Our blog is about African travel, with a focus on Eastern and Southern Africa and the Indian Ocean Islands. You'll find tales of our adventures, travel advice and inspiration, reviews of our favourite hotels, lodges and destinations, restaurant reviews and information about our conservation and community projects, with great images and videos to boot. Pack your bags – Africa awaits!
“What I like about photographs is that they capture a moment that’s gone forever, impossible to reproduce.” - Karl Lagerfeld The boy stands in the shade of his father’s leg, beside the entrance to Imizamo Yethu’s Library and Admin Office (and church and curio shop). His hands cup a half-eaten green apple as he bites into […]
Posted on February 2, 2015 by Tamlin Wightman
Between dazzling in photographs beside the likes of Elvis and Frank Sinatra, Liz McGrath, the lady affectionately known as Mrs M, was the indomitable proprietor of The Collection by Liz McGrath. Not the fictional mentor of James Bond, but not wholly unlike the elegant Judi Dench, much warmer than but equally gifted a character as Fleming’s […]
Posted on January 27, 2015 by Tamlin Wightman
What lies beyond the magazine images, beyond the airport runway and the doors of the 4X4? Our clients, Dave and Lynne Cole, had to find out. They headed out to explore South Africa, from the Klaserie Private Nature Reserve to Kapama Private Game Reserve. By foot and wheel. Through Dave’s eyes, discover what lies beyond, in that place where mankind’s […]
Posted on January 20, 2015 by Tamlin Wightman