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You’re so gifted: The gift that keeps on giving!

There’s but one remaining present under the tree after the controlled fury that is present opening has subsided. It doesn’t look like much. In fact it’s a single envelope. But you’ve saved the best for last: The Gift of Travel. It is an intangible, a gift ...

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Travel Sommelier featured in The Wall Street Journal

APRIL 2014

Travel Sommelier featured in The Wall Street Journal

A Tracking and Tagging Safari in South Africa. In South Africa, there's a new kind of safari where you join veterinarians in immobilizing big game and tagging rhinos, lions, leopards and elephants for research or conservation management.

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Arthur and Pauline Frommer

MARCH 2014

Darren interviewed by Arthur and Pauline Frommer

"We are so lucky today because we have in the studio Darren Humphreys who is the founder of Travel Sommelier which you've probably guessed from the name a company that takes people on wine adventures around the world ... "

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Signature Trips (view all)

Body and Soul in Southern Africa


Body and Soul in Southern Africa
November 2015 | 7 nights / 8 days

Once the Fall routine has been established and before the craziness of the holiday season starts, November offers a sweet spot for 8 day get away to nourish your body and ...

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Special Offers (view all)

Special Offer - Six Countries Summer Special


Six Countries Summer Special

28 luxury camps, Cape Town touring and a diverse range of experiences in six spectacular African countries to mix and match – at unbeatable prices! Highly discounted rates at many of our top camps coupled with well-priced flying and road ...

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Barefoot Bush & Beach Luxury: South Africa & Mozambique

BEACH & SAFARI | SOUTH AFRICA & mozambique, africa

Barefoot Bush & Beach Luxury: South Africa & Mozambique

Mozambique is the new darling of Southern Africa. Beach scenes and oceanic wildlife are almost without compare and we have compiled an itinerary which highlights the best of the country AND tags on some Safari time in South Africa as well ...

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Cultural Trips (view all)

Nelson Mandela: Touch the Arc


Nelson Mandela: Touch the 'Arc'

I felt that Barack Obama delivered the most incisive and emotive words among the many tributes when he said: 'Mandela took history in his hands and bent the arc of the moral universe toward justice'. There are authentic ways to ...

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Cycling Adventures (view all)

Gastro Safari in South Africa

Cycling Adventures | SOUTH AFRICA, Africa

Cape Cult Wines

We have arranged a series of signature cycling trips to one of the most storied wine regions in the world: The Cape Winelands in South Africa. The region lends itself to unparalleled cycling opportunites and the Cape Cult Wines ...

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Gastro Travel (view all)

Luxury Africa Safari Travel and Exclusive Wine Vacations


Gastro Safari in South Africa

South Africa is currently the best kept secret on the world food tourism circuit. Renowned for providing some of the the most consistent and spectacular wildlife viewing experiences on the African continent, the country’s reputation as a gastro ...

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Honeymoon (view all)

Luxury Africa Safari Travel and Exclusive Wine Vacations


Honeymoon Heaven in South Africa

The lure of being on Safari one moment and dipping your toes in the pristine waters of an island paradise the next is simply too good to pass up AND ... the bride stays at a discounted rate! We have leveraged our best relationships in the region ...

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Long Weekends (view all)

Oregon For Oenophiles


Oregon For Oenophiles

Oregon is a pioneering state in the farm to fork movement - few things are taken as seriously as food in these picturesque surroundings, except wine that is.  The epicenter of winemaking is Yamhill county in the Willamette Valley, some ...

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Safaris (view all)

Rhinoceros Voluntourism in Kwazulu Natal, South Africa


Rhinoceros Voluntourism in Kwazulu Natal, South Africa - 9 nights / 10 days

A wholly endearing aspect of conducting business with the clients we have in North America is their frequent and unsolicited interest in giving of their time and resources when on vacation to destinations in Southern Africa. There are a multitude of options to satisfy this ...

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Scheduled Trips

November 2015 - Body and Soul in Southern Africa

New Itineraries

- Rhinoceros Voluntourism in South Africa
- Barefoot Bush and Beach Luxury
- Perfect Portugal & Mozambique

Client Feedback

Tswalu was beautiful and romantic with some of the prettiest sunsets I’ve ever seen and the most amazing stars/sky. It rained the entire time in Cape Town so we missed table mountain but really enjoyed lunch with Bruce, he was a character. Singita Boulders was the highlight of the trip, beautiful lodge, great energy, amazing food/wine, fantastic staff. Mozambique allowed us to chill and recalibrate.
~ Jett Greenberg

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Travel Journal

Romance in the Wilderness

One of the most remote camps in Southern Africa is Serra Cafema, resting on the shores of the narrow Kunene River looking across to Angola. Isolated does not mean basic, […]

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Getting lost (in love) in Venice

Venice conjures up romance at every corner.  From the moment you step from the terminal and head down to the pier to jump onboard your “taxi”, you will be captivated.  […]

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Five (more) romantic spots in Southern Africa

You will have just read about one of our favorite honeymoon destinations, Mozambique.  Here, in tandem, are five more delicious experiences to incorporate into your itinerary! Star beds – a […]

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