Dakar, Senegal

One of the hippest cities in Africa, Dakar in Senegal is a magical place. Stroll down dusty sun-baked streets with immaculately dressed locals, dance through the night to fantastic music before spending the day recovering on the beaches. Dakar’s most […]

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Mount Kilimanjaro

Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

Standing at 5896m, with its snowcapped peak the highest point in Africa, the climb up Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania is a once in a lifetime journey. A dormant volcano, Kilimanjaro is also notable for being the largest freestanding mountain in […]

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Apartheid Museum, Johannesburg

Johannesburg, South Africa

As the home town of both Nelson Mandela and Desmond Tutu, Johannesburg is a completely different type of South African adventure than you might expect. For visitors wishing to understand more about apartheid, there are three key places to visit. […]

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Sousse, Tunisia

With warm winters and cooling sea breezes taking the edge of the summer heat, Sousse in Tunisia is a year round favourite. With plenty of hotels, restaurants, bars and nightclubs, it’s a perfect choice for anyone looking for a more […]

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El Ghriba synagogue, Djerba

Djerba, Tunisia

Just off the coast of Tunisia, Djerba was home to the legendary lotus eaters. The lotus supposedly made a person drowsy and the beauty of the island was so seductive that visitors found it hard to leave. Although you won’t […]

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Cabo Verde landscape

Santo Antão, Cabo Verde

West of Senegal in the Atlantic Ocean hides one of Africa’s best kept secrets; the ten volcanic islands that make up the tiny nation of Cabo Verde. First inhabited by Portuguese traders in the 15th century, the islands gained independence […]

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Harare, Zimbabwe

Despite recent political turmoil, Zimbabwe is a safe country for tourists to visit. There’s amazing wildlife, spectacular scenery and welcoming and friendly people without the issues of mass tourism faced by some of its neighbours. Most visitors arrive in the […]

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Giraffes in Nairobi.

Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi is the capital of Kenya and is most often a stopover on the way to a safari. However it’s worth staying a bit longer to explore this slice of urban African life. Nairobi was established as part of the […]

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Pyramids at Giza, Egypt

Cairo, Egypt

One of the world’s most ancient cities, Cairo is home to giant pyramids as well as modern skyscrapers. After the political turmoil of 2011 tourism has reduced, which offers a unique chance to experience some of the world’s most famous […]

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Marrakech souk at night

Marrakech, Morocco

Marrakech is less than 4 hours from London, but feels like another world. Lose yourself in winding souks before watching the sunset over the minarets and mountains from a rooftop cafe. The souks and markets are undoubtedly one of the […]

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