Olivia ND @codsolivia
On the edge of West Africa, Dakar is a city of startling paradoxes. You will feel the sense of pride and honour permeating the former French colony with its visual arts and vibrant nightlife.
Prepare for Dakar
Be well prepared for your trip. Access information on safety and health, current affairs, what to read and, if you have time, some local language.
Tips for Dakar
Our tips to get more from your visit.
So Long a Letter
by Miriam Bâ
French is the official language. Many people in Dakar also speak Wolof and you may come across the word ‘Teranga’ meaning ‘hospitality’.