Spring edition of TRAVEL AFRICA out now!

Essential Luangwa - we bring you our guide to everything you need to know about planning your trip to one of Africa’s finest wildlife reserves. Lizzie Williams reviews the best activities on offer in the adventure capital of east Africa, while Iain Wallace visits Deception Valley to learn Bushman survival skills; plus we profile a stunning series of photographs portraying southern Morocco's saffron industry.
Throughout Africa you’ll discover unexpected delights, particularly if you look beyond the obvious. So embrace the road less travelled, we promise it will make all the difference!
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Craig Rix, Publisher

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Going it alone

Andrew St Pierre White tells us why Namibia is such a brilliant place for a road trip, regardless of your…

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Walking in the wild

Rose Gamble relays her experience of walking in the remote Gonarezhou National Park, one of southern Africa’s great untramelled reserves…

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Taking responsibility

The tourist dollar can have a huge positive impact on local communities. Emma Gregg discovers how tour operators and lodges…

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Book Club, Spring 2017

The Timbuktu School for Nomads: Across the Sahara in the Shadow of Jihad, by Nicholas Jubber ‘Timbuktu’ is used in…

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Book Club, Spring 2017

The Timbuktu School for Nomads: Across the Sahara in the Shadow of Jihad, by Nicholas Jubber ‘Timbuktu’ is used in…

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Best bird guides for Africa

Keith Betton, Chairman of the African Bird Club, uses his expertise to help you find the best bird guides available…

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The Big Cat Man

In this extract from his newly published autobiography, The Big Cat Man, Jonathan Scott – presenter of BBC’s Big Cat…

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Book worms!

Welcome to the Travel Africa Book Club, a valued resource for all readers with an interest in African wildlife, culture…

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Going it alone

Andrew St Pierre White tells us why Namibia is such a brilliant place for a road trip, regardless of your…

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Walking in the wild

Rose Gamble relays her experience of walking in the remote Gonarezhou National Park, one of southern Africa’s great untramelled reserves…

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Taking responsibility

The tourist dollar can have a huge positive impact on local communities. Emma Gregg discovers how tour operators and lodges…

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Tree of life

Gregory Hutton travels to northern Ghana to discover the nutritious qualities of the baobab fruit and the transformative effect a…

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Taste of the Seychelles

The delectable food on this archipelago is in itself a draw. Anna Vujicic reveals what to expect on your plate…

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You light up my life

Do you know what your flashlight tastes like? Yes? Then you need a headlamp. They light the way, leaving both…

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Swahili time

Adam Rowden shares his experience in the village of Pingwe, in Zanzibar, and how a mutual love of football can…

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8 Beach-and-bush boltholes

A safari can be a sensory feast, with the heat, smells and sightings of the day accompanied by chanting…

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Up close and personal

By Lou Coetzer The story When a project I was working on required good images of Burchell zebra and elephant…

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Sweet silhouettes

By Lou Coetzer The story I grew up with Africa’s amazing sunrises and sunsets, but somewhere along the way I…

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Two birds, one stone

Lou Coetzer illustrates how two very different scenes – one close, one far, one dynamic, one static – requiring vastly…

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Iconic African species

Guy Mavor looks at some of the best places to see Africa’s much-famed wildlife, from elephants in Kenya’s Samburu National…

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The Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus)

The million-year-old fossilised remains of a cheetah specimen have been found near Bulawayo (Zimbabwe). Once, though no longer ,…

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Follow the herd

The mass migration of wildebeest across the East African savannah is routinely described as the ‘greatest wildlife show on earth’.…

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The little five

The concept of The Big Five hails from a bygone era, when the five animals in question – lion, leopard,…