4 Top Notch Lodges in Madikwe Game Reserve
Aug14

4 Top Notch Lodges in Madikwe Game Reserve

Madikwe Game Reserve is one of South Africa’s largest, at 75 000 hectares. It is located in the norther of the country, bordering Botswana, surrounded by the southern end of the Kalahari Desert. It is perhaps known best as a fantastic malaria-free destination for safari goers in South Africa, which makes it a great option families with young children, but it should not be underestimated as an exquisite and rewarding game reserve in...

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The Garden Route Becomes South Africa’s 9th UNESCO Biosphere Reserve
Aug10

The Garden Route Becomes South Africa’s 9th UNESCO Biosphere Reserve

There’s no wonder it’s called the Garden Route, when you consider the lush, afro-montane forests, floral landscapes, coastal vegetation, and immense population of terrestrial and marine wildlife. Birds of every colour flit between dangling vines and dash between tree canopies, making the Garden Route a birding destination of note. UNESCO announced in June that this almost 700 000 hectare stretch of South African land is the country’s...

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Elephants Drinking from Swimming Pool at Lodges in Klaserie
Aug09

Elephants Drinking from Swimming Pool at Lodges in Klaserie

The winter is in full swing, which means the bushveld is crunchy, arid and no longer boasts the luscious green vegetation that summer brings. With the thinning out of the bushveld, the water sources become scarce. For plains game, they gain most of their moisture from the vegetation they digest so they will congregate at waterholes dotted in reserves to replenish their thirst. Elephants are our swimmers and water babies of the...

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New Rra Dinare Camp open in the Delta – Under One Botswana Sky
Aug09

New Rra Dinare Camp open in the Delta – Under One Botswana Sky

Joining their elite portfolio of lodges in Botswana – Pom Pom Camp, Gunn’s Camp, Moremi Crossing, Chobe Safari Lodge, Nata Lodge, and Chobe Bush Lodge – Under One Botswana Sky has recently added Rra Dinare Camp to their Okavango Delta collection. We couldn’t be more excited to introduce this 8-tent canvas and timber retreat overlooking the Gomoti River in a 272 square kilometre private concession adjacent to the Moremi Game...

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Planning a Honeymoon in Mauritius? Here are Our Suggestions
Aug07

Planning a Honeymoon in Mauritius? Here are Our Suggestions

The ocean has a calming effect on our senses and brings us closer to the raw power of nature. Beach holidays are ideal for sun seekers, lovers of water sports and die hard romantics. Mauritius is a hotspot for island holiday addicts! Located in the warm Indian Ocean off the east coast of Africa, this pristine tropical island gives rise to some of the most spectacular scenery. Bright blue oceans spill onto the shores of powder white...

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Indian Ocean Scuba Diving in Mozambique and Zanzibar
Jul05

Indian Ocean Scuba Diving in Mozambique and Zanzibar

Africa’s eastern coastline is chiselled by the ebb and flow of the warm Indian Ocean, which shapes the coastal terrain into variations of rocky cliff faces and soft sand. It is where whales come to calve, turtles come to lay their eggs, and where coral reefs stretch beneath the surface, populating the sea floor with living colour. From award-winning photography, to age-old children’s animations, “unda da sea” is depicted as a world of...

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Our Top Kruger Bush Bars for a Safari Sundowner
Jul04

Our Top Kruger Bush Bars for a Safari Sundowner

Golden hour is a much celebrated affair while on safari. It’s customary to stop for drinks when the sun sinks into the horizon. The honey-glaze of sunset serves as the bridge between the afternoon game drive and night game drive. Rangers switch off the vehicle in an open clearing, free of danger and let their guests stretch their legs while serving them a tipple of their choice. There is nothing better than a brazen African sky...

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