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January 22nd 2018  |  Botswana, South Africa, Tanzania, Travel, Zambia  |  by  Charlotte Opperman
Time + Tide Chinzombo, South Luangwa, Zambia

Africa’s luxury safari lodges come in all shapes and forms  - from opulent properties offering all singing, all dancing lavishness in the wilderness to exquisite private safari houses.   If you prefer not to stay under canvas in a classic tented camp, or would like to mix styles of accommodation, then ... Read more

January 19th 2018  |  Botswana, Kenya, Namibia, Travel, Zambia  |  by  Charlotte Opperman

Safari accommodation in Africa offers diversity to match that of its amazing scenery, but little beats the adventure, romance and real safari feel of staying under canvas in a classic tented camp.   Close the zip at night and you are enclosed in a wonderfully comfortable cocoon, yet still part of ... Read more

January 19th 2018  |  Botswana, Kenya, South Africa, Travel, Zambia  |  by  Francis Naumann

When Africa’s wildlife first became of interest to the outside world, the only way to see it was to load wagons with the supplies and equipment needed to sustain you for several weeks and set off into the bush on a long expedition. There are many more convenient and comfortable ... Read more

January 19th 2018  |  Botswana, Kenya, Namibia, Rwanda, Travel, Zambia, Zimbabwe  |  by  Alice Gully

Walking safaris are intense, thrilling and fascinating.  Walking with an expert guide allows you to hear, smell, touch, and see every detail of Africa. It enlivens the senses and you see the small things that are invisible from a vehicle. You won’t get quite as close or travel as far, ... Read more

January 15th 2018  |  Botswana, Kenya, Photography Safaris, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe  |  by  Richard Smith

All safaris offer the chance for great photographs. Good guides will get you closer to wildlife than you might imagine and your biggest problem is likely to be sorting through the hundreds of photos you’ve taken.   One of the very best ways to get close-up shots – or just to ... Read more

January 15th 2018  |  Botswana, Malawi, Rwanda, Seychelles, Tanzania, Travel, Uganda  |  by  Charlotte Opperman

Inside this issue of Drumbeat, winter 2018: Richard Preston takes a familymoon in the Seychelles Francis looks at little known Ruaha and Selous in Southern Tanzania The Aardvark Safaris travel doctors - our team answers your questions Aardvark Safaris co-owner, Richard Smith, talks about his life arranging safari holidays We ... Read more

January 12th 2018  |  Botswana, South Africa, Travel, Zambia, Zimbabwe  |  by  Charlotte Opperman

Sitting in the back of a vehicle, watching the African wildlife and scenery unfold before you is one of the true pleasures of a safari. If you’ve not done it before here’s a quick look at what to expect. Your first experience of a game drive is likely to be ... Read more

January 11th 2018  |  Photography Safaris, Zambia  |  by  Renate

Matt Armstrong-Ford is a superb photographer, a qualified safari guide and has run safari camps and photographic safaris in a number of African countries. If you're looking to have someone alongside you with all these skills, who is also a great communicator, get in touch and we'll tell you how ... Read more

January 3rd 2018  |  Namibia, Riding Safaris, Unique Experiences  |  by  Charlotte Opperman

***Ride photos are on Instagram #namibiaguideride2018*** How about a week-long riding holiday in Namibia alongside some of Africa's finest riding safari guides? Namibia Guide Ride is a unique opportunity to cross one of the most scenic deserts on the planet in the company of some of Africa's finest riding safari ... Read more