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Africa Travel: The Safari Papers

How to do Africa now.

Our Favorite Shop-Small Destinations of the Year

Editors’ Picks

Our Favorite Shop-Small Destinations of the Year

Our editors’ picks for special finds at unique stores.

In a Pickle


In a Pickle

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The view to the terrace of Il Palazzo, the restored nineteenth-century villa, one of the three accommodation buildings at Villa Làrio.


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Welcome to the Safari Papers: 22 ideas on the who, what, where and how of travel in Africa circa 2013. They are not definitive, but they are opinionated. We’ve kept our recommendations to the continent’s sub-Saharan reaches, choosing the new, the knowledgeable and the truly exciting, from beach to bush, from city to wilderness. Bear in mind: To come here once is to fall in love and vow to return again and again.

A Visit to Segera Retreat
Driving South Africa
The Okavango Delta and Beyond
Nairobi Now
Choppers and Charters
How to Do the Western Cape (including Shopping in Franschhoek)
Kenya’s Happy Valley
A Guide to Safari Guides
Magical Mahali Mzuri
Chic Travel in Namibia
South African Wine
Unraveling the Mara-Serengeti
Family Safaris
Where to Golf in South Africa
Four Seasons Serengeti
African Beach Vacations
Africa by Horseback
Four Luxury South African Safaris
An African Road Trip of a Lifetime
Camps in the Congo
Safari Guide to Know: Cherri Briggs
Update Singita Grumeti


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