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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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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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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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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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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Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Uganda

Our penultimate stop for Wilderness Week are the forests of central Africa. Straddling an area split between Uganda, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo these dense and sparsely populated jungles are home to some of the most incredible creatures […]

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Omo Valley, Ethiopia

Our next stop in Wilderness Week is the Omo Valley in south west Ethiopia. Near the border with South Sudan and Uganda, this area has long fascinated archaeologists and anthropologists for its diverse mix of people. Standing on the crossroads […]

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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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