Dizu Plaatjjies loves African traditional music. It has taken him all over the world but in performances at the Darling Voorkamerfest in September he shared this love with local audiences.
An all-you-need-to-know guide to visiting this semi-desert of red dunes and star-crammed skies where African animals run wild and visitors get a wilderness ‘fix’ that’s Prozac for the soul.
Kgalagadi Lodge, a new lodge, has opened just 5km from Twee Rivieren in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park. It has chalets, camping, pool, restaurant and a shop selling fruit and veg, cold meats, even fresh bread baked on site - previously unheard of luxuries in these parts.
The Tankwa Karoo National Park is a stark but beautiful part of the country. Here are seven things well worth doing there.
Africa is bold and it is beautiful. It's also a schizophrenic puzzle of haves and have-nots, as you will discover if you visit Livingstone on the edge of the Victoria Falls in southern Zambia.
The Kalahari. It’s vast and ageless, a semi-desert of photogenic red dunes and star-crammed skies where African animals run wild. Visit it once and it may capture your heart forever. That's certainly what happened to me. Now you can read about it in a new book called 'Travels in the Kalahari'.
Our campsite at Ngepi in the Caprivi looked out over the Kavango River. Peaceful and beautiful, sure, but the place was also deeply idiosyncratic. Some might even say wacko.
If you’ve never stayed at Tsendze Rustic Campsite in the Kruger National Park, you’ve never experienced how great camping can be. Here's why.
Eat, drink and be merry. Enjoy a live show. Take a drumming class and get high on rhythm. These are the ingredients of a fun-filled evening under an African sky at The Boma restaurant in Victoria Falls.