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Trip Tips: A Big Shiny Guide to African Safaris

There’s nothing like your first time—first time taking a safari, that is. Deciding to do one is easy (yes, a resounding yes), but picking a destination is more difficult, what with a long list of magnificent countries to choose from. To help, here’s a handy overview of when to go, what you’ll see and where to stay.

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The List: 8 Safari Hotels Across Africa

If there’s anyone out there that doesn’t dream of going on a safari, we’ve yet to meet them. Getting a glimpse of a 12-foot, 6,000-pound elephant in real life is one of the few things that can bring out the astonished child buried within the most seen-it-all cynic. It’s time to make it happen. Herein, a spectacular selection of safari experiences in eight different African countries.

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Trip Tips: Wildlife Activities at Thanda Private Game Reserve

Few experiences in this world can provide the level of interaction with nature and lifelong memories as going on Safari in Africa.

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10 Questions: Gert Venter, Conrad Pezula

In our General Manager series, we catch up with heads of hotels for some unique insight and perspective on the hospitality industry. This week, we get the scoop on Gert Venter and the Conrad Pezula in South Africa.

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The List: 11 Luxurious Hotels in the Heart of Wine Country

The harvest season brings with it an abundance of delicious things. Most delicious of all, we’d argue, are grapes, and we mean the grapes that metamorphose into wine. So delicious in fact, you should just plan a whole trip around red, white and rosé. Herein, your hit list, from Sonoma to South Africa.

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Spotlight: Shanti Maurice

In our Spotlight series we showcase one property and highlight its most fantastic features—both the latest and longstanding. This week, Shanti Maurice is making us hungry for farm-to-table dining and delicious ocean views.

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Spotlight: Kempinski Seychelles Resort

In our Spotlight series we showcase one property and highlight its most fantastic features—both the latest and longstanding. This week, we find pristine natural beauty at the Kempinski Seychelles Resort.

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Spotlight: Thanda Private Game Reserve, South Africa

There’s something special about each and every luxury hotel. In our Spotlight series we showcase one property and highlight its most fantastic features—both the latest and longstanding. This week, we look in on the Thanda Private Game Reserve.

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Destination Dispatches: Morukuru Magic

Kiwi crew member Diana Danicico makes a childhood dream come true with a safari trip to South Africa’s Morukuru Family lodge.

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Fresh Picks: The St. Regis Mauritius Resort

Fresh Picks features the latest luxury properties admitted into the Kiwi Collection. This week, we preview the new St. Regis Mauritius Resort opening November 1, 2012.

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