It seems a little unfair that an amateur birder can hop onto a mokoro in the Okavango Delta and see three Pel’s fishing owls, and then follow that up with a little champagne on the water… but that’s exactly what happened on my Mapula Lodge excursion!
Blog posts: Travel stories
Trekking out to the Central Kalahari could be one of the most exciting getaways of your life, especially if there is a combination of lodge luxury, desert camping, and quad bike joy rides.
We take our camper van to Washington State to experience glaciers, rain forests and fresh seafood in Mount Olympic National Park.
Mistakes, miscommunication, bungles and blunders. That’s the story of the Battle of Spion Kop in KwaZulu-Natal. You can visit the site alone but it’s far better to go with a guide who can make history rear up and come to technicolour life.
You know you’re built for life in the bush when the hessian hut you live in burns to the ground and you whip up a quick reed-based replacement on the banks of a river. Bruce and Judy Meeser have been doing this for 30 years…
A lost camera lens, a hangover and a ridiculous rug drive our columnist into the arms of a frosty monkey man.
Guests at Africa on Foot and nThambo Tree Camp are in the right place at the right time as 3 different lion prides get in on a buffalo kill taking place on game drive in the Klaserie. Kevin MacLaughlin got it all on film. Take a look.
Just off the coast of Tanzania is Mafia Island: a raw, untouched paradise still immune to the melee of seasonal sun seekers. Tyson Jopson spent a week there and discovered that things work a little differently when you’re off the tourist radar. For now …
A little girl, a heated moment and parents behaving badly in Bangkok deliver a gift to our columnist.
Even when they’re cute and fluffy, they’re one of the most dangerous carnivores out there! This baby honey badger had an attitude on him that kept filmmaker, Kevin MacLaughlin, on his toes while he was taking footage of this young ratel in the Linyanti recently.