With Mugabe’s catastrophic 40-year rule finally over, there’s optimism on the streets of Zimbabwe.
Pico Iyer’s biggest holiday challenge used to be ‘filling the days till they burst’. But nine days in the desert of Namibia with nothing much to do was a liberating experience
The remote Rwenzori mountains, on the Uganda/DRC border, offer treks through varied and stunning landscapes, and Africa’s third-highest summit, with none of the crowds found at Kilimanjaro
A remote, eco-friendly trip reveals a plantation house that’s now a hotel on the smaller of these two islands off the west Africa coast. Hopes are high it will bring jobs and highlight the captivating wildlife
Príncipe is a photographer’s paradise, as well as a tropical one. Kevin Rushby snapped birds, landscapes and a blind snake.
Photographer Sam Vox’s patience paid off in these glimpses of island life on Zanzibar – part of our weekly look at people’s travels through three Instagram images
In our weekly look at travel through three Instagram images, Samantha Runkel finds eye-catching architecture in Asmara
The sweet yet slightly salty flesh of the fine-boned sardine-like sambaza is best sampled on the shores of this Rift Valley lake
The chef and pop-up entrepreneur traced her family roots in the Ghanaian capital – and discovered a city fizzing with fresh food, art, music and views
The islands of São Tomé and Príncipe provide remote beauty – and a Unesco-approved biosphere reserve – as captured in our weekly look at people’s travels through three pictures posted on Instagram