Category: Rest of Africa

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 […]

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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 […]

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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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Choosing the Ideal Private Island Destination for Your Vacation

Choosing the Ideal Private Island Destination for Your Vacation “Everyone knew that all islands were worlds unto themselves, that to come to an island was to come to another world.” – Guy Gavriel Kay If you are considering booking a luxury vacation for yourself and your loved ones, one of the options you can look […]

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Top 10 wildlife experiences in Africa to travel for in 2022

Top 10 wildlife experiences in Africa to travel for in 2022 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 […]

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Mount Kilimanjaro guide – What you need to know

Mount Kilimanjaro guide Is climbing Mount Kilimanjaro on your bucket list? Do you want to know what it feels like to stand at the top of Africa? Then this guide is for you! It will provide you with the information you need before making the trek up Africa's tallest mountain. Introduction to Mount Kilimanjaro The […]

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Tips for Traveling to Nigeria

Tips for Traveling to Nigeria Nigeria isn’t considered to be a popular destination for most tourists. However, it’s one that you should visit and once you do, you’ll fall in love with its people, culture, and nature. Traveling to this part of Africa is less safe than most tourists are used to and some precautions […]

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7 Exciting Activities to Engage in While in the Mount Kenya Safari Region

Jako Hall Shares 7 Exciting Activities to Engage in While in the Mount Kenya Safari Region If you're looking for a unique safari region in Africa, look no further than Mount Kenya. As Captain Jako Hall explains, the safari region straddles the equator yet is home to icy glaciers and alpine forests. The Mount Kenya […]

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4 Ways to Enjoy a Luxury Safari Experience in KZN

4 Ways to Enjoy a Luxury Safari Experience in Kwazulu Natal Cover Photo by Lucija Ros on Unsplash While the Kruger National Park may be the obvious choice for both local and international tourists booking safari holidays, KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) has its fair share of wild areas to explore. This part of South Africa has been […]

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The Big 5 of Africa : Bush Basics

The Big 5 of Africa How well do you know your  wildlife? If bush jargon confuses you, then this guide to African wildlife will give you the basic information you need to know before your safari, and answer some commonly asked wildlife questions. Although I discuss the Big 5 of Africa , I will also […]

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10 Unique things to do in Africa besides safaris

10 Things to do in Africa besides safaris To those that live outside the continent, Africa is synonymous with safaris. But there is much more to the world’s second largest continent than just safaris. For those that are willing to step out of that Landrover, Africa is rich in history, culture, adventure, and amazing natural […]

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11 things to do in Mauritius Besides Water Sports

Looking for things to do in Mauritius ? Read on... “Welcome to Paradise” said the Captain as the plane touched down in Mauritius. One did not have to look far to discover the motivation for such a bold claim. Surrounded by the Indian Ocean, Mauritius is synonymous with postcard-like turquoise waters, white sandy beaches, palm […]

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Victoria Falls - What you need to know

Victoria Falls - What you need to know 9 days, 4 countries, and umpteen experiences - many outside my comfort zone. I was enchanted by the Victoria Falls , canoed in hippo and crocodile infested waters, rode a horse in a game reserve and was almost attacked by a massive baboon. Africa is wild .. and […]

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Experience the magic of the Zambezi at Royal Chundu

Royal Chundu Review “You cannot leave Africa,” Africa said. “It is always with you, there inside your head. Our rivers run in currents, in the swirl of your thumbprints; Our drumbeats, counting out your pulse, Our coastline, the silhouette of your soul.” Bridget Dore The best African destinations are rich with fascinating experiences. Experiences that […]

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What to expect when you go on a safari

What to expect when you go on a safari Going on safari is an incredible experience, one that I personally cannot get enough of. The more I go, the more I want to go. It is also unlike any other holiday you may have been on and it is therefore helpful to know what to […]

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