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Why playful cubs ruin mom’s plans to hunt Pumba

Mangosteen trees were silhouetted against a red sunrise and spurfowl were calling outside our tent in Botswana’s Okavango Delta. We’d heard lions roaring overnight and would soon be setting out [...]

Safari 101: Local is “lekker” (or 10 SA ways to go on safari)

The first thing foreigners seem to ask us about South Africa is how to “go on safari”; right after they (immigration officers included) are astounded at the fact that our white [...]

Is this the only place in the world where you can “shower with an elephant”?

There aren’t many places in the world where you can shower with an elephant before enjoying dinner around a campfire while live music pulsates with energetic township vibe. Not unless [...]

There’s a safari lodge in Botswana with its very own choir

A choir homemade at the Tuli Safari Lodge in Botswana are celebrating receiving their first royalty check after releasing their debut digital album on iTunes. The choir have long been know locally for their [...]

Topmost safari lodges to make your trip more luxurious

When tourists plan a trip to South Africa, most of them want to go on a safari, to see the famous “big 5” wild animals that live here. Kruger National [...]

Afternoon tea at the Mount Nelson Hotel in South Africa

Picture the scene: you’re decked out in opulent surroundings, your dining table overwhelmed with heaps of finger sandwiches, freshly brewed tea and homemade scones. Sound good? Great, because we’ve found [...]

Top South Africa luxury lodges

Every year people flock to South Africa for an unforgettable safari experience, in the hopes that they’ll spot some of the world’s rarest and most incredible wildlife. However, if you [...]

Wildebeest Eco Camp – A piece of paradise

As some of you might know, I recently landed in Nairobi and I’m currently staying at the Wildebeest Eco Camp, conveniently located in the beautiful Langata area. For those of [...]

Honeymooning in the Seychelles

After the most romantic month of the year, many travelers will no doubt be planning their weddings and honeymoons. The Seychelles is the perfect idyllic setting for a magical honeymoon [...]

Lake Malawi splendour: Kande Beach

Lake Malawi is a paradise for swimmers, divers and  water sports enthusiasts. Kande Beach, in particular, is a local favorite for campers and overlanders. You’ll be enthralled by the warm [...]

Kalahari dreaming at Tswalu

The Korannaberg are pretty impressive, as mountains go. And flying over them on the approach to a much anticipated exploration of the southern-most reaches of the Kalahari is quite simply [...]

Perfect honeymoon camps

Africa is the perfect place for a romantic honeymoon. There is a great choice of accommodation options to choose from, here are a few of to consider: 1. Tongabezi Lodge. [...]

Sediba – a place of smiles

Caroline Phaho’s smile is infectious. “Welcome to Sediba Lodge!” she beams as she opens the Land Rover’s door. I smile back in thanks, grateful for the fragrant, cooling face-cloth offered [...]

The best safari camp ever… (in my opinion!)

I know, it’s a sweeping statement. The “Best Place Ever” has been overused, overdone and is, frankly, over the hill. But nonetheless I am always asked what my favourite destination [...]

Escape from the wilderness…to Funzi Keys

If you’re visiting Kenya for a holiday, you will most likely be taking a safari trip at some point to see the reserves & parks that the country offers. Kenya [...]

Singita – simply the best

For many safari-goers “luxury” is a dirty word. But as much as I love quiet, inconspicuous “comfortable” bush-camps, there is something to be said for going to the top of [...]

Going green in the heart of the Cape

There’s something marvelously European about quaffing fine wine on a sun-drenched terrace admiring views of towering mountain peaks and distant vineyards. Indeed, if I were to half close my eyes [...]

A look at some of SA’s top responsible lodges

Last week I highlighted the great work being done by Fair Trade in Tourism South Africa (FTTSA) in setting the benchmark for sustainable and responsible tourism in South Africa’s safari [...]

What makes a safari camp special?

Doing what I do for a living means that I am constantly asked what my favourite safari camp is, and what makes any one camp or lodge special. It’s always [...]



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