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Like one of its rough diamonds, Sierra Leone is a destination of exquisite natural beauty and great potential. But despite its lush rainforests, palm-...
If you close your eyes and conjure up the quintessential romantic image of Africa, what you’ll most likely imagine is Tanzania: the drama of the wil...
Eritrea is a difficult country to define. Although in Africa, it doesn’t feel wholly African. While its broad shore faces the Middle East, it is not...
One of the least visited countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, the Central African Republic ranks amongst the poorest nations on the planet and has struggl...
One of best safari destinations in Africa, Botswana is a wild and dramatic land characterised not only by its bountiful wildlife, but also by its extr...
While referring to Cameroon as “Africa in miniature” has become a bit of a cliché, this statement certainly rings true: everything you would expe...
Think Somalia and what springs to mind? Pirates, Civil War, Islamic militants? Suffice to say it’s not your average holiday destination. Until 2012 ...
For all its wondrous landscapes (think undulating mountain ranges, dense rainforests and shimmering lakes), travellers are advised to steer clear of B...

City guides

Dar es Salaam offers attractive colonial architecture, labyrinthine streets, reasonable restaurants and lively markets.
Snake charmers, magic potions and hidden palaces: Marrakech brings the most outlandish travellers' tales to life.
Located on South Africa's sublime Indian Ocean coast, Durban is a tropical, urban gem that has lost its reckless air in favour of a growing sophistica...
Cape Town is a city that proves you really can have it all, whether you want vast sandy beaches, top notch vineyards, waterfront restaurants or magnif...
As beacons of tourism since the dawn of history, both Egypt and its capital possess an enduring appeal that hardly needs explaining.
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...
With its bustling medina and even busier harbour, Tunis is a city with a vibrant heart, but it’s the combination of Arabic, African and European tra...
The safari capital of the world, Nairobi is the gateway to the Africa everyone imagines - wildebeest roaming across the plains and Maasai villages at ...
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