15/02/2018 | Maun

Wilderness Safaris Vumbura Plains Camp, Okavango Delta, Botswana

Known for its sprawling verdant grasslands, the Okavango Delta is hailed as one of the most spectacular wilderness destinations in the world. Occupying a number of camps in the expansive World Heritag...

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26/01/2018 | Upington

Upington – Your Gateway to the Kalahari

Touch down in Upington is a rather surreal experience. Firstly the flight there from Cape Town opens one’s eyes to how vast and unexplored much of South Africa really is. And then, upon reaching the o...

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26/01/2018 | Gaborone

A weekend Away in Mokolodi Nature Reserve

Growing up in Lobatse we used to come over to the city almost every weekend. We’d pass by the Mokolodi Nature Reserve turn and I’d silently envy to check out what went down there. Me being that child ...

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15/01/2018 | Nosy Be

293 On Komba

I always wondered what freedom was. Well now I’ve found it” said Marcine. Marcine Cooper- owner of 293 On Komba off the north-western coast of the Madagascar mainland- and hubby Ian visited on a life ...

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11/01/2018 | St Helena

Touching Down On Virgin Soil: Only Six Hours to St Helena

It’ll be a long time before the residents of the island of St Helena stop talking about the afternoon of Saturday 14 October 2017. As Airlink flight SA8131 finally touched down on the runway on the is...

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10/01/2018 | Nosy Be

Constance Tsarabanjina

What’s the best place you’ve ever been? I hate such questions, like “What’s your favourite song?” At what time of the day, in what mood, for what reason, in what circumstances/ season etc. etc.? It is...

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10/01/2018 | Nosy Be

Sakatia Lodge

“It’s just a lodge” said my Be Welcome guide, Claudio as he saw me off on at Chnaty Beach for my boat transfer from Nosy Be (Big Island) to neighbouring Nosy Sakatia and Sakatia Lodge, so I wasn’t exp...

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22/12/2017 | George

Fancourt South Africa

Renowned for its putting greens, Fancourt offers much more than just golf. It is 6:07am on a Friday morning. A sudden loud thump jolts me out of my sleep. I look around to see that neither my husband ...

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07/12/2017 | Ngala

On Safari - Arriving in Ngala

In the mere hour it took us to reach the lodge, we had managed to see three—elephant, cape buffalo, rhinoceros—of the Big 5, already. And a whole lot more. Who even needed to go on safari?? And then w...

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