Vast. Diverse. Extraordinary. Africa is waiting for you...

The continent of contrasts – this is where nature parades her finest wares at every opportunity. Wildlife and warriors cohabit sprawling savannas, arid desert sits side-by-side lush jungle and ancient tradition is very much a part of today.

                                                            

 

 

 


Best things about Overlanding in Africa

The biggest things that put people off overlanding in Africa are the ideas of long travel days, roughing it while camping and having to help out at camp. I’m here to say these are the BEST things about travelling on an overlanding adventure. Here’s why…

 

10 surprising facts about Ethiopia

With the possible exceptions of Colombia and Iran, it’s pretty hard to find a country so undeservedly beset with tourism image problems as Ethiopia. A poverty-stricken, war-ravaged dustbowl… right? Well, not quite. Read more

Ghana in living color

“Akwaaba!” (welcome) is what we heard most in Ghana, exemplifying the warmth and hospitality of the Ghanaian people. My partner and I spent six months living, working and travelling in this remarkable country last year. Here is a snapshot of our amazing experience through the lens. See the pics

Recent blogs about Africa

On the trail of the legendary Kalahari lions

“It’s difficult to describe just how vulnerable you feel when your eyes meet the unwavering stare of a predatory lion.” In the current issue #39 of get lost magazine, Ann and Steve Toon stalk the trail of the legendary Kalahari lions in a remote national park on the border of South Africa and Botswana… Read more

8 must-try African snacks

In Africa, most action takes place on the streets and roadsides – people hawking their wares, kids running to and from school, friends hanging out just chatting. There’s always movement and there’s always food.For a true taste of Africa you won’t see in any guidebook, check out the following tasty treats. Read more

10 surprising facts about Ethiopia

With the possible exceptions of Colombia and Iran, it’s pretty hard to find a country so undeservedly beset with tourism image problems as Ethiopia. A poverty-stricken, war-ravaged dustbowl… right? Well, not quite... Here’s 10 facts about Ethiopia which could come as a surprise. Read more