Category: Zambia

Africa’s top 10 safari camps

Africa’s top 10 safari camps

Greystoke, Mahale Mountains National Park – Western Tanzania Located in Tanzania’s remote Mahale Mountains National Park, Nomad Tanzania’s Greystoke stakes its claim as one of the finest camps on the continent. A worthy contender for the most striking design of any camp, Greystoke sits on an idyllic beach at the bottom of a chimpanzee filled […]

Interview with Simon Pardoe, Director of The Healthy Holiday Company

Interview with Simon Pardoe, Director of The Healthy Holiday Company

Simon Pardoe is a director and co-owner of The Healthy Holiday Company, which owns three luxury healthy holiday brands: fitscape, destination yoga and in:spa. Established in 2003, the company is now the UK’s leading provider of healthy holidays with a selection of large private villas and boutique hotels in Italy, Spain, Morocco, France, Greece 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 […]

An African honeymoon on the Zambezi

An African honeymoon on the Zambezi

The exquisite Royal Zambezi Lodge in Zambia provides the perfect bush honeymoon for couples looking to make their trip of a lifetime extra special. Not only do they offer firm favourites such as indulgent dining, couple’s spa pampering and game adventures, Royal Zambezi Lodge goes above and beyond expectations to ensure couples enjoy a truly […]

David Livingstone Safari Lodge and Spa, Zambia

Legendary explorer, Sir David Livingstone, said “I am prepared to go anywhere, provided it be forward.” When the David Livingstone Safari Lodge and Spa celebrated its opening on the banks of the mighty Zambezi River, it was apparent that the hotel has more in common with this famous pioneer than just its name; it has […]

Thorntree River Lodge, Mosi Oa Tunya National Park, Zambia

Located in the Mosi Oa Tunya National Park, Zambia, Thorntree River Lodge features breathtaking scenery with river views and sightings of a variety of animals on the Zambezi River. Adventure and excitement of the true Africa beckons as views of the unspoilt bush, natural waterholes and spectacular sunsets welcome you with luxury and superb hospitality. […]

New developments from Zambian Horizons

New developments from Zambian Horizons

Zambian Horizons is a collection of luxury camps and lodges in Zambia’s top national parks and this Autumn saw the addition of a new safari house and a complete refurbishment of their private island retreat. Sausage Tree Camps Kigelia Safari House Recently opened, Kigelia House is the ideal place for groups of friends  and families […]

Flying safaris in southern Africa: 'Out of Africa' revisited

Flying safaris in southern Africa: ‘Out of Africa’ revisited

Take a step back to the romantic appeal of the ‘Golden Age of Aviation’ as you travel through southern Africa in a DC-3. Experienced 4th generation local guides tailor the voyage to the interests of a select group of 14 travellers as you explore Zululand, Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique and South Africa with Travcoa Flying Safaris. […]

Devil’s Pool, Zambia

On the Zambian side of the Victoria Falls there is a natural pool known as Devil’s Pool, right next to the 1,708 metre drop. If you were visiting, would you dare to take a leap of faith into the pool?   Take a look at the video before answering!

The Dreamlist

The Dreamlist

globrati has published The Dreamlist, debuting with a colleciton of their “favourite destinations to chill out this summer”.   Making the grade are: Hidden Pond in Kennebunkport, ME Llao Llao Hotel & Spa, Bariloche, Argentina Amirandes, Crete, Greece The Lodge, Verbier, Switzerland The Beach House at Manafaru, Maldives La Purificadora, Puebla, Mexico The Surf Lodge, […]

Zambia – the real Africa

Marvel at the Victoria Falls and other Zambian wonders with this insightful 5-minute video.

A year of island hopping: September

A year of island hopping: September

This is post  nine of twelve in our daily look at the best islands in the world to visit, when to visit them and where to stay (where individual recommendations are made). For September, the following are recommended: Cook Islands: Rarotonga Beach Bungalows and Pacific Resort Aitutaki Corsica, France: Hôtel Corniche (website unknown) Cumberland Island, […]

Chongwe River House in Zambia

Chongwe River House in Zambia

Blog reader Mitch – who I know from the Aardvark Travel Forums – has kindly brought it to my attention that Chongwe River House opened last month for a press trip and should now be open to the public. The property can accommodate up to 8 people in four large en suite bedrooms. The design […]