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Bartholomeus Klip: The Perfect Romantic Getaway?

Whilst sipping on my filter coffee, overlooking the expansive gardens with beautifully manicured grass and grappling with the fact that I had just turned forty, the thought occurred to me that this was the epitome of feeling happy and content. My husband had just booked a night away for us at Bartholomeus Klip, a luxury […]

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Seeing elephants at Abu Camp

Top 5 Places In Africa To Interact With Elephants

Of all the wild animals you might see on safari, few are more majestic and extraordinary than the elephant. These gentle giants of the savannah and the world’s largest mammal are distinct from their Asian cousins (being larger and seldom domesticated) and your chances of seeing them on an African safari are excellent. Interacting with […]

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Marty & Patti’s Epic 47 Day Journey Through East Africa

When Marty and Patti asked us to put a holiday through East Africa together for them, we were immediately filled with excitement. It’s not every day that we get the chance to plan a 47 day itinerary through some of East Africa’s most celebrated landscapes! Most visitors only have limited time to travel, but these […]

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Kingston Treehouse at Lion Sands

Will You Marry Me? Our 5 Best Places To Propose In Africa

Proposing to your loved one is one of those key moments in life that neither one of you is likely to forget. It’s crucial to get it just right. Choosing an unforgettable setting is vital and few places evoke a more romantic association than Africa. From a private dinner laid out on a remote beach […]

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Video thumbnail for youtube video There’s A Cheetah On The Bonnet Of My Vehicle!

There’s A Cheetah On The Bonnet Of My Vehicle!

Recently one of our guests was treated to an experience that few are lucky enough to witness. Whilst on safari in the Serengeti they were fortunate enough to capture an incredible clip of a cheetah casually making it’s way onto their safari vehicle (check out the video at the end of the post)… Imagine a […]

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Leaopard spotted on Lion Sands 1933 tour

The Top 5 Sabi Sands Safari Lodges

The Sabi Sands Reserve holds a special place in the world of safari. The Big Five are very much on display here, along with some rare species, and it is famous for its unbelievable game viewing and luxury accommodation. This private reserve, abutting the famed Kruger Park in South Africa, is one Africa’s oldest – […]

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Knysna Heads

Escape the Northern Hemisphere Winter: Follow the Garden Route Map

After a visit to Cape Town, it’s difficult to imagine topping this city for coastal scenery, but South Africa’s cape region presents one of the world’s most beautiful coastlines: the Garden Route. Picture quaint whale watching towns and unspoilt lagoons, rocky cliffs, indigenous forests, fynbos clad mountains, immaculate beaches and famous surfing haunts. The Garden […]

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Chobe River

Why Botswana is The Ultimate Safari Destination and On Trend

Escaping the rat race, if only for a few weeks, has never been more popular. Nor has choosing a destination which has no mobile coverage, offers a truly authentic and unique cultural travel experience and can be enjoyed by a multigenerational family. These are some of the top tourism trends that have been identified for […]

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Rhino family

Saving The Rhino Before It’s Too Late

Our rhino are disappearing, and their best hope of survival, perhaps, is tourism, more specifically Eco-tourism. More and more of our guests are seeing the merit in supporting safari tours that actively get involved with saving their one true resource – the animals. Camps can be built, and private reserves demarcated, but the rate of […]

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