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Tanzania's Secret Safari Destination - The Southern Circuit
July 22, 2021 by Dianne Kokkonidis

Tanzania's Southern Circuit may not be well-known but that is where many safari veterans go when they want to avoid the masses in Tanzania's more popular Northern parks. It is not only the absence of crowds that keeps experienced safari-goers coming back to the Southern Safari Circuit year after year, but it is also the rewarding game viewing experience and the chance to explore some of the country's most remote and beautiful landscapes.

How to avoid the crowds on a Serengeti safari
How to avoid the crowds on a Serengeti safari
April 5, 2021 by Dianne Kokkonidis

Every year, almost 200,000 safari-goers flock to the Serengeti in Tanzania to witness the wildlife drama of the Great Wildebeest Migration. If a safari in the Serengeti is on your bucket list but you want to avoid the hustle and bustle, take a look at our tips on how to avoid the crowds.

Panorama Route, South Africa
Covid-19 travel: What to expect from travelling to South Africa
September 29, 2020 by Dianne Kokkonidis

South Africa is reopening its borders to international travellers from low risk countries on 1 October 2020. Which countries are deemed high risk? What restrictions can visitors to the country expect and what measures have been put into place to ensure their safety?

Feature Blog Six Reasons to Honeymoon in South Africa
6 Reasons to Honeymoon in South Africa
January 30, 2020 by Dianne Kokkonidis

Amazing outdoor adventure, one of the most beautiful cities in the world, long stretches of untouched, sandy beaches, breathtaking scenery, Big Five safaris and luxury on a budget are just six reasons that make South Africa a wonderful destination for honeymooners.

Victoria Falls
Has Victoria Falls Dried Up?
January 20, 2020 by Onne Vegter

Toward the end of 2019, a British journalist claimed that Victoria Falls was busy drying up due to climate change, and only a trickle of water was left. What is going on? Fake news, that's what is going on!

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Another Kruger Secret: The Manyeleti Game Reserve
November 1, 2019 by Onne Vegter

The Manyeleti Game Reserve is one of the lesser known game reserves that form part of the greater Kruger Park. But how does the Manyeleti compare to its more famous neighbours like the Sabi Sand? Let's find out!

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Cape Town Dams Now At Almost 66%
September 4, 2018 by Alison

Most heart-warming to see how Cape Town has bounced back from the edge of a drought disaster! Thanks to good recent rainfall, dam levels are now at 65,9%, up from last week's 65.3% - with more heavy rains forecast for the week ahead!

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Singing in the Rain
June 22, 2018 by Alison

Just a few months ago, Cape Town was in the grips of the worst drought in history. But thanks to substantial and very welcome recent rains, the future is giving locals much to sing about.

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Enticing Namibia - Nothing Can Compare
May 10, 2018 by Alison

A visit to Namibia could change you forever. There's something about its largely-uninhabited wide open spaces, fascinating people and cultures, vast distances, desert-adapted wildlife and arid, stark landscapes that touches your very soul.

Table Mountain By Night
Cape Town, You Beauty! No #DayZero in 2018
March 13, 2018 by Alison

The Democratic Alliance Leader of the Western Cape, Mmusi Maimane, announced on 7 March 2018 that #DayZero will NOT be happening in 2018 as long as residents continue their valiant water-saving efforts.

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Cape Town Open For Business!
February 14, 2018 by Alison

Latest update: The City of Cape Town's dreaded #DayZero (when the dams fall below 13.5% and taps would be turned off in all but essential areas) has been pushed back again to 9 July 2018, by which time the winter rains should have started.

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Surfing safaris ... or cooking crazy?
October 5, 2017 by Alison

We're as passionate about wildlife and safaris as anyone could be. But for some, there are some many new and different 'safari' adventures you are able to experience in Southern Africa that are somewhat a little more unusual ...

Advertised Vs Reality
Airbnb: Bad Idea or Good Idea?
February 5, 2017 by Onne

Airbnb has become a very popular way to find accommodation anywhere in the world. The question is, when is it a good idea to use Airbnb and when is it perhaps a bad idea? Should you use Airbnb on your once-in-a-lifetime trip to Africa, for example? Let's examine the pros and cons.

Lion Kill At Madikwe
Five Lesser-Known Safari Destination Gems
December 8, 2016 by Briony Chisholm

Everybody knows about the bigger, more famous, game parks in Africa: Serengeti, Kruger, Masai Mara, to name just three. Here we bring you five of our favourite less well-known parks, and why they're worth a visit.

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Sabi Sand - North vs South vs West?
October 6, 2016 by Alison

The Sabi Sand Game Reserve is divided into the northern, western and the southern sectors. While there is somewhat of an overlap in the type of bush and wildlife you’re likely to see in each region, there are some practical differences and considerations ...