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Victoria Falls waterfall Zambezi Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe Travel Guide – 3 unmissable places to visit in Zimbabwe

Following the removal of Mugabe, Zimbabwe is opening its doors to tourism. We visit the Matobo National Park, the stone city of Great Zimbabwe and Victoria Falls.
Ethiopian girl on the Sanetti Plateau

ETHIOPIA: join this 8-day tour of the Sanetti Plateau

Take an 8-day guided tour of the Sanetti Plateau in the Bale Mountains, known as the “Rooftop of Africa”.
Seychelles beach

4 surprising activities to enjoy in Beau Vallon’s only beach-front hotel

Beau Vallon in the Seychelles is known for its calm waters and wide, sandy beaches, but there’s a lot more to do here than just relax by the ocean. We take a closer look at the activities on offer when you stay with the Coral Strand Smart Choice Hotel.
Morocco Meteor Shower tour

Morocco Meteor Shower – 9 Day Group Tour

Witness the incredible Geminids Meteor shower from a traditional Berber camp in the Sahara desert and see the best of Morocco on this incredible tour.
Mokoro, Okavango Delta, Botswana

Mokoro safari in the Okavango Delta (Botswana)

The mokoro safari is a sedate way to travel through the Okavango Delta. We paddle along at no more than walking pace. Now and then a kingfisher spots a fish and dives straight and fast as an arrow into the water. We watch as a dozen or so elephants cross in single file, trunk to tail.
Kalahari Loewe

Namibia Encompassed – 15 Day Small Group Tour

A perfect tour for first time visitors to Namibia, taking in the country’s many highlights.
Le Jardin des Douars swimming pool

Hotel Review: Le Jardin des Douars, Essaouira, Morocco

Le Jardin des Douars is a paradisaical riad boutique hotel located in the coastal town of Essaouira, Morocco. It is a haven for anyone who wants to enjoy some sunshine in a laidback but rather spectacular little North African palace.
Lion, Majete National Park, Malawi

On safari in Malawi, Africa

There’s a chance you might bump into a ranger on your safari in Malawi checking up on the well-being of big game and monitoring the park for signs of poaching, but other tourists are wonderfully few and far between.
15 day tour of Madagascar with Explore

15 Day Madagascar Wildlife Tour

Journey to the lost continent and discover wildlife, rainforests and national parks.
Baby lemurs

When is the best time to visit Madagascar

Madagascar is a huge island with a varied climate. Here’s our guide to the best times to go and how to avoid ending up in a cyclone.

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