The archipelago of Zanzibar - also known as the 'Spice Islands' is found 35km off the east coast of Tanzania. It consists of the main island of Zanzibar, Pemba Island, and about 50 smaller surrounding islands and coral reefs. The island's varied history includes the legacy of seafarers, explorers and the slave trade. Much of this past is depicted in
Since the end of the Apartheid era and the establishment of a democratic government in the 1990s, South Africa's borders have opened to a flood of tourists who come to enjoy the country's stunning natural beauty and vibrant culture. South Africa is one of the most culturally diverse countries in the world: The 'Rainbow Nation' has 11 official languages, and

Zambia

In the heart of the African subcontinent lies a destination known as “real Africa”. This is Zambia, where you will find remote wilderness areas, breathtaking scenery, wildlife in abundance and kind-hearted people. Zambia's major attraction is the spectacular Victoria Falls on the Zambezi River between Zambia and Zimbabwe as well as a multitude of adrenaline pumping activities, like whitewater rafting,
Mozambique is a perfect holiday getaway popular with European and South African holidaymakers.The clear blue waters of the Indian Ocean teeming with sea life make Mozambique one of the best places in the world for snorkelling and scuba diving Before you goThe basicsWhen to goWhat to packUseful contactsMap Passports and visa NOTE: It is highly recommended that your passport has
Namibia, a country in southwest Africa, is distinguished by the Namib desert along the Atlantic Ocean coast.It's total population of just over two million is made up of 11 main ethnic groups . The influence of German colonisation is still clearly reflected in the towns architecture, food and language, especially in Windhoek- the capital city. Namibia's natural diversity is reflected

Mauritius

Mauritius is truly one of the world's tropical paradises with excellent beach resorts dotted along its coastline. Most of the resorts offer luxury amenities such as spas and golf courses and watersports which include diving, snorkelling, sailing,windsurfing and fishing. The capital, Port Louis, is the tourist hub of the island. Before you goThe basicsWhen to goWhat to packUseful contactsMap Passports

Botswana

The Republic of Botswana's huge variety of African wildlife attracts thousands of tourists from around the world throughout the year. It is landlocked-bordered by South Africa in the south and southeast; Zambia and Zimbabwe in the northeast; and Namibia in the north and west. The Okavango Delta situated in the northwest corner of the country is the most sought-after by
Zimbabwe is a small landlocked country in Southern Africa attracting both active adventurers, and outdoor enthusiasts. It is famous for the majestic Victoria Falls, the giant granite boulders of the Motopo Hills, the green mountains of the Eastern Highlands, the national parks teeming with wildlife, and the Great Zimbabwe ancient ruins. The Victoria Falls -called Mosi-au Tunya-(Smoke that Thunders)is Zimbabwe's