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Zanzibar - Island of sultans, slaves and spices

Visit Zanzibar and take a step back in time to a colonial Africa of Omani palaces, trading dhows and spice plantations.  

3 mins read
Wildside Magazine
Winter 2016

Top 5 Adventure Travel Experiences In Magical Kenya

Kenya is one of the most beautiful countries in the world. With its plentiful wildlife and vast open plains, travellers to Kenya often forget that this magical country has a lot more to offer nature and adventure lovers than just game drives and game viewing.

2 mins read
Wildside Magazine
Autumn 2017

A Travellers Guide To The Pilanesberg

The Pilanesberg region of the North West Province in South Africa is a tourists playground with the unpretentious Pilanesberg National Park providing the backbone to this thriving tourist destination. Luxury game lodges, family-friendly resort complexes and numerous adventure activities both in and out of the park all come together to offer guests a unique, diverse and memorable holiday.

3 mins read
Wildside Magazine
Summer 2017

Hiking The Amatola

This marathon trail between king Williams Town and Hogsback traverses verdant indigenous forest and scales majestic mountain peaks. It’s not for the faint of heart, however...

4 mins read
Wildside Magazine
Summer 2017

Innovation In The Indian Ocean

Many of the greatest brands in the world share synonymous character traits - they are brave, irreverent, unapologetic, and the majority have a sense of humour. most importantly, they innovate, the master currency of differentiation. Think Apple, Starbucks, Nespresso, Nike, or virgin. you’ll have a list of your own that spring to mind, but ultimately re-writing the script is what they do best. And in a market that is divided into leaders and followers, for every one of those brands, we can cite dozens of their competitors who try in vain to replicate them.

5 mins read
Wildside Magazine
Summer 2017

Dune Star Camp A Namib Desert Secret

En route to Sossusvlei, Ron Swilling discovers one of the most spectacular desert landscapes - accentuated at the golden hours of the day - and the perfect place to appreciate it

5 mins read
Wildside Magazine
Spring 2016

The View From My Bicycle...

In April this year I decided to leave everything behind and start a new adventure. I quit my job, gave away all my things and closed all my accounts. My plan you ask? Well, I intend to cycle around South Africa for two years and write about my adventures and experiences.

3 mins read
Wildside Magazine
Spring 2016

A Kosi Family Escape

When you’re looking for ideas for a family holiday, you seldom think of a rustic luxury resort as having activities for children, but Isibindi’s Kosi Forest Lodge is just one of those places. Kosi Forest Lodge offers kids the freedom to explore the great outdoors instead of being glued to the tv or other electronic devices.

4 mins read
Wildside Magazine
Summer 2016

Taking The Road Less Travelled

According to the dictionary “off-roading” refers to the activity of driving or riding a vehicle on unsurfaced roads or tracks, made of materials such as sand, gravel, riverbeds, mud, snow, rocks, and other natural terrain. In this feature, we take a look at some of the off-road adventures available throughout Southern Africa and take you on “the road less travelled”.

5 mins read
Wildside Magazine
Summer 2016

Dung Beetle

No insect rose to such high eminence in the ancient halls of Egyptian religion as Scarabaeus sacer, the sacred scarab. The Egyptians believed that a cosmic scarab, a type of dung beetle, rolled the golden orb of the sun across the sky towards the west during the day and then trundled it through the underworld at night, attending to any necessary repairs and maintenance along the way. When the sun popped up in the east each morning, it was consequently as good as new.

3 mins read
Wildside Magazine
Summer 2016

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