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!
Right, you are an avid reader of National Geographic, your TV is set to the Discovery Channel and you’ve seen Out of Africa more times than any other movie. So you finally decide to tick your greatest dream off of your list and go on a safari in East Africa. But where do you start? […]
Posted on June 24, 2015 by Matthew Sterne
Bananas, Rolexes, boda-bodas and Michelle Pfeiffers. These are some of the things that await visitors to Uganda’s capital, Kampala. Bananas are everywhere you go in Uganda. Everywhere. Often you will see them stacked up impossibly high on top of the equally ubiquitous motorcycle taxis called boda-bodas. Everything and anything is carried by the boda-bodas. Fruit, […]
Posted on June 15, 2015 by Matthew Sterne
The small group of trekkers crept slowly through the jungle. In the early morning stillness they moved in silence. The only sound the group made was the swoosh swoosh of the machete that forged a path for them to follow. In these tropical conditions, sweat poured from their bodies and their minds swirled from the […]
Posted on June 12, 2015 by Matthew Sterne