Africa

Every year Lozi people flee the floodplains in which they reside in favor of their sacred lands up in the mountains

On a recent trip to Kenya, filmmaker Goh Iromoto felt his sense of awe restored by the country’s vast wildlife and landscapes

From filmmaker Jamie Hancock, ‘Day Zero’, tells the chilling tale of Cape Town, South Africa’s current water crisis.

In his latest film 'South Africa' filmmaker Daan van Reijn traveled from rural Gondwana Game Reserve to Table Mountain in Cape Town.

'Madagascar' captures imagery of cultural scenes from remote villages and highlights the natural landscape from Masoala National Park.

How a rug turned a pensive undergrad poet into a writer

The Ebola virus has devastated a tiny corner of West Africa, but the entire continent is feeling the fallout

Click but don’t share when you’re on safari

Looking for a dry line at the edge of the earth

Tuareg nomads have stormed out of the desert again, threatening a return to culture war in the Sahara’s legendary lost city. Patrick Symmes on the rebel alliance, and the fire next time.

The new country of South Sudan is blessed with oil, water, and a safari bonanza: one of the largest, most stunning animal migrations on earth. But without roads, laws, or infrastructure, can Africa’s youngest state turn potential into stabilizing profit? Patrick Symmes joins the adventure.

Three new trips in the world's wildest places

Four options for the wildlife-conscious traveler

Ambitious conservation efforts have put Namibia at the head of the safari class. Stephanie Pearson explores the country's latest projects.

Surfing in Morocco

A fundraising trip in Tigray, Ethiopia, next February gives 14 runners the chance to train with some of the world’s greatest runners—and help restore sight to more than 1,000 locals

It's not enough to be at the forefront. In an era when everything has supposedly been done, these adventure icons ignore convention, court risk, and let their passion lead the way.

It's the biggest adventure in the aid world—and by far the toughest. JOSHUA HAMMER takes a hard look at the relief effort in the war-torn nation of Chad, where rebels stage their raids on neighboring Darfur and the humanitarian fallout has become the worst show on earth.

As Kenya’s hoteliers have discovered, few things can derail tourism like news of violence—in this case, the clashes thatfollowed the country’s disputed December 2007 presidential election. Kenya’s tourism industry is still recovering, but outfitters have been running trips since March. And according to Craig Sholley, senior director of the African…

For years, adventure-travel outfitters have used so-called exploratory trips to work out kinks in new offerings. Veteran guides suss out routes, lodging options, and, say, the local yak-butter tea, then refine the itinerary before it shows up in next fall’s catalog. But as it turns out, some high-end travelers actually…

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