Stories: Africa

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.  

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.

Shoot and catch the images of a lifetime

Mogens Johansen

Preparation and patience, as well as the right settings, are best mix for animals.

Our World: Best of Africa: Future’s bright on vibrant continent

Stephen Scourfield

The landscape of Africa is the most stable on the planet. For it has been the most stationary continent; for example, part of Africa has always been on the equator.

Take five in East African splendour

Stephen Scourfield

There are the Big Five — lion, leopard, rhino, elephant and buffalo — the most sought-after wildlife sightings in Africa. But everything plays its part in the huge story of the sub-Saharan ecosystems. Here are Stephen Scourfield's Other Five of East Africa, with their stories...

How to catch Africa’s wildlife at its very best

Stephen Scourfield

Timing can make a huge difference to the success of a safari, so choose your season with care.

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