Unique African luxury brand arrives in South Africa

Iconic international jewellery house Patrick Mavros has opened its first boutique in South Africa at Cape Town’s prestigious V&A Waterfront. This expansion marks a significant milestone for the family business, bringing together two icons: the timeless elegance of Patrick Mavros’ creations and the beauty of the V&A Waterfront. The eponymous brand was founded in 1978 when Continue Reading

The thrill of a true African Experience

Somkhanda Community Game Reserve is a community-owned Big 5 game reserve that stretches across 12 000 hectares of natural Zululand Bushveld. This majestic reserve, which was formally proclaimed as a Nature Reserve in 2011 is not only the first community-owned game reserve that introduced the critically endangered black rhino as part of Continue Reading

Liz McGrath Collection Hotels among top 30 Southern African hotels

Condé Nast Traveler has announced the results of its prestigious 2021 Readers’ Choice Awards, and once again, each of the three hotels within The Liz McGrath Collection was voted one of the top hotels in all of Southern Africa. This year, Hermanus’ favourite boutique hotel, The Marine (pictured), made great Continue Reading

African Bush Camps Auctions All-inclusive ‘Giving Back’ Safari to Raise Funds for Foundation

The southern African safari operator, African Bush Camps (ABC), is bidding off the ultimate safari trip, led by founder and longstanding guide, Beks Ndlovu, to help support its Foundation’s priority projects. The ‘Giving Back’ Safari auction went live this week and World Safari Day (25 November) until mid-December 2020. The Continue Reading

Sanbona reopens with a new promotional rate for South African residents.

Untamed. Untouched. Unforgettable. Sanbona reopens with a new promotional rate for South African residents. Sanbona Wildlife Reserve has re-opened with an exclusive South African Residents special offer at Gondwana Family Lodge. The child-friendly lodge welcomes children of all ages and includes a Sanbona Kids on Safari programme that comprises of Continue Reading

New Conservation Company launches new game reserve in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN)

New Conservation Company launches new game reserve in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) 13 May 2020 – Tucked away in the rolling hills of northern KwaZulu-Natal, with a history dating back to the origins of the Zulu nation is a protected wilderness area known as Babanango Game Reserve. This proposed reserve aims at Continue Reading

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 nature documentaries – they play vital roles in helping plant life prosper, digging water holes and improving foraging conditions for other Continue Reading