Travel Advisory
Self-drive - Uganda picture perfect

Edition 45: Winter 2008/9

Taking time out to drive through Africa in your own 4WD may sound an impossible dream, but in her regular column on self-drive, Mary Askew describes how to achieve it. In this edition she offers advice on keeping your memories safe.

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Self-drive - Ethiopia on the mend

Edition 44: Autumn 2008

Taking time out to drive through Africa in your own 4WD may sound an impossible dream, but in her regular column on self-drive Mary Askew describes how to achieve it. In this edition she offers helpful advice on making repairs on the road.

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Self-drive - to fill or not to fill... that is the question

Edition 43: Summer 2008

Taking time out to drive through Africa in your own 4WD may sound an impossible dream but in her regular column on self-drive, Mary Askew describes how to achieve it and the thrills and adventures that await those who do. This edition, Malawi.

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Self-drive - Morocco
Edition 42: Spring 2008
Taking time out to drive through Africa in your own 4WD may sound an impossible dream, but in her regular column on self-drive Mary Askew describes how to achieve it and the thrills and adventures that await those who do. This issue, Morocco.
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24 Hours in a Lodge
Edition 18: Winter 2001/2

What should you expect when staying in a safari lodge?
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What Exactly is a Tented Camp?
Edition 1: Autumn 1997

There is probably no other subject relating to African travel that is as misunderstood as that of
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Travelling with Cameras (1)
Edition 11: Spring 2000

Africa is a magnet for photographers, amateur and professional alike: opportunities for fantastic pictures seem to lurk around every corner
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Travelling with Cameras (2)
Edition 16: Summer 2001

Africa is a magnet for photographers, amateur and professional alike: opportunities for fantastic pictures seem to lurk around every corner.
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On Safari in London
Edition 16: Summer 2001

If you're craving an Africa fix in between visits, take heart: the continent has spread its influence well beyond its boundaries. Armed with his camera, Nigel Tisdall makes the Cape to Cairo journey all in one day - in London.
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Independent Travel
Edition 13: Autumn 2000

Purists will tell you that the only way to travel is independently. Certainly, whether you are a well-paid professional on a couple of weeks' leave or a backpacker travelling for months on a few dollars a day, there are few more exhilarating feelings than heading off into the unknown, with no fixed agenda or firm dates to adhere to, and the open road stretching far ahead.
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Your Safety in Africa
Edition 10: Winter 1999/2000

Personal security is one of the prime concerns for many visitors to Africa, but in reality the continent is just as safe - if not safer - than most other destinations.
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Is Africa Safe
Edition 5: Autumn 1998

Should tourists be concerned?
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Dealing with Corruption
Edition 5 : Autumn 1998

Nowadays, corruption is a fact of life, but it need not spoil your visit to Africa. Michael Hodd suggests ways to handle corrupt officials efficiently to minimise any inconvenience.
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Be Prepared
Edition 4: Summer 1998

Many first-time visitors to Africa are not sure what clothing and other accessories to pack. A little guidance can help you make the most of your baggage allowance.
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Advice for First Time Visitors to Africa
Edition 4 : Summer 1998

Many first-time visitors to Africa are not sure what clothing and other accessories to pack. A little guidance can help you make the most of your baggage allowance.
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