Deidre Loots

True to my Virgo nature, I am a workaholic, a total perfectionist, and always diligent and loyal. I love my faithful Apple MacBook which is always on hand and on which I express myself and create exceptional magazines. The consummate Francophile, I speak French without so much as a trace of a foreign accent, and […]

Walking With Bushmen

Khanta Ganagohuduga wears a permanent grin on his face. As with most ancient cultures that flourished in a time before writing existed, storytelling is a valued art and this 68-year-old is a master performer. With eyes twinkling, he speaks passionately – in this case, about how to hunt an eland – peppering his story with […]

Nicky Furniss

My parents treated me to my very first flight when I was about 15 – puddle jumping in a small airplane from Harare to Hwange National Park, Lake Kariba and eventually Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe. Since then, I have had a passion for travelling and exploring – so much so that I studied Media Studies […]

Julie Graham

Straight after completing a BA degree in Theatre and Journalism in Durban, I spent 6 years living, working and travelling abroad. When I made the decision to return to South Africa, I moved to Cape Town and decided to follow my heart and pursue my passion of becoming a full-time travel and features writer. I […]

Mauritius Magic

Mauritius is a popular choice for holiday makers for many reasons: white sand beaches, the warm Indian Ocean, and tropical nature are just a few. LUX* Resorts knows this, and, in order to take the magic of Mauritius to new heights, introduced LUX* Belle Mare and LUX* Le Morne. Walking into LUX* Belle Mare is […]

Travelling the Okavango Delta

The African Wonderland that is the Okavango Delta perfectly encapsulates what the enchantment of Africa is all about.   While travelling from Maun, also known as the Tourism Capital of Botswana, to Xabaxaba Island in the Okavango Delta, I felt like Alice travelling down a rabbit hole and, ultimately, emerging in Wonderland – Africa’s Wonderland. […]