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Photo diary of a multi-generational family safari

Ken & Barbara, past clients on whose heart Africa left a big sandy imprint, decided to bring the whole family (including children AND grandchildren) on a African adventure this time around. Super star consultant, Lise Kargaard, designed a trip that was the perfect combination of action packed activities for the youngsters and downtime with a […]

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Best Time To Visit Kenya: Advice From the Safari Experts

Synonymous with the Hemingway-style safari and home to some of this continent’s greatest wildlife viewing, most iconic African landscapes and best-known reserves, Kenya is the Africa most people dream about. But when is the best time to go to Kenya? We thought we would break this article down into when to go to Kenya, the […]

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My Safari at Mashatu Game Reserve

My blessings are twofold. Not only do I live in South Africa, just a short hop away from the world’s greatest game reserves but I have a job that compels me to go and see them. My latest directive was to nip off to Mashatu in Botswana. A thirty second gander on Mashatu Main Camp’s […]

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Top 5 Travel Trends For 2017

As the new year dawns a natural tendency is to seek out predictions for 2017, and so we canvassed our top travel consultant’s opinion and scoured the web for the latest trends in tourism to bring you some of the top African travel trends for 2017. In today’s fast-paced world time is the most precious […]

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Kenya Tanzania Safaris: Top Highlights & Itinerary Options

The East African countries of Kenya and  Tanzania each hold an abundance of attractions for visitors seeking out an authentic safari experience. Both countries are primarily big game destinations and home to many of Africa’s legendary and inimitable wildlife safari reserves, each offers delightful holiday options for families and honeymooners, adventure-seekers, and everybody in-between. Highlights […]

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Top Tourist Attractions In Africa

Have you ever yearned to climb Table Mountain and marvel at one of the most beautiful cities in the world sprawled out beneath, or wanted to experience the excitement of the Big Five in the Kruger National Park, or dreamt of gliding along the many waterways of the Okavango Delta, or even imagined yourself floating […]

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Top 5 Cape Winelands Spas for the Ultimate Indulgent Experience

I know I am biased, but I truly believe that the South African winelands are one of the most relaxing and aesthetically pleasing places to visit on the planet. Coupled with a professional spa treatment at a fabulous spas on a beautiful wine estate, one is literally transported to heaven. The spa at Franschhoek’s latest in […]

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Safaris From Johannesburg, A Whistle-Stop Wildlife Experience

Not all visitors to South Africa are here on an extended holiday, some unfortunately only find themselves in the country on business, with just a few leisure hours to spare. If you are fleetingly in the Johannesburg (or Tshwane) area, there are at least two malaria-free reserves you may wish to consider for a whistle-stop […]

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Our Top 10 Luxury Safari Camps: Experience Africa Under Canvas

There is something utterly enchanting and very ‘real’ about an African safari experienced ‘under canvas’ in a luxury safari tent. In addition to the sheer romance of the style and glamour of tented colonial Africa, there is the palpable component; the sounds of the wild animals seem closer, the scents of the bush seem sharper, […]

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Safaris Near Cape Town for When You’re Short on Time

Not all visitors to South Africa are fortunate enough to be here on an extended holiday. For those who are lucky enough to find themselves in Cape Town, but less fortunately find themselves with just a day or so to spare for a safari, there are a few game reserves near Cape Town which allow […]

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