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Shakespeare in Swahililand

by Edward Wilson-Lee, PhD

An exploration of Shakespeare as a global poet

Shakespeare in Swahililand tells the unexpected literary history of Shakespeare's influence in East Africa. Beginning with Victorian-era expeditions in which Shakespeare's...

Dr David Livingstone in Africa - A Historical Article on the Life and Expeditions of Dr Livingstone

by Anon.

This vintage book contains a fascinating a historical article on the life and expeditions of the famous explorer of Africa - David Livingstone. With a wealth of fascinating biographical information and accurate...

The Ivory Coast

by Tom Sykes

The Ivory Coast Travel Guide - Expert travel advice and tourist tips on everything from Yamoussoukro and Abidjan highlights to Cote d'Ivoire history and culture. Also featuring natural history and endemic wildlife,...

Berlitz: Marrakech Pocket Guide

by Berlitz

From the bustling square of Jemma el-Fna with its stalls, snake-charmers and musicians to the Koutoubia Mosque, the maze of souks and the Majorelle Garden, Marrakesh has much to tempt the visitor. Berlitz Pocket...

Insight Pocket Guides: Marrakech

by Insight Guides

Marrakesh is arguably the most exotic, mysterious and enchanting place this close to Europe. With its stunning natural setting and rich history this city incites love at first sight. Be inspired to visit by...

Berlitz: Mauritius Pocket Guide

by Berlitz

Berlitz Pocket Guide Mauritius is a concise, full-colour travel guide that combines lively text with vivid photography to highlight the very best that this entrancing Indian Ocean island has to offer.

The Where...


by Chris McIntyre

Zambia Travel Guide - Travel advice and holiday tips including Lusaka hotels and restaurants, walking safaris, tours, Victoria Falls and Zambezi activities. Also featuring GPS coordinates, national parks and...


by Alexandra Richards

Mauritius Travel Guide - Holiday tips and expert advice on everything from Port Louis, Rodrigues and Réunion highlights to world-class diving and beach resorts. This guide also features suggested itineraries,...

Lonely Planet Madagascar

by Lonely Planet, Emilie Filou & Anthony Ham

Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

Lonely Planet Madagascar is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Watch...

Gazing Upon Sheba's Breasts

by David Price Williams

Swaziland, a small country on the edge of Africa’s Great Escarpment, is a microcosm of African environments. It was the ideal laboratory where Dr David Price Williams and a team of scientists developed a major...

Insight Guides: Kenya

by Insight Guides

Insight Guide Kenya is illustrated throughout with hundreds of specially commissioned colour photographs. Our inspirational Best of Kenya section illustrates the country's highlights, from wildlife safaris to...

Breakfast with Kamuzu

by Hubert A Allen

Authentic novels are rare and “Breakfast with Kamuzu” is just one of those gems set in the small African country of Malawi in the 1980s.  The protagonist is a white-skinned rock-climbing American expatriate...

Water: New Short Story Fiction from Africa: An Anthology from Short Story Day Africa

by Rachel Zadok & Nick Mulgrew

Short Story Day Africa has assembled the best short stories from their annual competition; this year's theme is Water.

Big Game Shooting: The African Buffalo

by F. J. Jackson

This vintage book contains an essay entitled "The African Buffalo" by F. J. Jackson. This detailed essay originally constituted the eleventh chapter of Clive Phillipps-Wolley's 1894 volume, "Big Game Shooting"...

In Africa - Hunting Adventures in Big Game Country (1910)

by John T. McCutcheon

This vintage book contains a collection of authentic anecdotes and stories relating to big game hunting in Africa. This insightful and profusely illustrated volume will appeal to modern hunting enthusiasts,...

Global Insights - The Zen of Travel and BEING in the World

by Nicole Monteiro

Part memoir, part travelogue, part spiritual journey, Global Insights - The Zen of Travel and BEING in the World is a collection of essays that sheds light on what it means to live in the present and connect...

The Road Through War: Anarchy and Rebellion in the Central African Republic

by Anjan Sundaram

A Vintage Shorts Travel Selection

"I arrived to find that this was a war of walkers."


So writes Anjan Sundaram about his journey into the heart of the war-torn Central African Republic in 2013. As soon as he...

The Beginning: Collision, Ghana, 1958

by Ryszard Kapuscinski

A Vintage Shorts Travel Selection


As British rule came to an end in Ghana, Polish journalist Ryszard Kapuscinski journeyed to the country to witness the birth of a new republic.


Here Kapuscinski shares...

Bad News: Last Journalists in a Dictatorship

by Anjan Sundaram

The author of the acclaimed Stringer: A Reporter’s Journey in the Congo now moves on to Rwanda for a gripping look at a country caught still in political and social unrest, years after the genocide that shocked...

Walking the Nile

by Levison Wood

The Nile, one of the world’s great rivers, has long been an object of fascination and obsession. From Alexander the Great and Nero, to Victorian adventurers David Livingstone, John Hanning Speke, and Henry...