From Africa’s finest accommodations to its off-the-beaten-path gems, feed your wanderlust as you gear up for an informed and inspired visit to Africa.
Africa is Open
Enduring the devastating impact of travel bans and an overreliance on tourism, we give you our top 5 travel picks following the Covid-19 pandemic.
In 2021 – during the Covid-19 pandemic – South Africa made headlines when scientists in the country were the first to discover the Omicron variant. When the US, UK, EU and Australia banned travel from South Africa and other southern African countries, including Botswana, Zimbabwe, Malawi and others, African leaders hit back. …
Spotlight on Nobu Hotel Marrakech
It turns out paradise – aka Nobu Hotel Marrakech – is home to 71 spacious suites, destination dining including Nobu Restaurant and Bar and a panoramic Rooftop with guest pool, stylish restaurant, and sushi bar. For wellness, the hotel also houses one of Nobu Hotels’ largest spas.
Discover the Wildly Enchanting Hemingways Eden in Nairobi
Hemingways Collection, a renowned family-owned group of five-star luxury hotels in Kenya, has announced its newest addition to their portfolio: Eden Nairobi. Fodor’s Finest Hotels winner, Eden Nairobi, is a boutique hotel situated on the outskirts of the Giraffe Sanctuary forest, nestled on a four-acre plot that immediately transports guests into a peaceful yet wildly enchanting escape from the city. The tranquil hotel is located in the leafy suburb of Karen and offers guests an urban sanctuary, living gallery, and luxury hotel experience that connects them to the African experience from the moment they arrive.
Escape to the Serene Oasis of the Saxon Hotel in Johannesburg
Amidst the vibrant energy of Johannesburg lies an enchanting haven of tranquility and luxury – the Saxon Hotel. This stunning property, once a personal residence, has been transformed into a contemporary sanctuary of elegance, seamlessly blending classic South African design with a holistic approach to wellbeing.
Embracing Diversity: My Journey to Ethiopia and the Importance of Cultural Understanding
During my trip to Ethiopia, I carried my little sister’s spirit, my mother’s broken heart, and their excitement mixed with curiosity, with me to the airport, making the journey an emotional one. Having been fathered by an Ethiopian man throughout my teenage years, I felt a deep connection to the country and its people.
Embark on an Extraordinary Journey to Lepogo Lodges: Where Untouched African Beauty Beckons
Within the expansive and serene Lapalala Wilderness, a place of awe-inspiring valleys, towering cliffs, and melodic streams, Lepogo Lodges invites adventurers to embark on a journey into untouched African splendor. This luxury safari camp, located in the heart of the malaria-free Lapalala Game Reserve, promises an extraordinary escape where wildlife thrives and the spirit finds solace.
Onduli Ridge: A Majestic Retreat in Namibia’s Alluring Damaraland
Located in the heart of the pristine Namibian wilderness, Onduli Ridge awaits as an exclusive retreat brought to you by Ultimate Safaris, the multi-award-winning conservation travel company. Situated at the base of two majestic south-facing granite outcrops, this remarkable camp in Namibia’s Damaraland region offers an extraordinary escape into nature’s embrace.
A North African Gem: 54 Experiences and Treasures of Algeria
Algeria, the largest African nation, is a mosaic of extraordinary experiences, fascinating sights, and treasures that offer valuable insights into the country and its people. Here, the legacy of ancient civilisations intertwines with the allure of the Mediterranean coast.
One&Only Nyungwe House: A Luxe Escape in the Wild
Tucked away on the border of Nyungwe National Park in Southwest Rwanda, amidst the verdant tea plantations of Gisakura, One&Only Nyungwe House offers an intimate connection with one of Africa’s last mountain rainforest habitats.