About the Author

Africa Experts Product Manager – Although British born and now Toronto based, Kirsty grew up in South Africa and is completely passionate about all things Africa. She finds it hard to choose a favourite destination, but lists Zimbabwe, Zambia, Mozambique, and Botswana as some of the most special places she has visited, and feels it’s not just about where you go and what you see, but who you get to experience it with. Kirsty is always up for an adventure and will try anything once. As such, she has para-glided in South Africa, zip lined in Mauritius, dived the Red Sea, hot air ballooned in Egypt, and even swam in the Okavango Delta. Next on Kirsty’s bucket list is to climb Kilimanjaro!

Nile River at Aswan, Egypt

Cruise the Nile with Sanctuary Retreats on Your Trip to Egypt

Since the Arab Spring in 2011, Egypt has suffered social and political destabilization, but things are calming down. This coming year offers an opportunity to get ahead of the crowds and travel to this vibrant nation bridging two continents. Egypt remains an appealing destination perfect for global adventurers and budget travellers alike. A cruise with […]

Kasbah Tamadot Hotel - Exterior, Atlas Mountains, Marrakesh, Morocco

Stay in Luxurious Paradise on Your Morocco Holiday of a Lifetime

On your Morocco vacation, immerse yourself in the country’s vibrant culture with Moroccan cooking classes, authentic donkey treks, candlelit dinners for two, late night stargazing, and overnight stays in a lavish Berber tent. Tucked away in the magical foothills of the Atlas Mountains, you will find Kasbah Tamadot – an enchanting Moroccan castle owned by […]

Victoria Falls in the Morning Light, Zimbabwe Zambia

Zimbabwe Vacation As Told By a “Smooth Traveler”

Smooth Traveler blogger, Renée Gordon, from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, writes about her experience on a recent Zimbabwe vacation – arranged by Goway Travel. Renée has written a weekly travel column for the Philadelphia Sun Newspaper for the past 28 years and has published articles on local, national, and international travel in numerous publications. Renée has been […]

Belmond Eagle Island Lodge, Okavango, Botswana

Luxury Eco Accommodation Offered on a Southern Africa Safari

As ecotourism continues to grow worldwide, read below how Belmond was able to incorporate the building of their safari lodge with the surrounding nature of the Okavango Delta, in Botswana. You can enjoy this luxury accommodation on your Southern Africa safari. THE OKAVANGO DELTA, Africa’s largest and most spectacular oasis, fans out over floodplains, palm […]

Landscape in Serengeti Migration Camp, Tanzania

Enjoy a Sky Safari on Your East Africa Vacation, and See the “Tiny Five”

A sky safari may sound like an oxymoron, but when you consider the immense size of Tanzania and Kenya, it is a logical and time efficient way to cover the vast distances between iconic parks on your East Africa vacation. Northern Tanzania includes Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater, Tarangire National Park, and Lake Manyara National Park, while […]