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.
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The allure and attractions of St Helena
It’s hard to think of an isolated speck of land more synonymous with inaccessibility than St Helena...
The Okavango: why you need a safari in Botswana's delta
Sitting at the geographical heart of southern Africa, Botswana's Okavango Delta is the closest thing to Eden left on the planet...
Last chance: to St Helena on the RMS
The days of adventurous voyages to the Atlantic isle of St Helena aboard its Royal Mail ship are numbered...
Where and how to watch sport like a local
There are few better ways into a place’s soul than through its sports teams...