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10 Unforgettable Experiences in Morocco - Adventure & Culture

Whether you want to ride a camel in the Sahara, wander through the colourful souks of Marrakech and Fes, explore an ancient Kasbah, or discover a …

Travel

Rwanda’s Kigali beckons with East African charm

Kigali, Rwanda’s gleaming capital, pulses with African charm. Some 24 years after the country’s genocide, Kigali has reclaimed its narrative and …

Beyond the Giant's Causeway: exploring Northern Ireland's dramatic Causeway Coast

The epic rocks at the Giant’s Causeway are arguably the star attraction along the Causeway Coastal Route – there’s a clue in the name – but there’s plenty more to see and do beyond this vast expanse of closely packed, hexagonal stone columns fabled to be the handiwork of giants.<p>Beyond the grandeur …

Ireland

Roasted Broccoli With Lemon and Parmesan Recipe - Health

Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 400°F. Toss broccoli with 2 tablespoons oil on a rimmed baking sheet; brush cut sides of lemon with remaining 1/2 tablespoon …

Broccoli

Tamarind Skillet Chicken Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> This recipe (and headnote) comes from the cookbook <i>Masala & Meatballs</i> by Asha …

Malawi's wildlife renaissance

Malawi is in the throes of an inspiring renaissance. Famous for being the 'warm heart of Africa' and for its vast glittering lake, the country will soon be renowned as an exciting safari destination. Thanks to conservation organisation African Parks, three beautiful reserves – Majete, Liwonde and …

Wildlife

Trekking Ethiopia's Simien Mountains

Ethiopia is a land of legends and mystery – the Queen of Sheba and the Ark of the Covenant to name but two. The landscape is also mesmerising. In the far north are the Simien Mountains – a mystical world of primeval forests, misty peaks, bizarre plants and exotic creatures. Trekking these stunning …

Hiking

Malawi's wildlife renaissance

Malawi is in the throes of an inspiring renaissance. Famous for being the 'warm heart of Africa' and for its vast glittering lake, the country will soon be renowned as an exciting safari destination. Thanks to conservation organisation African Parks, three beautiful reserves – Majete, Liwonde and …

Wildlife

Help Save Elephants by Walking With Them in Botswana

Photo by Mary Holland<p>The magnificent Jabu<p>The Living With Elephants conservation foundation is working to change local and international attitudes …

Wildlife

Top things to see and do in Morocco

<b>Bursting with colour, Morocco’s vibrant cities and glorious landscapes are sure to inspire you Find out more here.</b><p>The blue town of Chefchaouen<p>Your …

Malawi: Big Heart, Small Country

Malawi is one of those places where those who have never been don't understand its unique charm, and for those who have, it continues to capture …

Swimming Pools

Why You Should Take Your First Safari in Botswana

This country has beauty, and beasts. Botswana is also just the start, the gateway to an enduring Africa habit.<p>Our helicopter hovered noisily over a grassy clearing beside the Okavango River, but the pilot—gripping the throttle to level us—couldn’t land. We’d taken off 30 minutes earlier from the …

Wildlife

Africa's west coast has culture, charm: Bustling cities to sleepy villages are there to be enjoyed in Senegal

Print<p>From dizzying Dakar to vibrant Saint-Louis, Senegal pulsates with rich culture, history and charm.<p>If you want to experience it all — from …

Meerkats Mysteriously Know to Outgrow Rivals

Meerkats are icons of cooperation. These mask-eyed mongooses, so beloved of natural history documentaries, live in colonies of up to 50 that groom each other, keep watch for predators, fend off invading snakes, and babysit each other’s young.<p>But their societies are also marked by competition and …

Capsized by a Hippo on the Okavango Expedition

Changing Planet<p>Steve Boyes is a conservation biologist and National Geographic explorer. He is dedicated to the preservation of the Okavango Delta, the last wetland wilderness in Africa. He and his brother, Chris Boyes, led an expedition over 1,500 miles (2,414 kilometers) down the length of the …

Botswana Travel Guide | Fodor's Travel

More than half a century ago Botswana was a Cinderella among nations. Then the Fairy Godmother visited and bestowed upon her the gift of diamonds. …

Okavango Expedition 2013: We are lost in the Okavango Delta

Wildlife & Wild Places<p>A big bull hippo rears up at KG.<p><i>From Steve Boyes’ expedition diary (@drsteveboyes):</i><p>Every great expedition through the ages gets lost… If we didn’t we would not be pushing the boundaries of science and exploration. We would not be discovering something new. We are currently …

Botswana bushmen: 'If you deny us the right to hunt, you are killing us'

The San people are reaching out to Prince Charles to help overturn new laws threatening their tribal culture<p>It costs £500 a night to stay in a luxury safari camp in the Kalahari desert in Botswana. For that price, wealthy tourists get drinks, game drives and, says one tour company, an "interpretive …

#Okavango14: Elephants Will Sense Your Calm

Changing Planet<p>Imagine: Camping among lions, hyenas, jackals, baboons and elephants. Having thousands of birds fly overhead daily. Poling—and dragging—a boat through hippo and elephant trails. The Okavango Delta is a wild place, and the richest I’ve ever seen in terms of biodiversity.<p>An African …

Open Source #Okavango14: The Heartbeat of the Delta

Changing Planet<p>On day two, we found ourselves hushed and intensely listening on the side of the channel in our mokoros, the traditional canoe of the baYei people. The air was tense as we waited as a result of the nearby rumblings of a male elephant. I have never felt so simultaneously excited and …

National Geographic Travel

Award-winning project in Botswana brings rhinos back to their natural habitat

It is proof – if proof was needed – that nature and tourism can go hand in hand, playing a key role in protecting endangered species.<p>An award-winning project in Botswana by Wilderness Safaris has overseen the reintroduction of white and black rhinos to their natural habitat in the Okavango Delta, …

Wildlife

In Botswana, ecotourism and conservation draw travelers | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Botswana is one of the most sparsely populated nations in the world, a country the size of France but with just over 2 million people.<p>Though its population may be scant, the southern African country has no shortage of wildlife. Home to 40% of Africa's entire elephant population, the country …

Wildlife

Safaris: your game, your rules – an independent tour of Botswana

A thin sheet of canvas separates me from the hunting ground of Botswana’s greatest predators. Lying in our roof-tent above the car, I can still see the red embers of our campfire against a starry sky. I feel at one with the universe.<p>At first it is easy to sleep. The long hot day has been filled …

South Africa

National Geographic Travel

The Okavango: why you need a safari in Botswana's delta

Sitting at the geographical heart of southern Africa, Botswana's Okavango Delta is the closest thing to Eden left on the planet. Amid the sandy thorn-scrub of the Kalahari Desert, its 15,000 square kilometres of champagne-coloured rivers, papyrus-choked reed beds and lily-covered lagoons represent …

Wildlife

Eight must-see spots in Iceland's wild west

Iceland’s tourism boom is bringing planeloads of happy explorers to popular routes like the Golden Circle. Yet just one hour north of Reykjavík, grand West Iceland remains off the beaten track.<p>It unfurls in a spectacular array of ice caves, lava tubes and open sea, while its petite towns offer …

European Travel

Botswana: the rewards of self-drive safaris

Botswana may have a reputation as the most exclusive safari destination in Africa, but it does offer an incredibly tempting alternative to the fly-in, upmarket-tented-camp experience: the more budget-friendly self-drive safari.<p>Botswana is made for road (and road-less) trips – it is big-sky country, …

South Africa