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Exploring the best of incredible Cape Town

Exploring the best of incredible Cape Town

Positioned on a peninsula along the southwestern coast of South Africa, Cape Town is a magical port city that wows visitors from all over the globe.   From the majestic Table Top Mountain to the...

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Real Morocco with Real Locals

Real Morocco with Real Locals

Since pre-history, Morocco has been the focus point of cultural exchange and development. It was not only the crossing point into Europe but also the terminal of an ancient trading route that brought goods through...

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Africa: Home of natural beauty and wonder

Africa: Home of natural beauty and wonder

Africa is awash with a unique natural beauty that transcends borders and environments. Beaches Africa is undeniably home to some of the best beaches in the world, most notably those situated on the islands off...

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Great White Shark Tours

Great White Shark Tours

The owner and founder Brian McFarlane is a professional diver and skipper who has always made a living from the sea. He started diving for perlemoen (abalone) at a young age, then moved on to...

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Overseas volunteering - no cash, skills or experience needed

Overseas volunteering - no cash, skills or experience needed

Want a life-changing gap year experience which transforms your CV but doesn’t need cash, skills or qualifications? Want to explore a different culture by living with a local family and volunteering alongside local...

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Travel through Morocco with Adrar Travel on your gap year

Travel through Morocco with Adrar Travel on your gap year

Why not transform your holiday into an amazing adventure? LTet Adrar Travel make your gap year a memorable experience in Morocco! In such close proximity to Europe, Morocco, is a land rich of exquisite scenery,...

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Welcome to Golden Travel and Adventure

Welcome to Golden Travel and Adventure

Looking for a great experience and possibly the most memorable time of your life? Then look no further than Golden Travel and Adventure. With this boutique destination management company, you will have the chance to...

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Do something special on your gap year in Botswana with Okavango Guiding School

Do something special on your gap year in Botswana with Okavango Guiding School

Kwapa Training Camp is situated in a private concession area in a remote and remarkably beautiful corner of the legendary Okavango Delta. This wildlife-rich area is inhabited by lions, leopards, elephants, buffalos, rhinos and many...

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Looking for excitement during your gap year? Come to Africa!

Looking for excitement during your gap year? Come to Africa!

Ever thought of going on an adventure in Africa? Join us on a once in a lifetime trip and discover Africa during your gap year. Book your African adventure today and come experience Africa with...

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A guide to the souks of Marrakech

A guide to the souks of Marrakech

There are many highlights of Marrakech that are important when seeking the full experience, but arguably the most vibrant is the city's markets or 'souks'. These stalls aren't full of the wares you...

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The ultimate African experience for your gap year in 2015

The ultimate African experience for your gap year in 2015

Love Travelling? Nothing beats the African travel experience for your gap year.  Why not: Join the club, be a wanderer, join the vagabonds, become an African Maasai Moran, explore the African...

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Welcome to Gatatu Safaris!

Welcome to Gatatu Safaris!

We are a privately owned Ugandan/Rwandan based safari tour company that uses expert local knowledge of the vast terrain, coupled with friendly local tour guides to offer you a tailor made, unforgettable safari experience....

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What to expect from a wildlife safari in Africa during your gap year

What to expect from a wildlife safari in Africa during your gap year

If you have never been on a safari before, you are in for a really exciting adventure. For your first one, Africa is a fantastic place to go, and Kenya, in particular, has some of...

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Create your ideal volunteer experience with Peas on Earth

Create your ideal volunteer experience with Peas on Earth

Turn your dreams of an African rural retreat into a reality! Peas on Earth is an owner-run small-holding just off the Wild Coast of South Africa. Surrounded by some of the outstanding natural beauty of...

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The most amazing sports experience you could have on a gap year!

The most amazing sports experience you could have on a gap year!

PTL offers a unique opportunity for sporting students to take their talents to the next level in an international context.  Why not explore stunning South Africa whilst being part of a dynamic, professional sports...

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Have you been dreaming about Road Trippin’?

Have you been dreaming about Road Trippin’?

Not sure what to do on your gap year? Know that you want to make the most of your trip, fitting in adventure, travel, and giving back through community development projects! Global Handprints ‘Community...

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Eating a full course meal in Morocco on your gap year

Eating a full course meal in Morocco on your gap year

In many countries across the world, it is important for those visiting to sample the native cuisine. However, rather than heading to the swankiest restaurant in town like you might in a place like Italy...

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Make your African dream come true – Become a Safari Guide!

Make your African dream come true – Become a Safari Guide!

Do you have passion for wildlife? Do you love the outdoors? Do you want to learn more about nature? Then this is for you!  We train professional Field Guides in South Africa. You could...

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Taking a walk on the wild side in South Africa

Taking a walk on the wild side in South Africa

There’s no denying it. South Africa is on the most awe-inspiring nations on earth. From amazing scenic views to an array of brilliant wildlife to observe, there’s so much to experience....

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Have you been dreaming of an African safari?

Have you been dreaming of an African safari?

Wondering what life is like for one of the most iconic and traditional tribes in the world?   Nowhere else will you witness such wildlife or experience such a fascinating mix of cultures. Meet...

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Experience Africa’s biggest adventure on a budget

Experience Africa’s biggest adventure on a budget

Picture yourself exploring Big Five territory in the Kruger, bungee jumping against the backdrop of Victoria Falls or enjoying a cultural encounter with the San Bushmen – one of over 500 tribes in the sub-Saharan region....

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Got a taste for adventure? Visit Gambia!

Got a taste for adventure? Visit Gambia!

Do you love adventure, people, beautiful nature, wild life, sunshine and long stretched beaches? Come to The Gambia, West Africa and hook up with African Adventure Tours to explore this amazing country to the fullest! ...

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Fancy a career as an African field guide?! Try BUNAC!

Fancy a career as an African field guide?! Try BUNAC!

Dedicated animal lovers with a sense of adventure can now hone their skills on an exciting, fast-paced and hands-on BUNAC course designed to train them for a successful career as a field guide in the...

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TripAdvisor’s Top 5 best value places to stay in Hammamet

TripAdvisor’s Top 5 best value places to stay in Hammamet

Historically Tunisia’s Hammamet is well-known for its supply of jasmine, which is how the tourist resort of Jasmine Hammamet got its name. A warm climate, sandy beaches and rich culture all add to...

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TripAdvisor’s Top 10 Value hotels in Marrakech

TripAdvisor’s Top 10 Value hotels in Marrakech

Known as the “Red City” because of the natural red-ochre pigment on its walls and buildings, Marrakech is rich with history and culture. The warm climate, wonderful food and bustling Medina add to Marrakech’s...

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Discover and experience Morocco with Explora

Discover and experience Morocco with Explora

Whether its kitesurfing, surfing, windsurfing, SUP or just chilling out at our beach-side centre, we at Explora are here to help you get the most out of your time in Morocco. We have two...

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Handling haggling in Marrakech

Handling haggling in Marrakech

New Kid on the Block Having visited Bruges in October with my boyfriend, we planned to have another mid-term break abroad at Easter to fill our time off with another holiday (rather than the third-year...

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Lying in the Indian Ocean, off the southeastern coast of Africa, the wonderful island of Madagascar

Lying in the Indian Ocean, off the southeastern coast of Africa, the wonderful island of Madagascar

 Due to its relatively isolated location from neighboring continents, it is deemed a biodiversity hotspot. Home to thousands of species of animals and plants, many of its flora and fauna cannot be found anywhere...

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Volunteer with BUNAC to coach sports in South Africa

Volunteer with BUNAC to coach sports in South Africa

Save £100 on BUNAC’s Sports Coaching programme and help make a difference to disadvantaged children in South Africa Sports Coaching South Africa, the volunteer programme from work abroad expert, BUNAC, gives students, school...

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Mint Surf - refreshing surf holidays in sunny Morocco

Mint Surf - refreshing surf holidays in sunny Morocco

Sunny and warm year round, beautiful beaches, an interesting culture, an active holiday, and affordable prices...nothing beats a surf trip to Morocco. Mint Surf Morocco can help you get the most out of...

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Make a difference as a conservation volunteer in Africa

Make a difference as a conservation volunteer in Africa

Work with the wildlife Join one of our conservation projects in Africa during your gap year and up close and personal with amazing wildlife while making a real difference and helping to preserve some of...

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Conservation Travel Africa

Conservation Travel Africa

Volunteer with a difference and discover the real Africa. Conservation Travel Africa was set up by four Zimbabweans who share a vision to restore Africa's wildlife and wild areas and to re-establish areas where...

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Africa mobile adventure & photographic safaris

Africa mobile adventure & photographic safaris

Africa-in-Focus - Taking overland journeys to a new level. We offer premium Africa overland and photographic safaris thought east and southern Africa, in more comfort and with digital tech for downloading your photographs throughout your...

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Explore with South African Airways

Explore with South African Airways

Pack your bag and discover Africa! From Mozambique’s sub-tropical waters to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, Southern Africa offers a variety of breath-taking scenery; the perfect adventure for adrenaline junkies...

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Safe Water Trust: Aquafilters

Safe Water Trust: Aquafilters

Mandy O'Mahoney tells us about her experience of working with the Safe Water Trust I first went to Ghana in April 2011 to do voluntary work with children. I observed young children walking to collect...

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Visit Malawi

Visit Malawi

Welcome to Malawi, the warm heart of Africa. In many ways, it is also the genuinely friendly, safe and undiscovered heart of Africa – an almost off-the-radar, small and exclusive destination that is just that...

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Chasing the sun

Chasing the sun

After a thoroughly soggy summer, we bet your bodies are pale, pasty, and just crying out for some sunshine. Luckily, not all countries suffer the same fate as the British, and Africa has a wealth...

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Top 5 safaris

Top 5 safaris

From elephant spotting in Botswana to gorilla spotting in Uganda, Africa is all about big wild safaris. Masari Mara, Kenya The Masai Mara National Reserve is the ultimate African safari destination. Home to just...

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Africa: what do you think?

Africa: what do you think?

Readers give the lowdown on their favourite places in Africa If you’re looking for a great culture and weather fix on a budget then Morocco is always an overlooked option. A mere...

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Climbing Kili

Climbing Kili

The volunteering challenge of a lifetime When one of my coursemates asked me to climb Mount Kilimanjaro for global charity Childreach International, I knew I had to do it. Although I was a...

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Overland Odyssey

Overland Odyssey

The Overland route from Nairobi to Cape Town is considered one of the world's greatest journeys. Passing through eight countries, this epic path traverses the lower half of the African continent, exploring extraordinary wildlife...

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