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February 27th 2022  |   Family Safaris, Travel, Tanzania  |  by   Richard Smith
Mkombe’s House, Serengeti

Tanzania, just like neighbouring Kenya, is a great spot for a family safari holiday.  There is a lovely choice of small camps and private houses; the latter are perfect for families as mealtimes and activities are completely flexible and they generally come with at least one private guide and vehicle. ... Read more

February 23rd 2022  |   Wildlife Safaris, Unique Experiences  |  by   Alice Gully

Seeing a rhinoceros, the two horned beast that seems to be a relic of the age of dinosaurs, in Africa’s wilderness is one of life’s greatest thrills. Making sure you're in the right place, with a good guide alongside you, is the best way to improve your chances of seeing ... Read more

February 23rd 2022  |   Primate Safaris, Wildlife Safaris, Unique Experiences  |  by   Richard Smith

African wildlife includes a number of primates seen across many countries, such as baboons and monkeys, as well as others which are found in just a few places, or in the case of lemurs, just one. It’s these primates with more localised ranges, which feature on people’s ‘must see’ lists, ... Read more

February 21st 2022  |   Wildlife Safaris, Unique Experiences  |  by   Francis Naumann

Capable of living in any habitat with a plentiful supply of food and water, the elephant is native to 37 African countries. Although most of their range is in protected land, habitat loss and poaching pose long term threats, and with numbers currently around 415,000 the species is on the ... Read more

February 18th 2022  |   Wildlife Safaris, Unique Experiences  |  by   Lucinda Rome

Lion, leopard, and cheetah – the feline trio that comprise Africa’s big cats – offer some of the most exciting wildlife viewing you will find on safari. Superb predators, they each have their own distinct set of characteristics though, sadly, all share a spot on the endangered list with degradation ... Read more

February 17th 2022  |   Wildlife Safaris, Unique Experiences  |  by   Francis Naumann

Giraffe are among Africa’s most enchanting animals.  Spotting a head peering over the top of an acacia tree or admiring the effortless ease with which they canter across the plains never fails to delight.  They are rarer than many would think, with current estimates suggesting just over 117,000 giraffe in ... Read more

February 14th 2022  |   Wildlife Safaris, Unique Experiences, Zambia  |  by   Alice Gully

Zambia, the warm heart of Africa, has something for everyone whether that be for a family, a honeymoon, a keen birder, photographer, wildlife enthusiast or simply someone who wants to enjoy an incredible African experience. It has breathtaking vistas, phenomenal wildlife viewing, some of the best guiding in Africa, exceptional ... Read more

February 10th 2022  |   Photography Safaris, Shop  |  by   Richard Smith

Although you’ll get closer to wildlife than you can ever imagine on a safari holiday, a good pair of binoculars are still key to your enjoyment and everyone needs a pair. To help you choose the best binoculars, we’ll start with the following questions: 1. Is there a best binocular brand? ... Read more

February 5th 2022  |   Family Safaris, Travel  |  by   Charlotte Opperman

Travelling with children can be fun, but can also be stressful. We have planned countless family safari and beach holidays. We share our tips for making sure everyone has a relaxing holiday. Opt for a pool The traditional safari day means you’ll likely have some down time during the day.  ... Read more

January 21st 2022  |   Beach, Wildlife Safaris  |  by   Charlotte Opperman

As travel gets easier, some of our favourite spots are offering some tempting specials to encourage visitors to their properties. Some like the Mauritius offer need a quick response to catch the deal, but travel can be for later. Others are for bookings and travel within the next few months ... Read more