Waterfall hides in Zimbabwe Masuwe Lodge rediscovered

By Sandra | 03/12/2021
“When the moonlight and the waterfall come together, all other things disappear from sight!” A sigh from letters by writer Mehmet Murat Ildan describes the power of Victoria Falls. In the current dry season, the water fades away like a curtain, displaying a stage, as it were, showing off caves, stones, sounds, animals, light and…

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Count hippos in your sleep Experience Zambezi Queen up close

By Sandra | 03/11/2021
We especially like stories that arise from encounters. Nicola Murtagh, Zambezi Queen Collection Sales Manager is our eyes and ears in Southern Africa and after her return from board she answers our curious questions about her adventure on the river: What were you most looking forward to aboard the Zambezi Queen? I was looking forward…

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An animal on four wheels About Tintswalo and the invention of the virtual safari

By Sandra | 26/10/2021
One minute the penguin is waddling into the sea at Boulders Beach, the next eight arms of the octopus are diving off the coast of Tintswalo Atlantic, and poof, one is overlooking the vastness of Lapalala and the other finds himself in the brand new sleep-out four-poster bed of Manor House – that’s how it…

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Where humanity becomes commitment Lifework Isibindi Foundation

By Sandra | 22/07/2021
The Isibindi Foundation was established in 2019 to secure community and conservation projects after 23 years of hard work, and to create a facility to support these initiatives. The Foundation enables guests to be philanthropic travelers and travel with purpose, as benefactors and philanthropists. The Gehren family is one of the founding members and works…

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Master of the Garden

By Sandra | 22/06/2021
Even if the seasons are different in South Africa, the types of apples, their tastes and their stories are worth being mindful of and carefully tasting the sometimes sweet, sometimes sour and usually wonderfully juicy taste or observing the texture and shape of the fruit. Harvest time in Germany comes later, but anticipation always goes….

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Swap couch for rhino Or why Rhino Ridge Lodge is not a one-night stand

By Sandra | 15/06/2021
Curves and edges, corners and slopes, whose views quickly make it clear that the journey is worthwhile. In the distance lies Rhino Ride Lodge, almost hidden in the dense foliage. The way to the lodge is like a drum roll, the excitement rises even if perhaps much of Africa is already known beforehand or some…

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The early bird catches the light Famous Pool Suites at Oceana Beach and Wildlife Reserve

By Sandra | 20/05/2021
So selten wie einige Vogelarten des 740 Hektar großen Naturreservats die sich fröhlich Zuzwitschern, hat Oceana Beach & Wildlife Reservat im vergangenen Jahr zwei Juwelen bekommen, deren Details hierzulande schon die Spatzen von den Dächern pfeifen. Verständlich, denn rar und traumhaft wie die Natur in der sie behutsam eingebettet sind, zeigen sich die beiden luxuriösen…

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Privacy lives in the fields At Babylonstoren, the Fynbos Family House opens

By Sandra | 10/02/2021
At this time of year, creating a retreat with distance that also feels like a loving embrace for families or dearest friends is a special art. At the foot of the Simonsberg, in front of the Franschoek hills, not far from the vineyards and close to the center of the estate, Babylonstoren has created such…

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Das Haus kommt mit Residenzen bei Six Senses

By Sandra | 02/03/2020
Eine persönliche Six Senses Residenz bedeutet das Beste aus zwei Welten – ein privates Zuhause an einem atemberaubend schönen Fleck. Sei es auf einer Tropeninsel, inmitten der verschneiten Bergwelt oder Downtown in einer Metropole.Dabei macht Six Senses zu anderen privaten Residenzen einen enormen Unterschied. Allein in Puncto Wellness, Nachhaltigkeit und all den unvergesslichen Erlebnissen, die…

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“Best Resort Hotels Europe” bei den Traveller’s World Awards Six Senses Douro Valley

By Sandra | 10/02/2020
Ein Spitzenwein und ein herausragendes Hotel haben vieles gemeinsam: sie brauchen Jemanden, der sich kümmert. Ein Team, das Bestes will. Menschen mit dem richtigen Händchen dafür, dass etwas sehr Gutes herauskommt und über Jahre von sich reden macht. Seit 2015 bereichert uns das das Six Senses Douro Valley ganzjährig in Portugal.Das Six Senses Douro Valley …

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Six Senses spielt Stadt, Land, Fluss Six Senses meets Turkey

By Sandra | 10/02/2020
Draußen ist es grau und nass, hinter geschlossenen Augen wird es jedoch bunt im Kopf. Ob die Hänge mit ihren Olivenbäumen und Pinien, den Rosmarinsträuchern oder ihren Ginster- und Oleanderbüschen. Alle Pastellfarben des Himmels, gemischt mit denen des Meeres und der Vegetation, ergeben diese außergewöhnliche Ägäis Farbpalette. Die Magie der Gegend, fließt seit Jahrzehnten als…

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Rückzug von Ruck-Zuck Six Senses Con Dao

By Sandra | 10/02/2020
Direkt am langen, feinsandigen Strand der vietnamesischen Trauminsel Con Son, 45 Flugminuten südöstlich von Ho Chi Minh City, befinden sich nicht irgendwelche Holzhäuser, es sind die 50 luxuriösen und dennoch naturnahen Pool-Villen des Six Senses Con Dao. In Nachbarschaft alter Fischerdörfer, umgeben von 18 historischen Stätten und doch abgeschieden an einer eigenen Bucht im Con-Dao-Archipel….

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