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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

An Earth Hour Different

Singita Game Reserves, in a stand against global warming, will ‘power down’ on Saturday March 27, showing its support for the World Wildlife Fund’s Earth Hour 2010 initiative. Acting on the unified call for...

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...

Zarafa, Botswana

Zarafa Camp is probably the greenest luxury lodge on earth and was opened in 2008 by Great Plains. The small and luxurious four-roomed tented camp is located in the 320,000-acre Selinda Reserve in 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...

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