#TheSafariLifestyle : Sunsets and Safari Cuisine at Walkers Bush Villa

This week the chocoholics of the world celebrate their love for sugar and cocoa beans. It’s international chocolate week, which is an excuse to enrobe anything and everything with velvet textured chocolate goodness. It’s clearly the week to celebrate one of life’s many hedonistic pleasures, which is why we’ve decided to indulge in the gourmet splendour…

Coastal Chick Experiences Africa on Foot Wilderness Trails

I packed the multi-coloured Mini-Mal surfboard back into its overused cover and hung my wetsuit up to dry. Literally, not figuratively. I clumsily trotted towards the khaki section of my wardrobe to dust off  my veldskoen and grabbed a handful of neutral colour bush clothes. My surf brands were tossed aside in favour of my…

National Women’s Day in South Africa : Meet Melita the Chef from nThambo

Today, August 9th, is National Women’s Day in South Africa and is declared a public holiday. Today is the day we commemorate the 1956 march held by women to petition against an ancient apartheid law that required all persons of colour to carry a ‘pass’. This pass was cruelly and unfairly given to non-whites to restrict their…

Breakfast at the Bush Bar : Our Version of a Danish Hygge

The natural soft hazy light of a typical Kruger morning gently complements the blinding turquoise of the sky. While the sun slowly emerges from the horizon, the diurnal creatures begin to rustle and our team works hard at creating the perfect setting for a breakfast at the Bush Bar. Nothing brings people together like classic, simple cuisine…

#TheSafariLifestyle : Video Interview with Field Guide Luan Oosthuizen

His warm brown eyes punctuate the crisp air of the surrounding bushveld, offering many pensive and reflective moments of a life well-lived in the backyard of Africa. He is a quiet man with a mischievous demeanour and expert knowledge of wildlife. Some of his tales are best left untold, while others are moments to be shared around crackling campfires….