Africa

12 Apostles Hotel

12 Apostles Hotel: A Luxury Retreat in Cape Town

By Janice and George

One of the best 5 star hotels in Cape Town, the 12 Apostles Hotel & Spa wowed us with killer sea views, elegantly decorated rooms, bubbly at check-in, mountain walking trails and its superb Leopard Bar.

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Tetouan Medina

A photo tour of the colorful Tetouan Medina in Morocco

By Janice and George

Market day is the best day to explore Morocco’s colorful Tetuoan Medina – see everything from squawking chickens and mounds of spices to sheep and goat heads!

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Zambezi Queen

Chobe river cruise on the elegant “Zambezi Queen”

By Janice and George

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.

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victoria falls Safari club

Victoria Falls Safari Club, Zimbabwe: Luxury near the smoke that thunders

By Janice and George

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.”

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ngoma safari lodge

Why Ngoma Safari Lodge is the best in Chobe National Park

By Janice and George

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.

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chobe safari - elephants

Chobe Safari: You won’t believe all the animals in the Land of the Giants!

By Janice and George

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.”

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Diamonds Mequfi Beach Resort

Diamonds Mequfi Beach Resort: New hotel gem sparkles in Mozambique

By Janice and George

With 50 sea-view rooms far from civilization, Diamonds Mequfi Beach Resort is an ambitious new hotel in northern Mozambique that outshines all expectation.

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Azura Quilalea

Make like a celebrity at Azura Quilalea Private Island Resort

By Janice and George

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.

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victoria falls activities- vulture feeding

Victoria Falls Activities: Watch an exciting vulture feeding!

By Janice and George

Hundreds of hungry raptors swoop in daily for the vulture feeding at Victoria Falls (the “Vulture Culture” experience at Zimbabwe’s Victoria Falls Safari Lodge).

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things to do in Mozambique

Unique things to do in Mozambique on a luxury beach holiday

By Janice and George

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.

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Ibo Island Lodge

Ibo Island Lodge, Mozambique: A trip back in time to a forgotten place

By Janice and George

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.

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Chinzombo

Chinzombo: Zambia safari camp wows with luxury and killer leopards

By Janice and George

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.

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Wine tasting in Stellenbosch

Wine tasting in Stellenbosch: Our fun Wine Flies tour

By Janice and George

Our educational and fun Wine Flies Tour from Cape Town took us to five Stellenbosch wineries, including Annandale for bold, luscious, old-world reds.

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walking safaris

Best walking safaris in Africa (just beware the lions!)

By Janice and George

You don’t really want to see lions on walking safaris. It’s thrilling enough being unprotected in the bush on a Norman Carr Safaris trip in Zambia!

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