Category: Blog post

From Okavango Delta’s Splendor to Hwange’s Untamed Beauty

From Okavango Delta’s Splendor to Hwange’s Untamed Beauty I recently had the privilege of visiting Beagle Expeditions, a luxury mobile tented camp in Botswana’s Okavango Delta. The area is so wild and untouched that the only way to get in and out is by helicopter. What an experience that is! What I loved most about

Sabi Sands: The Premier Destination for a Big 5 Safari in Africa

Sabi Sands: The Premier Destination for a Big 5 Safari in Africa Sabi Sands Nature Reserve offers the pinnacle of a Big Five safari in Africa. The area, adjacent to the globally recognised Kruger National Park, forms part of the Greater Kruger with unfenced borders between Sabi Sands and Kruger National Park. This allows animals

KwaZulu-Natal’s Beauty and Conservation Unveiled

Beyond the Ordinary: KwaZulu-Natal’s Beauty and Conservation Unveiled Locally referred to as KZN, South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal province is a place of lush sugar cane plantations, Big Five game reserves, coastal splendour and the incredible Drakensberg mountain range. It’s also home to the Zulu people, South Africa’s largest ethnic group (and historically a proud warrior nation),

The Whale Issue

Whale Season in South Africa, Mozambique and Madagascar Earlier this month I witnessed the mesmerising spectacle of whale season along the Indian Ocean coast of South Africa. I was visiting Scottburgh and was treated to an awe-inspiring display of breaching and lobtailing by the many humpback whales off the coast, right from my hotel window. Their acrobatic displays

The Flower Issue

From Barren To Breathtaking: The Best Places To See The Cape’s Spring Flowers A remarkable natural spectacle unfurls across South Africa’s Western Cape and Northern Cape Namaqualand regions as winter’s grip gradually loosens and the sun’s warmth coaxes the landscape. Spring brings an explosion of vibrant colours, as the once-barren terrain transforms into a canvas

The Best of Africa Issue

The Best of Africa: Beyond Cape Town’s Charm Cape Town was recently voted as the world’s best city for the eighth year running, by over 30,000 readers, in the 2023 Telegraph Travel Awards. While it’s undeniably an incredible destination, there’s more to Africa than what the Telegraph described as “the supermodel at the foot of

The Tanzania Safari Issue

The best way to spend 11 days on safari in Tanzania It’s not surprising that Tanzania is one of the most well-known safari destinations in Africa. I love the country for its sensational landscapes and its warm, welcoming people. The wildlife viewing is superb, as well as the range of safari activities on offer. Of

The Desert Issue

5 reasons not to miss Southern Africa’s desert regions While tropical beaches, grassy plains and cool lush forests all have their appeal, deserts hold a special allure. Vast blue skies stretch in all directions, uninterrupted by highrises or smog or canopies of vegetation that block the sun. These regions also harbour unique plants, animals and