“Africa changes you forever, like nowhere on earth. Once you have been there, you will never be the same. But how do you begin to describe its magic to someone who has never felt it? How can you explain the fascination of this vast, dusty continent, whose oldest roads are elephant paths? Could it be because Africa is the place of all our beginnings, the cradle of mankind, where our species first stood upright on the savannahs of long ago?”
– Brian Jackman
What started out as an impromptu discussion on the possibility of taking a trip to explore Namibia with my longtime friend Ester (we’ve been friends for 20 years, and I was her Maid of Honour), resulted in a 7-day adventure
Chasing Sunsets: The Gocheganas Spa Experience
Situated on the Cap-Vert peninsula and 35km north of Senegal’s capital Dakar, sits Lake Retba, commonly referred to as Le lac Rose, French translation to mean “the pink lake.”
Emerson Zanzibar is a homegrown brand located in the World Heritage Site of Stone Town.
Namibia, well known for its vast terrains of contrast, with desert dunes rolling into the sea and savanna scapes tapering off into salt pans
Tucked away in the Royal Mountain Kingdom of Lesotho, in Ts’ehlanyane National Park, is Maliba Lodge, a 5-star mountain retreat
Soweto, an infamous township situated in the Gauteng Province of South Africa, has evolved from what was once a temporary neighborhood for gold mine workers in the late 19th century
Savannah vegetation with wandering wildlife in the Etosha Pan, the Kalahari and Namib Deserts with captivating orange sand dunes angled against striking blue skies
Malawi is a relatively unknown African country, landlocked between Mozambique, Zambia, and Tanzania, with a third of the land mass covered in water
Who doesn’t love a beachfront vacation; colorful drinks with a little umbrella floating on some ice, fresh seafood to embellish, and just the enjoyment of moments
There are few places left in this world where adventure seekers are truly able to unplug, even if just for a few days, and to escape into the vastness of a wilderness
In search of evasiveness? What about discovering the vast Namibian landscape and pampering yourself in exquisite lodges?
Right on the edge of Volcanoes National Park, northwest of Rwanda, sits two luxury Singita properties; Singita Kwitonda Lodge and Kataza House
Eastern Highlands lands itself on the list of prime tourist destinations in Zimbabwe, renowned as a breathtaking
The invitation to spend four nights in the throngs of nature at Singita Boulders came in, and it was an opportunity I simply couldn’t resist.
Reasons why you must put this Mozambican Island on your idyllic destination bucket list.
The new Wilderness Mokete tented camp opens in September 2023 in previously unchartered territory:
Eight luxury pool villas – two with two bedrooms and six with four bedrooms
A majestic curtain of falling water. Green, riverside foliage nestled on the earth’s surface and within the crevices of rocky outcrops.