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Anantara Kihavah Maldives | Rockstar Villa

Have you ever wanted to visit the Maldives? Live like a rock star in this opulent villa designed as a sanctuary for families and...

Kenya safari – Journey to Mount Kenya Safari Club

Mention the word "safari" when visiting Kenya and most people think of driving around the Maasai Mara with telephoto lenses in search of lions,...
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Masai Mara Safari in Kenya

We’re bumping up and down in the back seat of a safari vehicle, bones rattling, as we fly through a field of grass. From...
Glamping in Kenya - Olonana, Masai Mara

Glamping in Kenya – Olonana, Masai Mara

It’s 5.30am and the cheery morning greeting of my Maasai butler Lawrence rouses me from a deep sleep. Outside my tent, Lawrence is balancing...
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South Luangwa National Park – Sanctuary Retreats

Lord it at a Zambian lodge that was once a retreat for royalty and heads of state. In South Luangwa National Park, Sanctuary Retreats...
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Soweto South Africa

A tour of Soweto South Africa reveals the heart and soul of Johannesburg. The images of burning cars and riots of the 1980s are long...
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Masai Mara hot air balloon safari

Of all the experiences in Africa, I'd have to put flying in a hot air balloon at the top of my list of things...
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Deep sea diving – South Africa turtle moment

My turtle moment occurred at the end of a shark dive at Aliwal Shoal, seven kilometres off the KwaZulu south coast and about an...
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Maasai Mara luxury camp – Olare Mara Kempinski

A classic tented safari camp with 12 luxurious tents, Kempinski Olare Mara is the hotel group’s outpost in the Olare Orok Conservancy. Located on...

Mahali Mzuri review

Why go? Virgin Limited Edition's seventh property, Mahali Mzuri is a luxurious safari camp in Kenya's Maasai Mara. The Maasai Mara is the home of luxury...


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Irrawaddy River Cruise Myanmar

Seeing your river cruiser at a distance, waiting for you, is always exciting. This time, after a flight from Yangon to Kalewa and a...


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