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!
Every now and then we all need a little affirmation; some sign that our efforts do not go unnoticed; a nod from the outside world that we’re doing something right. For us, that acknowledgement came yesterday when many of the lodges we’ve recommended time and time again received the highest praise in Condé Nast’s Readers’ […]
Posted on October 21, 2014 by Lara Thomas
It is said that humans have an innate need for nature. That we possess a natural tendency to seek a connection to the earth and all its life forms. German-born American psychoanalyst Erich Fromm coined the term, Biophilia, to describe this hypothesis - what he called “the passionate love of life and of all that is alive.” […]
Posted on October 17, 2014 by Tamlin Wightman
The similarities cannot be denied. I’m well aware that if you’re going to compare anything to the world-renowned BBC series, Planet Earth then the contemporary better be good. Really good. The Lyons’ photographs fulfill this strict criteria. I understand that this claim may be met with skepticism. Anticipating this I’ll offer three reasons justifying the […]
Posted on October 16, 2014 by Lara Thomas