Category Archives: Preparing for a trip

Inside the Great African Road Trip

Whether you’re travelling the continent’s highways or byways, exploring Africa overland brings a sense of adventure and independence. It’s why the dream of the great African road trip is so persistent – never more so than during lockdown. By Magriet Kruger Continue reading Inside the Great African Road Trip

The best coffee solutions for overlanding

There’s nothing like a slow-brewed cuppa in a wild campsite. Beans with the rising birds in Bwabwata National Park? Bliss. Java and jackals crooning across the Kalahari dawn? Jaw-dropping. Rusks and Ricoffy in the Richtersveld? Only in an absolute emergency. Self-confessed coffee snob Melanie van Zyl shares her favourite equipment for camping.   Continue reading The best coffee solutions for overlanding

Get to know the southern African night sky

The southern African night sky is one giant cosmic mystery waiting to be unravelled. Next time you’re in the bush, why not take a safari among the stars? Sky Guide Africa South will lead the way. By Nell Hofmeyr Continue reading Get to know the southern African night sky