3 -min. read Rum is the latest spirit to get the small-batch handcrafted treatment, and Cape Town is hot on the heels of the trend, opening its first dedicated rum bar.
4 -min. read Few travellers think of Africa when it comes to lacing up a pair of hiking boots and hitting the trail; but look a little deeper and you’ll discover that the continent boasts a remarkable range of memorable hiking and climbing destinations.
3 -min. read Cape Town’s hospitality industry is doing a sterling job in educating guests on the need to conserve the region’s water.
3 -min. read The annual arrival of Southern Right Whales to the Western Cape also brings binocular-toting tourists from across the globe seeking whale watching opportunities.
4 -min. read Looking for a new perspective on Africa? Throw one of these African aerial adventures into the itinerary for your next trip…
3 -min. read Wilderness Safaris has all hands on deck ahead of the opening of its first Rwandan property, Bisate Lodge, at the end of June.
3 -min. read Blending global trends with homegrown tech smarts and an innate understanding of local norms, Kenya’s globetrotting technology company Craft Silicon
3 -min. read The Rwanda Development Board sent shockwaves through the African eco-tourism industry by announcing a doubling in the cost of its gorilla-trekking permits.
3 -min. read 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.
2 -min. read 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.
4 -min. read Whether you’re a weekend warrior or devoted single-track daredevil, Africa is a dusty switch-backed paradise for mountain biking enthusiasts.
4 -min. read Look beyond the horizon and the African seas are also dishing up a fine selection of island escapes, from Mozambique to Pemba.
3 -min. read 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.
5 -min. read Intrepid tourists are packing their bags with the goal of sweating their way across 42 kilometres of unrivalled landscapes in these African marathons.
4 -min. read 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.
4 -min. read Africa is proving itself to be one of the world’s premier destinations for horseback safaris, blending world-class guides with charming wilderness camps.
3 -min. read With more than 150 hotels spread across 22 countries worldwide, Bangkok-based hospitality company Minor Hotels has its sights set firmly on Africa.
4 -min. read For a glimpse into African culture through its art, the vibrant galleries and exhibition spaces in these African cities are the perfect start.
3 -min. read Africa boasts 90 World Heritage Sites designated by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) – discover a few here.