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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...
Morocco is a heady mix of languages, cultures, religions, ancient traditions and modern sensibilities.
Djibouti was originally inhabited by nomadic tribes, the main ones being the Afars and the Issas, who are strongly linked to Ethiopia and Somalia resp...
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,...
A jaw-dropping, wildlife-drenched hotspot, Madagascar is one of the most interesting places on earth and home to some of the weirdest and rarest anima...
Angola is re-emerging from decades of civil war, and adventurous travellers are beginning to tentatively discover its Portuguese architecture, miles o...
Close your eyes and conjure up the quintessential image of Africa: the drama of the wildebeest migration along an infinite savannah; the incongruous s...
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...

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Snake charmers, magic potions and hidden palaces: Marrakech brings the most outlandish travellers' tales to life.
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...
Johannesburg - Jo'burg or Jozi to the locals - is South Africa's largest urban space and the economic powerhouse of sub-Saharan Africa.
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...
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...
Dar es Salaam offers attractive colonial architecture, labyrinthine streets, reasonable restaurants and lively markets.
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