Features - Africa

Boulevard Mohammed V, Casablanca

Boulevard Mohammed V is the art deco heart of Casablanca. Conceived and built during the protectorate as the grandest showcase of French colonial architecture outside Paris, its facades and buildings today are faded and worn. Look closely, however, and you will see graceful floral motifs, sweeping lines, and intricate ironwork: a treat for lovers of the style.

Urban Jungle

Barely out of earshot of downtown traffic, lion prides hunt zebras, wildebeest canter in front of the city skyline, and rare black rhinos lurk in the glades. It’s a jungle out there, just 20 minutes from Nairobi’s central business district.

Articles - Africa

24 hours in Casablanca

Surround yourself with magnificent Moorish architecture and luxurious décor in this oasis of calm in the busy city centre.

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Entrepreneur Mac van der Merwe

The FIFA World Cup South Africa has brought more than just exciting competition to the country. Entrepreneurs like Mac van der Merwe have placed themselves to enjoy the action off the pitch, and long after the final whistle has blown.

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On a Natural High

If you possess both a pilot’s licence and confidence, you can now embark on a self-fly safari in South Africa and cover the highlights of this vast and scenic country in breathtaking style.

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Rainbow Cuisine

Graham Howe tempts football fans with a culinary preview of the regional flavours of the 2010 FIFA World Cup host country: South Africa. He stirs the melting-pot of ‘the rainbow nation’ to discover the not-to-be-missed gastronomic specialties of the main host cities.

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King of the Swingers

Boasting the most extreme golf hole on Earth, the Legends Golf and Safari Resort in Limpopo Province offers the perfect sporting excuse for forgetting about the FIFA World Cup South Africa during the month ahead…

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insight - Jerome Damon

Occupation - FIFA Referee 2010

At home in Cape Town, Jerome Damon is a school teacher. But this month he swaps the classroom for the playing field as the only South African appointed by FIFA to the World Cup referee panel.

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Kalk Bay Main Road, Cape Town

A trendy and vibrant fishing village on the coast of False Bay, South Africa, Kalk Bay is nestled beautifully between ocean and mountain with spectacular views, whichever way you look at it.

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luxe - Ten Bompas Hotel, Johannesburg

Pleasingly befitting a country as culturally diverse as South Africa , Johannesburg’s Ten Bompas Hotel offers ten luxury suites each individually decorated to a modern, contemporary African theme by a different interior designer, with furnishings and flooring all sourced locally from natural materials.

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