Photo is courtesy of Wilderness Safaris
14
Jun
2018
STAYING FIT ON SAFARI

Wellness and fitness are dominating the world over – and now they’ve reached the African safari scene. Richard Holmes gives us the low-down on how the industry’s pioneers are bringing wellbeing to the bush.

13
Jun
2018
A NEW LODGE FOR THE SKELETON COAST

Introducing Shipwreck Lodge: the first five-star lodge to lay claim to the harsh, yet utterly beguiling landscape of the Skeleton Coast. Take the grand tour with Richard Holmes for the latest on this new African treasure.

26
May
2018
HOW SOUTH AFRICAN WHISKIES HAVE BECOME A GLOBAL FORCE TO BE RECKONED WITH

Richard Holmes caught up with Andy Watts, the newly award-winning master whiskey distiller at The James Sedgwick Distillery, to find out what his achievement means for SA’s whisky scene, and why a wee dram of this top-notch African spirit is making waves worldwide.

Cocktail delights at Cause & Effect – courtesy of Cause & Efffect
09
May
2018
5 NEW FOODIE HOTSPOTS TO CHECK OUT IN CAPE TOWN THIS MAY

Winging your way to Cape Town for We Are Africa? Start your culinary adventure in the Mother City with these five new foodie hotspots…

03
May
2018
BENCH THE BEER: MAKE WAY FOR THE CRAFT CIDER REVOLUTION

Everyone, put down your beer: cider is making its grand entrance on the South African circuit. Find out how up-and-coming cider brands like SXOLLIE are getting crafty and flying the South African flag around the Motherland and beyond.

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…

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