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News Gambia » Travel: Looking for your next sun-filled holiday? The Gambia might be it

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Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s (FCO) travel advice states that “most visits to The Gambia are trouble-free although independent travellers are at increased risk due to the lack of local support in an emergency.”

News Gambia » Travel: 6 travel agency operators approved for 2018 Hajj

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Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

The Office of The Gambia Pilgrim Affairs (OGPA) has announced that six travel agencies have been approved as operators for the 2018 Hajj In a press release sent to this medium, it is indicated that following the Cabinet decision on full decentralisation of ...

News Gambia » Travel: Gambia: The Coup de Grace: Part 2 The Gambia at 53: Is it Worth Celebrating or Not?

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Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

In the Gambia, there are two centers of excellence to which I refer often: One is our “smiling coast,” whose peace and stability are spoken of with reverence everywhere I travel in the world. The second is our “human resources.” Our trained civil ...

News Gambia » Travel: Explore Africa’s splendor on a month-long cruise

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Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

BANJUL, Gambia (AP) — One way to see Africa: on a month-long cruise. A trip by ship departing from Lisbon traced Portuguese exploration, European colonization and the slave trade. Ports of call included Madeira, the Canary Islands, Cape Verde ...

News Gambia » Travel: On a monthlong cruise of Africa, a gambol in Gambia

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Publication date: onday 29 January 2018

We swam in the Gambia River, made some school kids happy and rode on the shoulders of robust young men. More on cruise trends and issues in AP Travel's "Get Outta Here!" podcast:

News Gambia » Travel: Cheeky baboons, chirruping birds and even a touchy feely croc... The Gambia's lush wild side is Africa at its finest

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Publication date: Friday 26 January 2018

They do that most days. Just don't leave anything outside, or they'll pinch it.' The Gambia, in West Africa, is best known for its glorious, sunny weather and golden, sandy beaches. With no time difference (so no jet-lag) and just a six-hour flight from ...

News Gambia » Travel: The Gambia Travel Advisory

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Publication date: uesday 09 January 2018

Exercise normal precautions in The Gambia. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Exercise increased caution in: The Gambia’s southern border area with the Casamance region of Senegal due to landmines. Read the Safety and ...

News Gambia » Travel: Is it safe to visit the Gambia – and can I cancel my trip?

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Publication date: uesday 17 January 2017

Around 50,000 Britons visit each year. See here for a recent Telegraph Travel article detailing 13 reasons why Gambia should be on your holiday radar. Why has the Foreign Office advised against travel? On Tuesday the Foreign Office issued a change to ...