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.

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.
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.
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.
Travel in Tanzania

Tanzania’s Ol Doinyo Lengai: Visiting A Volcano

Those who climb the world's “coolest” volcano are few and far between. This is adventure travel in a whole new light.
Moroccan men sitting. Photo by Flickr/Carlos ZGZ

First Person: The Moroccan Men’s Club

As I scanned the rows of customers, I saw there was only one woman – me. The Moroccan café society, I soon learned, is synonymous with 'for men only.' Fortunately, some here were willing to overlook that.
An elephant in Africa. Photo by Finnur Magnusson

From Zambia to South Africa: Rivers to Dust

During a safari adventure, elephants by a Zambian river give way to rare white lions in an arid South African reserve.
The Winter Palace was built in 1886.

King Tut and the Winter Palace Hotel

After discovering King Tut's tomb, Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon went to the nearby luxurious Winter Palace in Luxor. You can too.
Sunset in Zanzibar. Flickr/mitchpa1984

Spice Island: Travel to Zanzibar

Once ruled by Sultans and known for its exotic spices, Zanzibar draws visitors for its natural beauty, sandy beaches and unique culture.