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To the locals that live in Hout Bay, it's quite commonly referred to as 'The Republic of Hout Bay'. The reason for this is that there are only three ways to access this beautiful little suburb. On a visit to this Cape Town based seaside village, you could... continue reading



Putting the bush back where it belongs at Chobe Bush Lodge

1 year ago

It is true that there are other lodges in the Chobe region which lack river views - but that's just it, with them it tends to be a lack, an absence, a gap that is not quite filled no matter how pretty the garden and surrounds....

The Classic Safari Experience at Chobe Safari Lodge

1 year ago

If you're planning a visit to the Chobe region, you'll know that the town of Kasane is not short on luxury accommodation. There are older lodges and comparatively new ones, but all of them were built in the shadow of a place that has become an institution...

 

Benguerra Island Beauty

1 year ago

Benguerra Island in Mozambique has the title of being the second largest island in the Bazaruto Archipelago and broke away from the mainland thousands of years ago. The Bazaruto Archipelago is a group of five islands in Mozambique...

7 Incredible Holiday Destinations in Southern Africa

1 year ago

Southern Africa is a vast region that holds some of the best destinations in Africa, these countries include the likes of South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Lesotho, Swaziland, Mozambique and Zambia, and that’s only naming a few....

 

Tanzania - The Land of Natural Awe

1 year ago

Tanzania is most likely one of the oldest known and continuously inhabited areas on the planet. Fossil remains of humans and pre-human hominids have been discovered here dating back over two million years. It’s Africa at its most naturally authentic...

Biodiversity Binge - Kasane's World of Wildlife

1 year ago

The town of Kasane in North-Eastern Botswana ranks as one of the most popular destinations in Southern Africa. Situated on the banks of the majestic Chobe River and a stone's throw away from the Chobe National Park, within easy reach of Victoria Falls...

 

Garden Route - Western Cape

1 year ago

The Garden Route in South Africa is one of the most beautiful stretches of coastline in the country and is dotted with quaint little towns that lead to its end at the Tstisikamma Forest, a fairyland of massive trees, ferns and a myriad of bird life....

Luxury Safari Accommodation at the Sabi Sands Game Reserve

1 year ago

If prestige is your criteria for game reserves in South Africa, you will find the most prestigious being the Sabi Sands Game Reserve. It's located in the south western corner of the most famous game reserve in South Africa, the Kruger National Park....

 

Marrakech, Morocco

1 year ago

Tripadvisor has named Marrakech, Morocco as its number one best destination in the world. This is big news but what is it about Marrakech that makes it the best? Marrakech is a major city in the northwest African nation of Morocco....

Hearts on Sleeves in Africa

1 year ago

When someone mentions the word Africa, it's the wildlife that pounces into the forefront of everyone's mind. The land of lions and leopards, it's the adventure of a lifetime! But where does that leave the hopeless romantics?...

 

Africa's Top 10 Most Dangerous Animals

1 year ago

When you think of Africa and its wildlife, the most dangerous in your mind would be the biggest game stomping through the continent, but sometimes it's the smallest creature that can be the fiercest. Here's our top 10 list of the most dangerous animals in...

African Safaris: What You Need to Know

1 year ago

Ernest Hemingway said it best when he described his time on the African continent, “I never knew of a morning in Africa, when I woke up and was not happy.” This is the euphoric feeling chased by millions all over the globe ......

 

The Best of the Beasts - The Big 5

1 year ago

The big 5 originated from hunters because they were the most difficult and dangerous animals in Africa to hunt. The term was then taken over by safari tour operators to market these magnificent beasts when on a safari in Africa. Who are the Big 5?...

Bowled Over At Boulders

1 year ago

Cape Town has some impressive beaches, some even being awarded the enviable blue flag status, but there is one beach that combines sun, sand and sea with a tiny creature that has people enthralled when they come into close contact....

 

Kruger National Park - What, Where, Who, How and When?

1 year ago

There are three words that instantly invoke the spirit of Africa, Kruger National Park. Arguably the epitome of safari, it’s the icon that has people from all over the world salivating for more. It’s a bucket list item, the one that never gets crossed off...

The Best of Cape Town

1 year ago

Cape Town inspires discovery. Established in 1652 by the Dutch East India Company as a supply station for Dutch ships sailing to East Africa, India and the Far East, it has grown into the best place in the world to visit, as voted for by the prestige....

 

Let’s Take a Walk on the Wild Side

1 year ago

A walking safari is reminiscent of the origin of safari, the days when it came down to experience, bushcraft and the intuition of guides and trackers to find the wildlife. Safari has evolved a long way since then but many are now wanting to experience...



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