Stories: Africa

Arrivals & Departures: Sanctuary Retreats unveils revamped Olonana

Grace Millimaci

Sanctuary Retreats’ extensive refurbishment of its lodges and camps continues, with the reopening of its flagship East African property Sanctuary Olonana.

Safari, so goodie: Senses alive as nature roars

Mogens Johansen

Being up close to the Big Five and witnessing the thrill of the chase is a wildlife experience second to none.

Our World: Cheek by jowl, city and wildlife of the plains

Stephen Scourfield

Nairobi is mainly a staging post on the way to see Kenya’s wildlife in the Maasai Mara, or to flying on to the Serengeti and Ngorongoro in Tanzania. But, for those who don’t want to stay in the city, there’s an opportunity 45 minutes from the airport to stay in a lodge and spot wildlife.

Writer’s love inspired Out of Africa

Stephen Scourfield

Karen Blixen’s book about her coffee-farming years in Kenya does indeed begin “I had a farm in Africa, at the foot of the Ngong Hills” ... just like Meryl Streep says in the film.

Arrivals & Departures: Boutique riverside retreat gets a revamp

Grace Millimaci

Luxury safari specialist Sanctuary Retreats has unveiled an “extensive face lift” for boutique riverside retreat Sanctuary Sussi & Chuma in Zambia. 

Mammoth tusk for clever elephant

Mogens Johansen

Our Travel photographer was in the right spot to catch this elephant’s game approach to reaching a fresh foodie treat.

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