Category: Rest of Africa

Tsavo's Massive Male Lions Might've Lost Their Manes to Hunt

Tsavo's Massive Male Lions If I were to hazard a guess as to one of your worst nightmares, it would be being eaten alive by a wild animal. I won't blame you if it is. For some construction workers building the Kenya-Uganda Railway in Tsavo in 1898, it was a reality.  For nine months, their […]

How To Visit Seychelles On A Budget

Seychelles on a budget Seychelles is a tropical paradise located in the Indian Ocean, known for its stunning beaches, crystal clear waters, and diverse marine life. With 115 islands, Seychelles offers plenty of activities and attractions for visitors to explore, from hiking in the national parks to snorkelling and diving in the crystal clear waters. […]

5 Best Hiking destinations in Uganda

The best hiking destinations in Uganda Are you eager to take part in physical challenges that test your fitness, but are still wondering where the best destinations to do this in Africa are? Worry no more because the Pearl of Africa, Uganda, is waiting for you. Apart from the primate safaris and wildlife safaris which […]

12 Reasons Why You Should Visit Seychelles

Why you should visit Seychelles Regarded as one of the world’s ultimate tropical island paradises, Seychelles is a culturally diverse destination set against the perfect backdrop for those looking for an idyllic escape from everyday life. It is no wonder that this archipelago in the Indian Ocean is such a popular travel destination.  Here are […]

7 Best National Parks in East Africa

Best National Parks in East Africa Few nature lovers would argue that East Africa boasts of some of the finest game reserves and National Parks in the world and is one of the most popular tourist destinations as far as wildlife safaris are concerned. East Africa is one of the most beautiful regions in the […]

L’Escale Resort Marina & Spa Review- A Luxurious Tropical Retreat

L’Escale Resort Marina & Spa Review In ancient times, wary seafarers travelling from distant lands would find refuge in “stopovers” where they would relax and recover from long journeys before continuing their travels. Based on this concept, the award-winning L’Escale Resort Marina & Spa was created as an exclusive stopover for modern travellers. For us, […]

10 Best things to do in Praslin , Seychelles

Best things to do in Praslin Praslin, the second-largest island in the Seychelles archipelago, is a true paradise on Earth. Historically, it was a former refuge where pirates hid their treasure. These days, its treasures are more of the natural kind. With its white sandy beaches, turquoise waters and lush vegetation, it will mesmerise you […]

11 Best Things to do on La Digue Island

The Best Things to do on La Digue Island Travellers to Seychelles often wonder which islands they should include on their itinerary. After having been there, I can safely say that all three of the country’s main public islands – Mahe, Praslin and La Digue - are must-visit destinations. We almost left La Digue out […]

Constance Lemuria Review - Golf and beach paradise

Constance Lemuria Review Our arrival at Constance Lemuria consisted of a short ride by golf cart through a stretch of rain forest dubbed “Jurassic Park” where we were welcomed by Leonardo, one of the resident giant Aldabra tortoises. As we arrived at the reception area, a ceremonious gong was struck and huge imposing doors opened […]

Constance Ephelia Review - A Family-friendly tropical island resort

Constance Ephelia Review When searching for the best hotels in Mahé, it is no surprise that the name Constance Ephelia constantly comes up. Boasting an enviable location on the West Coast of Mahé, between two of its most beautiful beaches, in a unique natural setting encompassing a marine national park, a wetland nature reserve and […]

Top 10 wildlife experiences in Africa to travel for in 2023

Top 10 wildlife experiences in Africa to travel for in 2023 Escaping deep into the remote and untouched wilds of Africa on a magical safari can be a life-changing experience. Home to scores of national parks and game reserves, a sojourn in these pristine wildlife habitats are not just confined to the prey and predator […]

11 Best Things to do in Maputo Mozambique

Best Things to do in Maputo Maputo is one of the most vibrant cities in Africa, and the capital city and economic hub of Mozambique, which borders South Africa. Founded in the 18th century, it became the capital of Portuguese East Africa in the early 20th century. After Mozambique gained independence from Portugal in 1975, […]

11 Best things to do in Zanzibar

The Best things to do in Zanzibar Zanzibar…the name conjures up images of turquoise waters and endless palm-fringed beaches. In recent years, it has become an attractive alternative to other island destinations, especially to South Africans, due to its relative proximity and affordabality. An archipelago off the East coast of Tanzania, Zanzibar is made up […]

7 things to do in Malawi for adventure lovers

Things to do in Malawi for adventure lovers Visitors to Africa are more or less inclined to spend time at safari destinations when on a vacation, little knowing that apart from wildlife there are a plethora of other things to do in this diverse continent. Malawi, for example, is one such underrated destination which may […]

9 reasons why you should go on a safari to Uganda

Why should you go on a safari to Uganda ? Following the political turmoil of the 80's, the tourism industry in Uganda has shed its unsafe reputation and is now strongly placed on the world's travel network. With the return of peace, travelers have started flocking to this incredibly beautiful country, which is home to […]

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