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What I love about andBeyond in Botswana

The answer to that isn’t ‘yes’ or ‘no’ — it’s always ‘when?’ My most recent to sojourn to Botswana with &Beyond was, as photography buffs would say, ‘picture perfect’! (You’ll have to read on to find out why!) AndBeyond Chobe Under Canvas This is the ultimate camp for die-hard safari purists who would rather forego little Read More

2019’s Brand New & Renovated Lodges & Camps

With another adventure of a year ahead of us, we’re excited to announce our very own selection of brand new camps and stunning lodge renovations! NEW: &BEYOND TENGILE RIVER CAMP South Africa: Opened December 2018 LOCATION: Sabi Sand Game Reserve, overlapping onto the Kruger National Park with an unfenced border ‘Tengile’ means ‘tranquil’ in the Read More

Kwando, Kwando, Kwando!

As our team of travel consultants bustled into Monday morning with their trademark hustle, and my PC flickered to life, I wondered how my client, Jim and his wife, had settled back into ‘civilization’ after the Botswana safari we designed for them, incorporating a very special request: a return to Kwando Lagoon… Dear Lise, As I mentioned in an earlier Read More

Santorini, Mozambique: Almost Shirley Valentine

When I was called upon to have a little toddle off to Santorini for a bit of a look-see, I couldn’t help but subconsciously get my Shirley Valentine on. Granted, I’d like to think I’m not quite old enough to pull off a bored Liverpudlian housewife stuck in a matrimonial rut, especially seeing as I’m rather happily Read More

A (Zen)zibar Miracle

The Adventurous Art of Parenting As a parent whose job is to intimately know Africa like the back of my hand, I travel throughout the continent, exploring each of our destinations by experiencing the wildlife, communities, reserves and lodges with a keen and experienced eye for the details that matter – like a passionately ruthless Read More

On safari in Botswana with Desert & Delta

We were recently invited by Desert & Delta to join a small group of Africa travel agents on a ‘Fam Trip’ to Botswana. Here are our impressions. Chobe Game Lodge, Chobe National Park Chobe Game Lodge was our first camp. We were surprised and delighted to be met by a female guide driving an open Read More

Hwange National Park – Why go

Finally, Zimbabwe’s time as a premier Southern African safari destination has arrived. Having emerged from decades of political turmoil, Zimbabwe is coming into its own and  now is the time to book a luxury safari to Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe and experience privacy, great hospitality and outstanding game viewing opportunities. Located in the heart Read More

Namibia’s best honeymoon lodges

Namibia is the perfect honeymoon destination for couples wanting to get away from it all, relax in pristine wilderness and be blown away by fabulous accommodation and superb hospitality. The desert landscapes, the unusual flora and fauna, the humbling 360’ views, never ending sand dunes, no other people for miles and starry starry skies are Read More