11/06/2018 | Vilanculos

Santorini, Vilanculos, Mozambique

Sheltered above the red cliffs of Kingfisher Bay in Mozambique’s coastal town of Vilanculos, Santorini rises like an ember above the caerulean waters of the Bazaruto archipelago. The time for a fam...

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05/06/2018 | Maun

Gomoti Plains Camp in Gomoti Plains, Botswana

Positioned on the periphery of the Gomoti river system in Botswana, you will find Gomoti Plains Camp in the south eastern section of the Okavango Delta. A shining example of exclusivity and understate...

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21/05/2018 | Skukuza

Sabi Sabi Bush Lodge, Sabi Sand, South Africa

My two favorite words are clearly audible over the two-way radio – ‘Mdoda Ingwe’ followed by ‘May I be on standby?’. My heart races faster than the speed our ranger Angelique Borlinghaus has picked up...

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10/05/2018 | Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls Island Lodge, Zimbabwe, Africa

Set on a private island between the waterways separating Zimbabwe and Zambia, Victoria Falls Island Lodge is a beacon of eco-friendly indulgence. Bright and early on a Wednesday morning, I board th...

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02/05/2018 | Maun

Sanctuary Retreats Chief’s Camp

In the heart of the Okavango Delta lies the pristine Sanctuary Retreats Chief’s Camp. Situated on Chief’s Island, homage is paid to Chief Moremi of the BaTawana tribe, who used to occupy the area as r...

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02/05/2018 | Skukuza

Lions Sands Tinga Lodge, Kruger National Park, South Africa

Two lionesses are fast asleep next to Huhlwa Road, which incidentally happens to be the Lion Sands Tinga Lodge staff access route. The younger of the two raises her head to snuffle the early morning a...

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24/04/2018 | Nosy Be

A Boat Ride to Hellville and Back

My exploration of the Nosy Be islands off the north-western coast of Madagascar had begun with a wonderful stay at 293 On Komba (Nosy Komba being one of a handful of inhabited islands).

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06/04/2018 | Livingstone

Doing Time at Tongabezi

Tongabezi Lodge is situated on the banks of the Zambezi river in Zambia, just upstream from the magnificent Victoria Falls. From the moment my husband and I arrived and were greeted by our personal va...

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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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