The World Economic Forum ranked 140 nations in order of their hospitality towards international travellers. From Iceland to Bosnia, these 10 friendly places made the grade.
The fortified trading posts along Ghana’s coast are full of wreaths left by visitors who come to honour the millions of African slaves, searching for answers, belonging and roots.
Get out of the jeep and see the country’s iconic wildlife by boat, bike, horseback or on your own two feet.
A man in the Ethiopian desert has become famous for feeding the scavenging animals by hand – and occasionally from his own mouth.
Lonely Planet author Katharina Kane travels to the ancient Muslim city of Harar to meet a man who has dedicated his life to collecting and preserving precious Ethiopian artefacts.
A mystical Islamic ceremony, known as a Hadra, requires that Westerners forgo their jeans in favour of more traditional garb.