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Elephants crossing a river, Tanzania (Travel Africa magazine)

Circuit breaks

At Travel Africa, we’ve long been fans of the slow safari, and it seems that more and more of us want to focus our future trips on taking time to relax, reconnect with nature and give ourselves a well-earned mental and physical break. Inevitably, this will mean including fewer places in our itineraries, minimising internal travel and allocating more days in each location.

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Wildebeest crossing the Mara river in the Masai Mara Game Reserve, Kenya. Image copyright Jurgen Vogt, Shutterstock | Travel Africa magazine

25 Reasons to visit Kenya

Kenya is a microcosm of Africa. It has more than fifty of the world’s most breathtaking national parks, harbours some of Earth’s most threatened wildlife and promises an experience that’s both spiritually moving and visually luminous. So, in case Kenya doesn’t already feature on your list of dream destinations, Jane Barsby tells you why it should.

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Chobe National Park, Botswana. Image credit kavram, Shutterstock. Travel Africa magazine

Botswana itineraries

With unparalleled landscapes, wildlife and historical treasures, the only difficult thing about planning a trip to Botswana is figuring out what you’re going to have to put off until next time. Here are some suggestions for possible itineraries to enable you to maximise your time.

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Leopard, image credit Edward Selfe | Travel Africa magazine

Photographing Luangwa’s famous leopards

People travel from across the world to enjoy Africa’s finest wildlife reserves. These wild areas are as diverse as they are numerous, supporting an extraordinary wealth of life from mega-mammals to colourful birds and incredible insects. But perhaps nothing inspires more excitement than the joy of tracking down and viewing a leopard, Africa’s most beautiful predator.

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Remote Africa walking safari, Travel Africa magazine

12 Helpful tips about walking safaris

Recognising the growing desire from travellers to connect with nature and to be more active, more and more lodges are offering guided walking options, ranging from a short few hours to longer expeditions. Sue Watt visited South Luangwa National Park in Zambia, and sent us these tips.

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Serengeti, Tanzania by Mike Unwin (Travel Africa magazine)

Scene but not herd

The Serengeti’s Great Migration fully justifies the park’s reputation as one of the world’s finest. But the herds are not everything. Visitors can enjoy exceptional wildlife encounters in any season — some at unexpectedly close quarters!

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