Africa

Tetouan Medina

A photo tour of the colorful Tetouan Medina in Morocco

By Janice and George | May 28, 2018

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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victoria falls Safari club

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

By Janice and George | April 11, 2018

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 | February 15, 2018

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

By Janice and George | January 13, 2018

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 | December 18, 2017

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 | December 2, 2017

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 | November 24, 2017

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 | November 8, 2017

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 | October 28, 2017

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 | September 20, 2017

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 | August 31, 2017

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.

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walking safaris

The best walking safaris in Africa (just beware the lions!)

By Janice and George | August 9, 2017

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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LAM review

LAM Review: What’s it like to fly on Linhas Aereas de Mozambique?

By Janice and George | June 21, 2017

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.

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Zambezi Queen

Chobe river cruise on the elegant “Zambezi Queen”

By Janice and George | May 10, 2017

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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