A journey taking the scenic route to Souimanga Lodge exploring the Sine Saloum Delta in Senegal.
Where are the best places in the world for white-water rafting for both beginners and more experienced rafters?
This wonderful West African country is a fascinating place to explore with golden sandy beaches, year-round hot weather, a colourful culture and friendly English speaking locals. I’ve been visiting regularly for over ten years and I’ve found there is no end of interesting things to do in The Gambia, even if you have a tight budget.
Join us as we discover barefoot luxury in a floating river lodge on a tributary of the River Gambia, the perfect start to a multicentre honeymoon in West Africa.
As we come in to land I can see white horses crashing against the coral reef encompassing a small cluster of islands. This is Rodrigues, the off the beaten path Mauritius. Don’t be fooled by its small size, there are plenty of things to see and do in Rodrigues, a little-known gem sparkling in the Indian Ocean.
This traditional spicy chicken soup from The Gambia, is known as a cure-all and, amongst other things, is said to cure the common cold. The Gambians like their food spicy so be warned, pepe soup packs quite a punch!
As a gentle sea breeze brushes my face, I arch my back in the cat pose. Moving from one yoga hold to another, I unwind and the stresses of life slip away.
Speaking to Landing, a former turtle poacher, I began to understand why people hunted the turtles, despite their dwindling numbers and it being illegal.
Blood Lions is a hard hitting documentary that blows the lid on canned hunting – the shooting of lions that are bred in captivity, hand-reared and then shot by trophy hunters in a fenced reserve giving the lion no hope of escape.
I step out of the taxi onto the dusty lane, in a village much like any other in The Gambia. Today this particular street is unusually busy with a tangible buzz in the air. Today we are celebrating the wedding of my dear friend Okameo and his lovely bride Asanatou.
Sunshine on a plate cookbook review plus a deliciously simple spicy coleslaw recipe from Mauritius by former masterChef winner, Shelina Permallo.
Our guide to finding the best traditional Marrakech food from the barbeques of the Djemaa el Fna at dusk to a homemade Moroccan tagine.