The previous part of my life had been spent elsewhere in Africa (Malawi, Tanzania, Nigeria, among others), but it was Uganda which would make the most impact on me. Advertisementthe landscape is just as pristine as when Churchill visited, over a century agoBut I also loved being in Kampala, the capital. It has long been a party town, somewhere people come to from other African cities less safe and less fun than Kampala. Read next 18 places in Europe our editors are booking for 2021 Inspiration 18 places in Europe our editors are booking for 2021New hotels have sprung up. If you fancy visiting, there are many fine lodges, two of the best being Ndali and Kyaninga.