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Fully Immersed in Lake Kariba

There seems no better way to reconnect with self and others than through travel. An educator in its own right, travel teaches us how to be brave, how to be silent, how to appreciate, and a firm reminder of who we really are. A recent trip to Kariba Safari Lodge, Lake Kariba holding its own

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The Anti Ageing Components of Travel, and Plants, With Hideaways’

Being in nature and surrounded by plants is a multi-medicinal affair. Taking time out to travel; immersing in the elements to destress, decompress and detach from our everyday concerns is beneficial for the mind, body and soul. When in search of rejuvenation, we seem naturally drawn to our wild spaces, seeking space, fresh air and

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A Private Viewing of Wildest Botswana: Mogotlho Safari Lodge

With reality being a question of perspective, we would personally choose one with vistas of the Okavango Delta, Botswana. Flying above the wetland waterways in an open doored helicopter, the scenery below stretching to the horizon, one takes a moment to absorb the meandering labyrinth, in awe of its vastness. The idea of safari is

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Nantwich Lodge, Hwange: Home away from Home

On the outskirts of Victoria Falls and within Hwange National Park, sits a bespoke lodge atop a hill which boasts one of the best views in Hwange. Merely an hour’s drive from Victoria Falls and refurbished from a bygone era, Nantwich Lodge is a home away from home. Built from the foundations of an old Zimparks outpost, and

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A Time-Lion from Mogothlo Safari Lodge, Botswana

The Khwai River area and the Mababe concession are renowned for the wild and untamed, Mogotlho Safari Lodge standing true to this reputation with a lion pride recently marking their territory in the lodge grounds and surrounds. The lodge manager has provided us with an exciting ‘time lion’ of the pride’s movements, captivating our attention.

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Camp Kuzuma, Chobe, Botswana
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Power of Off the Grid – Solar Safari, Camp Kuzuma, Botswana

Our Hideaways’ property, Camp Kuzuma, is built on the foundations of eco-travel – conscious and environmentally beneficial decisions made from the ground up. The lodge operates as independently as possible, self-sufficient in electricity, water and food, ensuring each and every element is recycled and reused where feasible. Arriving in a remote and off the grid

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Night Drive
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Night Drives with Mogotlho: A Botswana Star Safari

In the African wilderness, there is a moment at the end of the day known as the ‘golden hour’. It exists in the transition between dusk and twilight, a moment of unspoken truce and peace as daylight disappears below the horizon. Golden light touches the earth in gratitude and acknowledgement of mother nature, appreciation for

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Hwange
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Photographic Safaris with David Rogers: Capture Hwange

David Rogers has Hwange running through his veins, absorbed into the corridors of his mind – captured by the written word as well as through the camera lens. He has explored its landscapes, people and wildlife in all its rich diversity of beauty and untamed character – and has made a career out of his

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Hwange National Park: A Community of Survival

Impactful travel is at the heart of Hideaways, creating life-changing experiences for travellers, in turn changing lives on the ground. Each lodge upholds the ideals of ethical-tourism, supporting and promoting either conservation based or community initiatives, the two usually mutually exclusive. Hwange National Park is an area as important to the surrounding communities as it

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Guest Review: Walking Safaris with Mogotlho

A walking safari is a sensory explosion. Spending time amidst the elements will leave the trails and stories of each encounter poetically inscribed in memory. With the Khwai River flowing all year round, the opportunities to collect memories are never ending, a biodiverse sensory feast. Being on foot reveals a whole other dimension – a

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Grow Africa: The Gift of Giving from De Grendel Wines

“Education is the key to unlocking the world, a passport to freedom” – Oprah Winfrey In 2019, a pledge was made. Grow Africa found and funded Early Childhood Development teacher, Yolanda Ncube, for Dingani primary school in Dete, Zimbabwe. Having reached out to sponsors for salary support, we received the priceless gift of giving from

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