Africa

  • 21 On location in the Moroccan desert
    When it comes to making a Hollywood blockbuster, cast and crew travel all over the wolrld to get just the right location and ambience for the different scenes. This was...

  • 22 And the word is 'wonderful'!
    On-line, by phone and by text messages, thousands of people around the world have been involved in voting in this initiative launched by the New7Wonders Foundation. Chosen from a short...

  • 23 The royal tattoo: Duchess of Cornwall shows off African body art
    It looks like their trip to Africa has inspired Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall to embrace the local customs.While Charles was spotted grooving along with local dancers in...

  • 24 Duchess of Cornwall sees off a scaly customer in Tanzania
    Parasols aren't just good at protecting against the harmful rays of the sun. At first glance it looked like the Duchess of Cornwall was using hers to fend off a...

  • 25 Hats off to Charles and Camilla: fun-loving couple visit South Africa
    Countless column inches are devoted to the chemistry between Prince William and Kate.But they're not the only royal couple whose devotion to each other and sense of fun shines through.CLICK...

  • 26 William and Kate reveal plans to return to Kenya
    After successfully drawing attention to famine-hit East Africa, the Duchess of Cambridge has revealed plans to visit the region.As she helped pack emergency supplies to be shipped to Nairobi during...

  • 27 The natural wonders of the world
    The idea of listing the wonders of the world is hardly a new thing. The historian Herodotus compiled his own list way back in the fifth century BC, and from...

  • 28 Chobe National Park river safari
    Here, in the Chobe National Park, the heartbeat of Africa is strong. What could be more memorable than sailing the calm waters of the Chobe River, along the border between...

  • 29 Top ten plans for Marrakesh
    La Mamounia A classic that was a favourite among celebrities such as Audrey Hepburn and Ernest Hemingway, the Mamounia has recently undergone a vast refurbishment project. Completely restored and redecorated...

  • 30 Princess Mary's mercy mission to Africa
    The world has been moved by the harrowing pictures of the Somalian families left homeless and hungry by the country's civil war. Princess Mary felt compelled to help. CLICK ON...

  • 31 Five-star train-spotting!
    The Blue Train Ranked among the very best hotels in the world, not only for the luxury and exclusivity of the accommodation and the quality of the service, but also...

  • 32 The natural splendour of Namibia
    Take a break from the hustle and bustle, step away from the rat race, and travel back in time to the oldest desert in the world, which stretches the length...

  • 33 The world's best sunsets
    Serengeti, TanzaniaPeople who have had the good fortune to visit the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania say that until you've seen the sun set over the great orange plains you...

  • 34 The romance of the Seychelles
    On the map, the name seems to float unsupported in the middle of the blue, but as you zoom in on the Indian Ocean, the islands of the Seychelles archipelago...

  • 35 Tawi Lodge, in harmony with nature in Kenya
    Relaxing before dinner by the open fire, glorying in the mystery of starry nights, watching the sun set from the verandah or from one of the lodge's comfortable rooms, sipping...

  • 36 On safari in Africa with the kids!
    Maybe you used to dream of travelling to exotic places, perhaps even going on safari in darkest Africa with your partner. Now, though, you're married with kids, and holidays consist...

  • 37 Tipaza, home of the gods
    This beautiful city by the sea, with its sandy beach and clear skies, was beloved by the philosopher Albert Camus. Close to the cliffs stands a headstone where it's just...

  • 38 Rest in peace, Tutankhamen
    The tomb of Tutankhamen (1361-1352 BC) in the Valley of the Kings in Luxor, some 700 kilometres south of Cairo, famous as the only pharaonic tomb to be found intact...

  • 39 The amazing labyrinthine city of Fez
    Erstwhile capital of religion, culture and craftsmanship of the Alawi kingdom, the old city of Fez is a web of medieval-style alleys and passageways through which nearly half a million...

  • 40 Trou aux Biches: tropical luxury and refinement in Mauritius
    The hotel accommodation is in sumptuous harmony with the idyllic natural setting, the atmosphere is pleasant and friendly, there is a decidedly eco-friendly attitude all round... indeed, the resort is...



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