Category: Rest of Africa

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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5 Best places to see exciting wildlife in Botswana

5 Best places to see exciting wildlife in Botswana The wildlife reserves of Botswana, mostly unfenced, offer some of the most exclusive safari adventures to be had in one of Africa's least unpopulated wilderness areas. Due to an enviable conservation policy endorsed by the Government, which proposes low tourist volume but higher revenues, Botswana offers […]

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Morocco:11 Essential Safety Tips for Solo Female Tourists

Although Morocco doesn’t often come up on a list of top destinations for solo female tourists, it doesn’t mean that it doesn’t get its fair share of female travellers. With its myriad attractions from the endless desert dunes of the Sahara to the beautiful views of the Mediterranean lapping against depleted 13th-century castles, it is […]

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A 7-day Morocco itinerary -How to spend 1 week in Morocco

Are you looking for a 7-day Morocco itinerary ? Read on... If you are not interested in the humdrum and mundane, and are drawn to places that ooze magic and mystery… If you are captivated by beauty and crave the fierce rhythm of exotic, faraway worlds where mysterious Bedouin tribes rule the desert and snake […]

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The #MyMauritius Explorer Lab conference

The #MyMauritius Explorer Lab Conference I was recently invited as part of a contingent of 30 bloggers to visit Mauritius for the #MyMauritius Explorer Lab conference . The trip was organised by the Mauritus Tourism Board and iambassador. It was not just a press trip. It also included blogger workshops and lessons designed to help […]

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Ichingo Chobe River Lodge – an authentic African river safari experience

Ichingo Chobe River Lodge – an authentic African river safari experience As the sun began descending on to the horizon, the impalas and the baboons began streaming onto the riverbanks from the forests over the hill. There were tens of each, big and small. The baboons frolicked playfully while the impalas behaved more gracefully. Then […]

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10 myths and misconceptions about Mauritius - Dispelled #MyMauritius

I don’t know about you but I had many misconceptions about Mauritius before I went there – mainly because of the myths and misconceptions spread by others who had not even been there themselves. After going there, these misconceptions have been cleared up. Here are 10 myths about Mauritius dispelled 1. Mauritius is only a […]

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Life is sweet at Sugar Beach Mauritius

Sugar Beach Mauritius Review The (wise) decision to visit Mauritius is inevitably followed by that age-old question - where to stay in Mauritius ? Every coast has its merits but if it’s calm waters, white powdery beaches and spectacular sunsets that you’re after, then West is best, especially for families. On the leeward west coast, […]

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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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Experiencing Namibia’s Stunning Sights – By Motorcycle

Namibia has some of the most stunning scenery in the world, and this has now been recognised by the influential World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC). Describing Namibia as being one of the best self-drive locations in the world, the WTTC found there are few better places to enjoy a scenic tour by vehicle. To get the very […]

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13 Best Things to do in Nairobi

13 things to do in Nairobi and 6 things to do around Nairobi Nairobi, the country’s bustling capital city, will most likely be your portal to Kenya. These days, it is often overlooked by tourists in favour of Nairobi’s more beautiful attractions and is used as a mere stepping stone to them. However, it was once […]

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Wildlife & waterfalls at the Victoria Falls Safari Lodge

"No one can imagine the beauty of the view from anything witnessed in England. It had never been seen before by European eyes; but scenes so lovely must have been gazed upon by angels in their flight." This is what David Livingstone said when he first witnessed the Victoria Falls, on the border of Zimbabwe […]

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Etosha Safari Lodge - Family-friendly gateway to Etosha

Etosha Safari Lodge Review Etosha is the oldest national park in Namibia, and one of the largest national parks in Africa. What makes it special is the Etosha Pan, a huge shimmering white salt pan spanning almost 5000 kilometres and a quarter of the park. The Etosha Pan is the largest salt pan in Africa […]

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