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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 …

10 reasons to visit Namibia

Known as the Land of Contrasts, Namibia is one of the Africa’s most beautiful countries. A distinct blend of desert and savannah, gaping canyons and the tumbling waters of the Kunene River. Namibia has a lot to offer so here are 10 reasons to pay a visit. 10. Climbing There is a tremendous variety of …

The Rare Animal Series Part 1: The wild dog

Africa is full of incredible animal species, however, many of these are terribly endangered and may one day become nothing more than a memory, existing only in the history books. This is the first in a series of blogs taking a closer look at some of Africa’s more endangered species and presenting you with all …

Amazing Animal Abilities

There are many amazing creatures in the world and each with their own incredible attributes that help them to survive. We give you our top ten animals that are capable of feats we can only dream of. 10. Plumed Basilisk First up we have the plumed basilisk, and no, it has nothing to do with …

Spices, bunny chows and temples – South Africa’s Little India

KwaZulu Natal’s Durban is known by South Africans as ‘Little India’. All around the city there are sights and sounds that affirm the reasoning behind such a title, with a thriving Indian population second only to India itself. During the 19th century many Indian workers were uprooted from their homes and moved to South Africa, …

The Sardine Run

Isn’t it strange how one little fish can make all the difference? Well, what if there were a lot of these little fish, all together, in the same place, at the same time? Well that would make quite a difference indeed; in fact it might just cause something of a phenomenon. A phenomenon that can …

Africa’s Top 10 Animal Dads

Father’s Day is a pretty big deal for us humans it provides us with an opportunity to tell our dear old dads just how much we appreciate them for all that they do for us. But let’s face it, some dads are better than others, a fact not solely exclusive to the human race. So, …

Things you should know when planning a safari holiday

The planning of a safari holiday can be a daunting process.   It isn’t your average beachside break and is likely to cost more.    There is a huge choice of styles and destinations and this can make safari planning a mind boggling experience.   For many people a safari is the holiday of a lifetime so it …