The best beaches in Sierra Leone

Each beach has a character and style of its own, from the colour of its sand to the quality of its waves.

The best places to see chimpanzees

Want to catch a glimpse of our closest genetic relatives? Here’s where to head.

Africa’s best beaches

Whether you prefer surfing, scuba-diving or just sunbathing, discover the ideal African beach for you.

Bunce Island

Bunce Island is arguably the single most important former slave site for African Americans. Katrina Manson and James Knight explain why.

Seven reasons to visit Sierra Leone

From stunning beaches to incredible wildlife watching opportunities, there’s plenty of reasons to visit Sierra Leone. 

The road to ruin

Abandoned cities, crumbling stelaes, slave trade relicts – Africa really does have some remarkable ruins.