The end of lion hunting gallery

'Maasai Olympics'

The Maasai community are trading lions for medals in an attempt to end an enduring tradition.

Now is the time for a safari

SAFARI SLUMBER: To see the greatest wildlife show on Earth, head for the Masai Mara in Kenya in August, when the wildebeest migration happens as 1.5 million animals sweep out of Tanzania's Serengeti to the Masai Mara.

While the confused and the scaredy-cats wimp out, now's the best time to book a safari.

An exotic, adults-only escape

CRYSTAL CLEAR: The Indian Ocean here is unspoiled.

Romantic getaways don't come more dreamy – or exotic – than this.

Look an elephant in the eye

Ever had a wild elephant look you in the eye? From so close that you feel it reading your mind? 

Dangerous, delightful Nairobi

Pedestrians walk through a public park beyond the city skyline in Nairobi, Kenya. Nairobi recently was named Africa’s most expensive city.

Nairobi has a hustler's spirit; its gospel is self-enrichment. The horror of the Westgate mall attacks haven't been able to crush it.

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