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Africa

From Zimbabwe to Tanzania to South Africa, here are the best travel articles and videos on travel in Africa from Go World Travel Magazine.

Safari in Kenya

How to Ditch the Safari Circuit and Do-It-Yourself in Kenya

Leaving buffets, fancy lodges, and vehicles with shock absorbers behind, we set off on a do-it-yourself safari.
A silverback gazes over his family in the jungles of Rwanda. Photo by Volcanoes Safaris

Volcanoes Safaris: Gorilla Trekking in Uganda and Rwanda

Volcanoes Safaris offers gorilla trekking safaris in Uganda and Rwanda. Guests stay in luxury lodges near the great ape parks in the Virunga Mountains.
Mpumalanga Panorama Route in South Africa Twin waterfalls and constant rainbows characterise Mac Mac Falls. This area of Mpumalanga is rich with waterfalls and natural pools ideal for walks, picnics, swims and photos. Photo by Alexandra Findlay

Potholes and Pancakes: Mpumalanga Panorama Route in South Africa

One traveler finds peaceful moments, potholes and pancakes on the Mpumalanga Panorama Route, a popular scenic road in South Africa.
South Africa Table Mountain The cloud cover overhangs at the sides of the mountain. Photo by Sarah Ramnath

South Africa: Tablecloth over Table Mountain

Locals call the the clouds over this prominent landmark overlooking Cape Town, South Africa the 'Tablecloth over Table Mountain' -- and the view from the top is well worth the trip.
Gorilla safari in Uganda - A silverback gorilla in Uganda

African Adventure: In Search of the Mountain Gorilla in Uganda

Fewer than a thousand mountain gorillas remain in the world. Here's where you can see them in the wild.
Fregate Island in the Seychelles

Wild Isle: The Seychelles’ Frégate Island

Nature is given priority on privately owned Frégate Island in Africa's Seychelles Islands.
A Water-Thick Knee. Photo by Rebecca Redshaw

Birds 101: From My Backyard to Serengeti National Park

A traveler learns the art of bird watching in Serengeti National Park, which is the home to more than 1,100 species of birds.
Kayaking in Storms River at Tsitsikamma National Park in South Africa. Flickr/benyeuda

Conquering Demons: Kayak Adventure in South Africa

A traveler is rewarded with breathtaking views when she conquers her fears and journeys down rough water in South Africa's Tsitsikamma National Park.
Diving with cow sharks in South Africa

Video: Diving with the Cow Sharks of Cape Town

Join photojournalists Aaron Gekoski and Chris Scarffe as they dive with some unusual sharks in South Africa.
Cruising through the Suez Canal. Flickr/Darren Puttock

The Egyptian Caravan: Cruise Through the Suez Canal

A traveler's journey through the Suez Canal, the artificial sea level waterway connecting the Red Sea and the Mediterranean.
Namibia A herd of elephant at the Okaukuejo waterhole in Etosha. Photo by Emma Strumpman

Travel in Namibia: Like Walking on Mars

With its red dunes, dirt roads and eerily quiet coastal stretches, Namibia feels like another world. There’s space to breathe and to reconnect with nature.
Volunteer vacations in Africa

Volunteer Vacations: Best Places to Volunteer with Wildlife

Love wildlife? Head to one of these destinations to help some of the world's most amazing creatures.
Travel in Mauritania

On the Move in Mauritania: The Iron Ore Express

Amid thick desert dust, this Mauritanian train transports iron ore and provides small-town passengers with access to the outside world.
Nambia. Dune Shadow - Sossusvlei. Photo by Jeanne Block

Solo Travel Namibia: Dunes of Sand and Salt

In Namibia, one of the least populated countries in the world, you can plunge over sand dunes in a four wheeler and look for wildlife in the desert.

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