Africa & Indian Ocean Travel Articles

Acclaimed Werf Restaurant Launched in South Africa's Gastronomic Heartland

Acclaimed Werf Restaurant Launched in South Africa's Gastronomic Heartland

As part of its revitalization program, and in an effort to restore and rejuvenate the historic farm, Boschendal's focus has been on becoming a standout food and wine destination of its own accord.

Mantis Collection Launches Regal River Cruiser Fleet on Chobe River

Mantis Collection Launches Regal River Cruiser Fleet on Chobe River

This May, Mantis Collection launches the ‘Zambezi Queen Collection,' introducing a small fleet of regal river cruisers and providing additional guests with access to over 30 miles of the remote Zambezi and Chobe riverine ecosystems.

Africa's Most Romantic Star Beds

Africa's Most Romantic Star Beds

The star bed phenomenon in Africa has really taken off, and it's no surprise. On safari you will be astounded by the number of stars you can see and will often have a clear view of the milky way.

The Homestead: Luxury Winefarm Villa in South Africa

The Homestead: Luxury Winefarm Villa in South Africa

The independent boutique winery Oldenburg Vineyards in Stellenbosch, South Africa's leading wine region, has recently transformed an original Cape Dutch family home into a luxury villa and for the first time is offering farm stays.

'Glamping' on Safari in Kenya at Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara

'Glamping' on Safari in Kenya at Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara

Experience the freedom of a vacation with no barriers. Enjoy luxury tent accommodations within the 35,000-acre Olare Motorgi Conservancy at the Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara in Kenya.

Wilderness Safaris to Build Two New Lodges in Rwanda

Wilderness Safaris to Build Two New Lodges in Rwanda

Wilderness Safaris is proud to announce it has invested into the construction of two new lodges in Rwanda, adding a new country to its African portfolio and helping continue to build sustainable conservation economies on the continent.

Africa's First Johnnie Walker Whisky Bar Launched at The Saxon Hotel

Africa's First Johnnie Walker Whisky Bar Launched at The Saxon Hotel

This month sees The Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa in Johannesburg launch the eagerly awaited Johnnie Walker whisky bar.

Wilderness Safaris' Linkwasha Camp Opens in Zimbabwe

Wilderness Safaris' Linkwasha Camp Opens in Zimbabwe

Wilderness Safaris' Linkwasha Camp officially opens today in a private concession of the southeast corner of Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe.

South Africa's Sabi Sabi Opens Luxury Villas at Bush Lodge

South Africa's Sabi Sabi Opens Luxury Villas at Bush Lodge

Sabi Sabi, one of South Africa's premier private game reserves, announces the opening of Bush Lodge Luxury Villas. Each of the two opulent villas comprises two bedrooms, two full bathrooms, a lounge, library, dressing room, patio and pool.

Living in Style: Morocco

Living in Style: Morocco

In the 1960s Morocco was a hot destination for hippies who tripped out on the magic of North Africa. Today, the international jet set meets in Marrakech.

Nelson Mandela's Former Home Reopens as a Private Villa

Nelson Mandela's Former Home Reopens as a Private Villa

This May Nelson Mandela's former home on Shambala Private Game Reserve opens to the public for the first time. A place of quiet reflection, the property welcomes guests looking for an authentically African retreat steeped in history.

La Mamounia Launches Amala Luxury Skincare at Morocco's  Most Legendary Spa Oasis

La Mamounia Launches Amala Luxury Skincare at Morocco's Most Legendary Spa Oasis

Amala, the world's premier plant-powered luxury skincare brand, is now the signature line for La Mamounia, a legendary palace retreat that has come to define traditional Moroccan hospitality.

Limalimo Lodge Ethiopia New Luxury Eco-Travel Destination

Limalimo Lodge Ethiopia New Luxury Eco-Travel Destination

Launching in September 2015, Limalimo Lodge will be the realization of a dream for two native Simien mountain guides who want to share, cherish and preserve the wildlife and spectacular scenery of a precious environment they have loved for decades.

Sven Lindblad Appointed Cultural Ambassador of Seychelles

Sven Lindblad Appointed Cultural Ambassador of Seychelles

The Seychelles Ministry of Tourism has appointed Sven-Olof Lindblad, CEO of Lindblad Expeditions, as Cultural Ambassador of Seychelles.

Feel Like a Star with The Twelve Apostles Experience

Feel Like a Star with The Twelve Apostles Experience

The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa's new package showcases every highlight this Leading Hotels of the World member property has to offer, from a helicopter flight and High Tea to a fine dining evening and relaxing spa treatment.