East Africa’s best wildlife spots

Our pick of the best national parks to visit in Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda.

Ancient relics: a selection of Africa’s most remarkable ruins

How many have you visited?

Brighten up your day with the world’s most colourful places

Sit back and enjoy this kaleidoscope of colours.

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?

In photos: a Tanzanian adventure

Exploring one of Africa’s most beautiful countries – without the tourists.

One step beyond: the world’s most impressive lesser-known mountains

How many of these have you climbed?

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.

King of cats: the best places to see lions

We’ve scoured the African continent for some of the best sites to get up close and personal with lions.

The world’s greatest wildlife encounters

From gorilla tracking in the Virungas to climbing for condors in Peru, we pick our favourite wildlife encounters from across the globe. 

The best birdwatching sites in the world

Whether you are a novice or an avid birdwatcher, aviary spectacles can be amongst the greatest in the animal kingdom.

9 runs around the world

Some of our favourite alternative marathons from around the world.

Painted Wolves

In this extract from Beastly Journeys, Jonathan Scott recalls his time spent living alongside a pack of African wild dogs in the Serengeti. 

The Maasai

Find out more about the Maasai, one of Africa’s most famous pastoral tribes.

The Great Migration

The annual migration of millions of wildebeest, zebra and gazelle across Tanzania’s Serengeti Plains is the greatest wildlife spectacle of its type in Africa.

Tanzania’s gateway cities

Overnighting in Dar es Salaam or Arusha before starting your safari? Here’s our pick of what to see and do in Tanzania’s gateway cities.