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Edito 053 – Romance in Africa

For a long time, one can hear “Romance is lost”. Considering our current life with its rhythm and constrains, or the daily news in the media ‘s mixing together faulty weather forecasts, lost politicians, egocentric conflicts and crisis, culture ranging from Miley Cyrus to the last Scorsese’s movie, gossips from the last dating website or […]

Old Mc Daddy, my vintage break

Elgin, nothing more than a few wine farms, 45mn out of Cape Town, 45 minutes drive towards Hermanus. Almenkerk wine estate on the road, a bio market on the side, a local pub… You’re probably thinking now, what a hell of a place! Wrong, wrong, wrong. Going to Elgin, out of the path of the […]


Welcome to your ideal haven

Green freshness embodied by the river, a source of extraordinary life for the abundant wildlife. The Delta is an oasis amidst the vast plains and pans of the desert that covers most of Southern Africa. Its waterways are a collection of meandering channels, creating a haven for Africa’s most notable wildlife. The Okavango Delta is […]


The magnificent Islands of Siankaba

I recently visited paradise – also known as The Islands of Siankaba. There is no better way to describe this luxury lodge, nestled serenely on two private islands in the middle of the immense Zambezi River, situated between the magnificent Victoria Falls, and the world renowned Chobe National Park. My chalet was one of only […]

coral lodge mozambique

Where authenticity rhymes with ecology

Welcome to Mozambique! Again?! You’re asking… and I reply… “Yes”… and “no”. Yes we have already covered this region, but no we have not yet introduced the Ihla de Mocambique to you. Classified as a world heritage sight by UNESCO, it is situated in the northern province of Nampula. Over the centuries this strategic location […]

Royal Madikwe Hills South Africa Main Lodge

The Royal Madikwe Hills, ”your home safari”

The Royal Madikwe has this “Villa” atmosphere right in the middle of the Bush. Combined with a lot of privacy, luxury and comfort it’s simply one of these places on earth where you say to yourselves “I would like my home to be like that”. Yes, you will have great service… Yes, you will have […]


Singita Lebombo, a bush sanctuary

Sweni is the kind of place that lets the nature in. The 6 secluded suites are elevated on stilts and their décor is modern with hues and textures that are those of the bush. The suites offer an incomparable proximity to the surrounding rivers and trees and if not enough, you can sleep out on […]