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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
Ebola fears hit Africa's safari industry hard

Ebola fears hit Africa's safari industry hard

Survey of 500 safari operators finds more than half report a 20- to 70-percent decline in bookings since Ebola outbreak
Morocco's riad hotels: Private palaces for travelers

Morocco's riad hotels: Private palaces for travelers

For a sense of hospitality unavailable in most big hotels, Morocco's palatial homes turned boutique hotels are unbeatable
9 top South African spiritual retreats

9 top South African spiritual retreats

From a post-dinner silence to “whale communication," these spiritual getaways run from monastic to mellow
Africa's timeless island of Lamu: No cars but plenty of atmosphere

Africa's timeless island of Lamu: No cars but plenty of atmosphere

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the East African island is home to one of the oldest continuously inhabited Swahili towns
Southern Africa's best boutique safari reserves

Southern Africa's best boutique safari reserves

Love the smell of elephant manure in the morning? It's even better when experienced in Africa's smaller reserves
Africa’s 10 best safari parks

Africa’s 10 best safari parks

For many, Africa is safari. But it's a big continent. Here's where to find the most outstanding trips
Zambia’s first budget air carrier announced

Zambia’s first budget air carrier announced

New airline could bring air travel to “those who have never flown before”
Ghana: Keeping one of Africa's stars of democracy shining

Ghana: Keeping one of Africa's stars of democracy shining

After decades of internal political upheaval after gaining independence, Ghana is now a successful example of democracy in Africa
In pictures: 6 cool African treehouse stays

In pictures: 6 cool African treehouse stays

Can't sleep? A night on a "star bed" might help
Where to see Africa's big game

Where to see Africa's big game

Nothing's guaranteed, but at certain parks you stand a better chance than most of spotting leopard, lion, rhino and more