10 August 2018

Living my best life!

This past weekend, I took the opportunity to experience the newly launched Morukuru Beach Lodge in the De Hoop Nature Reserve. What better way to spend some special time away than to share it w...

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12 July 2018

The perfect 10

A dazzling blend of dramatic scenery and secret charms, Cape Town is a place where, from the city centre, one can be sipping world-class wine on a tranquil vineyard within thirty minutes, lazin...

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5 July 2018

The legend of Chem Chem

Tanzania’s Chem Chem private concession stretches across 50,000 acres of pristine wilderness connecting the immense savannahs of Tarangire National Park and the bird-rich waters of Lake Manyara, where dense palm forests meet lush grasslands rolling down to the lakeshore. Privately owned and managed by Fabia Bausche and Nicolas Negre, the dream for Chem Chem was to rebuild this corridor, re...

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  • 24 May 2018

    The haunting beauty of Namibia's Hoanib

    The idea of a trip through Namibia often conjures images of rusty red tinted sand dunes stretching for miles, the shipwreck strewn Skeleton Coast, the seemingly empty and desolate Damaraland or the oasis that is the Etosha.  It’s a country of contrasts, big skies and dramatic s...

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  • 17 May 2018

    Celebrating Franschhoek

    Winter in the Cape Winelands can be an amazing time of the year. The good days are filled with crisp and clear blue skies, soft sunlight, not a breath of wind and at times touches of snow capping the mountain ranges in the background. While it’s probably a bit too chilly to laze along the...

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  • 11 May 2018

    Spotlight On Vic Falls - 48 hours on the Zambezi

      It's hard to accurately imagine the scale of the Victoria Falls, but when you witness the sprays created by unimaginable amounts of water tumbling downwards to create the world's largest curtain of falling water, you'll soon see how it got its original name; ‘Mosi-oa-Tunya’ – ‘The Smok...

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  • 3 May 2018

    The greatest show on Earth

    The Great Migration is a natural spectacle like no other and a life-changing experience to witness. The ground vibrates with the thundering of millions of hooves as heaving herds of wildebeest and hundreds of thousands of zebra and antelope fill the Serengeti & Mara plains in the most epi...

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  • 26 April 2018

    Spotlight On South Africa - 48 hours in Johannesburg

    Johannesburg has busily redefined itself over the past decade, breathing new life into old warehouses and derelict buildings, while slowly reclaiming sidewalk spaces for markets, cafes, and art galleries.  ‘The City of Gold’ is South Africa’s largest city, and traces its roots to g...

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  • 20 April 2018

    Under African skies

    Sleeping beneath a sky decorated with stars is indeed many travelers' idea of the perfect way to spend a night in Africa. Experiencing the sights, smells and sounds of the surrounding bush is an essential part of any safari experience, and the deep-seated desire to reconnect with oneself and ...

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  • 12 April 2018

    Spotlight on Kenya - 48 hours in Nairobi

    Kenya’s capital city, Nairobi, is a popular gateway for international travelers accessing the East African safari circuit, heading to iconic destinations like the Serengeti, Masaai Mara and the Ngorongoro Crater. The city certainly has a cosmopolitan charisma about it. As one of largest and m...

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  • 25 January 2018

    Zimbabwe's Big Five

    One can’t really sum up the magic of Zimbabwe in one sentence, but one thing that really stands out is the quality of the guides, their warmth, friendliness and knowledge – the best ingredient of any safari! The mighty Victoria Falls, the beautiful Hwange National Park, the majestic Lake Kari...

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  • 11 January 2018

    Botswana Dreaming

    It’s late November, and I had five glorious days flitting across Botswana. The Okavango Delta regionis an interestingly complex, natural system where everything revolves around the ebb and flow of water - it’s easily a year-round destination, where the miracle of the ‘high water’ and ‘low wat...

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  • 9 March 2017

    Inside The Tiny Heart Of Africa

    When was the last time you visited a place that touched your soul? That’s Sabyinyo Silverback’s strapline and it couldn't be more congruous if they tried.  Nestled in the tiny heart of Africa, as Rwanda is affectionately named, Sabyinyo is owned and managed by the award winning Governors’ Ca...

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  • 15 December 2016

    NORTHERN ZIMBABWEAN ADVENTURES

    We recently explored the incredible and undervalued travel destination of Zimbabwe. Nicknamed God’s own Country in 1970's despite the ongoing Bush War at the time, remains one of the most beautiful, unfettered countries on earth. Their economic and tourist slump doesn’t seem to hav...

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  • 15 December 2016

    ZAMBIA - MY LATEST OBSESSION

    Being a travel maestro is undeniably the best job in the world. Who wouldn’t want to spend their lives exploring new lands, immersing themselves in new cultures and having the pleasure of sending clients to experience the same magic? It’s a happy job! In fact for me it doesn’t feel like a job...

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  • 14 August 2016

    UNEARTHING ETHIOPIA’S ENCHANTMENT

    On 21 July I stepped into a time machine of the Ten Commandments with a seven-day, flash-in-the-pan trip to Northern Ethiopia’s historic route. If you were anything like me, your knowledge of this undervalued country would probably be limited to conversations with friends, David Attenborough’...

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  • 30 November 2015

    TANZANIA TO OURSELVES

    There’s no doubt that East Africa captures the soul and mine’s lucky enough to have been captured by this captivating country a few times! This time round for three weeks in a life altering exploration of Tanzania’s Tarangire, Lake Manyara and Ngorongoro Crater and Serengeti regions. And, we ...

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