Travel blog – Africa

Morocco

5 Reasons Why You Should Surf in Morocco’s Taghazout Region

There’s something serene and alluring about Taghazout, a former sleepy fishing village turned year-round surf destination, in southwest Mor...
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Table Mountain, South Africa

Garden Route to Paradise: Honeymooning in South Africa and Mauritius

Working for a travel company meant that, when I got engaged, one of the questions I was asked most was “Ooh, where are you going to...
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The Most Beautiful Beaches in the World

 
On 8th June every year, we mark World Oceans Day, a day of celebration and awareness for the world’s oceans and the adverse effects humanity and our planet is having on them. Run by The Ocean Project,...
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Camels in Morocco

Touring Morocco with G Adventures

The land of historic medinas, winding souks and passionate bartering, Morocco had been on my travel wish list for some time. Having travelled with G Adventures previously and been blown away by how gr...
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Ghost town, Namibia

5 Things You’ve Got to Do in Namibia

Namibia is a country of unrivalled beauty. Home to stunning mountains, ancient – almost alien – desert landscapes, and, of course, some of the best wildlife-watching opportunities in Southern Africa. ...
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Wildlife spotting on self-drive safari

Top Tips for Taking Toddlers on Safari

There is a lot to be said for seeing the raw beauty of an African safari adventure through the eyes of children, witnessing first-hand the sizes, shapes, sounds and smells of the animals they read abo...
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6 of the Best Wildlife Experiences on the Planet

We don’t call ourselves Travel Experts for nothing at Flight Centre! Our teams have travelled – and continue to travel – all over the world, experiencing different cultures, cuisines and landscapes. A...
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Fez, Morocco

How to Spend a Long Weekend in Fez, Morocco

Known as the cultural and spiritual capital of Morocco, ancient Fez is a breeding ground for scholars and artisans and is a place of constant pandemonium and endless charm. It's somewhere raw and...
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Things to Know Before You Go to South Africa

With an intoxicating portfolio of diverse landscapes that range from Table Mountain, towering over Cape Town and its craggy coastline, to river deltas, deserts and savannahs inhabited by the ‘Big Five...
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7 Unique Things to Do in South Africa

Thought South Africa was just table-shaped mountains and wildlife watching? Think again. South Africa has plenty in the way of quirky/thrilling/fun activities to be had. And best of all, we can add th...
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Koutoubia Mosque, Marrakech

How to Spend a Weekend in Marrakech

One of Morocco’s greatest lures is that it feels exotic, despite being just a three-hour flight away. Leave London in the early morning and you can tuck into a tagine or haggle over the price of spice...
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Beyond the Big Five: 10 Alternatives to Safari in South Africa

South Africa is well known for its diverse wildlife. Animal enthusiasts from all over the globe jet in to Kruger National Park, armed with...
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