Africa

Spend a Long Weekend in Marrakech

Spend a Long Weekend in Marrakech

Offering a heady blend of culture and beauty, Marrakech is luring the in-crowd to its charming riads, bustling bazaars and must-see art attractions

Discover central Africa’s hidden gems

Discover central Africa’s hidden gems

Soft-sand beaches, zingy African flavours – and yet the delicious little islands of São Tomé and Príncipe are still hidden gems awaiting discovery

A heartwarming safari in South Africa

A heartwarming safari in South Africa

Across five thousand acres of undeveloped bush in the heart of Zululand, Natal, Thula Thula Private Game Reserve offers a heart-warming safari in South Africa with the wildlife that freely roams through it

Off the beaten track in Namibia

Off the beaten track in Namibia

So famous is Namibia’s tourist-trodden self-drive circuit, it’s known simply as ‘Route One’. Chris Haslam veers off track to discover the destination as it once was…

The long weekend: Cario

The long weekend: Cario

Rich in history, heritage and culture, the Egyptian capital is affectionately known as the “Mother of the World”. Habiba Azab tells us why…

Take a cultural trip to Tunis

Take a cultural trip to Tunis

Let us reacquaint you with this culture spot that’s ideally placed for a mind-nourishing mini break…

Golden opportunity

Golden opportunity

A safari in Zambia and Botswana? Time it right, and you can add mysterious moon-rainbows and other-worldly saltscapes to that 24-carat wildlife tick list, says Ian Belcher

Your guide to Alexandria

Your guide to Alexandria

Egypt’s second-largest city makes for a great mini break, says Olivia Cuthbert