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#1/43
Rating:
4.833335
(10 comments)
Island-hopping and trekking in the Cape Verde Islands: a funky fusion of African hospitality, Latin American music, Caribbean-style beaches and Portuguese heritage... read more »
#2/43
Rating:
5
(4 comments)
Soaring above Tanzania's Massai Steppe, Mount Meru is reputed to be a more exhilarating climb than nearby Kilimanjaro. We tackled the challenge of trekking to its snow dusted summit.... read more »
#3/43
Rating:
5
(5 comments)
Destination: Fes
An amazing city break in its own right, Fes can also act as a base for a week unearthing the mixture of history and landscapes nestling in the foothills of the Middle Atlas... read more »
#4/43
Rating:
5
(3 comments)
Largely ignored by tourists, Ethiopia has some of Africa's most dramatic scenery and a wealth of fascinating cultural sights that reveal the mysteries of ancient civilisations... read more »
#5/43
Rating:
4.75
(4 comments)
Destination: Fes
The Moroccan sacred city of Fez is the unlikely setting for some sinfully luxurious accommodation - its traditional riads (boutique hotels) are great places to stay. Here are five of the best... read more »
#6/43
Rating:
4.5
(7 comments)
Destination: Coffee Bay, South Africa
Trip type: Activity, Beach, Cultural
Whilst travelling through South Africa on the Baz Bus we took a trip to Coffee Bay on the 'Wild Coast' and spent 3 days of fun there, making friends, experiencing culture and taking life as it came...... read more »
#7/43
Rating:
4.666665
(4 comments)
Destination: Ethiopia
Ethiopia has come a long way in the past few years and, as well as amazing wildlife and unique historic sights, offers a truly different experience for those prepared to seek it out... read more »
#8/43
Rating:
4.666665
(4 comments)
Destination: Mombasa, Nairobi, Diani
Trip type: Beach, Cultural
Just an hour's flight from Nairobi you can relax at a Diani Beach luxury hotel overlooking the turquoise Indian Ocean. However, look below the surface and things are not quite what they seem.... read more »
#9/43
Rating:
4.666665
(5 comments)
Destination: Cap Skiring
Enjoy the winter sun with a guaranteed wow factor. Apart from sun worshipping, you can go cycling, fishing or explore the local culture, which has an exotic African flavour... read more »
#10/43
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Fes
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
There's more to Morocco than Marrakech. Fes is largely ignored by British tourists, yet spending a few days here is a fascinating experience, like travelling back in time to the Middle Ages... read more »
#11/43
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Rating:
4.5
(4 comments)
Destination: Marrakech
If shopping's your thing, then head to Marrakech, where bartering for a bargain is an ancient art form. You can shop till you drop and then recharge in one of the city’s boutique riads... read more »
#12/43
Rating:
4.5
(3 comments)
Destination: Senegal
Trip type: Cultural, Winter Sun
The tranquillity of this island is haunted by the story of one of the worst crimes ever committed against humanity - slavery. Makes an ideal daytrip to visit museums or longer for a relaxing holiday... read more »
#13/43
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
The Moroccan city of Marrakesh is a frenzied, fascinating place, where the lives of the locals are played out like street theatre - go now for an incredible experience that will last a lifetime... read more »
#14/43
Rating:
4
(2 comments)
If you're looking for a holiday that offers more than just sun, sea and sand (although you can expect plenty of those, too), head to Ghana, a little-visited gem on the west African coast... read more »
#15/43
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Tunisia
Trip type: Beach, Cultural, Family
Seeking a destination that’s easy to reach, not too harsh on your bank account and offers something for almost everyone? Try Tunisia! (Just watch out for the country’s many answers to Del Boy)... read more »
#16/43
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
By: Lara
Destination: Marrakech
The magic of the Marrakech Medina lies in its twists and turns. However, there is no need to get lost, simply follow my advice to find the best sights ... read more »
#17/43
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
If you are looking for spectacular scenery, an abundance of wildlife, and plenty of outdoor activities, then Mpumalanga is for you. Just look out for the hippos crossing!... read more »
#18/43
Rating:
4
(2 comments)
Destination: Luxor, Nile River Valley
Trip type: Cultural
Egypt’s tourism capital had lost its lustre - but now Luxor is undergoing a mega facelift that will see it return to its glory days as one of the greatest cities of the ancient world... read more »
#19/43
Rating:
4
(2 comments)
The Drakensberg Mountains that dominate the landscape of much of the Kwa Zulu Natal region of South Africa are home to examples of San Bushmen cave paintings and are a great place for a hike!... read more »
#20/43
Rating:
4
(2 comments)
For lovers of classical history, a cruise along the North African coast is an ideal way to explore the Greco-Roman sites of Libya, from Leptis Magna and Sabratha to Ptolemais and Cyrene... read more »
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