What to wear on safari in South Africa – a complete packing guide.

African safari

  If you are heading off to South Africa and have a few safaris included in your itinerary you may be wondering what to pack. Thinking about  what to bring on safari in South Africa is important so you only pack what you need. I spent many years living in South Africa and Botswana and took […]

Top safari tips – everything you need to know to prepare for an African safari

  Having spent over ten years living in South Africa and Botswana I have experienced many safaris (or game drives as we tend to call them in Africa) as a child and as an adult. It was one of the experiences I was looking forward to sharing with my 5 year old daughter on our […]

An African safari in Botswana – what it is really like!

(This post about an African safari in Botswana was updated in 2019)   If you are thinking of booking a safari in Africa why not consider Botswana? If you are looking for some inspiration before you book a trip to Africa this post will give you that in bucketloads as well as a taste of […]

10 fabulous reasons to visit South Africa


  There are so many reasons to visit South Africa. It is an amazing country with fabulous scenery, wonderful beaches, fantastic wildlife, delicious food and wines and so much more to offer the visitor. If you are considering a trip to the incredibly diverse and beautiful continent of Africa I would highly recommend South Africa […]