days out for families in Gambia

A narrow country in West Africa, following the course of its namesake River Gambia, Gambia has beaches to the west, wildlife spotting opportunities along the river and in the many wildlife reserves, plus colourful fishing villages and cities with bustling markets.

Wonderful wildlife in Gambia
Wonderful wildlife in Gambia

Aside from the golden beaches, endless sunshine and welcoming locals, Gambia serves up some of the most diverse and fascinating wildlife on the continent.

Must-try foods for your Gambian holiday
Must-try foods for your Gambian holiday

As the doors of tourism open ever wider in sunny, rustic Gambia, more and more holidaymakers are taking a break there. There's lots to see and experience, yet one aspect of Gambia's charm that often pleasantly surprises people who holiday here is the food.