4 -min. read Education: it’s what the future of conservation depends on. Melissa Twigg investigates how African hotels and lodge owners have taken it upon themselves to educate children about protecting our planet – and by extension, their communities – in order to bring in the next generation of conservationists.
6 -min. read Fired up on a disdain for the establishment and a spirit of resilience, African creativity has embraced DIY ethics and trodden its own radical path. James Davidson dives into modern Africa’s punk rock rebellion.
7 -min. read Body-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. read In response to the modern traveller’s desire for true immersion in a destination, African safaris are stepping up their game. Melissa Twigg looks at a few of the experiences going beyond mere observation to allow participants intimate access to the most extraordinary wildlife and terrain on the planet.
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.
12 -min. read Ethiopia is one of the most talked-about African destinations of 2017. Simien Lodge’s Nick Crane tells us what Ethiopia has to offer the modern traveller.
3 -min. read Photographer Aida Muluneh removes any stigma attached to Ethiopia with works combining the drama of Expressionism, the subconscious of Surrealism, the graphic sensibilities of Pop.
2 -min. read It’s good news for travellers to Africa that a number of African airports have an eye fixed firmly on the future, with plans underway to extend, expand and refurbish airport facilities across the continent, reports Richard Holmes.
3 -min. read Many wouldn’t associate wolves with Africa, which is perhaps part of the reason the Ethiopian wolf is becoming endangered, reports Anton Crone.
5 -min. read The Olympic Games may have come and gone, but Eugene Yiga has a guide to discovering Africa’s ten winning countries…
5 -min. read The diversity across Africa lends itself to the cuisine and travellers can expect a unique and vibrant food adventure in every corner of the continent. Here are six under-rated countries with mind-blowing food scenes.
5 -min. read Marcella Echavarria talks to celebrity chef Marcus Samuelsson about his restaurant, his roots and his many influences.
2 -min. read As part of our continuing ambition to showcase the unique diversity, beauty and vitality of our incredible continent, every year our tribe is invited to the biggest pan-Africa familiarisation trip the industry has ever seen.