25
May
2017
RWANDA GAMBLES ON HIKED GORILLA-TREKKING PERMIT FEES

The Rwanda Development Board sent shockwaves through the African eco-tourism industry by announcing a doubling in the cost of its gorilla-trekking permits.

19
May
2017
STARRY, STARRY NIGHT: AFRICA’S 5 BEST STAR BEDS

A night spent in one of these African ‘star beds’ shows that the sky’s the limit when it comes to romantic escapes and heavenly bodies…

03
May
2017
WHAT’S HOT RIGHT NOW IN CAPE TOWN: EXPLORING THE MOTHER CITY

Got a few hours to spare in Cape Town? Remember to leave some time to visit a few of these lesser-known, so-hot-right-now shops, eats and drinks.

11
Apr
2017
INTO AFRICA: THE LATEST AIRLINES OPENING UP THE CONTINENT

It’s no secret that air access is a crucial driver of tourism. Happily, a clutch of international carriers are launching new routes and growing frequencies on key routes into the continent.

06
Apr
2017
SEE AFRICA ON TWO WHEELS WITH THESE MOUNTAIN BIKE ADVENTURES

Whether you’re a weekend warrior or devoted single-track daredevil, Africa is a dusty switch-backed paradise for mountain biking enthusiasts.

27
Mar
2017
BLISSED-OUT BEACHES: FIVE SECRET AFRICAN ISLAND ESCAPES

Look beyond the horizon and the African seas are also dishing up a fine selection of island escapes, from Mozambique to Pemba.

17
Mar
2017
FROM WASTE TO WONDERFUL AT GREENHOUSE

While the menu at Greenhouse is undoubtedly indulgent, chef Ashley Moss and his team of chefs are working hard to ensure not a single scrap goes to waste.

09
Mar
2017
READY, SET, RUN: AFRICAN MARATHONS ARE BRINGING IN BUCKET LIST TOURISTS

Intrepid tourists are packing their bags with the goal of sweating their way across 42 kilometres of unrivalled landscapes in these African marathons.

28
Feb
2017
ALL A-TWITTER WITH THESE AFRICAN BIRDING EXPERIENCES

While many travellers head to Africa in search of the Big Five, a growing number of visitors are arriving for some of the best birdwatching on the planet.

14
Feb
2017
HORSEBACK SAFARIS: SEE AFRICA FROM THE SADDLE

Africa is proving itself to be one of the world’s premier destinations for horseback safaris, blending world-class guides with charming wilderness camps.