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September 18th 2021  |   News  |  by   Richard Smith

In March 2020 non-essential travel effectively shut down, with Governments worldwide advising their citizens to stay at home. This advice has been updated several times during the intervening months with corridors opening and closing. Here in the UK the latest ban on travel was removed on 17 May 2021 and ... Read more

September 17th 2021  |   Maldives, Unique Experiences  |  by   Lucinda Rome

The Maldives comprises over 1,000 islands in the Indian Ocean, spread across 26 different coral atolls.  Many are uninhabited and each resort is located on an individual island.  If you are looking for warm seas, white sand beaches, superb accommodation, great diving, snorkelling and watersports, look no further - the ... Read more

September 14th 2021  |   Countries, Kenya, Mauritius, South Africa  |  by   Charlotte Opperman

Africa is wonderful right now, as recent testimonials affirm there really is no better time to travel. For many of our clients the burning question is ‘but HOW can we travel to Africa?’ With hotel quarantine on return to the UK as the first stumbling block but Mauritius on the ... Read more

August 12th 2021  |   Wildlife Safaris, Unique Experiences  |  by   Francis Naumann

The world has definitely not stood still in Southern and East Africa over the last 18 months and we are delighted to let you know of some exciting new safari camp openings. Tembo Plains, Sapi Private Reserve, Zimbabwe The gorgeous Tembo Plains, tucked away into a thick riverine forest on ... Read more

August 5th 2021  |   Wildlife Safaris, Unique Experiences  |  by   Alice Gully

We work with well over 800 safari camps and lodges throughout Southern and East Africa and the Indian Ocean, so in our 20 years plus of organising safari holidays we’ve seen plenty come and go. There are some though, that have featured on our itineraries almost constantly over the last ... Read more

July 20th 2021  |   Experiences, Wildlife Safaris, Unique Experiences  |  by   Lucinda Rome

There are myriad ways to explore Africa’s fabulous wilderness areas and while vehicle based or walking safaris tend to be the most familiar, add some other options for a stand out safari holiday. Here are some of our favourites: Exploring Africa’s great rivers by boat gives a whole different perspective ... Read more

July 15th 2021  |   Wildlife Safaris, Unique Experiences  |  by   Alice Gully

Even eating is an experience on safari.  You might find yourself dining beneath a blanket of a million stars, or overlooking a hippo-filled river, or listening to the waves lapping the beach with your toes in the sand.  Wherever you are, you'll rarely eat in the same spot twice and ... Read more

July 8th 2021  |   Wildlife Safaris, Unique Experiences  |  by   Francis Naumann

Walking is a perfect way to explore Africa’s great wilderness regions.  Whether you fancy a gentle stroll from your lodge or a more adventurous multi-day walking safari, you will – at this slower pace - discover a whole new world sometimes missed on vehicle-based wildlife drives.  Walking of one sort ... Read more

July 5th 2021  |   Unique Experiences  |  by   Alice Gully

Quirky places to sleep abound on safari. From the simplest of sleep outs to luxury fly camps, there is an extraordinary array of places to lay your head. We are great fans and think you will be too. Here’s a selection of some of the best, many of which are ... Read more

June 24th 2021  |   Wildlife Safaris, Unique Experiences  |  by   Richard Smith

Sky TV’s ‘Africa’s Wild Horizons’ features many of the African destinations we know and love as it journeys across some of the continent’s most diverse ecosystems and important breeding grounds. The first series features six episodes: Episode 1 looks at South Africa’s Waterberg region where little disruption to the wild ... Read more

June 23rd 2021  |   Wildlife Safaris, Malawi, Unique Experiences, Zambia  |  by   Francis Naumann

Zambia tops the list of many safari specialists’ favourite southern African countries. The woodlands, the rivers, the elephants, the bright red sausage tree flowers, the Zambezi valley escarpment, walking safaris, boating, excellent wild dog and leopard sightings, and exceptional guiding make it a first-class safari destination. On top of that, ... Read more