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November 5th 2019  |   Unique Experiences, Congo  |  by   Alice Gully

This is a once in a lifetime Congo Basin walk with a primatologist and an ornithologist. The unique adventure will be hosted by renowned experts and conservationists Paul Telfer and Rod Cassidy, each a legend in their own right. Up to eight guests will discover more, learn more, and connect ... 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

October 23rd 2019  |   Unique Experiences  |  by   Becky Thomson

The wildlife, classic tented camps and stunning scenery are the hallmarks of a safari.  You’re also likely to leave Africa astonished by the sheer ingenuity of safari chefs.  They can rustle up perfect soufflés and cakes from holes in the ground, make the best breakfasts ever over an open fire ... Read more

October 21st 2019  |   Unique Experiences  |  by   Richard Smith

We’re often asked by our clients if the safari camps and lodges we work with can cater to various dietary requirements.  The answer is most definitely they can, so long as they have some advance warning (keep in mind that the more remote camps will only have sporadic deliveries so ... Read more

October 18th 2019  |   Unique Experiences  |  by   Jess Hills

When it comes to dining venues, Africa must surely offer more variety than anywhere else.  Here are some of our favourite spots: Giraffe Manor, Nairobi – Sharing breakfast with the resident giraffe is a delight like no other. Jack’s Camp, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana - Delicious small bites are served in ... Read more

October 9th 2019  |   Travel, Wildlife Safaris, Rwanda, Unique Experiences, Tanzania, Uganda  |  by   Richard Smith

Chimpanzees live in rainforest and wet savannah across several countries in central and East Africa and Aardvark Safaris offers guests the opportunities to track these charismatic animals in Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda. Generally active during the day, chimpanzees spend much of their time on the forest floor foraging for food ... Read more

October 9th 2019  |   Botswana, Community Safaris, Travel, Unique Experiences, Zambia, Zimbabwe  |  by   Richard Smith

The original safaris were walking safaris and this is still one of the best ways to really experience Africa. With an expert guide alongside you, you’ll sense things around you in a way much more vivid than you would from a vehicle. It may be the case that you're not ... Read more

September 16th 2019  |   Travel, Wildlife Safaris, Rwanda, Unique Experiences, Uganda, Congo  |  by   Alice Gully

The slowly growing mountain gorilla population is one of the conservation success stories of our time and a gorilla tracking safari is a highly rewarding experience. The only way to find these jungle kings is on foot, with a guide and a team of scouts.  If you are looking for ... Read more

September 1st 2019  |   Travel, Wildlife Safaris, Conservation Safaris, Unique Experiences  |  by   Alice Gully

We’ve put together several, bucket list-amazing, sabbatical holidays and thought we should share how brilliantly a jaunt to Africa can activate the re-set button.  Running from two weeks to two months (or more), these trips can be planned as part of a worldwide holiday or stand alone, and for couples, ... Read more

June 14th 2019  |   Botswana, Community Safaris, Travel, Unique Experiences  |  by   Charlotte Opperman

Mention Botswana and you’ll likely conjure up an image of the Okavango Delta with its myriad shimmering waterways and lagoons.  Don’t stop there though, because Botswana has so much more to offer.   At the other end of the spectrum are the wilds of the Kalahari and Makgadikgadi Pans which form ... Read more