5 of the best wellness retreats in Africa

The term ‘wellness’ has come to mean many different things, be it spa treatments and massages or yoga and hiking. Whatever it means to you, there’s no need to let a holiday get in the way of a healthy lifestyle. Here are five retreats offering a range of wellness experiences, from running in the wild […]

A day in Antarctica

Ellerman House is one of Cape Town’s best boutique hotels. Their concierge team has been working hard to add new and innovative experiences on offer to their guests. They have now collaborated with White Desert – the only company in the world to fly into the interior of Antarctica in a private jet. A carbon […]

Tracking the Great Wildebeest Migration

East Africa’s annual wildebeest migration is an unmatched wildlife spectacle. This Great Migration through the Serengeti and Masai Mara is an ancient cycle triggered by seasonal rainfall and the growth of sweet new grasses, which sets these mega herds in perpetual motion. While there is a typical annual movement pattern, each month of the year […]

Cheetahs return to Malawi

Liwonde National Park in Malawi welcomes back its first big cats, a profound milestone in the ongoing restoration of this valuable protected area.  Famous for its glorious Lake Malawi, easygoing vibe and blissfully uncrowded wildlife reserves and national parks, Malawi is working hard to rehabilitate its wilderness areas. The latest good news is the successful […]

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 […]

Christmas Gift Ideas for Safari Goers

Christmas is less than a month away and if you’re starting to panic about not having something for the tree, we’ve got some ideas for the African safari enthusiast in your life. Our list features useful items that are functional and will ensure your gift is used for a long time to come! Buff (USD […]

Zip-lining in South Africa

Zip-lining in South Africa has become a popular thrill ride. It is an adventurous and exciting outdoor activity; now found in most of the main areas of South Africa, and near most of the top tourist attractions. A zip-line consists of a cable, which is a specialised wire-rope that is attached to two opposite sides, […]

Zimbabwe or Zambia – Which Side of the Victoria Falls to Stay on

‘Zimbabwe or Zambia?’ is the question on everybody’s mind once having decided to travel to the iconic Victoria Falls. The largest waterfall in the world is on the Zambezi River, which creates part of the border between two southern African countries – Zimbabwe and Zambia. Named ‘the Smoke that Thunders’ by the native tribes, the […]

Tours to Zimbabwe, a New York Times Destination

There has recently been an increased interest in tours to Zimbabwe, which was named as one of The New York Times’ ‘52 Places to go in 2015.’ Despite the civil unrest that has plagued Zimbabwe over the past several decades, the country’s political and economic issues have been relatively stabilised. This has opened a gateway […]

Swimming under the Victoria Falls

It is possible to swim in the rock pools right underneath the Falls at certain times of the year (‘low water’). This is an unforgettable adventure right in the heart of one of the most beautiful places on earth! The most awesome perspective to see the Victoria Falls is from the bottom of the gorge. […]