South Africa : 5 Secret Coastal Gems

South Africa : 5 Coastal Secret Gems

South Africa’s coastal areas are renowned for their stunning beauty and diverse ecosystems, offering a wealth of hidden treasures waiting to be explored. From pristine beaches to lush nature reserves, these secret coastal gems provide a perfect escape for those looking to experience the country’s natural splendour. Here, we delve into five of South Africa’s … Read more

Lapalala Wilderness Reserve : A Hidden Gem

Lapalala Wilderness Reserve

Located in the heart of South Africa’s Waterberg Biosphere in the Limpopo Province, the Lapalala Wilderness Reserve is a little visited gem. A haven for wildlife enthusiasts, adventure seekers, and nature lovers alike, Lucinda has just returned from spending a couple of nights with Lepogo Lodges. Spanning over 48,000 hectares, this pristine wilderness offers a … Read more

Walking Safaris – A Thrilling Adventure

Walking Safari with the Bushcamp Company, Zambia

Embarking on a walking safari is akin to stepping back in time, immersing oneself in the untamed beauty of Africa just as the early explorers did. It’s a journey that awakens the senses, offering an intimate encounter with nature’s wonders and engages you with the sights, sounds and scents of the wilderness. In this blog … Read more

Family safari in October, 4 great countries to consider

Family safari in Zambia, Luangwa Safari House

A family safari is a rich and rewarding holiday, with something for everyone across Africa. While the summer, Easter and Christmas holidays might be obvious choices, October half term is also an ideal time to enjoy a family safari. You’ll find excellent wildlife viewing and great weather, and some of the best countries for families … Read more

Honeymoon planning – 9 Essential Top Tips

Romantic honeymoon dinner in the Serengeti

A honeymoon to Africa and the Indian Ocean offers endless opportunities to experience new things as a couple, creating lasting memories. Endlessly romantic this part of the world lends itself to unforgettable honeymoons. Here are some tips when planning yours. Start your honeymoon with relaxationAfter the whirlwind of the wedding festivities it is well worth … Read more

KwaZulu Natal – 4 reasons to visit this secret gem.

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With its great beaches, majestic mountains, superb safari opportunities and fascinating historic sites, KwaZulu Natal is one of South Africa’s most enthralling provinces. Bordered by the towering peaks of the Drakensberg and a glorious 600km coastline it is home to a beguiling array of experiences. Here are my top four reasons to visit: Safari in … Read more

How to enjoy a riding safari with your non-riding partner

Riding safari with non riding partner

A riding safari is an amazing way to see the bush; silently traversing through the landscape and viewing wildlife from the back of a horse is an exhilarating experience. The horses are incredibly well-schooled, the guiding brilliant, and unsurprisingly a riding safari is often at the top of the wish list for experienced riders. However, … Read more