The Food Philosophy of Duba Plains Camp Chef, Wijan Pretorius

  In our search for “the others”, we have been taking a peek into the kitchens of our lodges, camps and hotels across Africa and the Indian Ocean. In the process, we’ve discovered something deep and essential – a spirit of sustainability and community that […]

A Plastic-Free Revolution at Great Plains Conservation in Africa

Celebrating a #plasticfreejuly in Africa ~ will you take The Pledge?   Great Plains Conservation has pledged to remove single-use plastics from all their camps – and not just for July. As of the end of this month, they will take the great leap into a […]

The Essential Art of Inclusion on the Zambezi River

We Are Best When We Are Our Unique Selves ~ And Other Royal Chundu Rules At this year’s get-together with our Relais & Châteaux Africa and Indian Ocean family, we invited some of our hotels and lodges to share their “best practices” ~ regarding, for […]

Lessons for the Sustainable Foodie ~ with Londolozi’s Dave Varty

  These are the conversations that change us. They don’t simply pass the time. They stop time. They’re the moments when you realise you’re part of something much greater. These are the conversations that make us see just how connected everything is – how our […]

A Philosophy of Wellness in the Okavango Wild

The Wellness Safari “There is a saying in Botswana; ‘Botho’ – which is a catch-all for ‘respect and caring.’ If we hang everything on being caring it negates us doing anything that is damaging,” Dereck Joubert told us in our Find the Others interview, in answer to how […]