Something was eating the sausage tree’s fallen leaves at night time, but I wasn’t game to stick my head out of the roof top tent to find out what it was. It was probably a buffalo, my wife, Nicola, suggested the next morning, seeing the now leaf-free hard-packed dirt of our campsite at Nyamepi o
There are a million reasons to take a trip on a houseboat on Lake Kariba, including amazing game viewing from your boat and birdwatching. Here are my top 10.
Zimbabwe, a land of resourceful people, brimming with goodwill; a courageous opposition which is hopefully in the homestretch in a race for real change; and affordable beer.
Early in our travels in Africa, Mrs Blog and I coined a phrase to sum up a truly amazing wildlife sighting – a monumental experience. A monumental experience (ME) was something hitherto unexperienced, something that would be remembered forever, and which defined that year’s trip to Africa
Basil the hippo is one of the main attractions at Mukambi Safari Lodge in Zambia, located near the central entry point to Kafue National Park.
About 13 years ago I was racing the setting red sun somewhere between Lusaka and South Luangwa National Park in Zambia, trying to find somewhere to stay for the night.
Rwanda is a country that genuinely seems to be putting its past behind it. Forgive the cliché - it's hard not to use them when describing this mind-boggling country, but it really is rising from the ashes.
We kicked off our East Africa trip in Mombasa, on the Kenyan coast, before spending a couple of nights at the crazily wonderful Giraffe Manor in Nairobi.
A visit to the Kruger National Park in the rainy season.