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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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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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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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Video: Safari Botswana – Amazing!

Botswana holidays are something special; and a safari Botswana is rich in contrasts. Elephants that play at the Chobe River Front. Mokoro Trips through the many lagoons and waterways of the Okavango Delta. Mesmerizing sunsets. Exclusive accommodation. Botswana will mesmerize you. Why don’t you see for yourself? It takes only 90 seconds… Safari Botswana – […]

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South Africa

What makes South Africa attractive?

Some people think it’s too urbanized. Others feel it is too western. Perhaps a little bit too boring? Far from it! Having lived in Swaziland made me appreciate the beauty and diversity that South Africa offers its travelers. So what is it that makes the rainbow nation South Africa an alluring place to visit? South […]

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Spotlight Namibia

Have you ever been curious what the moon looks like? Stop wondering and discover the out of this world landscape of Namibia! Drive through the lunar-like scenery of the Namib Naukluft Park, fly to the ghostly shipwrecks scattered along the Skeleton Coast or climb the fiery-red sand dunes of Sossusvlei. Visit the eye-catching Himbas – […]

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50 facts about Botswana

50 interesting facts about Botswana

Botswana gained its independence from Britain in 1966! To celebrate 50 years of independence, I collected 50 interesting facts about Botswana. Learn more about its amazing wildlife, stunning sceneries, ancient cultures and other interesting things to know. Happy reading! 1. You’ll find tame but wild meerkats in the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans, but you won’t find […]

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