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By Roxanne Reid. I’ve talked before about how diamonds at Kolmanskop were so plentiful in the early 1900s that you could pluck them by the fistful off the open ground. The boom didn’t last long, but [...]

Digital detoxing – it’s good for you!

Escape to the bush for a digital detox and let the natural world ease your stresses away.

Let’s boycott African tourism. Not.

Some keyboard warriors regularly call for the boycott of an entire country’s tourism industry in reaction to the death of animals that could conceivably have been prevented.

Up in the air on a sky safari

Soaring and drifting. Flying and floating. A safari in the sky is both magical and memorable, and should definitely be on your next African itinerary.

Video: sibling’s thrilling African adventure

What happens when two adventure-loving siblings get together and embark on a spontaneous 8-week road trip across Africa? A whole lot of fun and crazy according to Shelton and Angel [...]

Magical tree house in the Baviaanskloof

​By Roxanne Reid. As a child I dreamed of climbing the Magic Faraway Tree to find a different world among its branches. Spending a night in a magical tree house in [...]

Lutembe Bay: Counting birds (and the resident shoebill)

Over 1030 bird species have been recorded in Uganda, a veritable birder’s paradise. Indeed it’s quite common for European tourists (who have dismissed all birds as LBBs (or Little Brown [...]

Safety in Tanzania: 9 top tips for solo female travellers

We believe that the world is a safe place and that none of us, male or female, should let worry about safety stop us from exploring this beautiful world of [...]

Kolmanskop: why to visit Namibia’s ghost town

By Roxanne Reid. Diamonds so plentiful you could pluck them by the fistful off the open ground. And then they were gone. People lived and worked here, but the wind [...]

Soar in a hot air balloon over Sossusvlei in Namibia

By Roxanne Reid. It was cold there in the desert before dawn, our lips blue, noses pinched. But we didn’t mind. Wrapped in warm jackets and beanies, we were about [...]

5 Reasons to visit Doro Nawas Camp

Annabelle Venter shares five reasons to visit Doro Nawas Camp… Find out why this camp should be an obligatory stop on your Namibian safari.

The thrill of a sunset drive in the Kgalagadi

​By Roxanne Reid. If you only have two or three days in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, you want to make the most of your time there. Going on a guided [...]

Baruch’s Coffee Shop – Mossel Bay (Garden Route, South Africa)
360 VR Video of andBeyond Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp, Kenya
48 hours in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park

By Roxanne Reid. In some 40 visits to the Kalahari we’ve racked up about 400 days. And they’ve always been exhilarating. But on a recent trip around the Northern Cape’s [...]

360 VR Video of Mwiba River Lodge, Tanzania
360 VR Video of Chem Chem Safari Tanzania
Cattle Baron Steak Ranch Restaurant Mossel Bay Garden Route South Africa
Luscious Botswana

There’s no denying that 2016’s dry season was a tough one. During the month’s of May through to late October, very little rain tends to fall in Southern Africa’s reserves. [...]

Green Door Guest House Accommodation Mossel Bay Garden Route South Africa