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Laid-back island holidays in Africa

Imagine yourself stranded on an island for a handful of nights with all the amenities needed for an indulgent and peaceful retreat. Sound like the perfect escape from a busy life? Then read on. Africa has several archipelagos that are …

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Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro

Located in northeast Tanzania, Mount Kilimanjaro is Africa’s highest mountain and the tallest free-standing mountain in the world. Standing 5,895m or 19,340 feet high, the snow-covered dormant volcano can be seen from far into Kenya and Amboseli National Park and climbing …

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Photo blog: Where to go birding in Africa

Catch a glimpse of exquisite plumage, decipher lesser known calls and witness the mating rituals of some of Africa’s finest birds. With its impressive variety of biomes that attract diverse fauna and flora, Africa is a birder’s paradise. From the …

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Photo Blog: Zebra Migration Magic

Botswana’s Zebra Migration sees approximately 30,000 striped steeds journey across the Kalahari Desert as they make their way to the remote, and briefly fertile salt pans of the Okavango Delta. Travelling back and forth between the Chobe River floodplains in …

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Packing tips for an African safari

Make sure to include these five items in your packing list for a great safari experience. From trekking through the mountains of Uganda and Rwanda to find the mighty silverback gorilla to dining with your fellow travellers back at your …

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Honeymoon Safaris in Africa

According to Travel and Leisure, the newlywed royal couple, Harry and Meghan chose Namibia as their honeymoon destination…and we can certainly understand why! Like many other magical destinations in Africa, Namibia is wildly romantic and the ideal place for a …

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Where to See Elephant in Africa

Gigantic but graceful, gentle but destructive; the African elephant is a fascinating creature and arguably Africa’s most iconic animal. From stories like the Jungle Book to Dumbo, elephants have been a part of our childhood tales and collective imaginations for …

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Photo Blog: Winter Wonderland in Southern Africa

Photo © Mfuwe Lodge A winter wonderland in Southern Africa might not involve snow or Christmas trees, but it offers a myriad of other delights to be enjoyed by travellers. As we head towards the middle of the year, the …

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Cultural Safaris in Africa

Africa’s iconic wildlife and landscapes are often the focus of a safari itinerary, however, there is much more to this continent just waiting to be explored. The idea of a cultural safari is often misunderstood. It can bring to mind …

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Where to See Rhinos in Africa

On March 20th, the world said goodbye to Sudan, the last male northern white rhino. This loss of such a special life is a tragic reminder of how critically endangered rhinos are. Due to poaching and habitat-loss, rhinos can now …

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