Latest Posts in: Sightseeing

Zimbabwe’s Top 5 Attractions

One of the most beautiful countries in Africa, Zimbabwe has been neglected as a tourist destination for many years but is finally staging a comeback. With one of the best climates in the world, a happy blend of diverse scenery and wildlife and an ambiance only found in Africa, this is a destination not to …

Off the Beaten Track Congo Adventure

In celebration of tonight’s BBC Africa special on the Congo, we wanted to share the news that two new camps have recently opened in the area. The camps, called Lango Camp and Ngaga Camp, are owned by the well-known safari operator Wilderness Safaris. They are quietly situated so as not to impact on the surrounding …

African Family Holidays at a Glance

For an incredible family holiday there are hundreds of places all around the world that you could visit. However, there are very few as memorable or as exciting for the kids as the wild plains and coastlines of Africa. Disneyland doesn’t even come close. South Africa, Tanzania and Kenya are the destinations of choice for families. These …

South Africa Family Holidays

There are many reasons why South Africa is so popular for family holidays – fantastic year-round weather, oodles of activities, excellent accommodation options that cater specifically for children and the option of malaria free game reserves. There will also be little to no upset of a child’s routine as South Africa is only 1 – …

Tanzania Honeymoons

Among the many reasons Tanzania is one of Africa’s honeymoon capitals, the main one is its ability to combine the adventure of safari with the complete relaxation of a beach holiday. Tanzania has so much to give and slots perfectly into the traditional vision of safari; with its vast savannah plains and huge herds of …

Botswana Honeymoon Safaris

As one of the most spectacular and romantic places on earth, travelling through Botswana provides you with breathtaking scenery and an extraordinary connectedness with Nature. With the country’s handsome luxury camps, staggering abundance of wildlife and endless wilderness, most honeymooners will find themselves overwhelmed by its vast and varied beauty. Imagine starting your day by gliding through …

Travel Consultant Nikki’s trip to Shumbalala Lodge

After a swift connecting flight from Johannesburg, I found myself standing in Hoedspruit airport caught up in excited anticipation. I was on my way to Shumbalala Lodge in the Thornybush Game Reserve (forming a part of the Greater Kruger). I had heard some amazing things about this reserve and wondered if my expectations were going …

Safari Holidays for children

No matter what age you are, a holiday to Africa is guaranteed to be a life changing experience. So why wait, at an andBeyond Safari lodge you can give your children the opportunity to experience Africa from an early age, on a trip that’s safe, exciting, and utterly unforgettable. Children are provided with a diverse …

Our MD’s parents took a mighty road trip; looks like life begins at 60…

Our travels began from our home in Johannesburg in South Africa, a foursome of 60-somethings setting off on an exciting road trip through Southern Africa.  After much planning the day had finally arrived and we packed up our two cars and armed ourselves with the all-important GPS and walkie talkies.  We departed very early to …

What makes holidays in Rwanda great?

With new airline links slowly but surely being established, Rwanda is fast becoming a destination accessible and valued, especially for its abundance of mountain gorillas. However, the dark shadow of Rwanda’s past and its genocide in 1994 has left deep scars on the country and severely damaged its tourism industry. Luckily, Rwanda is making its …