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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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 Chanty 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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