Africa
Discover Indigenous Music at the Lagos Black Heritage Festival 2014

Discover Indigenous Music at the Lagos Black Heritage Festival 2014

The theme of this year’s Lagos Black Heritage Festival is indigenous music. With so many Euro-American pop influences in Nigerian music, the festival organisers hope putting the focus squarely on traditional music forms will help spread enthusiasm in the African film and music industry. Celebrating indigenous music This year’s Black Heritage Festival will be held...
Tales from a Radisson Blu world tour

Tales from a Radisson Blu world tour

Radisson Blu winner Liz Martinez is living the holiday of a lifetime as she enjoys a customised trip to a collection of dream destinations courtesy of last year’s ‘Turn Your World Blu’ competition. Liz won the competition for her creative description of her daughter’s dream destination – Greece – whose love of the ancient myths...
Johannesburg's coolest markets

Johannesburg’s coolest markets

There’s no better way to get to know a city than by visiting its markets. Today on the Radisson Blu blog, we’re looking at three favourites in Johannesburg. Whether you prefer sampling craft cuisine or bagging a bargain, there’s a market for everyone in bustling Johannesburg. Here’s a roundup of the top three for you...
A single girl's guide to Cairo

A single girl’s guide to Cairo

Cairo is a hotbed of culture, romance and history. Today on the Radisson Blu blog, we’re exploring the city’s highlights for women travelling solo.  These days, it’s easy for women to navigate Cairo independently. The city’s clean, efficient Metro system even ensures at least two female-only carriages per train. If you’re planning a solo trip...
The Wildlife of Lusaka

The Wildlife of Lusaka

The capital of Zambia, Lusaka, counts itself amongst the fastest developing cities in southern Africa; a business hub with English as its official language. For many visitors, however, it is the lure of the region’s incredible wildlife which draws them to the area and, more specifically, the nearby Lower Zambezi National Park. Lower Zambezi National...
A taste of Tunisia in Hammamet

A taste of Tunisia in Hammamet

One of the best things about travelling to a new city or country is to sample as many culinary delights as possible, some of which may be unlike anything you have ever tasted before. Tunisian cuisine is strongly influenced by many different styles of cooking, inspired by French, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern and Arabic dishes. International...
Johannesburg adventures for families

Johannesburg adventures for families

Soak up the sights, explore the bustling centre of the City of Gold, and most importantly, keep the kids entertained with our handpicked selection of family-friendly things to see and do in and around Johannesburg. Affectionately known as Joburg, South Africa’s largest city is packed with fun possibilities for family adventure. Whether you’re looking for...
This Works rolled out exclusively in Radisson Blu hotels and resorts

This Works rolled out exclusively in Radisson Blu hotels and resorts

Radisson Blu is delighted to announce an exclusive global partnership with This Works – a natural beauty product line created by no other than Kathy Phillips, International Beauty Director at Condé Nast Asia and internationally recognised beauty and health expert. The new Radisson Blu guest amenities line will deliver natural beauty solutions to Radisson Blu...
Planning your historic honeymoon in Cairo: most romantic days out

Planning your historic honeymoon in Cairo: most romantic days out

Most newlyweds look for a honeymoon that’s exotic, romantic and warm. As a centre for ancient history and intrigue, Cairo is our top spot for a winter couples’ retreat. It’s hard to resist the iconic idea of love on the Nile. With its wealth of historic sights and architectural delights, Cairo is an ideal destination...
A Golfer’s Dream In Hammamet

A Golfer’s Dream In Hammamet

With its unique culture and amazing landscapes, Tunisia is an underrated holiday destination. Even though it is also said to be home to some of the best courses in the Mediterranean, the country is not renowned for its golf links. Eighteen in total, dotted across the country, however, does make for an exciting variation for...
A Wild Adventure At Lower Zambezi National Park

A Wild Adventure At Lower Zambezi National Park

Lower Zambezi National Park is one of 20 National Parks in Zambia, a country which has devoted a third of its land to wildlife protection. Spanning a huge area of over 4,000 square metres, the park makes a stunning destination for adventurers. As it is just over an hour away from Zambia’s capital city Lusaka,...
Take A Day Trip From Lusaka

Take A Day Trip From Lusaka

Zambia’s capital, Lusaka, is one of the fastest developing cities in Southern Africa. Lusaka offers tourists spectacular views, safe and friendly streets, and plenty of natural wonders to admire. It makes a wonderful base for an exploration of Zambia’s vibrant culture, landscape and wildlife. Read on to discover some wild day trips from Lusaka. Chaminuka...
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