Checking into the Tintswalo Atlantic in Cape Town

Things to do in Cape Town - Tintswalo Atlantic

We’ve been hopping in and around Cape Town for the past two months. We traipsed in and out of cafes, hiked various points, and ate a plethora of incredibly delicious food. However, there is a side of it that you haven’t seen—the side that explains why we have been in this gosh darn city so …

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Our First Horseback Safari At Ant’s Hill in the Waterberg Bushveld

Ants Collection Horseback Safari

We’ve been fortunate enough to have some incredible safari experiences over the years, but riding through the bush on horseback was a first. The Ant’s Collection located in the Waterberg in South Africa has been treating guests to horseback safaris for two decades. So for a long weekend, we were treated to some delicious food, …

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Experiencing Wolwedans Dunes Lodge and More in Namibia


If there is one lodge that is THE lodge in Namibia it is Wolwedans. There is arguably no better way to experience the Namibian desert. The Wolwedans Collection consists of four camps Wolwedans Dunes Lodge, Boulders Camp, Private Camp, and Dunes Camp. The Wolwedans operation is a contender for the best eco-lodge operation in Africa and arguably the best in …

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Kilindi Zanzibar Review • The Best Zanzibar Honeymoon Resort

Kilindi Zanzibar Room

We’d been in Zanzibar for nearly two weeks by the time we checked into Kilindi Zanzibar and had high hopes after the few photos we had seen of the resort. Kilindi is a collection of well-spaced white-domed villas that look as if they were built for a sultan. Although no Sultan was involved in the making …

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Chobe Water Villas A Gorgeous Modern Safari Lodge

Chobe Water Villas

It was a sad day when we had to leave Namibia and cross the border into Botswana. We had come to admire the desert country during our month there. We felt especially fond for the Caprivi strip. However, we crossed over the Ngoma border post and geared up to explore more of Africa. The brand new Chobe Water …

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Inside Tanzania’s Selous Game Reserve • Your Ultimate Safari Guide

Selous Game Reserve

The Selous Game Reserve is located in southern Tanzania and far from the madding crowds of the Serengeti. The 54,600 square kilometer safari area is Africa’s largest game reserve and one of the most beautiful wildlife areas in the world. What’s even more surprising is the park is still undiscovered, so to speak! The amazing game of the …

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Nairobi National Park Safari Guide • Inside Kenya’s Park

Nairobi National Park Rhino

We went to Nairobi National Park for one reason – a photo. The photo is a familiar scene in Africa.  A lion laying in the grass making eyes at the photographer. The backdrop to this photo is one of the largest cities in Africa. The moment we saw it we knew we had to go to Nairobi National …

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Volcanoes Safaris Review and Bwindi Lodge Review in Uganda

Bwindi Lodge

It’s not something that happens often to us, but when we stepped out of our Land Cruiser and arrived at Volcanoes Safaris Bwindi Lodge in Uganda we felt at ease. The individual rooms and lodge blended in with its natural surroundings. Banda’s feature windows that opened wide to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Here there was no …

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Inside Tanzania’s Ruaha National Park • Your Ultimate Safari Guide

Ruaha National Park

Located in the heart of Tanzania, Ruaha is the ‘other park’ on the Southern circuit.  Ruaha’s relative inaccessibility means it gets far fewer tourists than the Selous and less than any comparable park in the Northern circuit. The reward of traveling this far into Tanzania? A wild landscape of baobab studded hills, rocky escarpments, and …

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Why You Need to Stay on Ushongo Beach in Tanzania

Ushongo Beach

We’ve been finding ourselves lost on the Tanzanian coast at Ushongo Beach recently, and don’t ever want to leave. It’s this feeling of being cast away on the shores of Africa in countries like Tanzania, Mozambique, or Kenya that is truly magical. The feeling is nothing like the beaches of Greece, Jamaica, Thailand, or even …

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