Curiosity and creativity can fill your bags with souvenirs without emptying your wallet.
My granddaughter wishes to climb Mount Kilimanjaro, which I think is unwise. Can you give us advice of something else to do there that will satisfy her but is not so dangerous?
Staying at home this summer? Belinda Jackson nominates 10 great reads for the armchair traveller.
Discover the places and innovations across the globe that have made their mark in the past year.
Trains and railways have provided the backdrop to many great movies. Jon Bryant remembers some classic scenes to get film buffs off the couch and on the tracks.
Can you recommend reputable companies that run Tanzania or Kenya tours for budget travellers?
A 1960s club for the A-list is among the grand old Kenyan addresses recapturing past glories, writes Paul Chai.
Terry Smyth gets a taste for five-star camping while exploring the spectacular Masai Mara wildlife reserve.
Nowhere else would you observe the sun as a gigantic ball of burnt orange as it dips into the horizon, turning the sky a brilliant purple pink, illuminating the silhouettes of exotic wildlife as they pass through the desert landscape. There's the famous wildebeest migration, pink flamingos in blue lakes, colourful tribespeople, snow-capped mountains and white-sand beaches.