Five of the best safari lodges

From Namibia to South Africa we've found five fantastic safari lodges to help you live life on the wild side

High Life 500: the way we travel in 2015

For three weeks, readers hashtagged their Instagram photos #highlife500 in a bid to showcase who the modern traveller is, where they’re going and what they’re doing. While not entirely scientific, the results form a curious snapshot of our travelling lives today. James Wallman elaborates

Hot list 2015: the countries to visit

The countries on our radar for next year, from far-flung Asia to Europe and African hot spots

Five places to see African rhinos in the wild

Central and East Africa expert Carel Verhoef picks the best locations to see a rhino up close — and tells us how we can help the species survive

My Africa: Brett Bailey, theatre director

South African playwright and theatre director Brett Bailey talks about his travels on the continent

Surfing Namibia

The best surfing wave in the world? Not the azure waters of Hawaii. Not the palm-fringed shores of Indonesia. It's in Namibia. Craig Jarvis tells us where — and how it's made history

Six surprising surf spots in Africa

Craig Jarvis rounds up six African hot spots for huge waves and a cool surfer crowd

Four great family adventures

Whether you're travelling with a toddler or dragging 'grown-up' teenagers along, the family holiday has potential to be the mother of all battles — but it doesn't have to be. Our writers come up with the perfect solution