Tag Archives: South Africa

Feel Like Royalty at Royal Malewane

Royal Malewane, a safari lodge located on the Thornybush private game reserve in the Greater Kruger area just north of Sabi Sand, is absolutely one of the best luxury lodges in South Africa. Continue reading

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Four Seasons The Westcliff

After an incredible two week trip that took me all over South Africa and Zimbabwe, I checked into this classic urban retreat a little road weary and more than ready for a quiet moment to digest everything I saw and learned on the trip. The Four Seasons was the perfect setting and I was lucky to have incredible sunny weather. Continue reading

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The New Four Seasons Johannesburg

These days, Johannesburg is going through quite a cultural re-awakening. There is so much going on and there is definitely an energetic vibe when you walk around. The Four Seasons is the new kid in town; they invested quite a bit in the old Westcliff and gave it a major makeover. Continue reading

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A Typical Day on Safari

Life on safari is undoubtedly unlike your current daily schedule, but you will quickly fall into a routine and feel right at home in the bush! Wake up: It is 4:00 am and you probably feel like this guy, but … finish reading A Typical Day on Safari

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Sabi Sabi Earth Lodge, South Africa

If James Bond went on Safari, this is where he would stay! Sabi Sabi Earth Lodge has some of the most unique and exciting decor of any safari lodge I’ve encountered. Built into the side of a hill, you have … finish reading Sabi Sabi Earth Lodge, South Africa

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Birds on Safari

One of the most surprising parts of my safari experiences was how much I loved the birds! When starting off on safari with a check list of the things you want to see, most people are looking for the big … finish reading Birds on Safari

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The Big Five

Game hunters first classified the big five with the idea of “hunt or be hunted.” These were the most dangerous game to hunt. These days, most of the shooting on safari is done with a camera and the big five … finish reading The Big Five

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My Fall Travel Plans

This blog post is coming to you from my ocean view balcony at the Ritz-Carlton San Juan. I’m spending 5 nights on the beautiful island of Puerto Rico visiting the St. Regis Bahia Beach as well as the Ritz-Carlton. I … finish reading My Fall Travel Plans

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