Although in North Africa, Morocco also sits on the outskirts on Europe, making it one of the easier destinations to each. It’s full of culture and, according to this guide, no visit to the country is complete without visiting Djemma el Fna in Marrakech.
This square comes to life from 10am with street theatres, henna tattoo artists and snake charmers. For night owls, activity continues throughout the evening with the arrival of an array of chefs and food masters.
As Africa’s mountain kingdom, Lesotho is a must-visit for adventure seekers. Whether you want to trek along the rivers, ride a pony in the mountains or see the dinosaur footprints in Tsikoane village, there’s something for everyone in this great country.
If you’re looking for somewhere you can relax on a beautiful beach and snorkel around coral reefs, head to Tanzania’s hidden gem – Pemba Island.
Take a 30-minute flight from Stone Town airport in Zanzibar and you’ll be met with healthy coral reefs, mangroves, lagoons and fish. It’s the perfect African destination for keen divers, as well as beach lovers.