The best reasons to visit Madagascar

From mind-boggling flora to unique wildlife, the ‘Red Island’ has something for everyone.

Voodoo in Benin: the Bradt guide to gods, ghosts and dead people

This animistic religion has over 50 million followers in West Africa.

The 10 Best Safaris in Africa

Your guide to the best safari experiences in Africa from the world’s leading independent travel publisher.

What is the official language of Kenya?

About 60 different languages are spoken in Kenya. Where should you start?

The 5 Best Places for Gorilla Trekking

Find the best places for gorilla trekking with our inside guide.

In photos: the Maasai & East Africa

Documenting his many trips to East Africa, Stuart Butler explores how the Maasai, wildlife and tourism co-exist together on the plains.

Unusual Things to Do in Rwanda

When it comes to travel to Rwanda, most people think of gorillas. But there is so much more to the country than that.

Working out the best overland route in Africa

Prepare for the ultimate African roadtrip.

Uganda vs Rwanda: which is best for your next trip?

The battle of the safaris.

A definitive guide to Tanzania’s national parks

Welcome to the ultimate safari destination.

Lake Natron: Tanzania’s blood red phenomenon

Seemingly inhospitable by all accounts, except for the few million flamingos that flock to its waters every year. Intrigued?

Celebrating tradition: the best festivals in Ghana

Planning a trip to Ghana? Make sure your visit coincides with one of the country’s vibrant festivals.

Exceptional Trips 2023: Tunisia

Step into the Star Wars galaxy…

9 lost cities of the world

From crumbling Persian empires to colossal Roman cities, here are some of our favourite ruined civilisations from around the world.

Exceptional Trips 2023: Rwanda

Discover a land full of spectacular wildlife, great activities, and inspiring communities.