4 -min. read 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.
3 -min. read 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.
4 -min. read 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.
3 -min. read 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.
4 -min. read ‘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?
7 -min. read 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.
3 -min. read 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.
4 -min. read Whether you’re a weekend warrior or devoted single-track daredevil, Africa is a dusty switch-backed paradise for mountain biking enthusiasts.
3 -min. read 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…
2 -min. read 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.