Destinations

Guides and information about African destinations.
Why you should visit Majete

Why you should visit Majete

This post is part of a series about African safari destinations. Reading the title however, you’d be forgiven for thinking “Eeeh…Majete?” In fact, even if ...
The slaves who built the Cape

The slaves who built the Cape

“You have entered the oldest surviving slave building in South Africa” reads a sign at the entrance of one of Cape Town’s most important museums: ...
My favourite eateries in Cape Town

My favourite eateries in Cape Town

It is the time of the year when we start to get quite a lot of queries about good and value-for-money-restaurants in Cape Town. Fact ...
Why you should visit Masai Mara

Why you should visit Masai Mara

Masai Mara in Kenya is one of the most famous and iconic safari destinations in Africa. The experience is very different from what you get ...
Enjoy the artisanal food trend

Enjoy the artisanal food trend

It all started with the opening of the Neighbourgoods Market in Woodstock more than ten years ago. The fresh food and veggie market at the ...
Why you should visit Serengeti

Why you should visit Serengeti

Serengeti in Tanzania is the epitome of Africa. Almost a cliché perhaps, but difficult to beat when it comes to classic savanna biome, biodiversity and ...
Why you should visit Kruger

Why you should visit Kruger

Kruger National Park, one of Africa’s most famous national parks and the crown jewel of South Africa’s safari industry. It’s vast, it’s beautiful and it ...
An English mansion in the Zambian bush

An English mansion in the Zambian bush

A few years ago, at an airport somewhere in Africa, I came across a book called The Africa House. It told the story of an ...
How we survive the Cape Town drought

How we survive the Cape Town drought

The drought is holding Cape Town in a firm grip and we get many questions about the weather. Or rather: many of you wonder if ...
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