Africa

Africa travel guide, including current news, inspirational articles, useful tips, independent reviews and beautiful photos.

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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.
Tunisia

Flights resume from the UK to Tunisia after 3 years but are holiday-makers willing to go back?

Though Tunisia was taken off the no-go list in July 2017 there was a reluctance by tour operators to return. Until today.
Savoy Seychelles Resort & Spa at sunset

6 reasons to visit Beau Vallon and Savoy Seychelles Resort & Spa

Beau Vallon is the only beach on the Mahe island on the Seychelles that has it all. A peaceful ocean laps onto a sandy beach offering two impressive snorkeling sites, an active and buzzing night life and a range of 5 star hotels, including the Savoy Seychelles Resort & Spa.
Zebras and rainbow in Loisaba Conservancy, Kenya

Loisaba Conservancy, Kenya

Zebras with the rainbow in the background taken in Loisaba, a 56,000 acre wildlife conservancy in Kenya.
Freetown street

Travel Guide: 24 hours in Freetown, Sierra Leone

Go beyond news headlines and you’ll find Sierra Leone is a nation of staggering natural beauty, intriguing history and heartfelt vibrancy says Ian Packham.
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Hey President Trump – It’s Namibia not Nambia

And, just for the record, here are six other things you probably don't know about this southern African country.
Kasbah du Toubkal - hotel accommodation in the High Atlas Mountains of Morocco

Kasbah du Toubkal – hotel accommodation in Morocco

Kasbah du Toubkal is the number one property of choice for comfortable hotel accommodation in the village of Imlil and the High Atlas Mountains of Morocco.
Tsingy of Bemaraha (Madagascar)

Tsingy of Bemaraha National Park (Madagascar)

The Bemaraha nature reserve comprises karstic landscapes and deeply cut limestone uplands – with its impressive tsingy or ‘forest’ of limestone needles.
Elephants in the Okavango Delta (Botswana)

Elephants in the Okavango Delta (Botswana)

The Okavango Delta is home to some of the most endangered species of large mammal, such as the cheetah, rhinoceros, African wild dog and lion.
The Church of St. George in Lalibela (Ethiopia)

The Church of St. George in Lalibela (Ethiopia)

The eleven medieval monolithic cave churches of this 13th-century ‘New Jerusalem’ are situated in a mountainous region in the heart of Ethiopia.

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