Journey to Africa

Botswana

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Horse play

Admitting her equestrian skills are a little rusty, Emma Gregg saddles up for a riding safari in one of Southern Africa's most beautiful wildernesses, the Okavango Delta. MORE…

Egypt

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Dazzled by the deep

Suzy Bennett discovers a world of rainbow colours and exotic life among the coral reefs and wrecks of Egypt's Red Sea.Never laugh under water. They don't tell you that in the dive manuals. MORE…

Ethiopia

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Journey to a timeless land

Miranda Eeles discovers ancient religious sites and dazzling mountain scenery on a hiking holiday in Ethiopia. I am sat on a stone wall. It is 5am and still dark. MORE…

Kenya

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Kenya with kids

Welcomed to Kenya's Masai Mara by whooping warriors, William Gray
and his twins step straight into the land of the Lion King. t's difficult to take a gourmet lunch menu seriously with hippos MORE…

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Call of the wild

There's more to a Kenyan holiday than checking animals off a list, as Sue Bryant finds on a bush and beach safari. A herd of zebra is occupying the airstrip. Not ideal when you want to land MORE…

Lesotho

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Kingdom in the sky

Sue Bryant falls in love with Lesotho, a tiny, landlocked African country of towering mountains, rushing rivers and extreme adventure. I'm enjoying an early evening beer in the warmth of the MORE…

Madagascar

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Lost world

Isolated from Africa by millions of years of evolution and a couple of hundred miles of ocean, Madagascar is like nowhere on Earth, as Richard Green discovers. MORE…

Malawi

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Malawi safari

Stunning scenery and Africafs friendliest people greet Nick Redmayne on a solo drive around a mountainous corner of landlocked Malawi. Having avoided erratic white minibuses, weaving MORE…

Morocco

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Secrets of the Souks

A foray beyond the tourist hotspots reveals genuine Moroccan style and craftsmanship. By Tara Stevens. Sewn together in rich colours and heady smells, exquisite craftsmanship MORE…

Namibia

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CLOSE ENCOUNTERS

Emma Gregg gets familiar with the wildlife in Namibia's Etosha National Park. That guy looks like he's won a few battles," says Manfred, our Namibian guide with a whistle of respect. MORE…

Rwanda

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King of the swingers

Rebecca Ford tracks great apes in Rwanda – and looks at the safari options in neighbouring countries. I felt their presence before I saw them. Had that strange sense of being observed. MORE…

South Africa

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Sibling rivalry

Cape Town may have the mountain, but Johannesburg is edgy and exciting, writes local resident Caroline Hurry. Johannesburg flaunts her faded assets like an ageing transvestite MORE…

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Game plan

South Africa's game reserves offer an almost bewildering choice of experiences. Local travel expert Caroline Hurry offers some top tips to managing your time MORE…

St Helena

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Small Island, big history

Author Niall Griffiths braves the South Atlantic swells on a voyage to St Helena, one of the most isolated communities in the world. You're on deck, basking, with your beef tea or your lunch MORE…

Tanzania

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Running with the herds

Liz Harper tracks the spectacle of the annual migration on the plains of Tanzania. One and a half million wildebeest and hundreds of thousands of zebra and gazelle journey on a perpetual cycle MORE…

Zambia

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Discovering the wonders of The Smoke That Thunders

Musical, sporting and cultural celebrations will mark Dr. David Livingstone's bicentenary from March to October in MORE…

Zanzibar

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Spice Island

The island of Zanzibar awakens every sense with its sights, sounds and spicy aromas, as Emma Gregg discovers. Is there anywhere in Africa with a more evocative name? Timbuktu, Ouagadougou MORE…