Category: Africa

4 of the most remote retreats in the Indian Ocean

4 of the most remote retreats in the Indian Ocean

The Indian Ocean is this planet’s third largest oceanic region stretching from the rugged coasts of Eastern Africa to the shores of Western Australia; it’s warm waters lap the sands of Southern Indo-China and the Indian subcontinent and wash across the beaches of the Arabian peninsula. The Indian Ocean has become synonymous with remote beauty […]

A new Battle at Kruger: Battle at Idube

Many of you will no doubt have seen the famous ‘Battle at Kruger’ footage on YouTube. If you haven’t, you can watch it below. Now there’s another doing the rounds that’s been dubbed as ‘Battle at Idube’.  It’s a similarly chaotic scene, shot from near the Marube Dam at the Idube Private Game Reserve (a […]

Have a whale of a time on a Cape Town whale watching tour

Have a whale of a time on a Cape Town whale watching tour

For nature-lovers or adventure enthusiasts, trying a Cape Town whale watching tour offers the unforgettable experience of seeing majestic Southern right whales up close and personal. Whale season in the Cape is during the months of August to early November. During this time, many whales come into the bays and coastal areas to breed and […]

Baglioni Marrakech awarded Best Fractional Resort Worldwide

Baglioni Marrakech awarded Best Fractional Resort Worldwide

One of Morocco’s most exciting and design-led five-star hotel, spa and real estate resorts, The Baglioni Marrakech, has received the two top accolades for Best Fractional Resort Worldwide and Best Fractional Resort for Europe & Middle East from Perspective Magazine. The Baglioni Marrakech unites some of the leading brands in luxury travel, with the hotel […]

Some of the highlights to look out for on a Botswana safari

Some of the highlights to look out for on a Botswana safari

A safari in Botswana is a truly authentic African safari experience.  From the minute you touch down in Botswana you will feel as if you are in the “real Africa” – vast expanses of land in pristine condition, untouched for thousands of years.  The game reserves and national parks make up 40% of the total land […]

Interview with Helen Howitt, Co-Founder of Sheepskin

Interview with Helen Howitt, Co-Founder of Sheepskin

Helen Howitt is co-founder, with her partner Adam, of Sheepskin, a small collection of unique holiday properties located in inspiring landscapes throughout the UK. Prior to forming Sheepskin, they both worked in international product development. They left corporate life to pursue a love of travel and a passion for discovering beautiful and unusual places. Some […]

In profile: One&Only Luxury Resorts

In profile: One&Only Luxury Resorts

With a name like One&Only, you really can’t afford to have too many properties in your portfolio, and true to the name, this luxury hotel brand feature just seven luxury spa hotels worldwide. Dubai is the only place in the world to boast two One&Only resorts; the distinctive Royal Mirage featuring three separate accommodation wings […]

Top 3 luxury safari resorts in Africa

Top 3 luxury safari resorts in Africa

Africa is home to the finest safaris in the world, and this is reflected in the quality of the resorts on offer. A safari holiday can be done on a budget, but for the ultimate in indulgence, you should stay in some of the best resorts Africa has to offer. This is a list showing […]

Walk with the lions in Mauritius

Walk with the lions in Mauritius

I recently took some of our sales staff to Mauritius for an annual educational visit and our group were captivated by an amazing experience that apparently can only be encountered in three places in the world. Our team of intrepid travel advisors were treated to the thrill of walking with lions at Casela Nature Park. […]

A Botswana safari to the Moremi Game Reserve

A Botswana safari to the Moremi Game Reserve

The Moremi Game Reserve is the perfect choice for a luxury Botswana safari.  It is situated in the heart of the Okavango Delta and is well known for its beautiful scenery and diversity of wildlife and birdlife that flock to the water channels.  The Moremi Game Reserve covers 20% of the Delta’s surface area and […]

Fall for Victoria Falls

Fall for Victoria Falls

Zambia is one of the most exciting and progressive tourist destinations in Africa today. A land that still feels the socio-political growing pains of a community long suppressed by colonial rule, Zambia is quickly finding its feet on the world stage and the world in turn is quickly discovering a country of incredible diversity, beauty […]

10 hidden gems for wining and dining

10 hidden gems for wining and dining

Tripadvisor has released its ’10 hidden gems for wining and dining’. Making the shortlist are the following: 1. Enoteca de Belem, Lisbon, Portugal 2. La Vineria Bollicine, Sorrento, Italy 3. Chez Marcel, Paris, France 4. Voyager Estate, Margaret River, Australia 5. The Wine Cellar, Willemstad, Curacao 6. Rust en Vrede, Stellenbosch, South Africa 7. La […]

Getting away from it all in Zanzibar

Getting away from it all in Zanzibar

Have you ever wanted to get away from it all, only to arrive at your chosen destination and find that all have just arrived as well, or even worse that all are already there and all will be staying for some time yet? Yes, it does happen, and these days without a bit of intelligent […]

The Okavango Delta in Botswana

The Okavango Delta in Botswana

The Okavango Delta in north west Botswana is the worlds largest inland Delta.  It is also Botswana’s most desirable safari destination due to the spectacular scenery and large diversity of wildlife and birdlife.  The river starts in the western highlands of Angola and flows through Namibia into Botswana.  Millions of years ago the Okavango river […]

The new five star Makadi Spa Hotel in Egypt

The new five star Makadi Spa Hotel in Egypt

The five star Makadi Spa Hotel opening its doors next month is the ultimate getaway for those wanting to indulge in complete luxury and relaxation. Situated on its own private beach the adult’s only hotel is an upmarket and tranquil oasis on the Red Sea. The hotel has three large outdoor freshwater swimming pools including […]

Destinations that will fulfil your dreams

Destinations that will fulfil your dreams

Whether you dream of a romantic hideaway, an unforgettable ski experience, an African safari, an escape to your own tropical paradise or a scuba diving adventure, there are plenty of fantastic destinations that can make that dream a reality. Here are some of the best the world has to offer. Nestled in the coral-rich turquoise […]

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