If you want a perfect example of “ubuntu” (the African concept of ‘we exist because of one another’) in the animal kingdom, look no further than the African buffalo. These creatures are very protective of one another, and will gather around to take care of young, vulnerable, sick or elderly members of the herd. They…

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Experience the best of beach, bush and forest in pristine natural environments in our barefoot luxury lodges situated within the safety of protected natural parks. Know that you are making a meaningful investment into local development with our shared community ownership and eco-sensitive natural lodges. Thonga Beach Lodge   Enjoy your favourite drink, with your…

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A review of Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge by Characterstays calls this lodge a ‘coming of age’ for South Africa … What sets this luxury lodge apart from all others is its spectacular location on the edge of a vast valley in Hluhluwe Game Reserve in KwaZulu-Natal. The architecture makes the most of this setting, with…

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Extend your holiday by viewing these inspiring video clips of activities available at Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge in KwaZulu-Natal. This luxury lodge is set right within the vast Hluhluwe-iMfolozi game reserve, a Big 5 wildlife park within easy reach of Durban. At Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge you can go on daily game viewing drives on…

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Here’s a happy thing – now you can fly directly from the UK to KwaZulu-Natal. British Airways is now flying directly from London to Durban. You can be on the back of a safari vehicle in the African bush, or on a pristine beach sipping your favourite drink in no time.     Have a…

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Being the cousin-worse-offs, we used to watch with envy how our cousins would get loads of expensive gifts at Christmas, while we were still fortunate enough to get a few thoughtfully chosen, lovingly wrapped ones. I can only imagine what it would be like for a child to get nothing. Cue the much loved Santa…

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I just adore these beautiful-ugly beasties – the warthog (a.k.a Pumba in the Lion King). These African hogs just ooze character with their warty faces and compact fat bodies. These warts are actually protective bumps, especially useful when the males fight one another with their tusks. These members of the pig family can only be…

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One could argue that most of us need less productivity and a few less trinkets. This Christmas, consider giving someone you care about the gift of down time – a relaxing stay in great comfort in a beautiful natural environment. Food for the soul, a stay at one of the Isibindi Africa Lodges restores body,…

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Not only is Isibindi Africa Group Executive Chef Carl Moller an incredible chef, talented photographer and sports enthusiast, he has a heart (and fingers) of green. Listen to this story of one man making a difference in rural KwaZulu-Natal: . “A little while ago I experimented with a few microgreen growing kits and a sprouter. …

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