Richard E. Grant: returning to Africa

Memories of a Swaziland childhood – where vervet monkeys and cobras were the norm – have repeatedly drawn actor Richard E. Grant back to Africa. Here, he travels to Tanzania, and a former hunting hotspot that evolved to become one of the continent’s greatest conservation sites

Hot hotels 2016: part two

From indulgent retreats to examples of pioneering design, Issy D’Arcy Clark reports on the best new hotels set to open around the world in 2016 and beyond

Six of the best alternative fashion weeks

A handful of the best and most unexpected fashion weeks happening around the world

The best spas in Africa

For beauty that's more than skin deep, recuperate with some African-style pampering