Author: Bronwyn Paxton

Visit the Nelson Mandela Museum

Visit the Nelson Mandela Museum

An exact decade after the release of Nelson Mandela from prison on the 11th of February 1990, the Nelson Mandela Museum (or ‘Mandela House’) was opened to the public. The Museum is actually Mandela’s former home that he resided in from 1946 to 1962, located in Orlando...
What is an Overland Tour?

What is an Overland Tour?

In a nutshell, it is an unforgettable African overland experience for anyone young at heart, has an open-mind and a sense of adventure! They are also tours that cross over from Southern Africa to East Africa, thus combining two regions. These are adventure tours...
Four of the Best Lodges in Kenya

Four of the Best Lodges in Kenya

1. Sunbird Lodge Location A beautiful eco-friendly luxury lodge in the Great Rift Valley located on 55 acres of private land. Overlooking Lake Elementaita one can experience peace and tranquility watching the birdlife on the lake and witnessing spectacular sunsets....
Tanzanian Coconut Bean Soup

Tanzanian Coconut Bean Soup

This heart-warming soup is often served as a main course in Tanzania. It is creamy, spicy and satisfying – perfect to keep the chill away on those cold wintry days. Surprise your friends and family and bring a taste of East Africa to the table with this...
Traditional Cuisine in East Africa

Traditional Cuisine in East Africa

What makes South African food so unique is the large variety of different flavours and kinds of food that you find in Africa. This is due to the diverse cultures and customs that the nation is so well known for. There is such a big difference between the food that you...
The Masai Mara Tribe

The Masai Mara Tribe

The Masai Mara are a semi-nomadic group of people situated in Kenya and northern Tanzania. The tribe is amongst the most well-known of African ethnic groups due to their close living proximity to the various game reserves throughout East Africa, as well as their...
Four Great Camps in Botswana

Four Great Camps in Botswana

1. Xakanaxa Camp in Okavango Delta, Moremi Game Reserve Location This 3-star camp in Botswana is popular for its location right on the banks of the Khwai River on the Xakanaxa Lagoon. The smooth, quiet waters of the lagoon offers peace and tranquility and a variety of...
Will I be safe on a Safari in Africa?

Will I be safe on a Safari in Africa?

As a traveller, no matter where you are going, if you use sensible precautions and follow some basic safety tips, you will be safe. – Crime is everywhere so one needs to constantly be aware of your possessions and whereabouts. – Keep your valuables hidden...
Birding in South Africa

Birding in South Africa

Birding in South Africa or birdwatching is a recreational activity of observing birds in their natural habitat. Birds are observed with the naked eye, or with the use of binoculars, cameras or telescopes. Birds are also identified by ear, listening for bird sounds....
The Knysna Oyster Festival

The Knysna Oyster Festival

The Knysna Oyster Festival has been running for over 30 years and is the largest Oyster festival in South Africa and extremely popular with the locals, visitors from around the area, and the many tourists who flock to the Garden Route. Packed with a variety of sports...

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