19
Apr
2018
JOZI’S FINE-DINING SCENE IS HEATING UP

Watch out, Cape Town: Johannesburg fine-dining scene is hot on your F&B heels. Richard Holmes gives us the low-down on Jozi’s fine-dining hotspots that are becoming attractions in their own right.

Photographic safari in Botswana – courtesy of andBeyond
06
Apr
2018
SHOOTING ANIMALS: THE RISE OF PHOTOGRAPHIC SAFARIS

From Botswana to Zimbabwe, travellers are flocking to Africa to fire a few frames, paving way for a flashy new niche in Africa’s safari industry – one that could provide a replacement for the controversial practice of consumptive hunting safaris, too…

05
Apr
2018
LODGE DESIGN: WHERE FORM MEETS FUNCTION

One for your #designgoals: documenting the move from traditional safari clutter to a wanderlust-worthy, guest-centric aesthetic, Richard Holmes delves deeper into the reasons behind the shift in the design of Africa’s most prestigious safari lodges.

30
Mar
2018
TAPPING INTO THE POWER OF VIRTUAL REALITY

The real-life key to Africa’s rise is in the virtual: Richard Holmes gets the low-down on the benefits of VR from African safari brands who’re donning new headsets and opening their eyes and businesses to a whole new world right in front of them.

16
Mar
2018
THE TOP 5 PLACES IN AFRICA TO CAST A LINE

Deep-sea game fishing is the pinnacle of the piscatorial world – and Africa boasts some of the richest waters on the planet. Here’s where to cast a line…

Dunia women – courtesy of Dunia Camp
08
Mar
2018
MEET THE WOMEN MAKING WAVES IN AFRICA

As the world marks International Women’s Day, we asked three trend-setting members of the tribe for their insights on the impact of women in the African tourism industry.

02
Mar
2018
MEET THE AFRICAN PIONEERS SAYING BYE BYE TO PLASTIC

Plastic: it’s no small fish to fry. Richard Holmes introduces us to the African travel pioneers who’re leading the way by cutting down their single-use plastic consumption.

Business has never felt so good
01
Mar
2018
HUMAN CONNECTIONS: WHY BLEISURE TRIPS CAN TRANSFORM YOUR BUSINESS

‘Holidays’ are no longer a tick-box affair. Travellers are looking for human connections on their adventures for the full, transformative experience. Richard Holmes shows us how bleisure trips can allow us to practise what the industry preaches, and transform your business by making connections and getting your intel first hand.

Tintswalo Safari Lodge campfire – courtesy of Tintswalo Safari Lodge
12
Feb
2018
TINTSWALO SAFARI LODGE IS THE PLACE OF STARS

Tintswalo Safari Lodge’s spectacular revamp responds directly to the growing demand for luxury exclusive-use safari properties. Richard Holmes provides the goss on and pretty pics of our hotspot of the week.

Bird Nest – courtesy of Wilderness Safaris/by Jimmy Nelson
07
Feb
2018
THESE 5 ‘FLOATING’ HOTELS ARE WHAT DREAMS ARE MADE OF

Introducing Africa’s five ‘floating’ hotels whose dreamlike allure will leave travellers bewitched and beguiled as they discover yet another unforgettable corner of Africa.