Other than the ordinary gorilla trekking that allows visitors an hour with a habituated gorilla group, Uganda also offers the gorilla habituation experience, which gives visitors an opportunity to spend four hours with a gorilla group still under delicate observation.
If you’re someone who loves to soak up the sun, breathe in the salty air and feel the sand between your toes, then you’re in for a treat. Let’s go on a journey to 9 of the most beautiful beaches in the world.
Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve is a renowned wildlife sanctuary located in the Mpumalanga and Limpopo provinces of South Africa. It is situated adjacent to the iconic Kruger National Park, forming part of its western boundary.
There are few countries in Africa that can compete with Botswana for safari exclusivity and luxury, as well as abundant wildlife and diverse landscapes. With a population of roughly 2 million, the country is slightly larger than France and slightly smaller than Texas, yet 40% of its land is dedicated to parks and wildlife.
The sun sank low in the sky, and from our chairs around the fire we listened to the sounds of the desert. The eerie calls of jackals filled the air, and the night sky echoed with their yips and howls. One by one stars appeared in the sky overhead, and the jackals became quiet.
After a several-year hiatus from South Africa, my mother announced her return to spend a month with me. I took the opportunity to plan a luxurious mother-and-son road trip around Southern Africa, taking in five of my quintessential Southern African experiences.
Food and travel is a match made in heaven. And trying out local cuisine is a crucial aspect of any travel experience. Thankfully, there are countless destinations around the world that will tantalise your taste buds.
Mbano Manor Hotel Victoria Falls by Mantis will be the first internationally branded hotel in Victoria Falls in over a decade. Nestled among an ancient teak forest, the highly rated luxury property, which opened in 2020, will be rebranded under the Mantis Collection in June of this year.
Uganda promises nothing less than the rarest wildlife experiences. If you’ve travelled extensively and are a passionate traveller, it is hard to imagine that you wouldn’t enjoy a wildlife experience in Uganda – even those who might not think it is for them.
For years, Ivory Coast was an unsafe destination. After the declaration of independence in 1960, the country went through two civil wars. Things remained unsettled until 2011, when the losing president Ggagbo was arrested and extradited to the International Criminal Court in The Hague.
Luxor, which translates as “The Palaces” in Arabic, was formerly known as “The City of Hundred Doors” in ancient times. It is regarded by many as the world’s largest open-air museum.
Our helicopter rose into the sky and the whole of the Indian Ocean seemed to stretch out before us, glistening turquoise. A thirty minute hop away by helicopter, Thanda Island, a tiny teardrop of sand off the east coast of Tanzania, awaited us.
Throughout the many years of humankind, the world has gathered quite a collection of man-made historical sites and landmarks….
Situated off the coast of Tanzania and washed by the warm, clear waters of the Indian Ocean, Zanzibar is a tropical archipelago comprised of several scattered islands, the largest two being Unguja (Zanzibar Island) and Pemba.
With a hiss and a screech, the locomotive, complete with suites, lounges and dining cars, starts to move and we are on our way.
What makes your heart race, what makes your cheeks flush, and your palms sweat, what takes your breath away? It could be love – or it could be a wildly romantic safari!