Something incredible happened this past week. 28 women from across rural Africa – from Cameroon, The Gambia, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia – banded together to climb a mountain, both metaphorically and literally. The literal mountain was Mt Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, Africa’s highest peak. The metaphorical one was the land rights crisis facing women across rural Africa.
Physical challenges are nothing new to pro athletes Melissa Hickey and Katie Brennan. But this month, they’re taking on a different sort of challenge…
Tanzania might not be a classic cycling destination, if only because cheetahs are usually faster than cyclists. Let’s change that…
This 9-day overland tour, from the game parks of Kruger, through Swaziland and the beaches of Mozambique, down to Durban completely changed my view of what a group tour can be…
There are currently thousands of lions and other predators being held in captivity across the continent. Meet the team who’s trying to fight back.
Getting to the gorillas takes more effort, more time and more expense than a traditional safari. But you know what they say: you get what you pay for.
If you’re looking for Kili inspiration, this is it: the chance to climb Africa’s highest peak with a group of local women to raise awareness about inequality, land rights and climate change.
It’s one of the more Indiana Jones-style things you can actually do in a world of pop-tarts and microwaves and Miley Cyrus.
Proud Ethiopians are cheering loud around the world. We think it’s time the travel community did the same.
Technically, there’s only one way to climb Kilimanjaro: up. More specifically though, there are six: Marangu, Machame, Rongai, Lemosho, Shira, Northern and Umbwe.