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British journalist writes why The Gambia lives up to its ‘smiling coast’ tag

British journalist writes why The Gambia lives up to its ‘smiling coast’ tag

In her week’s stay in Gambia, British journalist explores and tells the other, positive side of the Gambian story that British media consumers hardly come by. From the ‘infectious smiles’ that she was greeted with everywhere to the traditional culinary, there was ‘an infinite amount of things that inspired’ Denise

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Turtle conservation in The Gambia: Interview with Turtles SOS The Gambia's partner coordinator

Turtle conservation in The Gambia: Interview with Turtles SOS The Gambia's partner coordinator

Turtles SOS Gambia is an organization that was recently launched in the country. Their mission is to protect sea turtles and their habitats through research, training, advocacy and education. Read below our interview with the organisation’s partner coordinator, Marina Novelli.

What’s On-Gambia: Tell us about your organisation and how it

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Welcome to the Smiling Coast: The Gambia braces for 200,000 tourists!

Welcome to the Smiling Coast: The Gambia braces for 200,000 tourists!

Two hundred thousand tourists are expected in The Gambia in the next tourist season, said Tourism and Culture Minister, Hon, Benjahmin Roberts.

The most handsome Gambian minister, who was appointed in September 2014, made this disclosure in an interview with the online talk show, Fess.

He toldFessanchor Mariam Dainty that the

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Do you agree? Gambian tourist traps

Do you agree? Gambian tourist traps

Tourist traps are easy to find in every destination! It's even difficult to avoid them sometimes – and The Gambia is no different.

Read below the some of the Gambian tourist traps we found on www.virtualtourist.com:

Bumsters:  are harmless if you don’t fall for their tricks, they are

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Interview: Dutch blogger, Sabine Koning talks about her visit to The Gambia

Interview: Dutch blogger, Sabine Koning talks about her visit to The Gambia

Sabine Koning is a Dutch travel and food blogger with the website, OhMyFoodness. She was recently in The Gambia on a one-weak business trip.

What’s On-Gambia: Why did you decide to visit The Gambia?

Sabine:I was in The Gambia for a press trip with bloggers and journalists from The Netherlands. So

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Visit the Smiling Coast: Chris Rowles writes from The Gambia

Visit the Smiling Coast: Chris Rowles writes from The Gambia

Chris Rowles has been our managing director at The Gambia Experience for 15 years and has been visiting The Gambia for more than 25 years. Here, he shares some thoughts from his latest October 2014 trip in what is proving to be a very difficult time for the small West

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A Week in The Gambia: The Smiling Coast

A Week in The Gambia: The Smiling Coast

David Constable is not someone unaccustomed to straying from the beaten path, so who better to send to one of Africa’s lesser known destinations. In this first part of his travelogue on The Gambia, David begins his adventure straight off the plane in the capital…

Banjul is one of the

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