Xaxaba: raw and riveting

To experience the true Okavango Delta, you have to forgo the luxuries, forget about the frills and really just immerse yourself. And how better than with a rustic community-run mobile camp on a Delta island? Now don’t get me wrong, a stay at Xaxaba is not exactly roughing it, and you won’t have to lift…

Kibale Forest National Park : Ape Town

If you’re after a once-in-a-lifetime great-ape encounter that won’t break the bank, head to the enchanting Kibale Forest National Park in Uganda and spend magical moments with the planet’s most fascinating primate, the chimpanzee Gorilla trekking in the equatorial forests of Africa ranks high on travellers’ African bucket lists, but what tends to fly under…

The Week in Pictures : Wilderness, Rainforest and Coastal Perfection

Well…Haven’t we been a tad bit quiet on the Week in Pictures front? That’s a rhetorical question. We’ve been tightly wrapped in a chrysalis of work and travel, but now we’re back with an elephant-memory vengeance. And we’re most certainly going to make up for lost time with these creative images from our guides and…

Charming Chacma

Richard Brown Says, ” In a quiet corner of the lesser-known Maseke Private Game Reserve waits Chacma Bush Camp, a laid-back luxury oasis in the teeming wilds of the Greater Kruger.”  I’ve visited Chacma Bush Camp on more than one occasion, and each time was an absolute delight. Proprietor Luan Oosthuizen and sidekick Em Gatland…

How Sava Dunes Encourages the “Travel with Purpose” Ethos

The idea behind the concept of “Travel with Purpose” is to encourage travellers to derive meaning from their travel experience, while ultimately gaining an awareness of community and surrounds. To travel with purpose is something quite personal, and can mean anything from only staying in eco-friendly lodges when you travel, eating farm-to-table fare, donating to…

Diving in Tofo, Mozambique

With the sheer abundance and diversity of marine life and spectacular coral reefs off the southern Mozambican coast, people flock from all over the world to dive in its bountiful depths. Diving in Tofo is one of the most spectacular activities in Mozambique.  There are countless reasons to visit Tofo in Mozambique, but chief among…