Victoria Falls is a popular stop on the safari circuit. Where to stay? With 20 suites, the Victoria Falls Safari Club is a wonderful boutique hotel near “the smoke that thunders.”
Thirsty elephants may drink right from the pool of your bush-chic chalet at Ngoma Safari Lodge! Meals are delicious and the Chobe views are mesmerizing.
Want to see elephants galore and an awe-inspiring abundance of wildlife? Go on safari in Chobe National Park, Botswana – the “Land of the Giants.”
With 50 sea-view rooms far from civilization, Diamonds Mequfi Beach Resort is an ambitious new hotel in northern Mozambique that outshines all expectation.
The private island resort of Azura Quilalea in Mozambique’s off-the-grid Quirimbas Archipelago wows with just 9 hand-crafted villas, colorful diving and a picture-perfect beach.
Hundreds of hungry raptors swoop in for the vulture feeding at Victoria Falls (aka the “Vulture Culture” experience at Zimbabwe’s Victoria Falls Safari Lodge).
Snorkeling with wild dolphins. Haunting colonial ruins. Millionaire hideaways. Northern Mozambique is as far off-the-grid as you can get. And perfect for a post-safari idyll.
Mozambique’s Ibo Island Lodge simply oozes character; it’s a fab restored colonial mansion! Must-do: Breakfast on the sandbar under a Bedouin tent.
Chinzombo had us at the private pool. And we loved the eco-friendly air-conditioner above our bed. Killer leopard sightings at this luxury safari camp were a bonus.
Not kitschy. Educational and fun. Our Wine Flies Tour from Cape Town took us to five Stellenbosch wineries, including Annandale for bold, luscious, old-world reds.
You don’t really want to see lions on a walking safari in Zambia (just small critters). Being exposed out in the bush with Norman Carr Safaris is thrilling enough.
How to get from Johannesburg to Pemba and the off-the-beaten-path luxury resorts in northern Mozambique? Here’s our LAM review. Expect delays and an overnight in Maputo if you fly LAM.
Our memory of elephants plodding to the Zambezi River still lingers. They say an elephant never forgets. But you never forget an elephant.
There’s nothing quite like an African river cruise on the Zambezi Queen! Wake up to grunting hippos, and watch elephants at sunset while sipping champagne.
Cape Town: You topped the New York Times 2014 list of best places to go (you’re the World Design Capital 2014). Lots of new things to visit!