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 […]

Special Memories from We Are Africa 2019

  For five days, the only words on our lips were, we are Africa. Like a quixotic mantra, we repeated it in conversations, WhatsApps, Instaposts, across our bags and books, across stadiums and wine farm podiums. For the week of We Are Africa, held in […]

A Community of Chefs ~ From Namibia to Mauritius

  “Food is not just fuel. Food is about family, food is about community, food is about identity. And we nourish all those things when we eat well.” – Michael Pollan There are more people that make up the community of food than you could […]

The Foraging Flâneur – The Charm of a Giraffe Named Oscar

  There was talk of a tall, handsome man about town roaming the wilderness of Epako Safari Lodge in Omaruru, Namibia, where we found ourselves one April afternoon. The man went by the name of Oscar. Oscar Wilde in the wild. Yet, he was in […]