Thursday, December 13, 2018

Issue#22: Walking Wild in Kaokoland

If wild-camping in uninhabited wilderness areas hits your buttons then Kaokoveld in Namibia is the place to explore. Land Rover AFRICA intern, Bronwen Shaw explains why African overlanding trumps a European getaway every time....

Issue#22: Land Rovers, Land Yachts and Living Traditions – Kingsley Holgate

Legendary modern-day African explorer, Kingsley Holgate, and his team are currently on a 7 000km adventure trip through central and west Africa, along the shores of Lake Turkana in the Kenyan Rift Valley – the...

Issue#22: OUT OF THE ORDINARY – Bespoke Luxury Travel in Africa

Luxury travel is changing. When once it might have meant material opulence, today’s elite travellers are looking for bespoke experiences - not woven drapes and gold taps. They want to see sights no one...

Women for Wildlife – The Elephant Ignite Expedition

Africa’s elephant poaching crisis has spiralled out of control - losing 100 000 elephants in just three years. South Africa’s first-ever, all-woman expedition, the Elephant Ignite Expedition (EIE) will embark on an incredible journey...

Issue 17: Crossing the Rubicon, with a Broken Clutch!

Our technical editor recalls a particular trip to the Northern Cape’s Richtersveld many years ago. With his Defender newly fitted with a 4.6-litre engine beast, Ian and his mates faced some daunting mountain passes, a...

ISSUE 16: The Magic of Marataba Safari Lodge

Many South Africans are under the illusion that luxury safari lodges are reserved exclusively for the rich, famous and the occasional tourist looking to profit from our weakened Rand. We all know how unique...

The Oesfees: A Grape-Stomping Good Time!

Leriba Hotel and Spa hosts the annual ‘Oesfees’ (Harvest Festival) in Centurion.   Despite Gauteng’s lack of wine regions, visitors to      the annual Harvest Festival / “Die Oesfees,” hosted   by Leriba Hotel and Spa...

The Road to Dar Part II: Zambia – With a dash of Zest!

In issue 10, we continue our Cape to Dar es Salaam Expedition by exploring Zambia, described as ‘African Safari 2.0'. This country is still a relatively undiscovered destination for self-drive safaris. In an effort...

The Wild, Wild Coast – Transkei Eco Trail

Assistant editor Ian Theron and his entourage travel to the old and pretty much non-existent Transkei Eco Trail from the Kei River Mouth to Hole-in-the-Wall near Coffee Bay. It put Ian in mind of...

ISSUE 7: This is Africa, old chap! British Landy man does UK to Nigeria

Just like Livingstone and many others, Africa holds a certain allure for British explorers – whether it’s our many undiscovered tracks, mysterious sights and sounds or the diversity of our people and culture. Even...