Stories: Africa

Arts, Music & Culture: Drumming workshop good for the soul

Percussionist Steve Richter will join West Travel Editor Stephen Scourfield at our drumming workshop. 

We will have 80 drums – ready for our guests to get a real feel of the beat of the continent.

 

Guests will go on a literary, musical and culinary journey through Africa.


Travel Story: An Evening in Africa

Staff Writer

Join Travel Editor Stephen Scourfield to celebrate, over dinner and drinks, a continent that dazzles with diversity. For Africa is a giant that buzzes with the cycle of life.  

The Travel Club Show : Join Stephen Scourfield in Ethiopia!

Staff Writer

Ethiopia is enjoying a renaissance and is taking a lead among African nations. And it's a country that Stephen Scourfield loves - join him on a tour of ebullient Ethiopia where you'll see the source of the Blue Nile, Axum -  the capital of the ancient Abyssinia and the churches hewn out of rock at Lalibela. 

Our World: Visit Ethiopia with our Travel Editor Stephen Scourfield

Stephen Scourfield

We are going to the original country. We are going to the country our ancestors walked out of to populate the world. We are going to the roots of Christianity.

Audio: Talking Travel: Ethiopia

Staff Writer

Stories run deep in Ethiopia and Stephen Scourfield will be leading a Travel Club Tour to this intriguing country. He tells Matt Layton how you can join him in a nation enjoying a real renaissance, along the way meeting fascinating characters such as Firew Ayele who overcame great misfortune to become a beacon of hope.  

Travel Story: Spirit soars at Jo’burg airport

Mogens Johansen

International airports around the world can be pretty bland and anonymous places that don’t necessarily give any hints of where in the world you have just landed.

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