The KwaZulu-Natal Midlands are breathtakingly beautiful. With plenty to see and do, here is my top pick of things to check out while you're in the area.
Over the last century, the serval became extinct in the Cape provinces of South Africa, but private game reserves in the Eastern Cape have begun re-introducing the species in the hopes of contributing to the eventual re-establishment of these wild cats in the region.
We're all into roughing it but most of us take our smartphones with us everywhere we go. Check out my list of top smartphone apps to use when you're in the great outdoors.
One of Zambia's best-kept secrets, the annual Kuomboka Festival usually takes place at the end of March or the first two weeks of April. The date changes each year and is kept secret by the Barotse Royal establishment until closer to the day.
In March 2012, three white rhinos were brutally poached on Kariega Game Reserve in the Eastern Cape. Miraculously one of the rhinos survived and, as fate would have it, almost exactly one year later, Kariega welcomes a new rhino calf to their game reserve.
Working for a non-profit organisation that uses tourism as an economic platform to create and sustain jobs in rural Africa, I’m exposed to the positive impact of responsible tourism on the lives of the people affected by it more than your average person. But what does it really mean to be a respon
When it comes to camping. less is more. Here’s my list of ten basic essentials to remember when heading out on a camping trip.
Not many people venture off the beaten track to explore South Africa's rural villages and towns. What I discovered when I did was the 'real' Africa: a bustling African town in the middle of the bushveld.
If you're looking to get away from the crowds this summer Open Africa has put together a list of 5 self-drive travel routes to get you off the beaten track and into the real Africa.
It seems that rhinos are not the only animals facing dwindling numbers. Lion populations across Africa have been drastically decreasing over the last 20 years and forecasts for the future are not looking too bright.