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6 travel features tagged “Cultural Activities”

The secret powers of Sufi sounds

Arabic folk music has evolved over the centuries, but Moroccan mystics still use it to chase away evil spirits and heal the sick.
03 July 2013


Exploring Ethiopia’s homespun museum

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.
05 June 2013


Dressing for an Ethiopian trance vigil

A mystical Islamic ceremony, known as a Hadra, requires that Westerners forgo their jeans in favour of more traditional garb.
05 June 2013


Blending of cultures in Mauritius

There is more to this Indian Ocean island than stunning shores – stray from the beach to discover how centuries of immigration created diverse traditions and a richly mixed cuisine.
Read more… 03 April 2013


Johannesburg’s new cultural hotspots

After decades of enforced segregation, the city’s many diverse citizens are slowly finding ways to come together.
12 October 2012


Tanzania’s overlooked coastline

Although Zanzibar is famous for its turquoise waters and crystal-white sand, Tanzania’s southeastern seaboard has everything that the beach paradise can offer -- minus the crowds.
Read more… 24 May 2012


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