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

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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.

Coastal explorer: two weeks in Senegal

A coastal foray remains one of the most rewarding ways to see this beautiful country.

Beneath the surface: diving in Mozambique

Discover a whole other world in Mozambique’s waters.

Exploring Maputo: a walking tour

A walking tour of Maputo is the perfect way to discover all that this exciting city has to offer.

Five reasons to visit Mozambique

From exploring the magnificent coastline to visiting historic towns, this is what you shouldn’t miss on a holiday in Mozambique.

Behind the mask: exploring the heart of the Ivory Coast

From masked dances to traditional festivals.

Central Africa: an overland adventure

Travel Gabon, Congos, Angola and Namibia by car!

A hike through history: climbing Le Morne Brabant

Exploring the island’s natural history and slave-trade past, Neal Sullivan summits the most iconic mountain in Mauritius.

Malawi: the ultimate wildlife guide

Catch a glimpse of southern Africa’s iconic animals with this selection of reserves and national parks.

Giant tortoises, endemic palms and birds galore: the best of the Seychelles

Explore the islands’ extraordinary biodiversity.

East Africa’s best wildlife spots

Our pick of the best national parks to visit in Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda.

Land of masks: art and tradition in Ivory Coast

Whatever social upheavals have befallen Ivorian society, its arts and crafts scene has always remained vital, fecund and significant.