Food | December 2019

Festive Food: A Family Affair

A Christmas in Africa conjures up images of bright sunshine, a festive table in the shade of a large tree, and splashing about in a swimming pool while a family…
Food | December 2019

Festive Food: Sharing the Spirit of the Season

Platters piled high with family favourites, the fizz and clink of bottles being popped, and the heady aroma of sugar and spice hanging in the air – the festive season…
Experience | December 2017

Coming Together for Christmas

If there is one thread that runs through Christmas celebrations across countries and cultures, it is the sense of sharing and connection that comes with spending this special time of…
Christmas at Singita Sweni Lodge, Kruger National Park
Food | December 2017

Designing a Festive Feast

The African notion of ubuntu – literally meaning “humanity” but philosophically expressing the idea that we exist for connection and community – beautifully sums up the spirit of an African…
Christmas cookies at Singita Sabora Tented Camp
Food | December 2016

Festive Recipe: Edible Christmas Decorations

Reindeer might have the monopoly on sleigh-pulling in traditional, snowy Christmas scenes, but here in the Serengeti, it’s the prolific plains game that are Santa’s preferred mode of transportation! Luckily,…
Food | December 2016

Festive Recipe: Fairy Light Cupcakes

The smell of gingerbread and cinnamon wafting from the kitchen is usually the first hint that the Singita team is gearing up for Christmas. Behind the scenes, recipes are being…
Hazelnut & Coffee Christmas Cake
Lodges and Camps | December 2014

Festive Recipe: Hazelnut & Coffee Christmas Cake

What do you think of when you imagine the smell of the holiday season? For many of us, it’s the rich aroma of Christmas baking; cinnamon-dusted cookie dough, spiced fruits…