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!
This ode to love shimmers in the moonlight, floats in the early morning mists and mesmerises with its changing shades at sunset. More than simply a building, it’s the greatest gift one man ever bestowed on his beloved. With a captivating history, the Taj attracts millions of visitors each year and is one of the […]
Posted on August 17, 2015 by Matthew Sterne
The deep, thundering roar of a lion snaps me out of sleep. My eyes open, wide and alert. It is before five and still dark outside. The lion sounds very close – almost too close. There are no fences here and the lions are known to pass through the camp. I lie dead-still, waiting for […]
Posted on August 13, 2015 by Matthew Sterne
India. The land of Bollywood, curries, Gandhi, cricket fanatics and the world’s largest democracy. The country is such a dizzying assault of otherworldly strangeness that is easy to forget that India holds some of the most beautiful and unique animals in its jungles. From the astoundingly agile clouded leopard to the eccentric-looking lion-tailed macaque, India certainly […]
Posted on August 7, 2015 by Matthew Sterne