Our Blog features a smorgasbord collection of articles ranging from updates from the bush, safari stories, conservation matters, industry gossip and insightful news and reviews about travel in Southern and East Africa.

My stay at the Islands of Siankaba at Victoria Falls

After having my arm twisted to leave my computer and my family behind…I accepted the invitation to visit the Islands of Siankaba, a lovely lodge set on a sand island in the Zambezi River just upstream from the Victoria Falls in Zambia. Here are my travel notes and impressions. I flew directly from breezy Cape Read More

Spotlight on Mozambique

The name itself conjures up azure crystal-clear warm waters, miles of untouched white sand and some of the best scuba diving and snorkeling that Africa has to offer. Add to that the famous coral islands of the archipelagos, and you have a winning recipe! It’s no wonder that Mozambique is one of the top honeymoon Read More

Our Top 5 Most Romantic Safari Camps in Botswana

The floodplains of the Okavango Delta in Botswana have all the ingredients for one of the most romantic getaways in Africa: serenity, incredible sunsets and starry African nights, relaxation, the sound of nature and pampering spa sessions for you and your lover all in the lap of luxury and in utter privacy. Not surprisingly, honeymoon Read More

Hyenas: One of Africa’s Most Thrilling Predators

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For most people, hyenas conjure up images of an intimidating troupe of mischievous, cackling, cowardly and pretty ugly creatures from the animated movie The Lion King. But did you know that these fascinating and intelligent animals have a remarkable social hierarchy and that they are at the top of the predator pecking order, outranked only Read More

New UNIVISA for Zambia and Zimbabwe – Great news for safari travellers

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The recently launched UNIVSA (or KAZA visa) now makes traveling between Zambia and Zimbabwe so much easier… and cheaper too! In a nutshell, nationalities who originally had to apply for and pay for a separate visa for Zambia and Zimbabwe now only need one visa for both countries at a cost of US$ 50. This Read More

The Best Hotels in Africa For High Tea

High Tea might seem like an exclusively English endeavour but in Southern and Eastern Africa you’ll find hotels offering the best selection of beautiful cakes, cucumber sandwiches, buttery scones and the freshest brew of Earl Grey tea just like they have for years. There are not that many locations to choose from, so we’ve compiled Read More