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Top 5 Luxury Indian Ocean Beach Lodges

Africa not only offers some of the most extraordinary wilderness experiences in the world but also boasts the pristine and beautiful Indian Ocean Coast, which is sparsely populated by some of the most luxurious beach lodges in the world. It is hard to imagine more luxurious…
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Where to See Leopards in Africa

Today's post by is sponsored by The Luxury Safari Company. When we think about Africa we all think big cats. The most elusive of all of these cats is the leopard. On your safari you will undoubtedly see many lions, and might even see cheetah depending…
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My African Home on Wheels

Why would someone live in a house when they can live in a camper van? Perhaps you’re experiencing the same reaction as I did two years ago, when I was posed this question on a beach in Mozambique. The questioner was my future husband, and…
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Botswana’s Best Luxury Safari Pools

Today's post brought to you by The Luxury Safari Company Botswana is famous for being one of the most luxurious safari destinations in Africa. This is thanks to a forward thinking government that has managed to control the overcrowding of the country's camps and lodges since…
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4 Ways a Luxury Safari Can Change Your Life

Today we welcome Rose of The Luxury Safari Company as a supporter of Travel Belles. Luxury safaris are on many people’s bucket lists – and for those this article will certainly seem like we’re preaching to the converted, but we (The Luxury Safari Company) would…
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Wearing Henna Art in Morocco

The body becomes the canvas for rich, henna art in Morocco “Khadijah wants to henna your hands,“ Aziz translated for me. It was a caught in the headlights moment, as getting my hands hennaed was only slightly above being held captive in Western Sahara for…
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South African Cuisine | Cape Malay Bobotie Recipe

A tale of South African cuisine and friendship Tessa was a special lady.   She had class, talent, and a huge heart. We met in blogland, where we discovered we shared the same deep love for South Africa, her homeland and my dream life destination.…

The Scent of Cloves

A visit to the wholly unfamiliar local of Zanzibar, Tanzania, is anchored in what is known as the most memorable of the senses The rain had stopped. We waited by a five-passenger plane that was to take us to Zanzibar, Tanzania, a 30-minute flight east…