The Sweetness of the Solo Safari

It wasn’t merely that the animals were all out, on this early morning in the Nambiti wilderness. Not simply that we didn’t have to search too hard to find the rhinos and buffalo, the giraffe and lions, the wildebeest and waterbuck. What made the drive […]

8 African Experiences to Transform You

Have you ever gone on a trip thinking from the outset: this will change my life? I haven’t and yet, in retrospect, each and every trip has in some way transformed me, transformed my life. What’s most surprising though, looking back at my travels through […]

The Silent World of Anjajavy

On a morning adventure into the big blue waters around Anjajavy le Lodge, in the north of Madagascar, I discovered a few new things about life, love and myself. On that early Indian Ocean morning, lodge guide, Jonhson would pop his head out of the surface every […]

To Protect and to Serve in the Wilderness of South Africa

To protect and to serve – these words aren’t merely the dictum of US police departments. They’re what drive so many conservationists in Africa, fighting each day to conserve the Earth we call home. They’re the words of special people like Adine Roode, Camp Jabulani lodge […]

The Art of Exploring Private Islands

“I had always known the sky was full of mysteries – but not until now had I realised how full of them the earth was.” – Ransom Riggs, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children It doesn’t matter how many times you might hear that everything […]