AFRICA + MIDDLE EAST

The do’s and don’ts of swimming in the Dead Sea
From the best beaches to how to prep for your salty swim, here’s everything you need to know about floating in the Dead Sea in Jordan and Israel.

The ultimate guide to the best day trips from Tel Aviv, Israel
Hiking to waterfalls, swimming in the Dead Sea and exploring the ruins of an opulent palace in Masada are some of the best day trips from Tel Aviv, Israel.

The perfect Tel Aviv itinerary: A guide to Israel’s most vibrant city
From exploring its captivating, ancient port city Jaffa to the best eats and shopping spots, here’s the perfect itinerary for exploring cool, modern Tel Aviv.

10 authentic things to do in Palestine
Besides being the heart of the Holy Land, Palestine is home to fantastic cuisine and wines, expansive deserts, bedouins, historic cities, and even the Dead Sea.

The best places to visit in Jordan: A 7 day itinerary
Exploring Lost City of Petra, the sweeping Wadi Rum desert and swimming in the Dead Sea are some of the best things to do during a one week Jordan itinerary.

The complete guide to visiting Petra, Jordan and Little Petra
From secret photo spots to the best hotels and tours, here’s everything you need to know about planning a trip to Petra, Jordan.

Things to do in Amman, Jordan (before a more epic adventure)
From enjoying the best view in the city to exploring centuries-old ruins and a spectacular mosque, here are the top things to do in Amman, Jordan in one day.

Conquering the Jordan Bike Trail: An epic cycling trip through Jordan
The Jordan Bike Trail is a 730 km route from the north to south of Jordan, which passes through incredible places like Petra, the Dead Sea and Wadi Rum.

5 fun things to do in Aqaba, Jordan
From serene boat rides to adrenaline-filled adventures, here are some fun ideas for what to do in Aqaba, Jordan.

Top things to do in Johannesburg, South Africa
Spotting lions on safari, learning about South Africa’s divided history and enjoying a hot air balloon ride are among the best things to do in Johannesburg.

Highlights of the stunningly-scenic South Africa Panorama Route
Soaring peaks, waterfalls and dramatic canyons are among the natural wonders found along the Panorama Route, which is one of South Africa’s most scenic drives.

Safari Style: What to wear on a safari (without looking like a total nerd)
Here’s everything you need to know about what to pack for an African safari…while still looking cute.

CAPE TOWN + WESTERN CAPE

Cute colony: Visiting the Boulders Beach penguins in Cape Town
A trip out to Boulders Beach is one of the top things to do in Cape Town, where visitors can get close up to a colony of cute African penguins.

The spectacular Lion’s Head hike in Cape Town, South Africa
With stunning views all the way up–not to mention some insane vertical–tackling the Lion’s Head hike is one of the top things to do in Cape Town, South Africa.