7 luxury rainforest retreats

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Everybody knows the rainforests and jungles are disappearing fast. And while we need to protect the ones that are still left, it is also possible to enhance and experience them while still retaining high levels of luxury. I named a few below as I do believe they are setting the example of how we can […]


Great Yorkshire Show

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The Great Yorkshire Show takes place from Tuesday 9th – Thursday 11th July this year at the Harrogate Showground.` Some 100,000 visitors are expected to attend this farming and countryside showcase over the three day event. The crowds will see some of the UK’s finest cattle, sheep and pigs competing for the coveted championship rosettes, as well as 2,000 […]

The Lake District

Visit the Lake District

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THE LAKE DISTRICT One of the most popular breaks you can have in the UK is to visit THE LAKE DISTRICT. The Lake District National Park has a wide range of activities and attractions, as well as the natural beauty of the entire area. In the Lake District you can walk, cycle, swing in the […]


Most peaceful African countries

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This article has been updated since it was published.  The Global Peace Index 2019 has been released with Mauritius, Botswana and Malawi making it into the top 40 countries worldwide. The Institute for Economics and Peace ranks countries according to their level of peacefulness based on three thematic domains – the level of societal safety […]


New lodge to open in Zimbabwe

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Nantwich Lodge is set to open next month in Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe. The lodge has nine suites, sleeping two guests each, one of which is a honeymoon suite. Spokesperson, Marguerite Engelbrecht, commented: “The main area and chalets all overlook a large dam that draws wildlife from across the plains. The dam itself has a resident hippo […]


Botoka Safaris launches Zambezi cruise

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Batoka Safaris has launched a new sunset cruise on the Zambezi River in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, after the company recently acquired a 90-seat double-decked boat, the Uhambo (The Journey). On the cruise, which takes about two and a half hours, animals can be easily spotted drinking or swimming in the Zambezi and birdlife is plentiful. Batoka Safaris […]