Zanzibar has some of the best palm-fringed beaches in the world, and the Indian Ocean’s white-sailed dhows and Stone Town’s noble Arabian architecture reflects the island’s intriguing Swahili culture.
The highest mountain in the world that can simply be walked up, the ascent of Mount Kilimanjaro is an adventurous break from game viewing and reaching the ‘Roof of Africa’ is one of the continent’s greatest challenges.
Lost in the emptiness of the Serengeti Plains in Tanzania stands a living monument to the vegetable kingdom.
With a gorgeous tropical climate, pearly-white sands blending into the turquoise warm ocean, and plenty of fine hotels, restaurants and activities, Diani Beach is one of East Africa’s favourite resorts.
Covering a beautiful stretch of forest and beaches where the Indian Ocean meets the Garden Route, South Africa’s popular five-day Otter Trail offers hikers a marvellous wilderness experience.
Ghana may not feature on too many people’s safari destinations lists, but located just six hours from London via plane perhaps it’s time it should.
One of the most extraordinary manmade remains in Africa, Great Zimbabwe is a mystical city built of granite stones and was thought to be built by the ancestors of modern Zimbabweans. Zimbabwe, after which the country was named, means ‘houses of stone’ in the...