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World Heritage Sites in East Africa: Ngorongoro Crater

World Heritage Sites: 5 wonderful East African jewels

Places of natural wonders and cultural significance. Places of exceptional architecture and of outstanding universal value. That’s how UNESCO is characterizing World Heritage Sites. Did you know there are 89 of them in Africa – spread across 33 countries? I was lucky enough to visit a third of them so far and would like to […]

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The Lamu Island (Video)

After an amazing fly-in safari discovering the sights and sounds of the Kenyan bush, there is no better place to unwind than the remote Lamu Island.  Watch this short video to get enchanted. You most likely realize why Lamu is one of the most beautiful World Heritage Sites in East Africa. I also recommend reading […]

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13 Reasons to visit Namibia

13 reasons to visit Namibia

When thinking about a road trip through Africa, Namibia is most likely on your list. And there are plenty good reasons to visit Namibia on a road trip. I’ll never forget my first encounter with Namibia. This beautiful country surprised me on so many levels. Here are 13 reasons to visit Namibia; not necessarily in […]

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Outdoor Coaching

Outdoor Coaching: How to use the power of nature to strengthen your team spirit

Don’t you agree that spending time in nature is a wonderful way to relax, slow down and reflect on your life? I’m even more intrigued by the fascinating landscapes and nature experiences across Africa. No matter if you climb the fiery red sand dunes of Sossusvlei in Namibia, explore the African Bush on a walking […]

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Self-drive tips in Africa

Self-drive tips Africa: The ultimate guide

Discovering a country on a self-drive is in my opinion a great way. Taking a break whenever you need one and stopping for as long as you wish along the way. Listening to your favorite tunes on end while taking in all the sights and sounds of the unknown. I have discovered many destinations on […]

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Secret Beach Escapes in Mozambique

5 secret beach escapes in Mozambique

Diving in crystal clear waters. Relaxing on natural beaches. Island hopping. Those are some of the reasons why people love to travel to Mauritius or the Seychelles for romantic beach escapes. Why not escape to Mozambique for a change? While living in Swaziland, I was fortunate enough to visit some of these secret beach escapes […]

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Sunset at beaches in Kenya

Ultimate beaches in Kenya: My 3 favorites

A safari in Kenya is a wonderful experience. It gets even more wonderful, when you combine your safari with a relaxing beach holiday. Kenya offers some beautiful options for an idyllic tropical getaway. And don’t we all want to escape daily life every now and then? Here are my personal 3 top favorite beaches in […]

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13 reasons not to travel to Africa

Here are 13 reasons why we think you shouldn’t travel to Africa. Do you agree with us?

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St. Lucia excursions, South Africa

St. Lucia Excursions: Top 10 Tips

The Elephant Coast in the KwaZulu-Natal region features a spectacular landscape. You’ll find charming coastal areas, some wonderful game reserves and a fascinating underwater world. It’s a paradise for snorkeling and scuba diving. St. Lucia is the main tourist town in the area. It’s a small idyllic place with restaurants and cafes. The highlight of […]

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Accommodation options on Safari

Accommodation options on safari: Key differences

Planning a safari can be a daunting task. Not only are there so many destinations to choose from, you also have so many different accommodation options on safari. Where to lay your head? Lodges? Tented camps? Permanent or semi-permanent tented camps? Classic camping? Here’s a little guide to help you navigate through the accommodation jungle… Safari […]

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