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Relaxing in a hammock at Leybato

A slice of paradise in magical Leybato

by ademba

Destination: Gambia

A hidden oasis on the Gambian coast of west Africa, laid-back Leybato offers a cold drink and a comfy hammock around every corner

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The Pool at the Inn on The Vumba

Zimbabwe's Eccentric Eastern Highlands

by hubris

Destination: Zimbabwe

Think Zimbabwe's still virtually a war zone? Think again. Its old tourist trail is witnessing a culinary renaissance.

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Colourful fabrics for sale in the souk

Marrakech is so Moorish

Destination: Marrakech

Exotic, beautiful and just four hours’ flight away – what could be better than a magical weekend in Marrakesh?

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Summit ridge from Miriakamba Hut (Photo © Jon Bigg)

Tanzania: trekking on Mount Meru

Destination: Tanzania

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.

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