Teaming up for Rhinos

Black Rhino

Two safari lodge companies, two of the best in fact, are joining forces for rhinos. As poaching in South Africa reaches record highs – one figure that’s nothing to brag about – Great Plains Conservation and &Beyond have announced that they will together transport as many as 100 rhinos from South Africa to Botswana. “There […]

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Vamizi Island Lodge, Mozambique

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Vamizi Island is part of the idyllic Quirimbas Archipelago, in the far northern extreme of Mozambique. Opened in 2005, Vamizi Island Lodge is a collection of 13 one- or two-bedroom timber villas strung loosely along one of the world’s most beautiful beaches on a slender coral island just off a remote coastline. With this being […]

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Chongwe, Zambia

Tsika Island Bush Camp

Now in its 17th year, Chongwe is one of the oldest and most established companies in the Lower Zambezi.  The tough choices facing visitors start with which of its four camps to stay at. Chongwe River Camp, situated at the confluence of the Zambezi River and the Chongwe Channel, with 8 tents and two amazing […]

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Greg Carr and the Rebirth of Gorongosa

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In bygone eras, Gorongosa National Park in Mozambique was host to jet-setting international guests, royalty, and celebrities. But then came the country’s civil war, which lasted 17 years, finally ending in 1992. During that time 95 percent of the mammal population disappeared. The guerrilla fighters of Renamo, funded by apartheid South Africa, used Gorongosa as […]

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Swimming for Nsumbu

Into the Lake

Zambia, we’ve written before on A World Different, is one country where the different arms of tourism work together to benefit the world.  Competitors work side by side to raise funds for conservation, local villages, and the people. Now it’s happening again, but in a little-known area that’s long been neglected and whose wildlife is […]

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Nihiwatu, Indonesia

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Lying northwest of Australia, across the Timor Sea, on the little-visited island of Sumba – once known as Sandalwood Island – Nihiwatu has seven luxury one-bedroom bungalows,  two family villas, and the extralarge Villa Haweri. Happily, that doesn’t make for a lot of guests to spend time with in this remote luxury destination, where the […]

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Tiger Tops, Nepal

At Tiger Tops

Tiger Tops Jungle Lodge, flagship of the Tiger Tops group of lodges, is the pioneer wildlife safari lodge in Nepal, and for over 45 years it has been doing the right thing in the remote jungle – now known as Chitwan National Park.  It was popular when it opened and it still is today, and […]

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The Newest Big Five Country

One of the New Malawi Lions

Malawi is known for many things – a gorgeous swimmable lake, friendly people – but a big selection of wildlife is not one of them. Top of travelers’ safari lists this Central African country has never been. Until now, that is … or until August. That’s when it will become home to four lions, and […]

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Branson for Wildlife!

Richard Branson helps hundreds of thousands of travelers reach their destinations every year, through his airline Virgin. But he’s also a businessman who is visibly, audibly, and persistently trying to make a difference, whether it is through Virgin Unite – an organization that connects people to make a positive change in the world and has […]

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An African Success Story

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Our mission and hope at A World Different is quite simple. To showcase any person or business in the travel industry – hotel, lodge, airline, you name it – that makes a difference to their little piece of the world. You might not even notice it while lying next to their pool, going on their safari […]

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