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Wilderness Safaris’ Bush Buddies service is now available at its family-friendly camps in Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe. This complimentary service pairs children with a dedicated and highly-trained mentor for the duration of their stay. 

Giraffe moved to Malawi park

Giraffe moved to Malawi parkA total of 13 giraffe have been translocated to Majete Wildlife Reserve in Malawi – the first of this species ever to be introduced into Malawi’s National Parks and Wildife Reserves. 
Wilderness Safaris has announced the rebuild and complete reinvention of Jao Camp, due to open 1 June 2019, as well as the introduction of the camp’s luxurious new Jao Villas. Set in the heart of Botswana’s Okavango Delta, the new...
&Beyond Sossuvlei Desert Lodge in Namibia is set to undergo a complete refurbishment in 2019. Situated in the heart of the Namib Desert, near the dune fields of Sossusvlei, the lodge will close in January 2019 and reopen nine...
&Beyond Tengile River Lodge is set to open in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve in the last few weeks of 2018. &Beyond says the lodge is “set to immerse guests ever deeper into the nature experience”. It will offer...
The Peech Boutique Hotel in Melrose, Johannesburg, has doubled in size, with the recent addition of 16 new Luxury Rooms, increasing its capacity to a total of 32 “eco-chic” rooms, including a two-bedroom Luxury Villa. Three years ago, owner...
Samara Private Game Reserve near Graaff-Reinet has welcomed a founder pride of lions as part of a project to return the Karoo to the state of biodiversity it once enjoyed. After more than 180 year absence, the lions’ return...

Review: The Midlands Kitchen

Road side dining in South Africa is in dire need of a major overhaul. The ubiquitous greasy take-away joint serving up the most depressing selection of artery-clogging fare is what we’ve grown accustomed to. But it doesn’t have to...
The San Deck in the Sandton Sun has reopened following a major refurbishment. A new rooftop garden area has been created through the use of metal lattice screens, foliage and trees, different levels, atmospheric lighting and relaxed seating. The food...
Asilia Adventures are a new collection of three- to seven-day experiences, offering travellers immersive itineraries by East African safari operator, Asilia. From walking expeditions to horse-riding safaris, fly fishing and cultural interaction - these new mini expeditions are about...