Zimbabwe, wedged between Botswana and Mozambique, is a dream destination for walking safaris.

Why low season is the best time to visit East Africa

The Travel Industry can be a cruel beast. One month you’re booked solid and can’t find a leopard up a tree without being swarmed by other safari vehicles and the [...]

Elgin and Hermanus: road trip into the Cape Overberg

​By Roxanne Reid. When last did you go online to book a little getaway? And which accommodation aggregator did you use? I’ve just used Accommodation Direct for the first time [...]

Save up to 54% on South African national parks book

By Roxanne Reid. It’s February, the month of love. And because I love South Africa’s national parks and wild spaces, I’m offering a special price countdown deal on my e-book A [...]

8 best things to do on safari in Botswana

​By Roxanne Reid. Landlocked in the heart of Southern Africa, Botswana is one of the most diverse safari experiences on the continent. Every day will reveal something new and thrilling. [...]

Budget travel: 5 tips for Tanzania on a shoestring

If you’re a seasoned backpacker, you’ll know that the best things in life are free – that apricot gold sunset, that deep conversation with the stranger you shared a cab [...]

Why Namibia’s Ai-Ais Resort didn’t rock my socks

By Roxanne Reid. The first time we went to Namibia’s Ai-Ais resort in the Fish River Canyon in the 1990s, campers were packed in so tight you couldn’t have found space [...]

Aerial video flyover of andBeyond Benguerra Island, Mozambique
Aerial Video flyover of Canyon Lodge, Gondwana Collection Namibia
Aerial video flyover of Canyon Roadhouse, Gondwana Collection Namibia
Aerial video of the West Coast , South Africa
Aerial video of Lily Pond Country Lodge, Garden Route – South Africa
Meet ‘Stone Man’ and The Wassu Stone Circles of Senegambia

  I make my way East along the North shore of the Gambia River, driving into the heart of the country. Immediately I notice people living more simply in straw [...]

Aerial video of Botswana, Chiefs Camp Sanctuary Retreats​
Cliffhanger cottages near Knysna: escape to the country

By Roxanne Reid. I love back roads, forests, wilderness and the sounds of nature. Given that I live in a city, my holiday happiness depends on finding these things, no [...]

Drone aerial video of Namibia
360 VR Video of Rhulani Safari Lodge, Madikwe
This is: Kruger National Park

Arguably one of the largest and most famous Game Reserves in Africa, Kruger National Park has become a hub for many photographers and wildlife enthusiasts.  Situated in the Northeastern part [...]

Why you’ll love Monkeyland near Plettenberg Bay

By Roxanne Reid. Take a holiday on South Africa’s Garden Route and you’ll find lots of things to keep you amused. If you’re looking for a great day out for [...]

360 VR Video of Ilala Lodge, Activities offered – Zimbabwe