STORIES FROM WE ARE AFRICA, THE AFRICAN CONTINENT AND AROUND THE GLOBE
We’re offering We Are Africa tribe members the once-in-a-lifetime chance to track gorillas in Virunga National Park with extraordinary Park Director Emmanuel de Merode and acclaimed conservationist and philanthropist Jochen Zeitz. Not your average fam trip, then…
Johannesburg-born street artist Faith47 is not a Banksy nor a D*Face. Her street art does not scream instant recognition.
Africa is proving itself to be one of the world’s premier destinations for horseback safaris, blending world-class guides with charming wilderness camps.
With more than 150 hotels spread across 22 countries worldwide, Bangkok-based hospitality company Minor Hotels has its sights set firmly on Africa.
Eight senior travel editors and writers share their optimistic predictions for travel trends emerging in year ahead.
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.
Cape Town’s La Tête recently made the list of CNN’s best new restaurants in the world for 2017. Eugene Yiga spoke to restaurateur Giles Edwards to find out the secret ingredient of his success.
The call to ban photographic entries using bait begs the question: what is baiting wildlife photographers? Is it the reward of capturing an incredible image, or of immersing oneself in the wild?
For a glimpse into African culture through its art, the vibrant galleries and exhibition spaces in these African cities are the perfect start.
Africa boasts 90 World Heritage Sites designated by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) – discover a few here.
Afrophiles are in luck, with five highly-anticipated African hotel openings pencilled in on our calendar over the next eight months.
This year’s Innovation Awards panel are a mix of artists, conservation experts, marketing masterminds and experience designers.
Cape Town creative Danielle Clough encapsulates both the pre- and post-viral world. The craft that she has become known for is as timeless as can be.
Shark Spotters is an independent non-profit organisation that employs a remarkably simple solution to keep water users and sharks safely apart.
Travellers looking for a new way to discover Johannesburg or Cape Town need look no further than burgeoning art and design gatherings First Thursdays.
Cape Leopards still roam wild, seen only by dedicated researchers working for the Cape Leopard Trust (CLT), a not-for-profit conserving the threatened cats.
Daniel Adidwa, Founder and CEO of Tour2.0, is a firm believer that growth of the cultural and community tourism sector will benefit tourists, trade, and our communities.
The gastronomic transformation of the countryside around Cape Town means many foodie tourists are heading to the Cape Winelands.
A Cape Town blogger turned rising art star, Tony Gum is one of the world’s most exciting young creatives.
The giraffe population has plummeted from an estimated 157,000 to 97,000 in 20 years, with some calling it a silent extinction. But new studies about this misunderstood creature may enhance conservation efforts to protect it.
Although most visitors come to simply soak up the sun, Africa’s coastline is establishing itself as one of the world’s top destinations for surf travel.
After five years of working at top investment finance companies, Lentswe Bhengu decided to follow his passion for food. Already it’s taken him across Africa – and his journey is just getting started.
‘The SUP Crossing’ will see Chris Bertish attempt the first solo transatlantic crossing on an SUP, from the Canary and British Virgin Islands to Florida.
An island apart, Madagascar provides a gentler version of life by comparison to its African neighbours and an opportunity to marvel at otherworldly wildlife.
Travellers, agents and tour operators warmly welcomed the October 2016 arrival of the first LATAM Airlines flight from São Paulo to Johannesburg.
VoiceMap is an app that lets you listen to location-aware stories by journalists, novelists, tour guides and passionate locals as you walk… We spoke to founder and CEO Iain Manley to find out more.
Former freediving champion and founder of I AM WATER Ocean Conservation Trust, Hanli Prinsloo, tells us how to transform connection into conservation.
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.
South Africa’s food truck scene is popping, with a boom in the number of mobile kitchens hitting city streets over the past five years.
The curtain fell on the third Kampala International Theatre Festival last weekend, hosting a fascinating array of productions from across the continent.