My Blog

  • Life returns to the African bush

    Safari Plains in Limpopo's Mabula Private Game Reserve was one of the first lodges to reopen after the hard lockdown, and it's offering some brilliant special rates for locals.
  • Bolshy Barcelona

    An edgy undercurrent makes Barcelona exciting
  • Unfair Game

    A book by the British Lord Michael Ashcroft explores the appalling world of canned lion breeding
  • Sri Lanka - An island reawakens

    The tear-shaped island of Sri Lanka is a great place to visit for the exoticism of the Far East with a calm and peaceful setting.
  • Tears in Chile

    An unexpected encounter in Santiago
  • Walkersons Hotel & Spa

    A short drive back in time
  • nThambo Tree Camp

    A safari camp on stilts gives you a different perspective on game viewing - and there's no single room supplement!
  • Black Rhino Game Lodge

    This lovely lodge in Pilanesberg National Park is in perfect striking distance when you need to get out of the city. It's a Four Star destination in a Big Five location
  • The tour guide with a tale of his own

    Exploring the beaches at De Hoop Nature Reserve reveals the fascinating life of tiny creatures, but the story of its guide, Dalfrenzo Laing, is just as inspiring.
  • Camp Ndlovu

    A simple three-hour from Joburg leads to Welgevonden Game Reserve, a Big Five territory where you'll find Camp Ndlovu, a relative newcomer to South Africa's safari lodge scene
  • Botswana - A tale of two safaris

    Meeting the bushmen in the Kalahari is an incredible experience, especially if you reach their territory in a tiny mokoro canoe.
  • An Argentinean adventure

    Argentina is such a huge country that one short trip can never do it justice. But some moments sum up the spirit of this robust country perfectly.