Places in Africa
In spite of political, financial and social turmoil, Egyptians remain proud and defiant and are as welcoming as ever to visitors to their land. Human Kindness The old saying that Egypt is the gift of the Nile still rings true: without the river there would be no fertile land, no food, no electricity.
Every country in the world displays some diversity, but South Africa, stretching from the hippos in the Limpopo River to the penguins waddling on the Cape, takes some beating. It befits its position at the southern end of the world’s most epic continent, with more types of terrain than photographers can shake their zoom lens at.
Morocco is one of the most diverse countries in Africa, with high mountains, sweeping desert, rugged coastline, and the winding alleyways of ancient medina cities and souqs. Mountains & Desert From Saharan dunes to the peaks of the High Atlas, Morocco could have been tailor-made for travellers.
Lemurs, baobabs, rainforest, desert, trekking and diving: Madagascar is a dream destination for outdoor lovers – and half the fun is getting to all these incredible attractions. Wild World Madagascar is unique: 5% of all known animal and plant species can be found here, and here alone.
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Animal islands: seven places where creatures rule
Wildlife watching is a tricky business. Days can be spent fruitlessly scanning the savannah for lions or holed up in a hide hoping to catch a glimpse of a rare bird...
Craft beer rising: finding an inner city pint in South Africa
Sipping a chilled glass of chenin blanc at a whitewashed winery backed by rolling mountains – it’s a quintessential South African travel experience...
Which of East Africa's Indian Ocean islands is for you?
Marketing brochures seem to just scream about luxury resorts on palm-fringed beaches, but East Africa’s Indian Ocean islands are as diverse as the islanders, spice merchants and explorers that have shaped them...
Best places to travel in March 2016
Depending on where you are in the world, March marks the start of spring or autumn; but whatever your starting point, there’s a travel adventure on the doorstep...