A sapphire rush in the late 1990s took the small village of Ilakaka from boom to bust – leaving it an unadvisable place to linger long.
In the town of Diego Suarez, Lonely Planet writer John Vlahides hunts for an abandoned lighthouse rumoured to have been built by the French Foreign Legion.
Few places on Earth enjoy the constant wind that is present at Sakalava Bay, making it a kite surfer’s dream.
Ethiopia may not have the luxury safari lodges of its southern neighbours, but wildlife viewing here is an unbridled adventure that is big on nature and short on flashy tours.
Special, secluded and surprisingly luxurious, these five wooden creations prove that treehouses are no longer just for kids.
Exotic scenery meets sustainable comfort in the Rainbow Nation, where travellers can enjoy their own private peace.