Grab that backpack and wave goodbye to routine and familiarity - Africa calls. Wander the deserts, surf the waves, ogle the landscapes and laugh with the locals. Written for backpackers by backpackers, this guide lets you go further, stay longer and pay less for an adventure of a lifetime. 49 countries - no other guidebook covers Cairo to the Cape and everything in between. Eat cheap and sleep easy - fully updated coverage of the best cafés, street stalls and places of respite.
Get the lowdawn on current events, history and culture un our new Snapshots section. Find your way with the help of more than 228 detailed maps, including a full-colour map of the continent. Tock on with our expert section on the music of Africa.