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...

Vamizi Island Lodge, Mozambique

Vamizi Island is part of the idyllic Quirimbas Archipelago, in the far northern extreme of Mozambique. Opened in 2005, Vamizi Island Lodge is a collection of 13 one- or two-bedroom timber villas strung loosely...

Swimming at the Top of Vic Falls

Swimming in Devil’s Pool begins today. A natural swimming pool at the lip of Victoria Falls (on the Zambian side), it is accessible via Livingstone Island. Without a doubt one of the best places...

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...

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...

Chongwe, Zambia

Now in its 17th year, Chongwe is one of the oldest and most established companies in the Lower Zambezi.  The tough choices facing visitors start with which of its four camps to stay at....

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...

Ibo Island Lodge, Mozambique

The unforgettable Ibo Island Lodge lies just north of the mainland city of Pemba in pristine northern Mozambique, and the island is one of 27 that make up the breathtakingly beautiful Quirimbas Archipelago. Remote and...

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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