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5
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You can travel to Morocco from the UK or anywhere in Europe without the need to fly. This guide shows you how to do it from London in about two days... read more »
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Destination: Cape Town
Whether you're an adrenaline junkie or a full-on foodie, Cape Town's got you covered... read more »
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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 »
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5
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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 »
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5
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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 »
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5
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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 »
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5
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Cape Town boasts its own Big Five to rival those of the South African bush. Baboons, dassies, penguins, seals and even Great White sharks can be seen in and around the city boundaries... read more »
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5
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The Masai Mara, thanks to countless films and TV shows, is a magnet for tourists wanting that real safari experience. But stay at a camp outside the Reserve and enjoy the wildlife without the crowds... read more »
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5
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Take a trip to the Tunisian resort of Sousse and you'll find glorious beaches, superb seafood and an historic old city, with the ritzy new marina at Port El Kantaoui just a short ride away... read more »
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5
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Destination: Marrakech, Essaouira
Trip type: Road Trip, Winter Sun
From laidback beaches to the chaotic hubbub of Marrakech, the majesty of the Atlas Mountains and the lonely Sahara, Morocco has everything you could wish for in a road trip destination... read more »
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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 »
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4.6
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Shaba, in Kenya's arid north, remains relatively unvisited. Conservationist Joy Adamson, of Born Free fame, lived and died here - now you can safari in the same savage, beautiful land she called home... read more »
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4.5
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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 »
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4.666665
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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 »
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South Africa has been in the spotlight recently for the 2010 World Cup - but it also deserves celebrating for its fantastic spa retreats. Here are my tried-and-tested personal top three ... read more »
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4.666665
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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 »
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4.666665
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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 »
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4.666665
(3 comments)
Destination: Mbabane, Pigg's Peak, Lobamba
Trip type: Adventure
Nestling between South Africa and Mozambique, the small landlocked kingdom of Swaziland is often overlooked by tourists, but has a surprising amount to offer... read more »
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Rating:
5
(4 comments)
A recent fatal shark attack off Fish Hoek Beach shows how sharks are posing an increasing danger on the False Bay side of Cape Town. Don't let that put you off, it really is a great place to hang out... read more »
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5
(1 comment)
Travelling alone in South Africa could not be easier. Using the Baz Bus route for backpackers, I visited Johannesburg, Kruger National Park, Swaziland, Durban, Lesotho and the Drakensburg Mountains... read more »
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