Features - Africa

South Africa - Kaleidoscope Country

Each spring the arid Namaqualand region in the Northern Cape bedazzles visitors with its wildflower display. Cape Town resident Lucy Corne takes us on a floral safari through South Africa’s largest province.

Tantalising Tanzania: From Dar es Salaam to Zanzibar

With Qatar Airways launching flights to Zanzibar on July 1, travel writer Sue Watt reveals the island’s exotic charms and explores our other Tanzanian destinations: vibrant Dar es Salaam and Kilimanjaro’s superb safari regions.

Articles - Africa

Kloof Street, Cape Town

Cape Town wears many hats, and thanks to its host of innovative restaurants, it is the chef’s hat that many visitors particularly want to see donned.

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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.

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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.

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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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