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Kim Fairbank

#SafariSoulmates Finalist: Kimberly Guy Fairbank

When it comes to sheer video creativity and quirkiness, Kimberly leads the way. Her various #SafariSoulmates inspired YouTube submissions had the office in hysterics, so selecting her as a finalist was one of the easier decisions we had to make. Check out her videos and see for yourself… You can help Kim win by sharing this post using […]

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#SafariSoulmates Finalist: Dr Cacinda Maloney

Cacinda Maloney, or @PointsandTravel as she is known online, has been travelling every six weeks for the past 19 years and has visited over 50 countries. Cindy was one of our most ‘vocal’ entrants and managed to spread the #SafariSoulmates word far and wide with regular third party retweets and a dogged determination to get […]

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Pack For A Purpose Zambia

Pack To Make A Difference When Travelling To Africa

It’s no secret that most countries in Africa could use a hand or two when it comes to resources. Yes, there are large charity organizations like UNISEF that deal with this on a daily basis, but this is often a laborious and drawn-out process. What most travellers aren’t aware of is that they could provide […]

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Brandfontein Beach

Interview With Melissa Sutherland: The Diplomatic Tour Guide

It is so reassuring to arrive in a new and foreign city and immediately be accompanied by someone with all the local knowledge of the place you were visiting at their fingertips. Especially if you are only staying for a short while and really want to immerse yourself in the destination and get the most out […]

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Romantic Getaways For Couples In Africa

Africa offers a wide range of places to stay to suit all tastes, and at all of our favourite spots you’ll receive that special personal touch, so that you and your soulmate can have the most romantic getaway or African honeymoon that you could wish for. Romance In The Bush A safari is an incredibly […]

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Societi Bistro

My Top 7 Picks Of Cape Town Restaurants With Fireplaces

The recent cold snap in Cape Town has sent many (including me) into Ugg boots and hibernation. But fear not! When the evenings are long and chilly, the Mother City has a host of fabulous, welcoming eateries with roaring fireplaces to lure you out from under your duvet, be it at home or a hotel, to […]

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Oranjezicht City Farm Market

The Best Markets in Cape Town

If you’re anything like me, then you love meeting up with your friends at the market. I like nothing more than popping off to one of the buzzing markets in Cape Town for a great cup of perfectly frothed cappuccino and a delicious freshly-baked croissant with scrambled egg and bacon. I’m already salivating! Read on […]

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African Birds: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

Everyone knows the popular kids on the block – eagles, ostriches, flamingos, vultures – but we thought it was about time that our lesser known plumed friends also get some attention. We’ve compiled a ‘Best Of’ list containing some fun facts when next on an African safari or birding trip. From birds that are easy on […]

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Bee Eaters at Carmine Bee Eater Hide

Photographic Hides: Our Best Picks

With the advent of digital photography and the incredible photographic abilities of the average smartphone, everyone is suddenly a professional photographer – or is at least capable of capturing a great shot – whilst not having to worry about lugging heavy photography equipment around with them. Of course, getting up-close to or amongst African animals […]

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