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!
It started in the vineyards and the harbours of the Cape, with the leopards of Londolozi and the puku of the Chobe… It started there but was far from ending. Since their first journey to Africa with us, Marg and Dick Guit from Darwin, Australia, have returned twice in one year and are already planning next year’s adventure. The soul of Africa has captured them, […]
Posted on October 27, 2014 by Tamlin Wightman
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