Hanging with the Hairy people – Tracking Uganda’s Mountain Gorillas

The following was written by Corne Schalkwyk who was in Uganda in the Early Spring of 2014 with our Africa team manager, Moira. You can follow his blog, Travel with Corne for more photos’ of Uganda. In a small country about the size of one of South Africa’s smaller provinces, you will find it all: from forests and fertile soils, […]

Escapes From Cairo to Cape: Romantic Trips Through Africa and the Middle East

There are safari’s, high-end hotels, remote lodges, exotic palaces, colourful markets, deserts, jungles and wildlife. But who you travel with will have a greater affect on your trip than where you are actually going. So for couples, honeymooners, celebrators, here are some pretty romantic travel ideas in Africa and the Middle East. Imagine sleeping under the […]

Feijoada, Collard greens and orange slices.

Recipe: Brazilian Feijoada Stew

Considered the unofficial dish of Brazil, this hearty yet simple stew is actually an interesting snapshot of Brazilian history, one as old as colonial Brazil itself. The dish has similar variations in other former Portuguese colonies like Angola, Mozambique, and Goa (India), but no trip to Brazil would be complete without trying Feijoada. It is typically […]