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April 26th 2018  |  Tanzania, Travel, Wildlife Safaris  |  by  Francis Naumann

Anyone hankering for a complete antidote to the modern world ought to know about Katavi and Mahale, two fabulously remote spots in the far western corner of Tanzania.   The two parks, so totally different not just from each other, but every other park in East Africa, remain hardly visited, with ... Read more

April 20th 2018  |  Tanzania, Travel  |  by  Richard Smith

If you want to enjoy superb wildlife viewing in glorious isolation then head to Tanzania’s southern parks of Selous or Ruaha.  Seeing wildlife in complete privacy is a special privilege, and this magnificent chunk of Tanzania is perfect for it. The range of activities on offer here make it so ... Read more

April 9th 2018  |  Botswana, Kenya, Mozambique, Namibia, Riding Safaris, Travel, Unique Experiences  |  by  Charlotte Opperman

Riding through the African wilderness is unlike any other safari and probably takes you as close to nature as you’ll ever get. Your horse acts as the best 4 x 4, covering the ground effortlessly and accessing areas way beyond any motorised safari. It’s an exhilarating, peaceful and entrancing way ... Read more

April 9th 2018  |  Botswana, Kenya, Tanzania, Travel, Unique Experiences, Zambia, Zimbabwe  |  by  Richard Smith
Singita Explore sundowners, Grumeti, Tanzania 

Mobile safaris are the original and most authentic way to experience Africa’s wilderness.  Their exclusivity lies in access to private patches of exquisite habitat, totally private wildlife viewing, and a real sense of adventure. They range in style from the very simple to extremely comfortable.  Try one and we guarantee ... Read more

March 23rd 2018  |  Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Travel, Unique Experiences, Zambia  |  by  Charlotte Opperman
Singita Serengeti private house

Staying in a safari house, or even taking over a small safari camp entirely, is a lovely way to enjoy your own private slice of Africa.  With the undivided attention of your hosts and guides you can tailor safari activities to the wishes of your party.  If you are travelling ... Read more

March 16th 2018  |  Botswana, Family Safaris, Kenya, South Africa, Travel, Zambia  |  by  Alice Gully
Time + Tide Chinzombo, South Luangwa, Zambia

Every safari camp or lodge we use has been personally tried and tested by one of our team.  It’s taken as read that they all offer magnificent wildlife viewing but some just offer that little extra which elevates them to another level.  Here are a few of our favourites. Epic ... Read more

March 12th 2018  |  Botswana, Malawi, Maldives, Mozambique, Seychelles, Travel, Zambia, Zimbabwe  |  by  Charlotte Opperman
North Island, Seychelles

African islands come in all shapes and forms, from palm studded jewels in the Indian Ocean to enclaves in the middle of the Okavango Delta.  They can all have the tag ‘exclusive’ attributed to them in one way or another - here are some of our hand-picked favourites. Wildlife paradise ... Read more

March 8th 2018  |  Botswana, Riding Safaris, South Africa, Unique Experiences, Zimbabwe  |  by  Charlotte Opperman
Robin Pope Safaris, group walking safaris in Zambia

Safari is a rewarding holiday for anyone wanting to travel alone. Whether you want to join a small group of like-minded travellers or have a tailor-made safari itinerary planned just for you, there are hundreds of possibilities. In fact, of all the trips we organise, it’s probably only self drive ... Read more

March 2nd 2018  |  Madagascar, Rwanda, Tanzania, Travel, Uganda, Unique Experiences, Wildlife Safaris  |  by  Alice Gully

Nobody ever forgets the first time they met a mountain gorilla face to face. The world’s largest primate is massively powerful yet amazingly gentle and caring, and remarkably we share more than 97% of our DNA with them. Even old safari hands, who have seen every country, and enough lions ... Read more

February 26th 2018  |  Unique Experiences  |  by  Ben Coley

We are big fans of great safari guides and recognise that the quality of your guide can make or break a safari holiday. When we got the chance to ask safari guide trainer Ben Coley to answer ten questions we leapt at the chance. Q1: How did you end up ... Read more