ElementZ is proud to be on press again. We curated an eco-conscious itinerary that combines elements of sustainable travel and luxury experience together. Starting in Cape Town, travelers could have a taste of all internationally famed restaurants that use sustainable seafood as ingredient. Travelers then head to Johannesburg and Kruger by a low carbon emission method –…
On 6th April evening we hosted NatGeo cinematographer Brad Bestelink and Wilderness Safaris representative from Africa for a memorable sharing session. Over 35 keen traveler and nature lover attended and we had a wonderful night full of interaction and insights shared from Brad and ElementZ founder Sandor Weyers.
Our stories were covered by the Hong Kong Economic Times published on 12th April (in Chinese)….
- Why in your opinion is Gary Player Country Club (GPCC) consistently one of the top 3 courses in South Africa?
The perfect manicuring of the golf course each day before play. All bunkers get hand raked. Each green cut. To give the guest a mere perfect golf course….
For the second interview we have invited PGA expert Malcolm Fourie to share his view on Leopard Creek, one of South Africa’s top golf course.
1. Why in your opinion is Leopard Creek consistently one of the top 2 courses in South Africa?
Leopard Creek was designed as a championship golf course where no corners were cut to ensure that everything was built to the highest possible quality and specifications.…
Today the African plain with hills on either side at Isandlwana is peaceful but in 1879 the area in KwaZulu Natal was the scene of one of the most ferocious battles in South African history.
The British Army invaded Zululand in 1879 and assumed there would be no defence….
The facts and challenges
Of all the environmental threats facing Africa’s rhino, from habitat loss to political upheavals preventing proper conservation, it’s poaching that’s proved the most difficult to overcome. In fact, the problem of poaching on the continent is approaching catastrophic proportions, with startling, sobering statistics revealing the sheer extent of the illegal practice today….
From the dusty plains of Namibia to the fynbos scrublands of the South African Cape, the swaying grasses of the Serengeti to the mist-topped rainforests of the Congo, the wild lands of Africa have become firmly established as one of the world’s meccas for adventure, conservation and eco-tourism in recent decades….
When conservation and preservation were separate
There was a time when the ecological community was deeply split when it came to ideas of environmental protection.
Some, like the founding chief of the American Forest Service, Gifford Pinchot, wanted to see mankind co-exist sustainably within nature….