Author Archives: Alexander Matthews

My 2018 books: a year of reading

The books that moved and inspired me this year (and that might move and inspire you too…).

Discovering a hidden corner of the Kruger on foot

Exploring the Kruger National Park’s extraordinary Pafuri region: a land of fever tree forests, ancient baobabs, dramatic gorgeous and stunning wildlife.

Walking along Kruger’s croc-infested Lanner Gorge

Mind your toes.

A private villa in Pafuri

Experiencing the Kruger as only a lucky few get to do.

Rediscovering Durban’s grand dame, the Oyster Box Hotel

Every city of substance has an iconic hotel to match. Durban is no exception.

Time out in Tofo

Come to this Mozambican village for the surfing and diving — then stay for the great food, laid-back vibes and stylish digs.

Benguerra’s beach bliss

The tropical island screen-saver holiday.