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May 29th 2015  |  Kenya, Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania, Travel, Zanzibar and islands  |  by  Richard Smith

Africa’s Indian Ocean coastline contains some of the world’s finest coral reefs and offers wonderfully varied diving holidays from the warm tropical waters around northern Mozambique to the cooler seas off South Africa’s Cape coast. Several marine parks and reserves line the coast of Kenya, continuing down to even better ... Read more

May 28th 2015  |  Kenya, Namibia, Travel, Zambia  |  by  Richard Smith

Viewing wildlife from an open 4wd vehicle on an African safari is great, but getting up in the air increases the thrill and there are many ways to do it throughout Africa. Light aircraft safari The quickest, most comfortable, and arguably the most exciting, way to get between safari camps ... Read more

May 19th 2015  |  Kenya, Tanzania, Wildlife Safaris  |  by  Richard Smith

400,000 wildebeest calves are born each year in Tanzania's Serengeti, and many are the perfect meal for the top carnivores. How do they manage to survive and what strategies help these calves grow to adulthood in the precarious African savannah? Serengeti Mara ecosystem Wildebeest is the Dutch/Afrikaans word for ‘wild ... Read more

May 5th 2015  |  Family Safaris, South Africa  |  by  Richard Smith

Google ‘children on safari’ and on the first page of results you’ll find a newspaper article that begins with the following paragraph: ‘I would generally advise parents to wait until the children are at least 10 years old before taking them on safari. They are then at an age to ... Read more

May 5th 2015  |  Family Safaris, South Africa  |  by  Richard Smith

I made a comment to a friend recently that it was only in 1999 that the ‘family safari’ was invented. The surprise on her face was palpable. Of course, African parents would have been taking their children on safari many years earlier than that but it was around then that ... Read more