11 awesome things to do in Mauritius

When you think of Mauritius, you probably imagine sleek beach resorts and blissful Indian Ocean shores. Of course, Mauritius does have some of the best beaches in the world, but there’s an awful lot more to explore on this colourful, multicultural, laid-back island. From invigorating hikes to tasty street food tours, here are our top […]

Your guide to the best beaches in Africa

The shores of Africa vary from dramatic, ocean-battered coastlines to tropical bays fringed with palm trees. As luxury travel experts specialising in southern and East Africa, we’ve got a few favourite spots that are perfect as destinations in their own right or retreats at which to relax after a few days on safari. These are […]

The world’s best land-based whale watching

You may have ticked sightings of Africa’s famous Big Five off your must-see list, but did you know South Africa gives you an excellent chance of getting up close and personal with the Marine Big Five? The oceans surrounding the southern tip of Africa are rich with southern right whales, great white sharks, penguins, dolphins […]

Africa’s Private Islands

When it comes to safaris, Africa does it best. A little less known, but still equally outstanding, are its beach escapes. The continent’s eastern coast is dotted with idyllic and intimate hideaways, but here are our top picks. Thanda Island, Tanzania Recently voted the World’s Leading Exclusive Private Island by the 2016 World Travel Awards, […]

Diving in Malawi

Whilst Africa is more commonly associated with expansive plains and exotic animals grassing the savannah, there are hidden treasures that truly need to be explored. In this case: Lake Malawi. Lake Malawi is reputed as being the best freshwater diving experience in the world. Its vast body of water – 22,488km2 to be precise, or […]