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  • Dining with an African rock python in Botswana

    The final stages of feeding sees the tail end of the prey disappearing into the pythons throat. Photo by Kevin MacLaughlin.

    An African rock python is seen constricting and swallowing a squirrel at Camp Linyanti in the Chobe National Park. After leaving an epic lion sighting, this unusual event was captured on camera and recorded by wildlife filmmaker, Kevin MacLaughlin.

  • Three new hikes to support community tourism

    Blouberg Community hiking trail

    Three new community-owned attractions will be opening up in 2015. Check out how you can make a difference just by travelling!

January 2015

India by all means
Photographer Kristina Stojiljkovic visited Kerala.

Beautiful nature
Scott Ramsay shares nine wild spots where it’ll be just you and the wildlife.

Gimme, Gimme, Gimme
Jacques Marais encounters a near-mythical herd on the Bot River estuary.

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  • Melia Zanzibar 5-star (all-inclusive)


    This luxury 5-star holiday on the Spice Island of Zanzibar is all about indulgence, with its beautiful private beaches, coral reefs and personalised treatment.

  • 5-star Mauritius Holiday Package

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    This amazing package deal to Mauritius is perfect for the whole family. Expect 5-star treatment, beautiful beaches and loads of outdoor activities to keep you entertained.

  • Kilimanjaro Marathon and Migration Safari


    You get the best of both worlds with this package – adrenaline and adventure. Run the Kilimanjaro Marathon before embarking on an epic migration safari.

  • 6-day Victoria Falls and Safari Combo

    6 day Victoria Falls and Safari combo

    Spend 6 fantastic days on the banks of the Zambezi River in Zimbabwe, exploring the Victoria Falls and wildlife of the area.

Win a Jetbeam HC20 Headlamp


South African company Jetbeam, makers of high-quality flashlights, have recently released a military-grade headlamp. You could win one.

Boeremark, every Saturday

Opening up every Saturday under the trees off of Bankovs Boulevard is Boeremark – Bloemfontein’s biggest open air market.