Africa: an amazing and incredibly diverse continent.

To help guide your travels, whether they be armchair or actual, check out the destination pages below as well as links to several articles on the safari page. Plus, about safaris in three countries, for the winter 2022 issue of Living Luxe: Standout safaris: Getting outside in South Africa, Namibia and Uganda (on pages 112-121; and the whole Living Luxe winter 2022 issue). 


Articles to come.


Chefchaouen blue city Morocco Johanna Read

Nicknamed the Blue City, Chefchauoen, in Morocco’s north, looks like it might be made of ice

Click the Morocco link for articles on Marrakech, Rabat, Moulay Idris, Volubilis, and Fès.



An ancient petrified tree in Deadvlei, Namibia

Namibia is one of my favourite countries in the world. They’re doing a lot to help protect their fragile environment and the diverse flora and fauna that entice visitors; the people are fantastic; and it is stunningly beautiful.

The Namibia link has my articles about how to pack, where to stay, and a story about having to choose between team predator and team prey.


My writing about Cape Town, Cape Point, and a safari near Kruger is all at the South Africa link.


They call that cloud floating over Table Mountain “the tablecloth”, as it is usually draped over the top of Cape Town’s iconic mountain; during my visit it was floating just above


I visited Tunisia a month after the Bardo attack. It was a beautiful country with incredibly welcoming people and a fascinating history. I need to go back. My writing on what to see and do in Tunisia, and about tragedy and tourism, is all on the Tunisia page.

Antonin Imperial Baths Carthage Johanna Read

These ruins-by-the-sea are in Carthage, Tunisia and are the site of the ancient Antonin Baths



A country with the world’s friendliest people, where you can see the source of the River Nile, trek with mountain gorillas and chimpanzees, go on traditional safaris and even bungee jump in the Nile: Uganda!

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