The River Club

Colonial Zambia at its finest.  What time of year did I visit? This trip was done in High Season, which is the dry season between September and November. First Impression: A feeling of stepping into a bygone era, in exquisite natural African beauty. Check in: Relaxed and informative. The décor and atmosphere around the main areas: Lovely […]


Victoria Falls River Lodge

Epitome of Serenity  What time of year did I visit? This trip was done in High Season, which is the dry season between (September-November). First Impression: Relaxing and peaceful. The main lounge area of the lodge is situated just back from the mighty Zambezi River. The epitome of serenity. Check in: We were warmly greeted and offered […]


Ngoma Safari Lodge- Chobe, Botswana

Understated luxury, heartfelt service, adventurous and delectable! Those 6 words sum up my whole experience at Ngoma. Chobe, is the place where giants roam and I can promise you that you’ll find yourself feeling more alive than ever.  What time of year did I visit? This trip was done in High Season, which is the dry […]

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Stanley Safari Lodge- Livingstone

It was our first visit to Zambia and the Victoria Falls. We were very excited to see one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. It was also our wedding anniversary and therefore looked forward to make this a memorable occasion. We took a SAA flight from Johannesburg to Livingstone. The Livingstone airport has […]

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The Fort at Onguma

It was my first visit to Namibia, so I was incredibly excited to visit Etosha National Park. Etosha means ‘place of dry water’. We were booked in to spend 2 nights at Onguma The Fort, which borders the Etosha National Park. We decided to do a self-drive through the park to get to our destination. […]


The Michelangelo Hotel

In the heart of the richest square mile in Africa is the grand Michelangelo Hotel, located on the Nelson Mandela Square in Sandton’s CBD. This was to be my 5-star stay for the night in this vibrant city. I arrived just after 6pm and a very friendly doorman greeted me, immediately making me feel welcomed […]

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WIN a night at Clouds Estate

I was so excited to finally experience the much talked about Clouds Estate. Only 50 km from Cape Town and located in the scenic Helshoogte pass just outside of Stellenbosch on your way to Franschhoek. It’s perfect for that romantic weekend getaway. The drive there is scenic which adds to the romantic build up of […]

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54 on Bath

I seldom get the time to spend a night in Johannesburg, but a few weeks ago I was fortunate enough to visit and stay over at 54 on Bath. As I walked in I felt as though I was being transported to a chic boutique hotel in the middle of Paris. The main foyer is […]