Travel blog – Africa

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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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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Hiking the Oribi Gorge

Tales from the Road: South Africa

Dutch photographer and photo-blogger Water van Zwienen found history, wildlife and raw beauty in abundance on a dream road trip across South Africa... As a child I travelled a lot with my family, alwa...
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Victoria Falls bridge

Top Tips for Visiting Victoria Falls

When it comes to safari, Southern Africa is the place to go, regardless of whether you have the budget of a backpacker or a Wall Street banker. It’s not all about the wildlife though; there are many o...
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Basotho horseman Ross Jennings

8 Unforgettable Experiences in Southern Africa

Seasoned Africa visitor Ross Jennings takes us through his favourite eight things to do in southern Africa... Wander through a Skeleton Forest Deadvlei, Namibia’s most iconic landscape, is on...
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A Long Weekend in Cape Town

Huenu Solsona, founder of Cape Town’s Galileo Open Air Cinema, shares her perfect weekend of winelands and waterfronts… Friday Choose a hotel in Camps Bay. I live there so I know how wonderfu...
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How I Ate My Way Along South Africa's Garden Route

How could you make one of the world’s most beautiful self-drive routes even better? Stuff it with great food of course. And when you discover the culinary treats that pepper South Africa’s iconic Gard...
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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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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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