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August 26th 2016  |   Botswana, Namibia, South Africa  |  by   Richard Smith

I asked four of my favourite online writers for their thoughts on what makes a holiday in Africa luxurious. They all came back with something different and interesting, and certainly not what most people would think of. I’ve lived and worked in Africa and travel to safari camps and lodges ... Read more

August 24th 2016  |   Travel, Wildlife Safaris, Madagascar, Mozambique, Unique Experiences, South Africa  |  by   Francis Naumann
a whale breaching the surface of the sea, Princess Bora, Ile Ste Marie, Madagascar

Africa is associated in most peoples’ minds with large mammals, mostly terrestrial and not necessarily aquatic ones. It might come as a surprise that the continent offers some of the finest whale watching in the world. There are a variety of destinations offering really good seasonal sightings and the chance ... Read more

August 24th 2016  |   Riding Safaris, Wildlife Safaris, South Africa  |  by   Alice Gully

“I’m hosting a trip to Wait A Little in May. Join us if you’d like.” This was my answer to anyone wanting to ride in Africa, who was struggling to find riding pals to go away with. Wait A Little is on the edge of the Kruger National Park in ... Read more

August 22nd 2016  |   Wildlife Safaris, Unique Experiences, Tanzania  |  by   Richard Smith

The wildebeest migration is a moving feast. This is quite literally true if you're a predator on the plains of the Serengeti and Masai Mara. It’s only figuratively true for a visitor, but does beg the question as to whether it’s always possible to stay close to where the wildebeest ... Read more

August 19th 2016  |   Botswana, Kenya, Wildlife Safaris, Conservation Safaris, Namibia, Tanzania, Zimbabwe  |  by   Francis Naumann

Elephants are some of Africa’s greatest migrants, and for centuries they have been known to move vast distances between favoured sources of seasonal food and water. Many of the continent’s largest escarpments and mountains have been mapped by elephants over the millennia, and their ancient pathways have often been used ... Read more

August 2nd 2016  |   Botswana, Wildlife Safaris  |  by   Francis Naumann
Vumbura Plains aerial camp Okavango Delta Botswana wilderness safaris 1920 1280

Choosing just 5 Okavango Delta safari hotspots is tricky as there are so many brilliant camps to choose from in Botswana. Don’t hate me. I'm going to make some subjective decisions here. The truth is I could list fifteen safari camps in the Okavango Delta that are great for wildlife. I ... Read more