South Africa Travel

An African Playlist For Travelling From Home

June 13, 2020

We all dream about travel and when this is not possible for most of us, we have to explore the world in a different way. Brand communications consultancy CatchOn, a Finn Partners Company, has provided a creative way to stoke wanderlust with the ultimate summer playlist series—‘Anywhere and Here,’ which is curated by nine global tastemakers known for creating fantastical worlds and experiences.

Frequently cited as an unforgettable place, Africa is at the top of the list of favourite destinations of some of these creatives. Check out which of the continent’s hot spots are most beloved to global tastemakers.

I would go back to Tsavo East in Kenya every year if I could. The most incredible skies, nature, and people…

Daria Reina

Co-founder of Rome design emporium Chez Dédé, Daria Reina truly embodies ‘Italian Chic’—also the title of an Assouline volume she co-wrote.

Lamu in Kenya, where there are no motor vehicles except two ambulances— one for donkeys and the other for humans…

Kate Jones

Kiwi-born, Hong Kong-based Kate Jones, a visual narrator and the founder of At Liberty Studio, delivers you to an enchanting and carefree summer in New Zealand.

Waking up in the desert ruins of Meroe Pyramids in Sudan is my most cherished memory…

Levison Wood

The wayfaring photographer, documentary producer, and bestselling author, is
no stranger to marvellous locales.

To access the playlists and learn more about each personality, head to or stream directly on Spotify.


  • Reply
    June 26, 2020 at 10:23 am

    Kate Jones playlist has some bangers and head boppers! That was a full sent MOOOOOOOOOOD.

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    Human of South Africa
    August 31, 2020 at 1:39 pm

    We are collecting stories of the beautiful humans of South Africa and hopefully spreading positivity and inspiration!Humans of South Africa is inspired by Humans of New York. We aim to share stories of the different people of South Africa to bring communities together and demonstrate how similar people are despite the physical differences (that don’t matter).

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