Author Archive | Debbi Wynne

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Why we love Cape Canopy Tours

Exceptionally bad experiences and exceptionally good experiences quite often have me hurrying in the direction of my computer to pen a few words. In this particular instance, I’m very happy to report that the impulse that has me trotting toward my laptop, is an exceptionally enjoyable ziplining experience set in the Hottentots Holland mountains outside […]

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Swakopmund – A Whistle Stop Stay at the Strand Hotel

I have visited too many special places on this planet to say I have an absolute favourite, but if really hard pressed, I could doubtlessly say I have a soft spot for a couple, one of them being Namibia. Namibia is a paradox; the ruggedness of much of the land, contrasted by the kindness of […]

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Kenya Tanzania Safaris: Top Highlights & Itinerary Options

The East African countries of Kenya and  Tanzania each hold an abundance of attractions for visitors seeking out an authentic safari experience. Both countries are primarily big game destinations and home to many of Africa’s legendary and inimitable wildlife safari reserves, each offers delightful holiday options for families and honeymooners, adventure-seekers, and everybody in-between. Highlights […]

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Safaris From Johannesburg, A Whistle-Stop Wildlife Experience

Not all visitors to South Africa are here on an extended holiday, some unfortunately only find themselves in the country on business, with just a few leisure hours to spare. If you are fleetingly in the Johannesburg (or Tshwane) area, there are at least two malaria-free reserves you may wish to consider for a whistle-stop […]

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Our Top 10 Luxury Safari Camps: Experience Africa Under Canvas

There is something utterly enchanting and very ‘real’ about an African safari experienced ‘under canvas’ in a luxury safari tent. In addition to the sheer romance of the style and glamour of tented colonial Africa, there is the palpable component; the sounds of the wild animals seem closer, the scents of the bush seem sharper, […]

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Safaris Near Cape Town for When You’re Short on Time

Not all visitors to South Africa are fortunate enough to be here on an extended holiday. For those who are lucky enough to find themselves in Cape Town, but less fortunately find themselves with just a day or so to spare for a safari, there are a few game reserves near Cape Town which allow […]

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Great Migration Safaris – Where To See The Wildebeest Migration In Tanzania

Lauded, and understandably so, as one of the greatest wildlife shows on earth, if not ‘the Greatest Show on Earth’, sure to leave you in utter awe and absolute amazement, the annual Wildebeest Migration of East Africa, or ‘the Great Migration’ … or simply, ‘the Migration’ … is without doubt, a once-in-a-lifetime experience. If the […]

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Zimbabwe – the recovery and the reawakening

Over the course of the last few decades, Zimbabwe has experienced a number of ill-fated political challenges; in terms of tourism the country has all but lost a decade, with understandably cynical visitors looking to neighbouring Southern African countries to book their African safari and wildlife holidays. Very happily, this somewhat sad situation seems to […]

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Delightful snorkeling day-trip with Safari Blue in Zanzibar

Although our holiday planning doesn’t always revolve around diving, we are keen divers and snorkelers, who are more often than not aware of the marine possibilities at our impending destination. Zanzibar (an island off the coast of Tanzania) is well known for its pearly beaches and sapphire blue waters, and before we departed for the Islands […]

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