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.

Rock on: Africa’s most impressive rock art

Africa has some magnificent centuries-old rock art — how many have you visited?

Ethiopia: then and now

Ethiopia has changed significantly since the oppressive Derg regime.

The Konso

Philip Briggs writes about the Konso communities in Ethiopia.

The Omo Valley

The people of the Omo Valley are deeply African in every sense. 

Interview with Eric Lafforgue

Eric Lafforgue is a freelance photographer whose images are included in our North Korea and Mozambique guides.