Africa

  • Discover the world of Tatooine in Tunisia

    The vast biblical landscape of southern Tunisia is no stranger to film crews. Here, among the palm-fringed oases, where ragged red cliffs rise above the salt crusts of dried lakes...

  • Cooking up good memories in Fez

    One of the joys of travelling is discovering the local cuisine in situ. Imagine, then, the pleasure of returning home from your travels in Morocco able to reproduce that experience...

  • At home with the mountain gorillas

    The dense forests that carpet the volcanic Virunga mountains are one of the last refuges of the mountain gorilla. We invite you to an African adventure deep in this jungle...

  • Floating over a sea of sand in Namibia

    Some of the dunes of Sossusvlei in the south of Namibia rise to a staggering height of 300 metres – as tall as a 60-storey skyscraper. The desert – which...

  • On location in the Moroccan desert

    When it comes to making a Hollywood blockbuster, cast and crew travel all over the wolrld to get just the right location and ambience for the different scenes. This was...

  • And the word is 'wonderful'!

    On-line, by phone and by text messages, thousands of people around the world have been involved in voting in this initiative launched by the New7Wonders Foundation. Chosen from a short...

  • William and Kate reveal plans to return to Kenya

    After successfully drawing attention to famine-hit East Africa, the Duchess of Cambridge has revealed plans to visit the region.As she helped pack emergency supplies to be shipped to Nairobi during...
  • The natural wonders of the world

    The idea of listing the wonders of the world is hardly a new thing. The historian Herodotus compiled his own list way back in the fifth century BC, and from...
  • Chobe National Park river safari

    Here, in the Chobe National Park, the heartbeat of Africa is strong. What could be more memorable than sailing the calm waters of the Chobe River, along the border between...
  • Top ten plans for Marrakesh

    La Mamounia A classic that was a favourite among celebrities such as Audrey Hepburn and Ernest Hemingway, the Mamounia has recently undergone a vast refurbishment project. Completely restored and redecorated...
  • Princess Mary's mercy mission to Africa

    The world has been moved by the harrowing pictures of the Somalian families left homeless and hungry by the country's civil war. Princess Mary felt compelled to help. CLICK ON...
  • Five-star train-spotting!

    The Blue Train Ranked among the very best hotels in the world, not only for the luxury and exclusivity of the accommodation and the quality of the service, but also...
  • Michelle Obama enjoys family time in Africa

    Sprawling for a vast area of 75,000 hectares, Madikwe Game Reserve encompasses rocky peaks, open grasslands and verdant valleys, each habitat home to its own particular range of wildlife. And...
  • Djerba, the land of the Lotus Eaters

    Homer tells how Ulysses, fleeing from the siren's haunting song, came across a beautiful island where delicate fruit grew: the home of the Lotus Eaters. All the sailors tasted the...
  • The natural splendour of Namibia

    Take a break from the hustle and bustle, step away from the rat race, and travel back in time to the oldest desert in the world, which stretches the length...

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