The Kalahari Desert revealed itself to me last time I visited South Africa. My visit there was the most wonderful experience. I truly like remote places, so staying in the !Xaus Lodge in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park in the northwest corner of South Africa was truly memorable. To get there entailed a South African Airways…

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In this podcast, Africa expert Herbie Rosenberg talks Ethiopia. Ethiopia is a fascinating country in the Horn of Africa and the second-most populous nation on the African continent. Ethiopia is the oldest independent country in Africa and the second-oldest official Christian nation in the world after Armenia. It remains the only African country which has never been colonized…

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One of my best experiences ever was to visit Madikwe Game Reserve in South Africa. Madikwe absolutely surpassed my expectations. I didn’t think that going on a safari would be as good as this. Madikwe Game Reserve is located one hour’s flight north-west of Johannesburg, capital of South Africa. It is on the border with…

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Cape Town is one of the world’s most attractive and scenic cities. To enjoy both the views and the feel of such a great city one of the best places to stay is the Table Bay Hotel, which is situated right on the V&A Waterfront. Apparently, the V&A Waterfront is South Africa’s most visited destination,…

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Located one hour’s flight from Johannesburg is the Madikwe Game Reserve, a brilliant place to get up close to some of Africa’s most impressive animals. At 75,000 hectares, Madikwe is South Africa’s fifth largest game reserve. Viewing animals in Madikwe is relatively easy thanks to Operation Phoenix, the largest translocation operation in the world which…

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