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Our Top 5 Restaurants To Whale Watch From

South Africa is a country of many seasons, but perhaps one of the most popular is the whale watching season. Year on year, hundreds of visitors from home and abroad flock to the country’s stunning coastal regions in the hope of catching a glimpse of these fascinating and gentle giants of the deep. From around the […]

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Namibia

Africa’s Finest: Namibia’s Top 5 Eco-Retreats | Ecotourism in Namibia

Southern Africa is home to an abundance of game reserves and safari lodges and, as eco-tourism and nature conservation become increasingly important, more and more of them are putting greater emphasis on protecting the environment from which they earn their revenue. A few eco-retreats have managed to strike the perfect balance between providing stellar safari […]

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Madagascar

Racing The Planet Madagascar

On August 31st 2014, Madagascar plays host to one of the world’s most thrilling and challenging country races. Covering a marathon distance of 250 kilometres and lasting for a gruelling seven days, Racing The Planet is certainly not for the faint hearted. The competition is held in a different region each year with Madagascar being […]

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The Greenhouse food

5 Of Our Favorite Romantic Cape Town Restaurants

Visitors around the world flock to Cape Town’s sunny shores for her spectacular beauty, pristine white beaches, buzzing nightlife and incredible fine dining restaurants. Many fall in love with this city and return year-on-year and some even fall in love with each other! That’s why we’ve decided to feature some of our favorite, most romantic […]

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Ulusaba

Our Top 5 Wellness Retreats

Safaris, whilst being one of the most unforgettable experiences when visiting Africa, can also be quite exhausting. Waking up at the crack of dawn to get a glimpse of the elusive Pangolin, spending hours in game vehicles and being at the mercy of the often harsh African climate can take it out of you! It […]

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Chalkley Treehouse

Our Top Rated Star Beds

Imagine sleeping under the stars, and not just any old stars but a magnificent tapestry of far away galaxies and suns that might have died out millions of years ago, but their light rays are only just piercing the dark sky of some savannah plain on a continent teeming with wildlife. Imagine a dark sky, […]

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Sanctuary Olonana game drive

New Law For Children Travelling to South Africa

From the 1st of June 2015, amendments to South Africa’s Immigration Act comes into effect and there will be strict conditions for children under the age of 18 travelling into South Africa. There have been many complaints about the extra paperwork and effort required, but according to SA Home Affairs, the amendments have been enacted […]

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Mumbo Island Camp

Africa’s Finest: Malawi’s Top 3 Eco Lodges

Once again, we return to one of our favourite ecotourism books: Africa’s Finest, and this time our focus is on Malawi. Recently published by renowned conservationist (and founder of Wilderness Safaris) Colin Bell, the book arose out of Bell and co-writer David Bristow’s collaboration of giving the safari industry a full audit on their sustainability […]

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#SafariSoulmates Is A Wrap!

Whew, what a week! As most of you know, we’ve just wrapped up our #SafariSoulmates campaign – which was by far and away the largest we’ve ever undertaken. While we knew that our prize was awesome and was sure to get people interested, we could never have anticipated just how interested so many people were […]

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