Unique rock formation of pink granite in Spitzkoppe, Damaraland, Namibia

Highlights Off the Beaten Path on African Tours

It’s not hard to see why Africa’s greatest landmarks continue to attract so much attention from international travellers. The Serengeti, the Pyramids, Mt. Kilimanjaro, Marrakech, Zanzibar Island, Kruger National Park, the sand dunes of the Namib Desert—these are all incredible and breathtaking world wonders. But there’s more to Africa than the highlight reel. That’s why […]

View of the Old City from Mount of Olives, Jerusalem, Israel

Indulge Yourself in the Atmospheric City of Jerusalem on Israel Travel

Combining a heady mixture of different religious and ethnic cultures and history – all of which add to its unique character and flavour on Israel travel – Jerusalem has a very strong atmosphere which is almost palpable.   I was struck, on my first visit to Jerusalem, by the all-pervading ambience I encountered. I had just […]

Elephant and buffalo at waterhole in Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe

Rediscovering Zimbabwe, a Different Kind of Africa Safari

Zimbabwe isn’t usually the first country travellers think of when planning a Southern Africa safari. At least, it hasn’t been in recent times. This however has more to do with years of political and economic uncertainty than any shortcomings as a destination. In fact, with its idyllic climate, wide range of wildlife viewing, awe-inspiring sights, […]