Africa travel

Airbnb's next big push? Africa

Airbnb's next big push? Africa

The world's leading room rental service announced plans to accelerate growth in key markets such as Kenya and South Africa
Zanzibar: On the trail of turtles and glam rock gods

Zanzibar: On the trail of turtles and glam rock gods

It's changed little over the centuries, but Tanzania's spice island is an unlikely haven for endangered reptiles
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
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
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
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
Visa opens up world's largest wildlife zone

Visa opens up world's largest wildlife zone

African countries cooperate on tourist access to huge conservation area
7 things every first-time Africa traveler should know

7 things every first-time Africa traveler should know

It snows! There are glaciers! And, no, you don't need every viral jab in the book
The price of ivory

The price of ivory

Video: On the front line in Kenya in the war against elephant poachers
Travel to Zimbabwe: the situation now

Travel to Zimbabwe: the situation now

The economy has rebounded, airports are being rebuilt, border controls have been improved. Is now the time to plan a visit?
A day and a night in Luanda, the world's most expensive city

A day and a night in Luanda, the world's most expensive city

Luanda? Where? What's it like to visit the place judged priciest in world for expats for second time in two years?
Gallery: A road trip through Africa's 'invisible borders'

Gallery: A road trip through Africa's 'invisible borders'

Stunning images as a group of photographers and artists traverse Africa.
And the world's most expensive city for expats is...?

And the world's most expensive city for expats is...?

$5 for a newspaper? $6,000 monthly rent? Find out which cities charge top dollar, according to an annual report