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In the know: family travel essentials

Once back from our family holiday to South Africa, we decided to put our learnings into action and did some research on travel essentials we missed during our first trip. In this story we will share our favourite travel products with you. Take note! Continue reading “In the know: family travel essentials”

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Wishlist: Bisate Lodge

#1 Wishlist Alert: Bisate Lodge in Rwanda

It might not only be Rwanda’s most beautifully designed luxury retreat, if you ask us it’s one of the best places in the whole of Africa to immerse in a total wildlife and nature experience.First of all; when you go to Rwanda it’s because you want to see the gorillas. At least, that is something that applies to most of the travelers. Yes, the prices for the permits here are much (read; twice the price) higher than those in neighboring Uganda but that also means that a permit is easier to get ánd you don’t have to share the gorillas with as many humans as in Uganda. And that is of utmost importance, because there are only 700 mountain gorillas remaining on this earth. Most of them are living far away from human reach and only a small amount of them can be tracked and observed by small numbers of visitors under the strict and watchful eyes of the park rangers. Continue reading “Wishlist: Bisate Lodge”

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In the know: traveling with a baby.

Time to travel? While in the past that meant a twenty minute collective of what was needed, what were carry on essentials and what was the maximum you could squeeze into a 20kg checked bag…oh how things have changed! Continue reading “In the know: traveling with a baby.”

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Family Safari’s South Africa

Family travel changes things, regardless of what anyone tells you! From packing to daily routine, adjusting on the go and keeping your little one (s) well rested makes the journey smoother and easier to enjoy.

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Botswana’s safari magic

Recognized as one of Africa’s iconic wildlife destinations, Botswana has more to offer than meets the eye. Undeniably it’s crown jewel, the Okavango delta is a rich paradise teaming with varied wildlife, landscapes and safari opportunities and sits on the tip of every safari planners tongue, but just south of the delta lies a wildlife playing field few travel to and most don’t hear about…Deception Valley.

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Namibia, an African sky

I remember my first safari in Namibia, I can still feel the cold red sands of the Sossusvlei sliding between my toes and the sheer sense of amazement of the view at dawn. Every day was a new experience, a new moment of discovery and an eye-opening revelation in many ways. Continue reading “Namibia, an African sky”

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List: Five South African gems

In South-Africa, you will never stop exploring. Simon, being born and raised in this amazing country, is still discovering new and amazing places to stay. From fly-fishing cottages to houses on the beach and family friendly safari stays (yes, now that we are a family it’s time to expand our horizons).

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