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

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

“When I’m working with my camera, I’m in my happy place”

We talk to Bella Falk of Passport & Pixels — our Photographer of the Month

A musical tour of Africa

Philip Briggs shares some of his favourite tracks from across the continent

The Salongas

These parks are home to rare species such as the bonobo, giant pangolin and slender-snouted crocodile. In fact two parks located in the heart…

Kisangani River

Watch Wagenia fishermen securing their catch across this river. On your list of things not to miss in the DR Congo should be the…

Lubumbashi

Old colonial façades abound in this relaxed town in the DR Congo. Lubumbashi is a unique city in the DR Congo: with clean, wide…

Nouabalé-Ndoki National Park

This newly popular national park is one of the last undeveloped wilderness regions on the planet. This is quickly becoming a prime attraction for…

Goma

Perilously close to active volcanoes and lava fields, this town is constructed of black volcanic rock. Black volcanic rocks permeate Goma’s landscape, lending it…

Brazzaville

With a relaxed, palpably French atmosphere, the Congolese capital is a low-key counterpoint to frenetic Kinshasa. Comparisons with Brazzaville’s larger neighbour are inevitable –…