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A Christmas Note from…Cape Town

A Christmas Note from…Cape Town

It’s Christmas Eve (as I write this) and there are no Christmas decorations in sight and no bauble-decorated pine tree in the corner …
Things I’ve missed about Christmas in London

Things I’ve missed about Christmas in London

After three months travelling Eastern and Southern Africa, BC and I are in Cape Town and this will be our home for Christmas. While …
Highlights from a Birthday in Cape Town

Highlights from a Birthday in Cape Town

On the 19th December, I celebrated my birthday in Cape Town. After a week driving the Garden Route and another week dotting between various …
Hotel Dining at Msambweni Beach House, Kenya

Hotel Dining at Msambweni Beach House, Kenya

Everything about Msambweni Beach House – the style, the location, the guest rooms – is just gorgeous. But what about the hotel dining? Let me fill …
Let me introduce you to Msambweni Beach House

Let me introduce you to Msambweni Beach House

‘Come this way’, said Terri, smiling, handing us a fresh, cool fruit juice. We had arrived at Msambweni Beach House – and that’s when …
12 Things to do at Gibb’s Farm, Tanzania

12 Things to do at Gibb’s Farm, Tanzania

Gibb’s Farm is a stunning place to kick back and relax, but there are also many things to do during your stay. The …
A Gorgeous Stay at Gibb’s Farm, Tanzania

A Gorgeous Stay at Gibb’s Farm, Tanzania

‘Karibu!’ say Langare and Lesikar as we arrive at Gibb’s Farm. These cheery chaps dressed in traditional shukas, rubber tyre sandals and Maasai …
In search of the Big Five: Ngorongoro Crater

In search of the Big Five: Ngorongoro Crater

What I’ve learnt from travelling through Zambia, Kenya and Tanzania is there’s no such thing as saying ‘I’ve done safari once, …
A Beautiful Stay at Nimali, Tanzania

A Beautiful Stay at Nimali, Tanzania

I never thought I’d be eating fish and chips in the middle of Tanzania. But after a 2.5 hour drive from Arusha, we landed …
In pictures: A walk through Central Market, Arusha

In pictures: A walk through Central Market, Arusha

After our adventures through Zambia, we flew from Lusaka to Kilimanjaro via Dar es Saalam and stopped in Arusha for a couple of nights. …
Things to do at Anabezi safari camp, Zambia

Things to do at Anabezi safari camp, Zambia

If you can tear yourself away from its beautiful guest rooms, the safari activities at Anabezi tented camp are brilliant. Here are 8 of the …
A Chic Safari Stay at Anabezi, Zambia

A Chic Safari Stay at Anabezi, Zambia

After a relaxing canoe ride down the Zambezi river, we hopped out, said farewell to our lovely guide Alex and then jumped onto our …
A Canoe Trip down the Great Zambezi River

A Canoe Trip down the Great Zambezi River

After an unforgettable few days at Sausage Tree Camp, it was time to head up the river to Anabezi – a second luxury tented camp …
Reasons to Stay at Sausage Tree Camp, Zambia

Reasons to Stay at Sausage Tree Camp, Zambia

If you’ve read this piece, you’ll have hopefully got a taste of what it was like to stay at Sausage Tree Camp …
An Ultra-Exclusive Stay at Sausage Tree Camp, Zambia

An Ultra-Exclusive Stay at Sausage Tree Camp, Zambia

The moment we touched down onto the Jeki airstrip in Zambia, we knew our experience of Sausage Tree Camp would be one to remember. …
Kampot & Kep – the home of Cambodia’s crab and pepper industries

Kampot & Kep – the home of Cambodia’s crab and pepper industries

Kampot and Kep in Southern Cambodia are known respectively, for two things: the famous Kampot pepper (which has no doubt made its way onto …
Cambodia: Paradise Found in Koh Rong Samloem

Cambodia: Paradise Found in Koh Rong Samloem

Koh Rong Samloem in Cambodia is my idea of heaven. It’s the kind of island that used to be in abundance in Thailand …
Latitude 15 – Is this Zambia’s most stylish hotel?

Latitude 15 – Is this Zambia’s most stylish hotel?

If you’re looking for the most stylish hotel in Lusaka, Zambia, let me recommend Latitude 15. After a seven hour coach drive from Livingstone …
Go on, be a dare devil: Dive into Devil’s Pool

Go on, be a dare devil: Dive into Devil’s Pool

‘…so lovely, it must have been gazed upon by angels in their flight’ [David Livingstone] I watched so many YouTube videos about jumping into …
Natural World Wonder: The mighty Victoria Falls, Zambia

Natural World Wonder: The mighty Victoria Falls, Zambia

Seeing Victoria Falls for the first time is pretty epic. And admittedly, we couldn’t help feel a slight tinge of envy for anyone …