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By Jess
On: 28th April, 2015

Five Ultimate African Safari Experiences

  • Africa
  • Botswana
  • South Africa
  • Zimbabwe
  • Zambia
  • Tanzania

The Swahili word safari, meaning long journey, was first introduced into the English language in the nineteenth century. Fast forward to 2015 and the term has come to represent a whole raft of bucket list experiences, from walking safaris to canoeing, horse riding and even flying.…

Colourful sarongs on beach, Mozambique, Africa
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By Tom
On: 3rd October, 2014

Africa: a Continent in Crisis?

  • Africa
  • South Africa
  • Kenya
  • Tanzania
  • Botswana
  • Namibia
  • Zimbabwe
  • Zambia
  • Rwanda
  • Morocco

Let's be honest, it's been something of an annus horribilis for Africa. Kenya, Mali and Algeria (and others) face ongoing security concerns and the Ebola virus has dominated headlines, while the Oscar Pistorius trial became another negative media circus, all making 2014 a year Africa would…

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By Guest blogger
On: 3rd June, 2014

Zimbabwe is Back!

  • Zimbabwe

"Zimbabwe is back!" says my guide Michael, with a huge grin. And his message was echoed just as brightly by every Zimbabwean I met on my 10 day trip of this beautiful country. And judging by all the visitors I saw, it seems it is indeed back. On the tourist map at least.

tanzania land
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By Jess
On: 6th March, 2014

Which African Safari Are You?

  • Africa
  • South Africa
  • Botswana
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

African safaris are not, in our humble opinion, marmite scenarios; rather something absolutely everyone should try and will, undoubtedly, love. Even if you're a seasoned safari-pro, there's still more to try and if you've never done it before, there's no time like the present. So, what type…

Zimbabwe Elephants
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By Guest blogger
On: 25th September, 2013

My Amazing Zimbabwe Safari

  • Zimbabwe
  • Africa

Having heard so much about how wonderful a Zimbabwe safari was in the good old days, and how they are soon to become the holiday of a lifetime destination once again, I was intrigued at long last to experience one for myself - and it didn't disappoint!

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By Ra
On: 12th February, 2013

Top 5 Safari Parks in Africa

  • Botswana
  • Mozambique
  • Tanzania
  • Zimbabwe

Africa. The name alone conjures up images of vast horizons, seemingly endless plains, and herds of wild animals. It's of no great surprise, then, that safari holidays and national parks are some of the greatest appeals to people visiting the many countries of Africa.

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By Eleanor
On: 30th January, 2013

Holidays for Couples in Africa

  • Mozambique
  • Namibia
  • South Africa
  • Zimbabwe

Luxury holidays in Africa aren't hard to come by - and the continent has many idyllic places to offer for those couples searching for an ultimate bespoke romantic holiday. These are Africa consultant Millie's favourite tailor made trips best suited to couples...

On: 18th December, 2012

Top 5 New African Safari Camps

  • Botswana
  • Tanzania
  • Zimbabwe

2012 has seen lots of exciting new developments for safaris and camps around Africa. After a turbulent time for Kenya, things are definitely on the up. So promising, in fact, that two of our absolute favourite new African safari camps are in Kenya. Read on to learn more about our luxury…

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By Eleanor
On: 30th May, 2012

Zimbabwe: Ten Years On

  • Zimbabwe
  • Africa

Once in a life time holidays don't come better than in a safari capacity, and a lot has changed in Zimbabwe over the past decade. Now, find out why it's on the up...

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By Tom
On: 1st February, 2011

New Destinations: Should I Stay Or Should I Go Now?

  • Myanmar (Burma)
  • Iran
  • Zimbabwe
  • Sri Lanka

Those famous philosophers The Clash inadvertently put a modern moral dilemma in a punk nutshell - should we really travel to countries ruled by dubious regimes? Well, in some cases the answer is a categoric and resounding no (who'd want to go to France, anyway?), but for most of these…