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July 4th 2018  |   Family Safaris, Travel, South Africa, Mauritius  |  by   Richard Smith
Wild dogs at Morukuru Owner's House, South Africa

South Africa’s safari areas are some of the best on the continent, while Mauritian hospitality is often used as a byword for quality of service and it has beaches to match the high standards of the hotel personnel. A triangle of direct flights make it easy to combine a safari ... Read more

February 20th 2018  |   Botswana, Travel, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zanzibar and islands, Zimbabwe, Mauritius  |  by   Charlotte Opperman
Lemuria Seychelles

A few days on the beach complement a safari perfectly.  It’s a great way to prepare for, or relax after, the early morning safari starts.  The enormous variety in accommodation style along Africa’s glorious Indian Ocean coastline – from barefoot chic hideaways to resort-style hotels – means there is something ... Read more

October 17th 2017  |   Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania, Zanzibar and islands, Mauritius, Maldives  |  by   Charlotte Opperman

There’s an African beach out there to suit every taste and budget. We’ve rounded up some of the best here, but as it’s impossible to give detailed information in a few words, please give us a call for more ideas on Africa’s best beach retreats. Families A few seaside days ... Read more

January 12th 2016  |   Botswana, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zanzibar and islands, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Mauritius  |  by   Charlotte Opperman

Year-round there is somewhere in Africa and the Indian Ocean with sunny days and great wildlife. Here are some of our favourite places to visit month by month. January – safari in Kenya and you’ll have superb wildlife. The Masai Mara is excellent and less visited at this time of ... Read more

November 8th 2018  |   Family Safaris, Kenya, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Mauritius  |  by   Richard Smith

We all know teenagers can be difficult: they operate on a different time zone to other humans, have the attention span of a gnat and really only like hanging out with other teens—much less Mum and Dad. So is it mad to plan a safari holiday with teenagers? Absolutely not! ... Read more

July 14th 2014  |   Mauritius  |  by   Alice Gully

Our last trip to Africa three years ago seemed a distant memory. Triplet girls and work commitments left us pretty short of time but with the girls 18 months old last November, we decided we could, finally, snatch a week away. Since I needed a rest than a full on ... Read more

July 13th 2014  |   Mauritius  |  by   Jo Ainscough

You’d have to look pretty hard to find an island that beats Mauritius as the perfect place for a relaxing beach holiday. Wonderful palm fringed beaches, a warm clear blue sea and excellent hotels offering everything from water sports and tennis, to spa treatments and delicious cuisine, make it one ... Read more