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Cousine Island, Seychelles

"An island where nature thrives and man is a silent observer," is how Cousine describes itself. If the Seychelles has a name for conservation-minded tourism, Cousine Island was one of the first to lead the...

Ol Donyo Lodge, Kenya

Ol Donyo Lodge is situated in southern Kenya.  The lodge is on a 275,000-acre, community-owned group ranch that lies between four renowned parks, Amboseli, Tsavo, Chyulu, and Kilimanjaro. Having built up their reputation over...
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Bird Island, Seychelles

Bird Island is a coral cay of 101 hectares surrounded by five kilometers of beach and is the most northerly island of the Seychelles archipelago, situated 100 kilometers north of the capital Mahé. Bird Island Lodge,...
Lion Sands, South Africa

Four of the World’s Most Secluded Hotels are in Africa

According to a list compiled by BuzzFeed, four of the world's most secluded hotels are in Africa. The list was put together by the website's Photo Essay Editor Gabriel H. Sanchez who describes the 22 locations as "perfect...

Peponi Hotel, Lamu, Kenya

Peponi is a small hotel on the exotic island of Lamu in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Kenya. The Korschen family, who still own it, opened the hotel two...

Kasbah Tamadot, Morocco

Richard Branson’s fabulous retreat in the Atlas Mountains, Kasbah Tamadot, has 24 bedrooms and suites, including 6 luxury Berber tented suites. All are individually decorated using traditional Moroccan furnishings and antiques, as...

Tanzania's Dirty Secret

If you consider all the countries in Africa covered on A World Different, there is one that stands out - Tanzania. But it stands out not for a good reason.  It stands out because...

The Newest Big Five Country

Malawi is known for many things – a gorgeous swimmable lake, friendly people – but a big selection of wildlife is not one of them. Top of travelers' safari lists this Central African country...

Selinda Camp, Botswana

Who They Are Selinda Camp is the sister camp to Zarafa and is also located within the 320,000-acre Selinda Reserve. It has only eight beautifully appointed tented rooms that are maintained with the same philosophy...

Tribal Textiles

At A World Different we sometimes come across companies that are inextricably linked to tourism. They start because of tourism, and tourism and tourists become part of their lifeblood. A great example of this...

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