A young woman’s tweet (below) which recently went viral has brought up the topic of awkward tourist behavior in Africa. It is clear that a lot of people do insensitive things because they don’t understand or know better. Here is a short list of some behaviors to avoid while visiting an African country.
Tourism should be fun, exciting, eye-opening and even challenging, but it should never be exploitative of you, others, or the countries you visit.
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go to africa and dont film a random group of children challenge
— shereen (@delashereen) March 13, 2018