Africa

Swahili House Hotel and Room Review

Most importantly – Does the hotel and room do what it’s supposed to do? If you’re looking for some culture and history in the heart of Zanzibar’s Unesquo heritage site...

Getting lost in Stone Town

Most travellers visit the paradise island of Zanzibar for the world famous sandy beaches and opulent 5 star hotels. However, you can’t touch down at Zanzibar airport and bypass...

Planet Lodge, Arusha

Does the hotel do what it’s supposed to do?  Yes. Planet Lodge is based in Arusha, one of the biggest cities in northern Tanzania. Many travellers pass through Arusha for two...

A visit to Lake Manyara

Somehow we had reached our final day on safari and after yesterday’s epic journey to Ngoronogoro Crater we decided on a more relaxed day at Lake Manyara National Park....

Ngorongoro Crater

Blindly following the dirt track, the thick veil of cloud slowly thinned as we crept to the edge of Ngorongoro Crater. Other vehicles eventually came into focus as we started to...

The day we almost died in Africa…

We had 3 options: Stay where we were and hope we didn’t die. Die in a car crash Get eaten by Hyenas This is a story that almost didn’t get written…. Because the writers...

Acacia Farm Lodge – Safari Lodge Review

Most importantly – Does the hotel and room do what it’s supposed to do? Yes! The Acacia Farm Lodge is located in Karatu, a scenic town in the middle of Tanzania’s most...

Sweet Surprises at the Acacia Farm Lodge

Acacia Farm Lodge is a special hotel in Karatu, Tanzania near the Ngorongoro crater. We say it’s a special place, because the passion of the people who work there. Karatu is a...

Four Seasons Serengeti – Safari Lodge Review

Most importantly – Does the hotel and room do what it’s supposed to do? Emphatically yes. As a slight spoiler this hotel is the best hotel we’ve ever stayed at. Not only...

The Four Seasons Serengeti: Paradise Found

I knew I’d love the Four Seasons Serengeti because it’s just like another thing I love: disaster movies. I’m talking about a certain type of movie, like ‘The Martian’ or...