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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

January 13th 2022  |   Kenya, Wildlife Safaris, Unique Experiences, Mozambique  |  by   Lucinda Rome

A recent beach holiday took an unexpected turn when I was presented with the opportunity to visit Kenya en-route home. I don’t need an excuse to spend longer in Africa so after a sensational week enjoying pristine beaches and luxury lodges in Mozambique, I touched down in the Masai Mara. ... Read more

January 10th 2022  |   Kenya, Wildlife Safaris, Unique Experiences, Tanzania  |  by   Francis Naumann

Wildlife migrations are often ancient patterns of movement, and always driven by seasonal variations in climate and food supply. One of the oldest and most significant in East Africa was that of wildebeest moving from Amboseli to Nairobi National Park, now stifled by development along the southern edge of Nairobi ... Read more

January 7th 2022  |   Wildlife Safaris, Unique Experiences  |  by   Charlotte Opperman

There is somewhere in Africa and the Indian Ocean with sunny days and great wildlife year-round. If you are looking for inspiration, here are some of our favourite places to visit on safari month by month. January – A magical time to enjoy superb wildlife in Kenya’s extensive reserves. The ... Read more

December 21st 2021  |   Honeymoon, Wildlife Safaris, Unique Experiences  |  by   Charlotte Opperman

With its stunning scenery, wonderful wildlife, and some of the most romantic accommodation anywhere on the planet, Africa is a superb honeymoon destination. Each country offers something unique and the African coastline is home to some of the world’s prettiest beaches. We know that a honeymoon is an incredibly important ... Read more

December 8th 2021  |   Wildlife Safaris, Rwanda, Uganda  |  by   Francis Naumann

The wonderfully impressive mountain gorillas, which share a whopping 98% of our DNA, live in the dense forests on and around the Virunga Massif (a chain of volcanoes bordering Rwanda, Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda), as well as the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Uganda. Very much an endangered ... Read more

December 6th 2021  |   Wildlife Safaris, Unique Experiences  |  by   Alice Gully

We can still plan you a magnificent safari in 2022 but do get in touch soon - time is of the essence. If you’re looking a little further ahead, this is the perfect time to start planning for 2023 (or beyond). Get everything in place now then sit back and ... Read more

December 2nd 2021  |   Family Safaris, Wildlife Safaris, Unique Experiences  |  by   Richard Smith

Not all safari tour operators are the same. You want to find one with a reputation for planning excellent family safari holidays. Newspaper editorial, Google, and recommendations from friends will likely give you an idea of who is planning African holidays for families and more importantly who is doing it ... Read more

November 18th 2021  |   Wildlife Safaris, Unique Experiences  |  by   Charlotte Opperman

Escaping the reaches of WiFi or a mobile phone signal is quite a challenge these days. For those keen to enjoy a holiday without interruption there are still pockets of Africa where you can – though even here, evading the mobile is becoming increasingly difficult. Here are some of the ... Read more

October 25th 2021  |   Wildlife Safaris, Unique Experiences  |  by   Charlotte Opperman

Step into a safari vehicle and you’ll likely spot a couple of well-thumbed field guides on the dashboard.   I’d wager that it’s the feathered, rather than animal variety, which will be the thicker. With an extraordinarily broad range of climate and habitat, sub-Saharan Africa holds a mind-boggling array of country-specific ... Read more