Summer edition of TRAVEL AFRICA now out…

It’s one we’re particularly proud of. Inside, see all the winning images from this year’s Nature’s Best Photography Africa competition and visit over 12 of Africa’s top safari destinations, including the remote Katavi and Gonarezhou parks in Tanzania and Zimbabwe, the Fish River Canyon in Namibia, the Garden Route in South Africa, and Chobe National Park in Botswana. Don’t miss our 25 reasons for you to visit Kenya, Ben West’s essay on why you should visit Rwanda and Mike Unwin’s wonderful insight to the birds we love to hate: vultures. Plus there’s loads of pages of news, practical advice, comment and inspiration that’s sure to get you plotting your next adventure!

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Lake Kariba, Zimbabwe

Lake Kariba is really the “middle section” of the three well-known parts of the Zambezi river (between the upper Zambezi,…

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Chobe National Park, Botswana

Chobe has the highest concentration of elephants in Africa. It’s renowned for impressive buffalo herds, which sustain a very healthy…

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Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe

Home to some of Africa’s largest elephant herds and renowned for its wild dog population, Hwange is Zimbabwe’s largest safari…

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Featured book: The Impossible Five

(Issue 71, Summer 2015) The Impossible Five: In Search of South Africa’s Most Elusive Animals By Justin Fox, (Tafelberg, Paperback,…

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Summer 2015 Reading List

(Issue 71, Summer 2015) Books that have caught our eye this season: 5 recommended African reads Biologist, former tour leader…

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Spring 2015 Reading List

(Issue 70, Spring 2015) Books that have caught our eye this season: 5 Inspirational African Books Patrick Brakspear of Brisbane-based…

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Lake Kariba, Zimbabwe

Lake Kariba is really the “middle section” of the three well-known parts of the Zambezi river (between the upper Zambezi,…

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Chobe National Park, Botswana

Chobe has the highest concentration of elephants in Africa. It’s renowned for impressive buffalo herds, which sustain a very healthy…

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Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe

Home to some of Africa’s largest elephant herds and renowned for its wild dog population, Hwange is Zimbabwe’s largest safari…

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Bao – the Game of Africa

In almost any country in Africa, if you encounter groups of people huddled over a board, the chances are they’ll…

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Unsung heroes

Protecting Africa’s wildlife is becoming more and more challenging. The parks are huge, protection units underfunded and poachers increasingly sophisticated.…

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One man and his bike

As part of his epic four-year journey around the world, Charlie Walker cycled 17,500 miles from Egypt to Cape Town…

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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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Vulture culture

Vultures may not be to everybody’s taste, but these large scavenging raptors have some remarkable talents and are vital to…

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Winging it! Marvels of migration

Every year, some one-and-a-half billion birds migrate between Europe and Africa. Even in the age of satellite tracking, much about…

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Secrets of success

Mike Unwin explains the attributes that make the leopard the most versatile of predators. Built for purpose The leopard’s all-rounder…