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.
The Hotel Verde, claiming to be Africa's greenest hotel, opens in August and by all accounts seems to be the real deal when it comes to environmentalism.
Minimize your carbon footprint by staying at an eco-conscious hotel while on holiday in South Africa. Here is my pick of the top environmentally friendly hotels and lodges throughout the country.
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
Greenpop, Cape Town’s coolest tree planting and environment organisation, is doing it again. They’re taking 5000 trees to Zambia to plant at schools, subsistence farms and in reforestation sites and you can help to make it happen.
People in the tourism industry sell holiday ideals, then leave out the bad bits. Nowhere is this more true than in the way we present our most iconic wildlife. Unfortunately, our pin-ups are being driven to the brink of extinction.
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.
As you plan your beach holiday this year, keep in mind a few tips for enjoying the seaside while showing respect for nature’s pristine beauty and the folks who make their home there: