Africa

Hiking Table Mountain

Guide to hiking Table Mountain, Cape Town

By Anna Timbrook

Several hiking trails scale Table Mountain in Cape Town. The shortest is Platteklip Gorge. Skeleton Gorge and 12 Apostles are more scenic routes, but longer. Here’s our hiking guide!

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Big 5 safari in South Africa

A Big 5 Safari in Sabi Sands Game Reserve

By Janice and George

The lions are bullet-fast hunting the impala. On our amazing Big 5 safari in Sabi Sands, we see animals galore. But other places in Africa are famous for spotting the Big 5 too.

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Best places to visit in Morocco on a Morocco cruise

Snake charmers? Harems? Visiting Morocco on a cruise

By Janice and George

Casablanca or Marrakesh? We chose the Marrakesh shore excursion on our Morocco cruise, which also visited Tangier. Right choice! A magical day…

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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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Chiawa Camp

Chiawa safari camp nails glamping in Zambia

By Janice and George

It’s like a scene from “Out of Africa.” Except that instead of Karen Blixen’s bush tents in Kenya, Chiawa’s 9 deluxe tents hug the mighty Zambezi River in Zambia.

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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, Botswana

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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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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Elephants on a Chobe safari

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