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Retro Travel Photo – Before We Grew Up: Fishing boats at Senya Beraku, Ghana, West Africa

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In this new occasional section we share some of the travel photos from our archives – when we paid our dues but rarely our way. Times were tough, hitch-hiking was a favoured mode of transport (even through the Sahara, which was surprisingly easy) and luxury hotels were places we tried to sneak into to have […]

Photo essay: Seven days in Malawi in fourteen pictures

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Fishermen on Lake Malawi I travelled to Malawi for the first time in April this year, spending a week in the “Warm Heart of Africa”. It was a wonderful experience and for once, the slogan is true. Malawi is spectacular, her people are extremely friendly and yet for European travellers – especially from the Nordic […]

The positive impact of tourism – visiting Imvelo’s social projects in Zimbabwe

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Going on safari in Africa – it’s hard to think of any other travel experience that holds the same allure. Exotic, adventurous, wild…perhaps with a tinge of danger to add to the excitement? Often described as a ‘once in a lifetime’ activity, a safari holiday is certainly high on many a bucket list. I would argue […]

The Best Luxury Safaris in Africa

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If you’ve been dreaming of a luxury travel adventure to Africa, in search of magnificent wildlife sightings in the wild, consider these superb destinations below. Africa boasts great locations as can be seen in this luxury African safaris guide, but the most popular are the Kruger Park in South Africa, Serengeti in Tanzania and The […]