Digging up the best stories across the continent
Latest Posts
December 17th 2015  |   Community Safaris, Mozambique  |  by   Alice Gully

Ibo Island, part of the Quirimbas archipelago in the Indian Ocean off northern Mozambique, is so remote it took me three separate planes and the best part of a day to get there from the UK. Originally a Muslim trading port, the island was fortified by the colonising Portuguese in ... Read more

December 14th 2015  |   South Africa  |  by   Charlotte Opperman

Two months ago the South African rand was 20{c87a1b76f47967f0637e9b3738bea0941d41e2e4f2074ad01ad4cf8c21988957} stronger against sterling than it is today. This fall in the rand’s value allows us to offer South African holidays, safari or otherwise, at a significantly reduced cost. However, that’s not the only reason for you to choose South Africa, there’s ... Read more

December 11th 2015  |   Botswana, Kenya, Wildlife Safaris, Conservation Safaris, South Africa, Zimbabwe  |  by   Richard Smith

Safari guide – the ultimate dream job right? You have the best office in the world, every day feels like an adventure, you meet interesting people, and get to enjoy Africa and its wildlife. Scratch beneath the surface though and a few negatives are there too. Safari guiding isn’t brilliantly ... Read more

December 2nd 2015  |   Family Safaris, Unique Experiences  |  by   Richard Smith

A family safari holiday is on the wish list for many parents and as Mike Unwin said in the Independent “If you get the details right, a trip to view Africa's amazing wildlife can be the ultimate adventure for parents and children”. Getting it right on a standard family holiday ... Read more