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Live like a local in Africa. Image: Emma Gregg


Africa: Live like a local

From a Maasai beadworker in Kenya to a Tanzanian savannah guide, we meet some of the continent’s most charming characters Read more »

Shiferaw Asrat. Image: Emma Gregg


Africa: Meet the people

For all its myriad natural wonders and abundant wildlife, it’s the people of Africa who are the real highlight. From a Maasai beadworker in Kenya and a Tanzanian savannah guide to a shark conservationist in South Africa, we meet some… Read more »

Yoga break. Image: Sam Lewis


Yoga breaks: Getaways with gurus

If you think yoga postures can be demanding, the terminology can be just as mind-bending as the increasing number and types of yoga retreats out there. Take a deep, cleansing breath and a step towards enlightenment Read more »

Three charity hikers look out at Mount Kilimanjaro from the rocky ridge of Mount Meru. Image: Getty


Charity challenges: A cause for adventure

Would you sign up for an epic journey to raise money for a good cause? We ask experts about the pros and cons of charity challenges — a growing phenomenon, which one company claims, has raised £47m for 1,700 charities… Read more »

Rim of Grand Canyon. Image: Getty


Solo travel: Going it alone

Traditionally for hippie backpackers or lonely hearts, more of us are finding reasons to pluck up the courage and adventure alone. What type of solo traveller are you? Read more »