12 Iconic African Journeys for Your Africa Bucket List

Africa is not a single bucket list destination, but a continent rich with diversity, adventure, heritage, colour and or course, incredible landscapes and wildlife. We have identified 12 of Africa’s most iconic journeys that should be added to your Africa bucket list: 1. Masai Mara, Kenya The Masai Mara is known for its big cats, …

What is Blue Safari, Seychelles?

Conservation & Unique Experiences – the perfect Seychelles combo The outer islands of Alphonse, Astove & Cosmoledo – run by specialist Blue Safari Seychelles – are more than just a collection of pristine beaches in a sparkling ocean. As well as a luxury retreat, they are pure, natural habitats in one of the remotest regions …

Seychelles A-Z guide

The Seychelles is on many people’s bucket list, whether to enjoy its pristine white sand beaches, the unique nature and wildlife, or simply to just relax at one of its luxurious resorts. There is much more, however, to a holiday in the Seychelles. Here’s our A to Z of everything about the islands, why our …

South Africa’s Unique Foodie Destinations

South Africa is well-known for its meat-heavy braais and its signature Pinotage wines, but there’s so much more on offer for foodies to enjoy. From world-famous oysters in Knysna to spectacular Cape Malay cuisine in Bo Kaap, there’s something to tickle everyone’s taste buds. Here’s an introduction to some of South Africa’s unique gourmet destinations …

Rediscovering the Western Cape

From scenic natural beauty to reams of colourful history and world-class vineyards, the Western Cape is definitely worth visiting when in South Africa. Although, there are many lesser-known areas of the province that are waiting to be explored. Perhaps you have previously visited the Western Cape and are wanting to return and explore more… Or it …

Rare Safari Animals You Will be Lucky to See

Most safari-goers are usually looking out for the Big 5 (lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and rhino) but there are some rare safari animals worth keeping your eyes peeled for. Spotting one of these rare animals on safari would be a truly amazing #MahlatiniMoment… Pangolin Although many think of pangolins as reptiles due to their scaly …

Top 10 Instagrammable Experiences in Africa

Many people are often inspired to travel to places they’ve seen on Instagram and usually want to recreate those amazing images for their own feed. There are so many incredible instagrammable experiences in Africa that will most definitely inspire you and have you adding one more thing to your bucket-list! Here are our top 10 …

Top Tips to Travel Plastic-Free

More and more we are hearing about the dangers of single-use plastics, but how can we try to bring our plastic-free practices to our travels? Did you know that by 2050 it’s predicted there will be more plastic than fish in the sea? (Ellen MacArthur Foundation, 2016)  Mahlatini is passionate about conservation. Just small steps can …

6 Best African Safari Treehouses and Star Beds

Imagine retiring to a four-poster bed, falling asleep under the endless African sky to the sound of nature’s chorus, that is what awaits you in a safari tree house or star bed. Sleeping in an African safari treehouse or star bed is an incomparable experience. A mix of luxury yet feeling at one with nature, …

Our Top 5 Children’s Safari Books

With family safaris becoming increasingly popular, we thought it would be useful to share some of our favourite children’s safari books. These books aim to give your child a sense of what to expect on safari and to add to the fun and excitement about your upcoming safari adventure. The White Giraffe Series – Lauren …