Africa & Indian Ocean Travel Articles

Iconic Le Quartier Francais re-opens following refurbishment

Iconic Le Quartier Francais re-opens following refurbishment

The iconic – and ever-popular – boutique hotel Le Quartier Français, part of the Leeu Collection, located in Franschhoek in the heart of South Africa’s Cape Winelands, has now completed its 18-month-long, ZAR 72 million (approximately £4 million) refurbishment and expansion.

Cherish the Old and Discover the New in Johannesburg

Cherish the Old and Discover the New in Johannesburg

Over the past few years, Johannesburg has emerged and grown to become a point of interest waiting to be discovered by travelers, making it a must-see destination in 2019.

Visit 5 African Countries on a 10 day Journey

Visit 5 African Countries on a 10 day Journey

This spectacular journey begins in Johannesburg, South Africa where guests will arrive into the airport and transferred to the Melrose Arch Hotel.

Do Reindeer Safari in the Serengeti?

Do Reindeer Safari in the Serengeti?

For a festive vacation like no other, Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti has a calendar of activities lined up for this Christmas and New Year holidays, all serving as the perfect complement to days out on safari in the Serengeti National Park.

The Royal Portfolio to Open Exclusive Safari Lodge, the Farmstead at Royal Malewane

The Royal Portfolio to Open Exclusive Safari Lodge, the Farmstead at Royal Malewane

The Royal Portfolio has announced that the The Farmstead, an exclusive new safari lodge at Royal Malewane - The Royal Portfolio's iconic first property - in South Africa's Greater Kruger National Park will open May 1, 2019.

Bushmans Kloof Introduces Cederberg House

Bushmans Kloof Introduces Cederberg House

Bushmans Kloof, the multi-award-winning wilderness escape in South Africa, recently opened an elegant and architecturally distinctive private villa on the property.

How to Have a Majestic Experience in Cape Town

How to Have a Majestic Experience in Cape Town

Ever wondered why Telegraph UK voted Cape town as the world best city? Its coastal lifestyle, scenic beauty, and its diverse history are some of the things that make it the world's favorite place to visit.

Timbuktu Launches 'Do It Yourself' Safari Planning

Timbuktu Launches 'Do It Yourself' Safari Planning

Timbuktu, a travel planning startup based in Cape Town, South Africa, is officially launching in the US today, an interactive experience where travelers can fully customize their once-in-a-lifetime safari trips.

10 Best Tourist Sites to Visit in Ghana

10 Best Tourist Sites to Visit in Ghana

Here we reveal ten of the best tourist sites in Ghana that are a must for your travel itinerary.

Tanzania wildfires likely to affect annual wildebeest migration to Kenya

Tanzania wildfires likely to affect annual wildebeest migration to Kenya

Tanzanian authorities said the fires were meant to regenerate the vegetation. Kenyan tour guides questioned the timing of the wildfires.

Zuri Zanzibar Opens, A new island retreat in the Indian Ocean

Zuri Zanzibar Opens, A new island retreat in the Indian Ocean

Taking its name from the Swahili word for “beautiful”, Zuri Zanzibar is simultaneously a celebration of contemporary design and traditional African craftsmanship.

Singita Unveils the Design Transformation of Pamushana Lodge

Singita Unveils the Design Transformation of Pamushana Lodge

Following a significant design transformation, Singita Pamushana Lodge has re-opened this month with striking new interiors and two new two-bedroom suites that amplify references to the local Shangaan culture and local surrounds.

Shipwreck Lodge Hits Shores of Namibia's Skeleton Coast

Shipwreck Lodge Hits Shores of Namibia's Skeleton Coast

Natural Selection has officially opened their first properties in Namibia. Both opened in June 2018, Shipwreck Lodge and Hoanib Valley Camp are situated in the rugged and remote northwest region of the country.

A Dream Holiday in a Mauritius Luxury Villa

A Dream Holiday in a Mauritius Luxury Villa

The island of Mauritius, located in the heart of the Indian Ocean is a real delight for all those who take the time to travel there.

20 Reasons to Travel to Egypt this Summer

20 Reasons to Travel to Egypt this Summer

Following the launch of Marriott International’s www.Marriott.com latest seasonal experiences campaign last month, Egypt presents yet again many reasons to travel as an incredible holiday destination that continues to maintain its position on the bucket list of every global traveler.