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!
We have just returned from another stupendous New York Times Travel Show! Thank you for having us, now good night! As Simone Beauvoir phrased it, “There is something in the New York air that makes sleep useless.” The Big Apple’s incredible spirit captures our hearts and imaginations every time we visit, as we know Africa […]
Posted on March 7, 2014 by Tamlin Wightman
The thing about fancy events like these is that I always get way too excited way too soon. I’m talking months before. In fact, it was two years of build up to this particular event, after I first laid eyes on an image of the Dîner en Blanc in Paris. Golden light washing the rows […]
Posted on March 6, 2014 by Tamlin Wightman
In 2009 at the age of 73, to the delight and surprise of her fans, Tina Turner announced that she would embark on one last tour. The excitement I felt was almost immediately deflated by a second press release – South Africa was not a destination on her ‘world’ tour (the inverted commas give a […]
Posted on March 5, 2014 by Lara Thomas