Africa & Indian Ocean Travel Articles

Natural Selection Opens Lekkerwater Beach Lodge in South Africa

Natural Selection Opens Lekkerwater Beach Lodge in South Africa

Natural Selection’s first property in South Africa, Lekkerwater Beach Lodge in the De Hoop Reserve is now open.

Why The Seychelles is a Perfect Honeymoon Destination

Why The Seychelles is a Perfect Honeymoon Destination

Seychelles is at the top of the perfect honeymoon destinations world list. Sugar-sand beaches, crystalline waters of the Indian Ocean and amazing resorts make it one of the most romantic places in the world and the fondest dream of every just married couple.

Seychelles: How to Have an Unforgettable Wedding

Seychelles: How to Have an Unforgettable Wedding

Summer is the perfect time to bring true romance into your life. And what could be more romantic than getting married on a beautiful tropic island.

How to Nail the Safari Look

How to Nail the Safari Look

Heading off on the trip of a lifetime to a safari in South Africa? Wondering what on earth you’ll need to pack to pull off this rugged style while keeping things practical?

Women: Why Morocco Is Your Next Adventure

Women: Why Morocco Is Your Next Adventure

Morocco is an exotic country offering many locations where women can find adventure. Visiting Morocco will make you feel like a time traveler -- like you've gone back in time.

5 Top Luxury Hotels in South Africa

5 Top Luxury Hotels in South Africa

Are you planning a holiday in South Africa? We have a list of the most unforgettable and magnificent luxury hotels South Africa has to offer. If 5-star luxury is what you fancy, then each of these hotels will blow you away.

The Lion Kings of Hemingways Ol Seki Mara, Kenya

The Lion Kings of Hemingways Ol Seki Mara, Kenya

Marking 25 years since the release of the original Lion King, the new and highly-anticipated CG-animated film of The Lion King will reach the silver screen in July 2019.

An African Riverside Retreat at Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero

An African Riverside Retreat at Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero

As I arrive at Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero Lodge - after a ten minute journey from Kasane Airport in Northern Botswana - I am met by khaki-clad staff members with an enthusiastic welcome song.

An Early Arrival for The Great Migration in Kenya

An Early Arrival for The Great Migration in Kenya

Considered one of the world’s greatest wildlife events, the annual Great Migration in Kenya is an absolute must for any travel bucket list – and this year it has made an early arrival.

Sonop Lodge To Open July 1st in the Heart of the Namib Desert

Sonop Lodge To Open July 1st in the Heart of the Namib Desert

Sonop Lodge will open July 1, 2019 at the Southern extremity of the Namib Desert, only an hour and a half flight from sister property Omaanda Lodge.

Top 5 Luxury Safari Destinations in Africa

Top 5 Luxury Safari Destinations in Africa

A safari is always a special experience, allowing you to watch wild animals in their natural habitat and feel the hum of nature.

5 Recommended Luxury Family Safari Lodges in Southern Africa

5 Recommended Luxury Family Safari Lodges in Southern Africa

A time to disconnect from the everyday hustle and bustle, a family safari promises to reconnect you with your loved ones while exploring the natural wonders of Africa.

Viking Announces New Egypt Ship and Privileged Access Experiences

Viking Announces New Egypt Ship and Privileged Access Experiences

Viking has announced an expansion of its Egypt program for the 2020 season, which will include the launch of a new ship.

The Royal Portfolio Opens The Farmstead at Royal Malewane

The Royal Portfolio Opens The Farmstead at Royal Malewane

The Royal Portfolio, the award-winning, family-owned collection of luxury hotels and resorts in South Africa, announced the official opening today of The Farmstead, an exclusive new safari lodge in Kruger National Park.

Escape to Sanctuary Olonana's New Geoffrey Kent Suite

Escape to Sanctuary Olonana's New Geoffrey Kent Suite

Sanctuary Olonana, set in lush woodland on a dramatic riverbank in the Masai Mara, Kenya, combines an impressive showcase of modern design blended with distinct African finishes.