AFRICA

Riding the Rails – Two Magical Nights on the Blue Train, South Africa

The Blue Train, known as the window to the soul of Africa, is one of the world’s most luxurious trains. It covers almost a thousand miles between Cape Town and Pretoria, and does so whilst providing its passengers with the kind five-star service you would expect in a high-end hotel. We have been dreaming of… Continue reading Riding the Rails – Two Magical Nights on the Blue Train, South Africa

Riding the Rails – Victoria Falls Royal Livingstone Express Review

Victoria Falls is a destination awash with nostalgia. From the Victoria Falls Hotel and its Edwardian grandeur and high tea, to the giant statue of Livingstone that overlooks the falls themselves. There is a very post-colonial whiff about the place, and we got a little swept away with it. To recapture a little of that… Continue reading Riding the Rails – Victoria Falls Royal Livingstone Express Review

A Bed in Livingstone – Sindabezi Island Review

Tongabezi is the ultimate luxury lodge along the banks of the Zambezi. Just upriver from the magnificent Victoria Falls, on a bend of the river, it has prime position for relaxation and adventure rolled into one. However, if you want to take your Victoria Falls accommodation experience and make it entirely magical, you will want to book… Continue reading A Bed in Livingstone – Sindabezi Island Review

A Bed in Victoria Falls – The Victoria Falls Hotel Review

Seeing Victoria Falls is on most people’s bucket list. It was definitely on ours! If, like us, you want to see this once-in-a-lifetime spot, then, like us, you will want to stay in a once-in-a-lifetime hotel. That is why we chose to stay at The Victoria Falls Hotel. Contents1 A Little History of The Victoria… Continue reading A Bed in Victoria Falls – The Victoria Falls Hotel Review

Taking High Tea at The Victoria Falls Hotel – An Afternoon Tea Review

Taking high tea at the Victoria Falls Hotel is a tradition as old as tourism in Victoria Falls itself. Pull up a chair on Stanley’s Terrace and let the afternoon sun, gentle clink of china and distant roar of the waterfall take you back in time. Read on for a full review of afternoon tea… Continue reading Taking High Tea at The Victoria Falls Hotel – An Afternoon Tea Review

A Bed in Tofo Beach – Mozambeat Motel Review

Tofo Beach (Praia de Tofo) is the lively heart of Mozambique’s casual tourism scene. From the town’s crescent of golden sand you can dive, surf and search for whale sharks (and even whales in the right season). Visiting Tofo Beah gives you not only some very cool experiences but some cool bragging rights too. During… Continue reading A Bed in Tofo Beach – Mozambeat Motel Review