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April 26th 2018  |   Travel, Wildlife Safaris, Tanzania  |  by   Francis Naumann

Anyone hankering for a complete antidote to the modern world ought to know about Katavi and Mahale, two fabulously remote spots in the far western corner of Tanzania.   The two parks, so totally different not just from each other, but every other park in East Africa, remain hardly visited, with ... Read more

April 20th 2018  |   Travel, Tanzania  |  by   Richard Smith

If you want to enjoy superb wildlife viewing in glorious isolation then head to Tanzania’s southern parks of Selous or Ruaha.  Seeing wildlife in complete privacy is a special privilege, and this magnificent chunk of Tanzania is perfect for it. The range of activities on offer here make it so ... Read more

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 2nd 2018  |   Travel, Wildlife Safaris, Rwanda, Unique Experiences, Tanzania, Uganda  |  by   Alice Gully

Nobody ever forgets the first time they met a mountain gorilla face to face. The world’s largest primate is massively powerful yet amazingly gentle and caring, and remarkably we share more than 97% of our DNA with them. Even old safari hands, who have seen every country, and enough lions ... 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 22nd 2018  |   Botswana, Travel, South Africa, Tanzania, 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

December 11th 2017  |   Unique Experiences, Tanzania, Ethiopia  |  by   Charlotte Opperman

Scenic Air Safari's new 2018 northern Kenya and southern Ethiopia itinerary uses a private Cessna Grand Caravan trace the Omo Delta, touching down in some of Africa's most remote and hard-to-reach places.  This fully inclusive tailor-made safari allows guests to enjoy largely untouched cultures and some scenic and historical highlights ... 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

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

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