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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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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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04/12/2017 | Ulusaba

Ulusaba's Big Five - And I'm Not Talking About Animals

The phone had rung at precisely 5am and for once I didn’t grumble. We were already up and raring to go on our game drive, not daring to hope for a much-anticipated leopard sighting. Hubbie and I were ...

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04/12/2017 | Londolozi

LondoYogi: Yoga in the wild at Londolozi

Recently I was fortunate enough to experience a 6-day working holiday at some of the most incredible safari destinations in Africa, flying Airlink’s seamless bush connection from the great Kruger wild...

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22/11/2017 | Maseru

How To Fall in Love with Lesotho

Lesotho. It’s so beautiful it hurts. Just as picturesque as Switzerland or Austria though nowhere near as wealthy and so, for the tourist, rather less spoiled. It’s impossible not to fall in love with...

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22/11/2017 | East London

10 Reasons To Visit East London

Officially known as Buffalo City, East London is situated along the extensive Eastern Cape coastline, about three hours’ drive from Nelson Mandela Bay and between eight and nine hours from Durban. Eas...

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22/11/2017 | Port Elizabeth

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Addo Elephant National Park

We sent Melanie van Zyl to uncover the best-kept secrets at Addo Elephant National Park. She returned with the scoop on two brand new accommodation offerings and four different ways to visit this spra...

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