Africa

  • 1 Dunes and desert: Nature in all its glory
    A far cry from your typical sandy beach, we travel the world in this impressive photo gallery of sand dunes and desert destinations. Experience dusk on the dunes of Khongoryn Els (the singing sands) in...

  • 2 First steps of a little Prince: where William and Kate may take Prince George
    A new Prince has been born, and Prince William and Kate Middleton are sure to bring their little boy with them as they travel the world in the future King's first years. The first destination...

  • 3 15 paradise islands to take your breath away
    Think of an island and paradise comes straight to mind. Images of pristine gold sand beaches, crystalline blue sea, complete seclusion and relaxation are evoked – and for good reason. From romantic...

  • 4 Where Prince William popped the question and Sam Branson wed: beautiful images of luxury African safaris
    Filmmaker Sam Branson, son of Virgin tycoon Sir Richard, chose the idyllic setting of his dad Sir Richard's private South African game reserve to marry stunning actress Isabella Anstruther-Gough-Calthorpe....

  • 5 Adventure holidays: safaris and wildlife in Malawi's national parks
    If you're thinking of making your next holiday a little more adventurous, a safari could be just what you're after. Malawi offers the chance to see wildlife away from the crowds, in stunning...

  • 6 Prince Harry's charity travels in the 'kingdom in the sky'
    Prince Harry is currently visiting Lesotho and South Africa on behalf of his Sentebale charity, a cause that is close to his heart. Sentebale was founded by Prince Harry and Prince Seeiso of Lesotho...

  • 7 Make Morocco top of your 2013 travel list
    From the souks selling slippers in Marrakesh to the spices of Istanbul, a visit to the market is a mesmerising cultural experience, perfect for the first trip of the year.  Wander the maze-like...

  • 8 Dive in and discover Egypt
    Expect more than a place to build sandcastles - an Egyptian holiday could involve anything from camel trekking and haggling in the souks to embracing the glittering nightlife of the Red Sea resorts. Timeless...

  • 9 Escape to paradise – in affordable luxury
    Many of us dream of travelling as far afield as Zanzibar in Tanzania, or the Yucatan in Mexico, but are held back by the sheer expense. Well now it's possible to experience amazing travel adventures...

  • 10 Explore the world with unique travel adventures
    Ever wanted to learn more about the world but at a loss for where to go? It's increasingly difficult to surprise intrepid travellers who are looking for new adventures in which to test all their...

  • 11 The ultimate of unique experiences in Zambia
    Situated on the banks of the Zambezi river, very close to the Victoria Falls, is one of the natural wonders of the world: The Royal Livingstone. This Sun International hotel is one of those places everyone...

  • 12 Queen's Brian May kick starts the Pride of Cape Town with Land Rover
    Queen's Brian May kick starts the Pride of Cape Town with Land Rover

  • 13 Discover the world of Tatooine in Tunisia
    The vast biblical landscape of southern Tunisia is no stranger to film crews. Here, among the palm-fringed oases, where ragged red cliffs rise above the salt crusts of dried lakes, in the orange expanses...

  • 14 Cooking up good memories in Fez
    One of the joys of travelling is discovering the local cuisine in situ. Imagine, then, the pleasure of returning home from your travels in Morocco able to reproduce that experience in your own kitchen....

  • 15 On location in breathtaking South Africa with the 'Wild at Heart' team
    As filming locations go, Glen Afric Country Lodge, covering 750 sunkissed hectares in South Africa's Gauteng province, is not a bad spot. It's here that the cast and crew of ITV’s Wild at Heart...

  • 16 At home with the mountain gorillas
    The dense forests that carpet the volcanic Virunga mountains are one of the last refuges of the mountain gorilla. We invite you to an African adventure deep in this jungle, where American primatologist...

  • 17 Royal Madikwe: award-winning luxury with an eco-conscience
    Madikwe, the fourth largest game reserve in South Africa, is a joint venture between the state, the local community and the private sector and is a landmark in modern conservation and community development....

  • 18 Floating over a sea of sand in Namibia
    Some of the dunes of Sossusvlei in the south of Namibia rise to a staggering height of 300 metres – as tall as a 60-storey skyscraper. The desert – which experts reckon is the the oldest on...

  • 19 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 certainly the case for the team...

  • 20 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 list of twenty-eight,...



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