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June 15th 2020  |   South Africa  |  by   Richard Smith

Often referred to as the ‘world in one country,’ South Africa’s holiday options range from whale watching to wine-tasting, battlefield tours to bungee-jumping, and safaris to city sightseeing. Little wonder that deciding what to do can be overwhelming. To help narrow the choices, we’ve created a handy guide to highlight ... Read more

May 29th 2020  |   Botswana, Kenya, Riding Safaris, South Africa, Tanzania  |  by   Alice Gully

“One can get in a car and see what man has made. One must get on a horse to see what God has made." Riding safaris are among the most popular holidays we plan so we were wondering what our loyal safari steeds are up to during this worldwide pandemic. ... Read more

May 20th 2020  |   Botswana, Kenya, Wildlife Safaris, South Africa, Zimbabwe  |  by   Alice Gully

We’re missing our African travels as are, we imagine, many of our clients too. So, with help from our partners on the ground, we’ve gathered together a selection of videos to bring the wild of the African savannah to you. As well as providing enjoyment for us in our homes, ... Read more

May 12th 2020  |   Botswana, Family Safaris, Kenya, Riding Safaris, Wildlife Safaris, Namibia, Rwanda, Unique Experiences, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia  |  by   Richard Smith

Some of the camps below are known beyond the safari world, others are the hidden gems we love that lift a safari from 'good' to 'exceptional'. What they all have in common is the exclusive nature of their set up which means they fill quickly. If you’ve got your heart ... Read more

April 27th 2020  |   Botswana, Family Safaris, Kenya, Unique Experiences, South Africa  |  by   Alice Gully

With travel out of the question at the moment, we’ve been in touch with some of our best-loved family camps to bring you some of the fun and more unusual safari activities they offer. We’ve called them ‘home-schooling safari style’ but really it’s an excuse to gather together some of ... Read more

April 9th 2020  |   Family Safaris, South Africa  |  by   Rosanna Pile

‘If it ain't broke don’t fix it’ certainly came to mind when planning our February half term holiday with our six and three-year-old kids.  Our maiden voyage to South Africa last summer was such a huge success we felt we just had to go back to explore this wonderful ‘world ... Read more

December 23rd 2019  |   South Africa  |  by   Richard Smith

Wild – The Timbavati Spreading luxuriantly over much of north eastern South Africa, the Kruger National Park is one of Africa’s finest wildlife reserves, a treasure trove of wildlife in a region of exceptional natural beauty and an essential part of any South African safari. The Kruger stretches for over ... Read more

December 17th 2019  |   South Africa  |  by   Lucinda Rome

While the Kruger is South Africa’s most famous national park, Madikwe Game Reserve is one of its unsung gems. Regarded as one of the country’s most successful conservation stories, this formerly semi-arid farmland in the north west, close to the Botswana border and its capital Gaborone, was designated in 1991 ... Read more

December 9th 2019  |   South Africa  |  by   Richard Smith

Makuleke is little known, even among safari specialists. Test it if you like. Call six safari companies and see how many can place it. One might be able to, and a couple of others might ask if you meant Marakele, but I’m confident most won’t know where it is or ... Read more

October 25th 2019  |   Unique Experiences, South Africa  |  by   Rosanna Pile

Cape Town is famous for its eclectic mix of restaurants and wealth of talented chefs from around the world who are all about using fresh, local ingredients.  The most popular book up months in advance, but there are so many other options it’s often hard to know where to start.  ... Read more