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February 20th 2018  |   Botswana, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania, Travel, Zambia, Zanzibar and islands, Zimbabwe  |  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 22nd 2018  |   Botswana, South Africa, Tanzania, Travel, Zambia  |  by   Charlotte Opperman
Time + Tide Chinzombo, South Luangwa, Zambia

Africa’s luxury safari lodges come in all shapes and forms  - from opulent properties offering all singing, all dancing lavishness in the wilderness to exquisite private safari houses.   If you prefer not to stay under canvas in a classic tented camp, or would like to mix styles of accommodation, then ... Read more

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

January 12th 2018  |   Botswana, South Africa, Travel, Zambia, Zimbabwe  |  by   Charlotte Opperman

Sitting in the back of a vehicle, watching the African wildlife and scenery unfold before you is one of the true pleasures of a safari. If you’ve not done it before here’s a quick look at what to expect. Your first experience of a game drive is likely to be ... 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, Kenya, South Africa, Tanzania, Travel, 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

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

October 3rd 2017  |   Madagascar, Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania, Travel, Unique Experiences  |  by   Richard Smith

You love a beach, but your travelling companions need a bit more activity than relaxing in the sun by the pool or sea. It’s a scenario we encounter fairly regularly here and are happy to report that there are plenty of options to keep everyone happy. Rocktail Beach Camp A ... Read more

September 25th 2017  |   Botswana, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Seychelles, South Africa, Zambia  |  by   Richard Smith

Look on a map and it’s clear that Kenya and Tanzania should be the top safari and beach holiday destinations. They're renowned for their wildlife - it’s even said that Kenya was where the safari holiday was invented – and both have Indian Ocean coastlines. But not everyone wants the ... Read more