Features - Africa

Kathmandu - Gateway to the Mountains

You don't need to be super-fit to enjoy many of the stunning walks around Nepal. Photojournalist Steve Davey drags his tired old knees off to enjoy some of the less-challenging treks this mountainous country has to offer.

Three Days in Eritrea

Fantastic modernist architecture, a lively coffee culture, and pizza; is this Italy or East Africa? As Qatar Airways commences flights to Asmara on December 4, join traveller Jordan Hargrave as he voyages to the country of Eritrea in the Horn of Africa.

Articles - Africa

weekend away - Cape Town

Cape Town has recently been on the receiving end of a string of travel accolades proclaiming it one of the world’s top cities to visit. The ‘Mother City’ is renowned for its natural beauty, outdoor pursuits, fine dining, and cultural attractions, but many don’t realise that wildlife-watching possibilities also abound on the continent’s southwestern tip.

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Djibouti

While it might be best known for its extreme heat, legionnaires, and whale sharks, Djibouti is also a land of stark, otherworldly beauty. Writer James Kessler ventures off the beaten path to explore the far corners of this tiny, fascinating country in the Horn of Africa.

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luxe - Ol Jogi, Kenya

If ever you wished you could witness the brilliant scenery of Sydney Pollack’s Out of Africa first-hand, Ol Jogi, located just 45 minutes by charter plane from Nairobi, will take you right to the centre of it all.

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Egypt - Ramadan in Cairo

Dallia M. Abdelmoniem, a resident of Cairo for more than 15 years, reflects on the joys of spending Ramadan in one of the worlds busiest cities.

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weekend away - Djibouti

Only a two-hour drive from Djibouti city youll find yourself in the midst of an impressive landscape, surrounded by a volcanic backdrop, salt lakes, and lava fields.

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wish list - Kwandwe Private Game Reserve, South Africa

Kwandwe Private Game Reserve comprises just 22 rooms split between four small Relais & Chateaux accredited lodges. The 22,000 hectares of wilderness are home to the ‘big five’, as well as a diverse number of smaller and more unusual species.

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Rock Art and Rooibos

Cape Town resident Lucy Corne invites us to sample a slice of scenic South Africa in one of her favourite spots, the Cederberg Mountains.

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Kasbah du Toubkal, Morocco

Those seeking to experience authentic Morocco should head to Kasbah du Toubkal, a boutique hotel situated in the foothills of Mount Toubkal in the High Atlas Mountains.

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