Africa & Indian Ocean Travel Articles

Avant-garde, Elegant and Sophisticated: A Safari at Lolebezi on the Lower Zambezi in Africa

Avant-garde, Elegant and Sophisticated: A Safari at Lolebezi on the Lower Zambezi in Africa

Flying low over the remote Lower Zambezi National Park in Zambia - in a six seater Proflight Zambia Britten-Norman Islander 2A - the mighty river with its riparian vegetation is impressive.

Mount Kilimanjaro: The 10 Item Survival Checklist

Mount Kilimanjaro: The 10 Item Survival Checklist

Reaching the top of Mount Kilimanjaro is on many people’s bucket list of things to do before they die. While it’s not the world’s highest peak, the trek is among the most popular and one of the most dangerous.

Remote, Restful and Retro: A Safari at Nsefu Camp, deep in the South Luangwa National Park, Zambia

Remote, Restful and Retro: A Safari at Nsefu Camp, deep in the South Luangwa National Park, Zambia

An intimate camp, with six old-fashioned rondavels - the traditional African dwellings with conical thatched roofs - Nsefu Camp is steeped in charm.

The Oberoi, Marrakech Introduces A New Holistic Wellness Program

The Oberoi, Marrakech Introduces A New Holistic Wellness Program

The Oberoi, Marrakech, a haven of tranquility where guests can take time to rediscover inner peace and serenity, has introduced SAHA.

Why You Should Rediscover Primal Life at Bushtops Camps

Why You Should Rediscover Primal Life at Bushtops Camps

As the great wildebeest migration attracts thousands of visitors each year between June and October, the life altering event can never be completely predicted.

Fly to St Helena, One of the World’s Remotest Islands

Fly to St Helena, One of the World’s Remotest Islands

Johannesburg based airline, Airlink, is increasing its scheduled flight service between South Africa and St Helena in the South Atlantic Ocean.

One&Only Cape Town Unveils Extensive Reimagining

One&Only Cape Town Unveils Extensive Reimagining

Iconic South African resort reveals new design that honors the destination’s ocean, land and heritage in a celebration of modern Cape Town

Singita Introduces Two Dedicated Galleries Ushering In A New Era For African Art

Singita Introduces Two Dedicated Galleries Ushering In A New Era For African Art

With a guest experience that is constantly evolving, Singita is embarking on a journey to transform its existing boutique and gallery (B&G) concept to celebrate Africa’s growing status as a place of artistic renown.

Exotic Getaways with Cenizaro Hotels & Resorts

Exotic Getaways with Cenizaro Hotels & Resorts

This summer, The Residence by Cenizaro invites guests to treasure travel once again with their new Forever Yours campaign.

Take a Walk on the Wild Side with The Residence Zanzibar

Take a Walk on the Wild Side with The Residence Zanzibar

Those seeking a family adventure further afield this season, should look no further than The Residence Zanzibar.

The Royal Villa at The Oberoi, Marrakech Reopens its Doors to the World

The Royal Villa at The Oberoi, Marrakech Reopens its Doors to the World

Nestled in the foothills of the Atlas Mountains, The Royal Villa at The Oberoi, Marrakech, which first opened in December 2019, is the crown jewel of the Oberoi experience in Morocco.

Restful and Romantic: Mukwa River Lodge on the Zambezi River in Zambia

Restful and Romantic: Mukwa River Lodge on the Zambezi River in Zambia

On the outdoor dining deck at Mukwa River Lodge, we sit at the front table looking out over a traditional wooden mokoro - filled with indigenous flowering plants - past the jetty to the Zambezi River beyond.

Intimate and Exclusive: Victoria Falls River Lodge - Island Tree House Suites, on the Zambezi in Zimbabwe

Intimate and Exclusive: Victoria Falls River Lodge - Island Tree House Suites, on the Zambezi in Zimbabwe

After a five minute boat ride from the Zambezi National Park mainland of Zimbabwe, we approach Kandahar Private Island in the Zambezi River.

On Track to Romance and Relaxation: Rovos Rail in Africa, The world’s most luxurious train

On Track to Romance and Relaxation: Rovos Rail in Africa, The world’s most luxurious train

Epitomizing a bygone era in train travel, Rovos Rail provides a stylish experience on the 870-mile journey from Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe, to Pretoria in South Africa.

Among the Elephants: Sublime Serondella, set in Thornybush Nature Reserve, in South Africa 

Among the Elephants: Sublime Serondella, set in Thornybush Nature Reserve, in South Africa 

The breeding herd of elephants moves though the South African savannah, towards the waterhole in front of our suite at Serondella Game Lodge.