6 -min. readSoul-searching needn’t be reserved for epic, faraway adventures, argues Kate Hamilton – getting to know yourself starts much closer to home. But what does that mean for people who historically view all travel as a non-essential luxury, and how can the travel industry empower Africans to explore their own continent?
6 -min. readThe word Ubuntu translates as ‘humanity’ – a sense of belonging, consideration, trust and respect for one another. Juliet Kinsman examines how we should consider this a cornerstone when creating life-enhancing environments — both for those who work in travel, and the people taking trips.
8 -min. readWith a few exceptions, conservation has traditionally been seen as a man’s world. However, an emerging generation of determined African women are flipping the script and bringing new solutions to Africa’s conservation challenges. Diana Odero and Olivia Squire meet a few of these pioneers.
7 -min. readBody-scarring, lip plates, mating dances and goat-value: Stanley Stewart finds that romance along the Omo River is a world away from overused chat-up lines…
7 -min. readThe Founding Director of Uthando (Love) South Africa, We Are Africa’s community development partner, explains the sentiment behind Conversations With the Elders: a unique book that tells the heart-wrenching, yet truly inspiring stories of South Africa’s ageing black population.
4 -min. readAfrica’s beaches offer everything from urban marketplaces and extreme sports to sanctuaries teeming with wildlife and deserted stretches of sand.
3 -min. readFrom vegetable- dyed textiles and charmingly wonky ceramics to sleek lighting and avant-garde sculpture, Emma Love looks to Africa’s homegrown designers for her interior inspiration.
2 -min. readTo celebrate the power of transformative travel, Great Plains Conservation has pimped out a Land Rover and are journeying to We Are Africa 2017!
4 -min. readFrom must-have apps to HD video training, we think that this year’s Innovation Zone has what it takes to make your business better.
5 -min. readGhana’s creative scene is steadily growing, and an entrepreneurial spirit pulses through the country’s capital city, Accra.
4 -min. readThe new hospitality landscape revolves less around brands talking about themselves and more around people talking about brands. Enter offline activities, communities and collaborations as hospitality’s new marketing strategy.
2 -min. readFrench globe trotter Marlène shares her memories and photographs of the beautiful, landlocked Swaziland.
5 -min. readKeen to discover a side of Africa that you’ve never explored before? Here are ten inspiring ideas to get your unexpected Africa story started.
6 -min. readA new generation of designers are using traditional African craftsmanship to revitalise the fashion industry in Ghana and beyond. Eliza Anyangwe investigates in Accra.
3 -min. readRob Moffett, Managing Director at Ongava Game Reserve (PTY) Ltd considers the challenges facing conservationists…
3 -min. readSharon Gilbert-Rivett, Marketing Consultant at Fair Trade Tourism, shares the lessons she learned at this year’s Conservation Lab.
2 -min. readRalf Buckley, International Chair in Ecotourism Research at Griffith University, shares the lessons he learned at this year’s Conservation Lab.
5 -min. readAleksandra Ørbeck-Nilssen from Nanofasa Conservation Trust tells us what she discovered at this year’s Conservation Lab.
4 -min. readCamilla Rhodes from Abercrombie & Kent gives us her considered insights following the first Conservation Lab this month.
2 -min. readBenedetta Mazzini from Wild Places Safaris was one of the delegates at this year’s revamped Conservation Lab. She tells us what the experience meant to her…