Wine lovers in Africa? Send them to the Cape, many will say. But what about the bush? Melissa talks to Allister Kreft, CEO of Under the Influence – a management and wine-based company out of Cape Town. Find out more about his work, and why he thinks that wine buffs and the bush are made for each other.
Melissa Twigg contemplates the wonders and woes of a hotelier’s choice between setting up shop in Zambia and Zimbabwe on the edge of the Zambezi River.
For one tiny community in Zambia, disabilities were a source of shame and confusion; until the Time + Tide foundation broke down barriers, winning hearts, minds – and the ENGAGE Africa Award 2017. We caught up with them one year on.
Adventurous anglers from across the world are coming to Africa in search of tigers… Tiger fishing, that is, which is centred on the mighty Zambezi River.
In response to the modern traveller’s desire for true immersion in a destination, African safaris are stepping up their game. Melissa Twigg looks at a few of the experiences going beyond mere observation to allow participants intimate access to the most extraordinary wildlife and terrain on the planet.
‘Conservation is war’ is a sentiment we often hear these days – and perhaps many readers will agree. But is it a war, or is it wishful thinking on behalf of those who want a decisive end to poaching? And if it is a war, do we really know who the enemy is?
Solar and wind power, coupled with a sense of environmental responsibility, are the best option for an electrified future. Yet still, a river is being dammed.
Whether you’re a weekend warrior or devoted single-track daredevil, Africa is a dusty switch-backed paradise for mountain biking enthusiasts.
As part of our continuing ambition to showcase the unique diversity, beauty and vitality of our incredible continent, every year our tribe is invited to the biggest pan-Africa familiarisation trip the industry has ever seen.
Noelia Gonzalo from Viajes Etnias in Spain is another one of our brand new buyers to the We Are Africa tribe. Take a look at her story and what she hopes to find at our 2016 show…