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.
Blog posts: Travel stories
There’s a brand new ‘super ship’ cruising the south of France these days. Justin Fox stepped aboard for a week of touring and regal pampering.
Simon’s Town is special: beaches, Victorian architecture, natural beauty in spades. It’s a village founded on history, and everyone has a story about their love for it.
Thanks to the modern day ‘Rail Europe tourist pass’, pocketing an ‘open’ ticket has never been easier. It’s not the first time I’ve done it – and it won’t be the last, but in Germany in particular, the über-efficient Deutshe Bahn service is a very cool way of getting about.
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!
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.