Our favourite alternative African cities

You might go to Africa for the wildlife and safaris, but its cities shouldn’t be an afterthought.

The world’s greatest safari experiences

From hot-air balloons to canoe trips, we pick our favourite safaris to enjoy across the world.

Southern Africa’s best national parks

Where to go for the best safari experiences in southern Africa. 

9 runs around the world

Some of our favourite alternative marathons from around the world.

Where to go in September

Tour a temple in Taiwan or enjoy a tipple in Luxembourg. Find out what else September has to offer.

Rock on: Africa’s most impressive rock art

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

Where to go in December

Whether it’s carnivals, ghost towns or turkey soup that you’re after, here’s where to head in December.

The African elephant

Almost everything about this animal is extraordinary.