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March 23rd 2018  |   Travel, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Unique Experiences, South Africa, Tanzania, 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, Travel, Kenya, South Africa, 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

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

January 19th 2018  |   Botswana, Travel, Kenya, Namibia, 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, Travel, Kenya, South Africa, 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, Travel, Kenya, Namibia, Rwanda, 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

November 27th 2017  |   Family Safaris, Kenya  |  by   Fynn Carey

I love it when we have kids to stay on safari. There are so many fun things to do in the bush and it's boring doing them on your own! So when we have guests to stay with kids with me at Laikipia Wilderness it’s really exciting. There are lots of ... Read more

November 16th 2017  |   Botswana, Kenya, Riding Safaris, South Africa  |  by   Charlotte Opperman

Without a doubt riding in Africa is a wonderful way to see the landscape and wildlife.  But what to do if not everyone in your family shares your love of horses and riding?  Can you find a happy mix to accommodate both the rider and non-rider?  You can, and there ... Read more

November 15th 2017  |   Botswana, Family Safaris, Travel, Kenya, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia  |  by   Charlotte Opperman

There’s nothing like the African bush for transforming a grumpy teen into a smiling companion (I know, I’ve been there!)  They might quail at the prospect of no WiFi, Spotify or any of the other things they can’t live without, but the variety of wildlife and safari activities in the ... Read more