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.

Worshipping magnificence: the best mosques in West Africa

From Senegal to Ghana, West Africa is known for its fantastic mosques – each an architectural masterpiece in their own right.

A world of roças: historic plantations on São Tomé & Príncipe

From coffee to cocoa, these estates provide a fascinating insight into the islands’ past and present.

In photos: the Maasai & East Africa

How the Maasai, wildlife and tourism co-exist together on the plains of East Africa.

From wrecks to reefs: the world’s best dive sites

From crystal-clear lagoons in Southeast Asia to cavernous cenotes in Central America.

Worldly Appetites: St Helenian plo

Savour the tastes of St Helena with this recipe for the South Atlantic island’s classic comfort food.

Deserting paradise: the effect of Covid on tourism in Malawi

To Westerners, it may seem as if life in Malawi hasn’t changed much during the pandemic.

Introducing 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 Uganda’s unbeatable natural splendour

Whatever your area of interest, this African nation is awash with an unparalleled array of natural delights.

The rarest of the Big Five: the best places to see rhinos

We’ve scoured the African continent for the best sites to spot rhinos in the wild.

Nature’s gentle giants: a comprehensive guide to gorilla tracking

For many, gorilla tracking is a spine-tingling wildlife experience without peer.

Getting off grid: the world’s remotest islands

Are you a fan of getting off the beaten track?