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In July, 2017, the Journeys With Purpose expedition will make its way through remote parts of South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Zambia, taking a limited number of people to some extraordinary places and conservation projects. [...]

Photoseries: elephants enjoy a refreshing drink

Recently, Ranger Sarah Moorcroft photographed a lovely photo series of one of our herds of elephants at a watering hole. Guests at Eagles Crag Lodge enjoyed this lovely wildlife sighting [...]

12 reasons to visit Namaqua National Park

​By Roxanne Reid. If you hear the word Namaqualand, it’s a fair bet that the words ‘spring flowers’ will instantly pop into your head. But the Namaqua National Park near [...]

Oyster World Seafood Restaurant Great Brak River (Garden Route, South Africa)
The Sea Gypsy Restaurant Mossel Bay (Garden Route, South Africa)
Gorge Cottage, Augrabies: best view in South Africa

​By Roxanne Reid. If you want to stay in a cottage with one of the best views in South Africa, head for Oranjekom viewpoint in the Augrabies Falls National Park in [...]

5 Places to Experience Cape Town without Breaking the Bank

Traveling to Cape Town is a once in a lifetime opportunity. Explore regions that not many people have access to, and dive into one of the world’s most beautiful and [...]

Six Swahili food dishes you won’t want to miss!

Swahili cuisine is tasty, filling and plentiful. Here are six Swahili dishes you won’t want to miss on your travels in Tanzania.

The top ten must-see primates of Uganda

Did you know that while on a safari in Uganda, every day is a primate day? Find out why Uganda is arguably the primate capital of the world.

360 Video of close encounter with 7 Rhino’s – Photos of Africa
94 on Rodger Guest House Accommodation (Mossel Bay, South Africa)
Why Ruaha?

A trip to the Ruaha National Park is an exhilarating adventure into the unknown.  Very few other wildernesses in Africa can convey the sheer isolation and expanse of land that [...]

Visual mass

In the past weeks I have put out blogs that all come down to the same thing in the end. This was what do you want your audience to look [...]

Conquering the extinct volcano of Mount Sabyinyo, Uganda

Straddling the borders of Rwanda, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Uganda, lies Mgahinga Gorilla National Park (MGNP). It is but a tiny sliver forming part of the greater [...]

Zanzibar: more than just beaches and sunshine

Six non-sunbathey things that you can delight in during your time on the beautiful island of Zanzibar.

In search of adventure – an epic road trip across Kenya

2,000kms. 20 days. 2 burst tires and 1 unforgettably cold morning! A journey from Africa’s equator to the dusty plains in the shadow of Mt. Kilimanjaro to the dazzling turquoise [...]

Adrian Steirn – shooting for the natural world

His recent series of photographs of the Pangolin Men highlighted the plight of the pangolin as the most trafficked animal in the world. I chatted with Adrian about pangolins, conservation [...]

Gannakouriep, Richtersveld: find ‘nothing’ and love it

By Roxanne Reid. Prozac for the soul. That’s what I called the chapter about the Richtersveld in my book A Walk in the Park. Four or five visits later, nothing has [...]

Best places to explore on an African Safari this season

Game-hunting safaris are a thing of the past. Nowadays, adventure travelers want to explore Africa for its sheer beauty, abundant wildlife, and intriguing culture. Tanzania and Kenya remain extremely popular [...]

Dian Fossey – Hero or Has-Been?

Love her or hate her, there’s no questioning that Dian Fossey’s work has influenced much of the way we view gorillas today…