7 of the most exciting African cities

Most safari-goers whiz through their port of entry with barely a glance around – which is a huge shame. Cities are where you can get to the heart of a country’s identity/identities, where historic events have taken place and creative scenes thrive. Here are some of our favourite African cities and why you should factor in a […]

Beyond the game drive: exciting alternative safaris

When you think of a safari, you probably imagine being in a game vehicle – but this is just one way to explore the bush. There are many other modes of transport when it comes to safari, ever increasing as travellers become more active and more adventurous. Here are some top alternative safaris. Walking Not so […]

Why you should consider a green season safari


There are a number of advantages to travelling in low season throughout southern and Eastern Africa. The hottest, rainiest months are often referred to as the ‘secret season’, because although it’s not the most popular time to travel, safari experts know how rewarding green season safaris can be – and we’re going to spill the beans […]

5 African countries you should travel to in 2019

Struggling to pick a destination for next year’s big vacation? Let us help. These are five countries that should be on your radar in 2019. Rwanda is a very exciting travel destination right now. The government has committed to fostering a strong sustainable tourism model by inviting some of the top safari companies on the […]

The best African hotel and safari openings of 2019

We’ve got the scoop on some of the most hotly anticipated hotel and lodge openings in 2019. Some of these will open up off-the-beaten-track destinations for the first time, whereas others are catering to increased demand in popular safari areas. Here are some of the most exciting launches of 2019.  Lekkerwater Beach Lodge, South Africa […]

7 of the best winter sun holidays in Africa

Winter in the Northern Hemisphere quickly loses its appeal after the excitement of Christmas and New Year have passed – and for many, spending the whole festive season on a remote beach is highly preferable to countless family visits and cold weather. If you find that winter drags on for far too long, there’s an easy […]

10 of the best activities in Victoria Falls

On the edge of the mighty Mosi-oa-Tunya, the ever-popular resort town of Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, offers a wealth of exciting activities for all tastes and interests. From a nail-biting bungee jump to a relaxed sunset cruise, here are ten of our top suggestions of what to do in and around Victoria Falls. Go white-water rafting The […]

The best African hotel and safari openings of 2018

2018 sees a spate of exciting new hotel openings across Africa, particularly in Namibia and Rwanda, two of the continent’s current hottest destinations. Some of these are reopened lodges and camps that have undergone a major refurbishment and redesign, while others are brand-new resorts in areas without any previous luxury accommodations. Each one provides a […]

Giving back: Where to stay to make your money count

The beauty of travelling in Africa is that, when you choose truly responsible operators, your money stretches far beyond your own vacation. Safari camps and remote lodges are usually located in areas at risk of poaching and environmental damage, and where communities are often underprivileged. Tourism provides not only employment opportunities and a reason to […]

Image gallery: Inside the redesign of Singita Pamushana

Overlooking the Malilangwe Dam from its rocky outcrop in the private Malilangwe Reserve, Singita Pamushana is Zimbabwe’s most luxurious lodge. Singita is known for upholding the highest standards of design and service throughout all their lodges and camps, something which requires regular refurbishments and redesigns. Earlier in 2018, they closed Pamushana to rethink the lodge’s […]