Liane’s ‘Out of Africa’ Kenya adventure

My African travels to date have all been in Southern African countries. Where better to kickstart my exploration of East Africa than in the most famous safari reserve in the world – the Maasai Mara? My first night in Kenya was enjoyed at the 148 Guest House in Nairobi’s quiet suburb of Langata, just down …

Sive’s unforgettable Kenya journey

I’m incredibly fortunate to have travelled extensively across Africa, and around the globe, but elusive Kenya was still sitting on the top of my ‘Must visit’ list. When an invitation from The Safari Collection and &Beyond to stay at some of the most unique properties and fabulous locations that Kenya has to offer of, I …

Mahlatini’s Hospitality Heroes #1

Mahlatini has built trusted relationships with the very best in the business, meaning our clients get the VIP treatment as standard. In celebration of Mahlatini’s hospitality heroes, we’re running a series of up close and personal interviews with some of the most respected figures in African tourism. First up, we chatted with Wayne Coetzer, General …

Best Resorts In Seychelles (Our Picks)

Seychelles – Spa holidays & nature in perfect harmony The Seychelles is renowned as being one of nature’s finest sanctuaries, blending idyllic white sand beaches, sparkling oceans and exceptional landscapes with unique tropical foliage and endemic plants and animals. In this unspoilt paradise, you can take your pick of pampering spa treatments and wellness packages …

Royal romance sealed under Botswana stars

It comes as no surprise to us that Prince Harry chose Botswana as the perfect destination to woo his future bride, Meghan Markle, in the first weeks of their relationship. In their recent engagement interview, Harry tells the world how he managed to persuade Meghan to join him on safari, where they camped out under the …

Honeymoons for Active Couples: Botswana

Botswana offers the most authentic and absolute best of Africa without the hordes of tourists. It offers a truly breath-taking and unforgettable experience of Africa that you’ll remember for the rest of your life. When most people think about holidaying in Africa, they instantly think safaris, and while yes, a Big Game safari in Africa …

A Look at Rwanda’s National Parks

Volcanoes Akagera Nyungwe Mukura     Despite the small size of the country relative to those surrounding it, Rwanda is home to some vast and incredibly diverse national parks. Whether you’re visiting the mountainous Volcanoes National Park in the north of the country, or the lakes and swamps of Akagera towards the South, you’ll be awed …

Nikki’s Dubai & Seychelles Luxury Holiday

A Seychelles holiday was high on my bucket list and when the opportunity arose to easily combine Dubai, I jumped at the chance! The transition could not have been easier, with Emirates flights connecting in Dubai and then on to Seychelles. We were simply dazzled upon arrival in Dubai. First of all by the slick …

Epic Family Adventures in Africa

Taking your children out of the city, miles from the trappings of the modern world and immersing yourselves in nature and culture is what holidays to Africa are all about. Each one of our bespoke luxury family holidays provides a safe fun-filled adventure, valuable cultural interactions and plenty of opportunities for learning and bonding as …

A Day in the Life of a Honeymooner at 5 Star Maradiva in Mauritius

A day at Maradiva Villas Resort is a rare privilege and one I was lucky enough to experience last year while on honeymoon in Mauritius. A 5* all villa resort on the island and member of the Leading Hotels of the World, this stunning resort is unique in its class and has all the hallmarks …