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From broad sweeps of beach, overlooked by a tumble of sugar cube houses, to grand ancient ruins, and the vast, rolling dunes of the Sahara; Tunisia is...
From iconic pyramids that rise from ancient sands and bustling medieval bazaars full of colour, to the endless desert dotted with oases of palm trees,...
For the intrepid traveller, a trip to Algeria is an adventure in waiting. Its troubled reputation may put off anyone looking for the quiet life, but f...
Khartoum, the capital of Sudan, is situated at the confluence of the Blue and White Niles. Among the tourist attractions here are the Omdurman camel m...
Morocco is a heady mix of languages, cultures, religions, ancient traditions and modern sensibilities.
While its famous white sand beaches and luxurious hotels are its top attractions, Mauritius offers far more to do than most tropical islands, with sup...
The Gambia may be mainland Africa's smallest nation, but it punches way above its weight in terms of attractions. With its glorious low-key beaches, b...
A dusty swathe of land at the heart of Africa, Chad is a sun-baked country which, while rocked with conflict, offers up a striking backdrop of sub-Sah...

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Snake charmers, magic potions and hidden palaces: Marrakech brings the most outlandish travellers' tales to life.
Fes
Bordered by the foothills of Morocco’s Atlas Mountains and located on the crossroads of ancient caravan routes, Fès is one of the world’s best pr...
Tunis is a vibrant yet laid-back capital city, equally happy looking to Mediterranean traditions as its Arab and African roots. It's an attitude refle...
The safari capital of the world, Nairobi is the gateway to the Africa everyone imagines - wildebeest roaming across the plains and Maasai villages at ...
Dar es Salaam offers attractive colonial architecture, labyrinthine streets, reasonable restaurants and lively markets.
As beacons of tourism since the dawn of history, both Egypt and its capital possess an enduring appeal that hardly needs explaining.
Immortalised through the eponymous Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman movie and forever associated with honorary citizen Sir Winston Churchill, Casabl...
Apparently, you can have it all. Just look at Cape Town. Ocean beaches, celebrated vineyards, waterfront restaurants, glorious Table Mountain... And t...
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