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September 9th 2020  |   Travel, Kenya, Unique Experiences  |  by   Richard Smith

This week Kicheche, which operates camps in Kenya, shared the following email with us which they'd been sent by clients due to visit them: "The five of us are really looking forward to our safari at Bush Camp later in September, this year. Can we have James as our guide ... Read more

September 2nd 2020  |   Unique Experiences, South Africa  |  by   Richard Smith

If you’re heading to South Africa for the British and Irish Lions tour next summer we’ve some great suggestions to make the most of your time in this spectacular country.  With good infrastructure and reliable internal and regional flights you’d be amazed by the variety we can weave into an ... Read more

September 1st 2020  |   Unique Experiences  |  by   Richard Smith

MPs prefer tailored emails to campaign driven templates. Ideally use the points in the template below to write your own email. However if you’d rather cut and paste this version, please do so. Find Your MP and Their Email Address Please click this link to find your MP: members.parliament.uk/constituencies A ... Read more

August 25th 2020  |   Maldives  |  by   Lucinda Rome

The Maldives, open since mid-July, are one of the most naturally socially distanced destinations one could visit. Factor in that the resorts are limited to one hotel on an island and this slice of Indian Ocean paradise looks particularly appealing in our current world situation. Our pick here is Soneva ... Read more

August 21st 2020  |   Wildlife Safaris, Rwanda, Unique Experiences  |  by   Richard Smith

Rwanda reopened mid-August which is very good news for the mountain gorillas since much of their conservation is funded from tourist revenue. Gorillas are without question the main draw here but, as our ideas show,  Rwanda is a more of complete safari country than it might seem at first glance. ... Read more

August 19th 2020  |   Wildlife Safaris, Namibia  |  by   Alice Gully

Namibia, reopened to visitors in September, is a remarkable country in so many ways. With ever-changing landscapes, wonderful light, and incredible scenery, it is far from a barren wasteland or a one-trick pony; it has desert adapted wildlife aplenty, rich seas along the Atlantic coast, and a surprising variety of ... Read more

August 18th 2020  |   Wildlife Safaris, Unique Experiences, Tanzania  |  by   Francis Naumann

Tanzania has been welcoming visitors since mid-July.  We’ve opted for a northern Tanzania suggestion here but there’s plenty else to choose from with Zanzibar and the south providing glorious beaches and epic wildlife encounters too. Northern Tanzania has more than its fair share of safari wonders with the magnificent Ngorongoro ... Read more

August 17th 2020  |   Wildlife Safaris, Unique Experiences, Zambia  |  by   Richard Smith

Zambia has reopened her doors and with so many of our team having lived and worked here it’s one we feel particularly close to.  Here’s a real 'escape from it all' suggestion. One of Africa’s oldest safari destinations, Zambia is where walking safaris were pioneered with safari legends Norman Carr ... Read more

August 10th 2020  |   Kenya, Wildlife Safaris  |  by   Alice Gully

Kenya started to welcome visitors again on 1st August.  One of the most popular destinations for our clients’ holidays, Kenya is fabulously versatile, with brilliant options for honeymoons, anniversary and birthday celebrations, families and multi-generational safaris.  The wildlife action, exceptional year round, becomes truly extraordinary when wildebeest migration is in ... Read more

August 4th 2020  |   Wildlife Safaris, South Africa  |  by   Francis Naumann

The Kruger National Park is one of Africa’s oldest, largest, and best-known wildlife reserves. It originally consisted of just the land between the Crocodile River on the southern boundary and the Sabi River, and was proclaimed a government wildlife reserve by the president of the South African Republic, Paul Kruger, ... Read more