Which Came First? The Zebra or the Horse?

It's logical to believe that the zebra is in fact a horse that developed stripes as a means of survival in the wild. However, zebras are no more horses than donkeys (asses) are. While zebras, donkeys and horses, all belong to the equine species, they each have distinct characteristics of their own. Zebras and asses though, are more closely related ...

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Waterside Lodge Beautiful, Berry-ful Cheesecake

Although every mealtime is a celebration of fine dining during your South Africa safari at the Thornybush Collection, you don't need a special occasion to enjoy this delicious cheesecake, courtesy of Waterside Lodge . Here's how to spoil your family and friends with this lush treat any time you like. Waterside Lodge Berry Cheesecake Ingredients: Ma...

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Shaking up the Food Chain – Carnivorous Plants

During your South African safari with the Thornybush Collection you'll discover that there's more to plants than meets the eye. Not only is vegetation capable of fighting back with chemical weapons if need be, some plants take it a step further with an appetite of their own. Eat or Be Eaten Not content with passively extracting nutrients from the s...

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Albert Mnisi – Waterside Lodge's Master of Cocktails

If you go through your South African safari without hearing the statement, "I'm going to make you a surprise", you haven't made the most of your stay at Thornybush Collection's Waterside Lodge . After an active day in the bush and just before you head off on a sunset drive, you simply have to experience the refreshing delights on offer at the lodge...

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5 Reasons to Plan Your Safari Wedding with Thornybush Collection

There's no doubt that a safari wedding is one of the most luxurious and romantic locations in which to get married if you are as much in love with the African bush as you are with your partner to be. Glorious sunrises and sunsets, pristine wilderness and prestigious exclusivity are all a part of the package when you book your wedding with Thornybus...

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Comfort Food Deluxe - Chapungu Tented Bush Camp Oxtail Stew

Comfort is what it's all about when you book a luxury South African Safari with Thornybush Collection. Mealtimes are no exception, and you'll get to dine on a good variety of local dishes as well as familiar favourites. Take this hearty oxtail stew, courtesy of Chapungu Tented Bush Lodge. It's comfort food done to perfection and here's how. Ingredi...

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