Any visitors to Mauritius, an island nation about 2,000 miles off the coast of Africa, need to explore further afield than piña coladas and infinity pools.
Afrophiles are in luck, with five highly-anticipated African hotel openings pencilled in on our calendar over the next eight months.
The gastronomic transformation of the countryside around Cape Town means many foodie tourists are heading to the Cape Winelands.
An island apart, Madagascar provides a gentler version of life by comparison to its African neighbours and an opportunity to marvel at otherworldly wildlife.
Cape Town bars are including South African-made gins on their menus: no surprise as the world wakes up to the juniper-based delights of the Cape.
Launched in 2010, LagosPhoto is the first and only international arts festival of photography in Nigeria, taking place until 21 November. Melissa Twigg investigates.
Melissa Twigg gets stuck into heaving plates of seafood, strong cocktails, interesting art work and pulsing markets in Mozambique’s alluring, oft-forgotten capital: Maputo.
Swakopmund is a scenic, whitewashed town in the heart of luxuriously empty Namibia – and walking around it not only feels like you are stepping back in time, but also like you are stepping over 5,000 miles of African earth to get your feet firmly on European soil.