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!
“The Father of the Nation” I find myself in a sidewalk coffee shop in the city, perched over the morning newspaper, like any other day. Except it’s not. “Nelson Mandela Dies At 95″, the headline reads. Everything seems somewhat quieter, slower, all of a sudden. I sip my coffee, wipe away tears, blame the pollen in […]
Posted on December 6, 2013 by Tamlin Wightman
“Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas.” - Calvin Coolidge Many of you are bound to be starting your Christmas shopping around about now… Parents are on the look out for […]
Posted on December 4, 2013 by Zimkhitha Sulelo
We’re proud to announce that our talented in-house photographer, Ryan Rapaport’s photograph of a leopard descending a tree in the Sabi Sand is a finalist in the Getaway Gallery Photography Competition 2013! Sponsored by Canon, the Getaway Gallery Photography Competition 2013 has been running since 1989 and features work from some of the world’s best travel photographers. […]
Posted on November 21, 2013 by Tamlin Wightman