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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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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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Things to do in Botswana: Fly over the Delta

7 amazing things to do in Botswana

You may have noticed that I do have a “thing” for Botswana! To me it’s the ultimate safari destination: stunning landscapes and loads of wildlife. And the bonus; there are so many things to do in Botswana. Maybe I love Botswana so much because I was in awe when elephants crossed the highway right in front […]

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Packing tips for your safari

3 simple packing tips for your safari

I suffer from chronic over-packing disorder! Guilty as charged… Packing for any kind of holiday lets me break out in a sweat before I even start with this nearly impossible task on hand. The good news: Packing for an African safari is fairly easy when following these 3 simple packing tips… Packing tips No 1: Pack […]

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Ngorongoro Crater Lodge is one of many safari accommodation in Tanzania

Which safari accommodation? 3 questions to ask

A safari is all about wildlife encounters and experiencing the African bush. For me, it’s also about listening to the roaring lion in the distance while sitting at a crackling campfire. Falling asleep to the sounds of the night. Feeling very close to nature and feeling away from every day life. Ask yourself these 3 […]

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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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Tracking Chimps are one of the exciting things to do in Tanzania

5 exciting things to do in Tanzania

Thinking about Tanzania, the first things that come to my mind are game drives through the Serengeti, watching dancing Masai, experience abundance of wildlife and standing at the rim of the Ngorongoro Crater. Here are 5 amazing things to do in Tanzania you didn’t know about… 1. Tracking primates Yes, you read correct. And no, […]

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Traveling with Kids

Traveling with kids: How to survive your safari?

I often get asked if it’s really a good choice traveling with kids to Africa. In my opinion it is. Africa is a fantastic destination – it is safe, adventurous and educational. It is not only an amazing experience for your kids. Traveling with kids also allows you to see the bush from a completely […]

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Tipping in Africa

Tipping in Africa: A few simple tips

Tipping sounds so easy – but different cultures, different tipping etiquette. It’s no surprise that I regularly get asked by my guests about tipping in Africa and if there are guidelines while being on safari. Although tipping in Africa is not compulsory, it often contributes a substantial amount to the living wage. How do you […]

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Swaziland is a very scenic country

11 fascinating things to do in Swaziland

When I told people that I am moving to Swaziland the most common reply was: “Oh Switzerland, how wonderful!” Perhaps Swaziland is not on people’s radar because it’s a tiny spot on the map; sandwiched between South Africa and Mozambique. Despite being tiny it has big things to offer! Here are 11 wonderful things to […]

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