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January 13th 2016  |  Botswana, Kenya, Namibia, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zanzibar and islands  |  by  Richard Smith

You’ve seen Big Cat Diary, watched Out Of Africa, and sat breathlessly through numerous wildlife documentaries narrated by David Attenborough. Now you want to go on your first safari holiday. Where should you go? What can you see? Which Country For Your First Safari Holiday? Africa is huge, with the ... Read more

January 12th 2016  |  Botswana, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zanzibar and islands, Zimbabwe  |  by  Charlotte Opperman

Year-round there is somewhere in Africa and the Indian Ocean with sunny days and great wildlife. Here are some of our favourite places to visit month by month. January – safari in Kenya and you’ll have superb wildlife. The Masai Mara is excellent and less visited at this time of ... Read more

June 22nd 2015  |  Botswana, Family Safaris, Kenya, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zanzibar and islands, Zimbabwe  |  by  Richard Smith

I love a pool; more for swimming in than lazing alongside, and our clients often cite a swimming pool in their must-haves for their safari holiday. Indeed, one of the most relaxing ways to spend downtime when you are on safari is to cool off for a dip in a ... Read more

June 8th 2015  |  Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zanzibar and islands  |  by  Richard Smith

With UNESCO World Heritage Sites sites scattered across the African continent, I thought I’d round up some of my favourite, together with some of the reasons I believe they're worth a visit and how you might see them on an African holiday. Okavango Delta, Botswana This is one of just a ... Read more

May 29th 2015  |  Kenya, Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania, Travel, Zanzibar and islands  |  by  Richard Smith

Africa’s Indian Ocean coastline contains some of the world’s finest coral reefs and offers wonderfully varied diving holidays from the warm tropical waters around northern Mozambique to the cooler seas off South Africa’s Cape coast. Several marine parks and reserves line the coast of Kenya, continuing down to even better ... Read more

July 13th 2014  |  Zanzibar and islands  |  by  Richard Smith

The advantage of any safari in East Africa is that you are within easy reach of a wide variety of excellent beach locations for a few nights relaxation pre or post game viewing. You can find beautiful white sandy beaches, excellent snorkelling and dive sites, or wild beaches with great ... Read more