Northern Cape national parks

With just a week and a half left of Tourism Month, we’re still celebrating in a big way. South African National Parks Week is...

The Mara and Lake Naivasha

It’s not only North America and the United Kingdom that have systems of great lakes, Kenya does too, thanks to the Great Rift Valley....

Rhino Tracking and Big 5 Safari

Fly between three different camps to experience two very landscapes in Kenya. The Mara promises classic savannah with large herds of elephant and, of...

Madikwe Game Reserve and Cape Town

This family South Africa tour starts in the fabulous Madikwe Game Reserve, a private wildlife sanctuary located in the malaria-free north of South Africa....

Mother City, Wine Country and Kruger

This luxury South Africa tour starts in Cape Town’s trendy Silo District, an architectural marvel in the V&A Waterfront. Your striking hotel was built...

Cape Town, Winelands and Sabi Sands

Kick off your private holiday with two nights in South Africa’s gourmet capital, Franschhoek. Your villa at Le Colonial is located near the centre...

Cape Winelands, Whale Coast and kwaZulu-Natal

This unique itinerary combines one of South Africa’s best locations with two of its best-kept secrets. The world-renowned Cape Winelands need no introduction –...
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Kenya’s wildlife populations are declining markedly as livestock numbers grow

Over the past four decades populations of almost all the common wildlife species in Kenya have fallen to one third or less of their previous levels. Concurrently, livestock numbers, most notably sheep and goats,...

A short guide to some of Africa’s best, and cleanest beaches

Africa has some of the best beaches in the world. Tourists will be flocking to them soon as those in the southern hemisphere take summer holidays and those from the north look for ways...

MSC Cruises to launch world’s first fine art experience at sea

Discover Edgar Degas’ original Danse Dessin drawings on board MSC Grandiosa Geneva, Switzerland, 27 August, 2019 -, MSC Grandiosa, the newest ship in the MSC Cruises fleet that is set to launch in November, will...

To save the African elephant, focus must turn to poverty and corruption

African elephants are threatened with extinction. With numbers shrinking by a third in just seven years, there are now fewer than 350,000 left in the wild. And their dwindling numbers are not just the concern of...

How conserving nature’s ‘umbrella’ species could benefit whole habitats

In conservation, charismatic mammals and birds such as the black rhinoceros and the capercaillie get a lot of attention, while others, like invertebrates, are often ignored. One way of addressing this problem is to focus on protecting “umbrella...

Ghana’s pact with China to explore bauxite threatens a unique forest

Ghana’s Atewa forest is one of the most beautiful and scenic landscapes in the country. It is seen as the better of only two Upland Evergreen forests left intact in the country, forming part of...

Technology makes the multigenerational travel experience easy

Travelling with parents, siblings, children, grandchildren, and other family members can be an enriching experience. Not without its challenges, multigenerational travel is a goal for families with limited leisure time who seek togetherness in...