Great Places to Take Your Kids on Safari
Sep22

Great Places to Take Your Kids on Safari

We’ve shared our favourite safari spots for an unforgettable honeymoon, but we are equal advocates for fantastic family orientated travel in the wild. Experiencing the living world of the African bush and spending time with your children and loved ones in nature are certain ways to create memories and even lifelong passion for this special continent and its inhabitants. In celebration of family travel, we have selected our best...

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The Safari Stars of South Luangwa
Sep22

The Safari Stars of South Luangwa

The rolling landscape of South Luangwa is one of Zambia’s most famous scenes. Many a documentary has been shot in this untamed valley, supporting a magnificent population of wildlife and bird species, home to the original African walking safari. This week we are showcasing our selection of top safari camps and lodges in South Luangwa National Park, where time stands still and we can breathe in the wild moments in peace! First up...

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Locations: Winning Safari Sundowners
Sep12

Locations: Winning Safari Sundowners

A very special part of an afternoon safari is the “sundowner stop”, or what the Kruger Lowveld refers to as Phuza! Just as the sun is spreading its most generously golden colours and sinking toward the horizon, your ranger parks the game viewer at a scenic spot and offers you your favourite tipple to accompany the sunset. This week we are taking sundowners very seriously and listing our favourite sundowner moments! To...

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Safari Showers & Bush Bath Tubs to Remember
Sep08

Safari Showers & Bush Bath Tubs to Remember

For many people, bath time is an indulgence. A time to unwind and relax in soothing warm water, perhaps with scented oils and silky soaps, and flickering candles to set the scene. It is a pampering experience, and there is no better place to be pampered than in the serenity of nature. The renewing qualities of the natural world help put us back into balance and remind us what is real. Cleansing us of our human ailments and realigning...

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Reset in Untouched Nature at Mwaleshi Camp, North Luangwa
Sep06

Reset in Untouched Nature at Mwaleshi Camp, North Luangwa

When we imagine the remotest places in Southern Africa, the untouched, virtually inaccessible North Luangwa National Park comes to mind. Zambia’s Luangwa Valley is a pure wilderness area, best explored on foot. South Luangwa National Park has a reputation for breathtaking walking safaris, pioneered by Norman Carr in the 1950s, and now a destination known for supreme predator sightings. The North Park, also lying on the western bank of...

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Top Spots for Champagne Breakfasts and Starlit Suppers
Sep04

Top Spots for Champagne Breakfasts and Starlit Suppers

One of our ultimate, favourite, top of the list safari activities is bush dining. Many lodges and camps all over Africa add this special occasion to their guest itineraries, whether it’s a private affair to celebrate an engagement or an anniversary, or a breakfast or dinner treat for all guests. This is a little look into our favourite bush dining locations, and our opinion on which lodges do it best! We’re talking...

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South Africa’s Luxury Family Safari: Kwandwe Game Reserve
Aug23

South Africa’s Luxury Family Safari: Kwandwe Game Reserve

A living testament to conservation and rehabilitation, Kwandwe Private Game Reserve is a wild sanctuary in South Africa’s Eastern Cape province. It spans 22 000 hectares of vast bushveld, endemic birdlife, a broad variety of unique and rare wildlife species, and is dedicated to the active protection of the endangered rhino. Giving back to the local community and to the natural environment is top priority, while Kwandwe has put the...

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