Africa

7 of the best African alternative holidays

7 of the best African alternative holidays

Swimming with seals, cycling through jungles, staring into volcanoes ... Africa is about more than safari animals
Exploring the wilds of magnificent Madagascar

Exploring the wilds of magnificent Madagascar

Though it's the fourth largest island in the world, this incredible African destination is off the radar for many tourists
Portraits of Africa, taken from the sky

Portraits of Africa, taken from the sky

A South African husband-and-wife team has flown to over 65 countries, risking their lives for the perfect aerial shots
Green and glamorous: 15 of Africa's best eco-lodges

Green and glamorous: 15 of Africa's best eco-lodges

South African travel experts report on their mission find continent's top sustainable accommodation
Harar: The hidden city where time stands still

Harar: The hidden city where time stands still

Behind this Ethiopian city's fortified walls is a maze of narrow alleyways where modern life has little influence
Conquering Mount Kilimanjaro: 10 essential lessons

Conquering Mount Kilimanjaro: 10 essential lessons

"The mountain is the boss," says CNN anchor Brooke Baldwin, one of the many lessons she learns while climbing the world's largest freestanding mountain
Travelers warned of risks as Tunisia reels from attack

Travelers warned of risks as Tunisia reels from attack

Tunisia’s revived tourism industry likely to suffer setback after tragic shooting at museum in capital
Manhattan in Mozambique? Maputo's billion dollar makeover

Manhattan in Mozambique? Maputo's billion dollar makeover

Two decades ago Maputo was a rundown wreck. Now it's gearing up for a tourist takeover as the oil billions pour in.
Africa's amazing architecture: Do these buildings represent freedom?

Africa's amazing architecture: Do these buildings represent freedom?

An exhibition titled "Architecture of Independence: African Modernism" focuses on some of the most dynamic projects built in the wake of colonialism
10 of the world's most quirky restaurants

10 of the world's most quirky restaurants

TripAdvisor's list of unique eateries will change your definition of 'dining with a view'
Which airports offer the world's best customer service?

Which airports offer the world's best customer service?

They might not all have fancy amenities like movie theaters and skating rinks, but these airports know how to treat their passengers right
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A photo pro explains how to capture some of America's most famous landmarks while dealing the summer travel crowds