Desert Rhino Camp landscape (lores)
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Southern African Travel Blog is a fresh and up-to-date travel blog where you can find local information about where to stay in Southern Africa. We cover destinations such as hotels, resorts, game and safari lodges, as well as guest houses and conferencing venues. We rely on contributors, like travellers and industry members, to supply us with relevant updates and information from their most recent experiences and destinations visited.


1304, 2017

The Serengeti – an experience like few other

Experience the Serengeti like few others It has been said that, “No one can return from the Serengeti unchanged, for the tawny lions will forever prowl our memory and great herds our imagination.” Take it [...]

1104, 2017

Easter weekend special

Going away for Easter The Easter break is very nearly upon us. Where has the time gone? Luckily there is still time to get organised, confirm or plan a holiday and ensure that car rental [...]

504, 2017

News from Lalibela

New staff housing complex There is a palpable air of excitement at Lalibela and it’s not just the hum of bulldozers uprooting tracts of alien vegetation, or the reintroduction of more and new game species.  [...]

3103, 2017

What you should be eating in Thailand.

What you should be eating in Thailand. Thai food is one of the most popular cuisines in the world and while visiting the country you are encouraged to work your way through the distinctly exotic [...]

3003, 2017

Bucket-list checked at Bateleur

We welcomed belated honeymoon couple Kent and Solveig Kristiansen to Bateleur Main Camp, our little piece of heaven in the heart of the world renowned Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, from the 10th to the 13th [...]

2403, 2017

Magical Maasai Mara

At Acacia Africa we firmly believe there is nothing quite as fulfilling as a journey through Africa. To this end, we continuously highlight the most prolific destinations on offer through our unique tour experiences. This [...]