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Wild Women Journey at Marataba

WILD WOMEN: "Strong back, soft front, wild heart" - Brene Brown. We are passionate about connecting women with the wild outdoors and empowering them to lead an adventurous life. And so we are very excited to be teaming up with the Classic…
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The New Year, New You Sham

"New Year, New You" is one of those sayings touted around at the start of a new year and frankly is one I just don't believe in. Resolutions are not a new concept and are known as far back as 4 000 years ago in ancient Babylonian culture but…
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Feeling The Earth: Grounding Yoga Sequence

Currently most of the global population is grounded in one spot and aren't allowed to venture far from home. Some refer to it as sheltering-in-place and it's an intervention thought to reduce potential harm from the spread of the coronavirus.…
Wild Again, baby elephant, mother's day
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A Mother's Day Video: Thank You To Mothers Everywhere

One of my all-time favourite sightings was watching a tiny, newborn elephant take its first steps amongst the jostling, tender excitedness of its herd. As is typical of elephants, there was great ceremony to the occasion and the herd was…
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What Is Yin Yoga And How Tracking A Leopard Proves You Need It?

There is something exhilarating about moving quickly on the fresh tracks of a leopard. You can see the paw marks clearly in the sand, the edges still sharp and clear. Your breath quickens and you feel energized. You're moving faster now, finding…
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What is A Summer Safari Like in Botswana and Zambia?

Christmas in The Bush! This was one of my most fun safaris to date. The trip was in celebration of Helen's 60th birthday and I couldn't have imagined a more fun family (thank you the Cardons and Masons) to spend Christmas with. If you've…
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Victoria Falls Back in FLOOD!

In December last year (when the videos in this blog were taken) Victoria Falls was at some of its lowest ever recorded levels as a result of more than a year of drought. There was great concern in Botswana, Zimbabwe and Zambia as the life-giving…
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Mombo: Africa's Ultimate Destination

Known as the Place of Plenty, Mombo in Botswana's Okavango Delta, has some of the highest densities of wildlife in what is already a wildlife rich area. Doc, our incredible local guide, announced upon arrival, "Welcome to paradise". We couldn't…
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Uganda: Where Dreams Come True

“For magnificence, for variety of form and colour, for profusion of brilliant life — bird, insect, reptile, beast — for vast scale — Uganda is truly “the Pearl of Africa.” Winston Churchill wrote these words in 1908 and…
A Return To Londolozi Mecca
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A Return To Londolozi Mecca

Londolozi is somewhere that has a special place in my heart. Having spent countless hours on the land and with the animals there, it was wonderful to return to the newly-refurbished Relais & Chateaux Pioneer Camp for four nights of bliss.…