Stories: Africa

Travel Story: From dodos to Jack Sparrow: Island hopping, Mauritian style

Gemma Nisbet

Travel back in time to the days of the dodo on a day trip along the east coast of Mauritius. 

Arrivals & Departures: 'World's first undersea residence' set to open at Maldives resort

Gemma Nisbet

Ocean views with a difference will be available at the Conrad Maldives Rangali Island's luxurious new Muraka villa.

On the Road Video: Lions and cubs of the Serengeti

Staff Writer

Stephen Scourfield visits Serengeti National Park in Tanzania and finds it teeming with lions and their cubs. Content with full bellies, none of them seem to mind having their picture taken. 

Travel Story: Madagascar, where resourcefulness is a way of life

Stephen Scourfield

Achieving the maximum result from minimum resources is fundamental in Madagascar. 

The Travel Club Show : An African Safari: Tanzania's Great Migration

Staff Writer

It’s one of the natural world’s great travel experiences: seeing tens of thousands of extraordinary animals on the plains of the Serengeti. And Travel Editor Stephen Scourfield says it can be more than a once-in-a-lifetime trip.

Travel Story: Morocco: Escape all the bustle in laid-back Agadir

Steve McKenna

Take time out to savour Morocco’s most relaxed coastal enclave. 

Travel Story: Classic Bali style at luxurious Seminyak haven

Gemma Nisbet

Traditional architecture and extensive grounds set the Oberoi Bali and its Lombok sibling apart. 

Travel Story: Two-wheeled goodwill as old bikes transform lives

Gemma Nisbet

Unwanted bikes from WA are being given new life in rural villages in Africa.

Audio: Talking Travel: Dealing with jet-lag

Staff Writer

If anyone should know how to cope with jet-lag, Travel Editor Stephen Scourfield should. On the phone from London, he tells Matt Layton, host of the Spirit Drive show, about how he deals with the effects of travelling across multiple timezones.

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