South Africa - Cape Town Rainbow - A Sign of why South Africa is called the Rainbow Nation

21 Unusual Things to Do in Cape Town, South Africa

You can’t help but find unusual things to do in Cape Town: it’s part of the city itself. It’s time to roll up your sleeves and enjoy South Africa. Let’s explore this most famous of cities within the Rainbow Nation.

Traditional Gambian dish of benachine served on a blue dish with a side of vegetables

Gambian Cuisine: the 15 Dishes You Need to Know

Rich in colour and ritual, Gambian cuisine is a delight to explore. Take your tastebuds on a journey through peanuts and lemon juice, baobab and wongo juice, with this guide to traditional food and drink in the Gambia.

Africa - Namib Desert Oldest in the world in Namibia near Dune 45

The Country Named After the Oldest Desert in the World

Fifty-five million years. It’s a long time, no matter how you look at it. For 55 million years, particles of sand, in shades of blood red, caramelised orange and an exhausted, jaded rust have sifted one over the other in this part of the world.

I stand clasping a few of them, gasping for breath.

Spain - Tenerife - Santa Cruz - Blue wall Abigail King in Spain in winter

Is it worth visiting Spain in winter?

Spain in winter offers experiences that most travellers miss. Shrug off the tiring heat of summer and uncover what the Spaniards already know about making the most of the cooler months.