Guludo Beach Lodge, Mozambique

Who They Are Far in the northern extremes of Mozambique, beyond Pemba in the Querimbas Archipelago, lies the beach oasis of Guludo Beach Lodge. Set up by Amy and Neal Carter-James, a young English couple...

Jackal and Hide Leather Bags

Gillie Lightfoot, creator of the phenomenon Tribal Textiles, started Jackal and Hide after moving from the South Luangwa National Park in Zambia (her home since 1986) to Sugarbush Farm, an organic smallholding on the...

The Unlikely Leopard

The latest documentary by Dereck and Beverly Joubert, who are partners in the fantastic lodges owned by Great Plains, shows on the National Geographic Channel on July 15. Titled The Unlikely Leopard, the movie...

Mara Plains Camp, Kenya

Mara Plains Camp, a small, high quality, 7-tented camp under canvas, is one of the latest additions to the forward-thinking Great Plains group. It is located within the private Olare Orok Conservancy and just...

Flatdogs Camp, Zambia

Flatdogs is, in this day of high-end safari lodges, a great affordable alternative that will probably take you by complete surprise. Owner-managed, the camp overlooks the Luangwa River in the South Luangwa National Park. With its...

Norman Carr Safaris, Zambia

Norman Carr Safaris consists of  Kapani Lodge, an eight-room luxury lodge  adjacent to the South Luangwa National Park, and four seasonal luxurious bush camps, like Mchenja and Luwi, dotted in isolated areas of...
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I Am (Sao Tome e) Principe VIDEO

For anyone looking for an out-of-the-way place in Africa to visit, a destination full of that tropical bliss, adventure, off-the-beaten-track lure, take a gander at this fantastic video of Sao Tome e Principe, the...
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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...

Conservation 101

Teaching the inhabitants of a wilderness area, especially the youth, about the nature around them seems to be so obvious, it’s a wonder more lodges haven’t done it in before now. Make the people...

Adrère Amellal, Egypt

Siwa Oasis, located about 70 kilometers east of the Libyan border, has been inhabited since 10,000 BC but was re-created just a few years ago by Environmental Quality International, an environmental consulting company. EQI’s president,...

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