Smackdown – The Seychelles vs Mauritius for a honeymoon?

Forget the WWE final, here’s the definitive showdown between two Indian Ocean heavyweights – Seychelles vs Mauritius for a honeymoon or any sort of holiday  If you’re in the market for a holiday or vacation in a tropical island paradise, especially if you are combining it with an African safari, you will probably already considered these stunning islands. [...]

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South Africa Safari Special: Cape Town, Zulus & Pearl

Being a tailormade safari specialist, I sometimes feel that I am a walking encyclopedia of safari specials:  long stay specials, family specials, honeymoon specials. You name it – we know it!It’s my job to know about all the safari specials and to add them into my client’s itineraries so that they are getting the best [...]

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8 Cool Places to Pop THE Question

8 Cool Places to Pop THE Question First a confession… my own engagement was not the most romantic of experiences. My friends were asked the question on the Rialto Bridge in Venice or by the Grand Canyon. My husband and I just “discussed the idea” over dinner one night and found ourselves engaged. (Don’t feel [...]

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The 10 Best Sleep-Outs or Star Beds in Africa

Where are some of the most romantic or evocative places to enjoy a sleep-out or star beds (as they are also called) on your safari? Where you can fully immerse yourselves in the sights and sounds of the bush: the calls of the hyenas and jackals, the chatter of the birds at dusk and again [...]

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10 Romantic Things to do in Cape Town

Though the attraction of getting out into the bush on safari followed by lying motionless on a tropical beach is appealing for many of our honeymoon clients, Cape Town is no slouch in the popularity front either.  This vibey stunningly beautiful city has so much to offer from great restaurants to night life to scenic [...]

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What are the best Beach & Safari Honeymoon Destinations in Southern Africa?

Many of our honeymoon clients – and lots of our other clients as well – are keen to do a beach and safari honeymoon. They want the safari experience but they want some R&R as well. But where to choose?  That depends on the time of year, your preferred style of beach holiday and also [...]

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Self-Drive in Southern Mozambique

For a long time, we’ve been keen to offer a self-drive itinerary combining the Kruger National Park with southern Mozambique to appeal to our more adventurous clients. However two things held us back… 1) The roads were not in great condition 2) There was nowhere really nice to stay However this has now changed… The tar road from [...]

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Marlin Lodge – see their new video

Marlin Lodge is one of our favourite beach retreats in Mozambique. It seems to get just the right mix between lay-back relaxation yet lots of comfort both in terms of your accommodation but also the great food and little extra  touches… Have a look at a recent video about the lodge:

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Kate Bergh is co-founder of Cedarberg African Travel, a specialist tour operator for Southern and East Africa.

She heads up the South African office, having lived in South Africa since 1993. Her home looks up to the Cedarberg Mountains, where she enjoys hiking and cycling, when she’s not out discovering new places to visit, with her three children in tow. Kate has travelled extensively throughout the region to Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Namibia, Botswana, Mozambique and Zimbabwe as well as most areas of South Africa. She also loves history, meeting people and a good thriller...


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