Azura Benguerra Presidential Villa from air high res

February Spotlight: Azura Retreats in Mozambique

Azura Benguerra Azura Benguerra features just 18 villas nestled along one of the last undiscovered stretches of beach in the world. Touting sparkling private pools, a wide range of ocean activities and experiences, a relaxing African spa, welcoming Mozambican hosts, fresh ocean seafood, and more, Azura Benguerra is paradise found. Azura Quilaleaz Private Island Azura Read more…

Sunset in Mozambique

Barefoot Luxury in Mozambique

Mozambique was my introduction to an aspect of Africa that I hadn’t discovered on my previous trips—the beautiful barefoot luxury of the beach! I have always felt at peace in the presence of bodies of water, from strolls along some of the world’s great rivers, to walks with my dog around Lake Harriet in Minneapolis, Read more…

Bazaruto Archipelago at Sunset

Bazaruto Archipelago, Mozambique

I fly from Maputo, the capital of Mozambique, into a small tropical airport in a town called Vilanculos midway up the picturesque white sand coast of Mozambique.  The airport has a rooftop bar overlooking the airstrip, so quaint, full of character and characters.  From the airport my driver takes me five minutes over sand roads Read more…