As vast as it is diverse, encompassing desert, savannah, rainforest, mountain ranges, lowlands, stunning coastline and vast inland lakes, Africa is a continent rich in dramatic scenery and natural beauty. Visiting Africa, you can see the world’s most prolific concentration of wildlife in their natural habitat, experience the warmth of African tribal people and their diverse cultures and beliefs, travel through stunning landscapes and challenge yourself with some amazing adrenalin-fuelled adventures.
Kasia Schulz went gorilla-tracking in Uganda as part of her epic 57-day Great African Expedition. Here she shares photos from her spectacular trip.
Capetonians have a high opinion of their city, but after spending some time there it’s easier to see why. Nestled between that ever-present behemoth of a mountain and the gleaming deep-blue Atlantic, there will be moments when you gasp at … Continue reading
Dame Daphne Sheldrick, acclaimed worldwide as the first person to have successfully hand-reared newborn elephants and who founded The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust in Kenya, is launching her autobiography on 1st March 2012. Entitled An African Love Story: Love, Life … Continue reading
Jamie Wright is based in London and has travelled to no fewer than 25 countries in the last 4 years, with a vast collection of imagery collected along the way. He recently went on a safari with us in Africa … Continue reading
Moving a bad-tempered animal that weighs up to 1400 kg is no easy feat. Moving 19 of them 1500 kilometres is pretty damn remarkable. Managing the black rhino populations in Africa has become a serious concern for conservationists, as poaching … Continue reading
The provisional New 7 Wonders of nature were announced last week at the New 7 Wonders headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland. Elected by public votes taken from all over the world, the New 7 Wonders were whittled down from over 440 … Continue reading
Having a simple piece of canvas between you and the night sky makes for an unusual – but often luxurious – night’s sleep. Read about Katie’s top 5 sleep-out spots from her epic 6-month adventure. - The Elephant Camp, Zimbabwe. This … Continue reading
Katie Powell won our Get Rid Of Me competition last year, and recently completed her 6 month round-the-world adventure. Read about her adventures in Zanzibar on her 57-day Great African Expedition. Prior to winning this grand adventure, I had only … Continue reading
Katie Powell won our Get Rid Of Me competition back in 2010, and recently completed her 6 month journey across the world. Here’s her list of her top 5 favourite global watering holes. After reading this you are going to be convinced … Continue reading
Within minutes of entering the Serengeti National Park we came across a large collection of rocks with a family of lions! This time Mufasa was in the house. It looked like a scene out of the Lion King! One of the lionesses … Continue reading