The Spring 2014 edition of Travel Africa (issue #66) will be published on the 30th of March, 2014.
Exclusive: Attenborough’s Africa
The world’s favourite nature documentary-maker, Sir David Attenborough, shares his passion for Africa with Travel Africa readers, but raises his concerns about the threats to the continent’s natural heritage and wildlife populations, now under such great pressure from development, increasing human populations and the alarming escalation in poaching.
Cape Town: World Design Capital
With the Mother City named the World Design Capital for 2014, we have a fresh reason to explore Cape Town and to learn how the nomination is impacting the region. We’ll highlight details of some of the 450 fabulous projects selected for the programme, along with insider-tips for design-conscious travellers. Naturally, we won’t be ignoring all the perennial favourite attractions, making this a fantastic place to start planning a visit!
Malawi: 50 reasons to visit
With Malawi celebrating its 50th year of independence this year, we set out to list those things that set this small country apart. The result reveals why the warm heart of Africa should be on everyone’s must-visit list.
Rwanda: Land of surprises
On the 20th anniversary of the genocide, we sent Sue Watt to Rwanda to see how the country has moved on... and what it offers visitors today (in addition to its world-famous gorilla-trekking).
Kenya: Meru National Park
We send Jackson Biko to Meru in search of lions and to feel the legacy of George Adamson, whose work here and in neighbouring Kora helped influence much of modern conservation work.
Wildlife: Flights of fancy
To commemorate World Migratory Bird Day, we consider some of the remarkable avian journeys that visit Africa... and offer some tips on where and when you could spot the birds that take them.
Namibia: Photo safari in Etosha
This vast park is a fantastic location for keen photographers, throwing up endless opportunities but in sometimes challenging conditions. So how to get the best out of your camera? We sent Jacques Sellschop on a photo safari to find out.
Tanzania Safari Planner
Readers have really taken well to our new Safari Planner format, which offers practical insight to the companies that can help them book a safari. Following the success of our Kenya and Zambia safari planners in previous issues, this popular addition to the magazine visits Tanzania.