Rwanda is one of only three countries in the world where the critically endangered mountain gorillas live. Gorilla tracking in Rwanda is often described as “life-changing” and with good reason. With only an estimated 880 Gorillas left in the world, to see these gentle creatures in their natural habitat are a truly unique moment.
Victoria Falls presents a spectacular sight of awe-inspiring beauty and grandeur on the Zambezi River, forming the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe. It was described by the Kololo tribe living in the area in the 1800s as ‘Mosi-oa-Tunya’ – ‘The Smoke that Thunders’. In more modern terms Victoria Falls is known as the greatest curtain of falling water in the…
From flat-topped Table Mountain down to the blue waters of Table Bay, Cape Town is simply stunning, but the city doesn’t thrive by its looks alone. Proudly multicultural, its flourishing arts, dining, and nightlife scenes are proof of this modern metropolis’s creativity and innovative spirit.
We strike out from luxurious, magnificently designed safari camps into the vast and otherworldly Namib, marveling at the highest sand dunes on earth. The best way to get the measure of this sandy sprawl is to climb a dune, as most people do. Its stupendous dunes-rising from the desert like tsunamis poised to break- are the highest on earth; they…
Zanzibar Island is a jewel in the ocean, surrounded by beaches that rate among the finest in the world. Here you can swim, snorkel or just lounge the hour’s away, while shoals of luminous fish graze over nearby coral gardens and pods of dolphins frolic offshore.
The adventure begins just before dawn. Wafting over the Masai Mara – Serengeti in the piercingly fresh and golden morning, floating over elephants and hippos, feeling a mild and worthy intoxication by grandeur, is one of those things that, having done, we wonder how on earth we ever contemplated not doing.