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Beat the heat

As much as we’re loving the hot weather that has taken hold of the UK, we can’t help but find ourselves dreaming of somewhere a little cooler. While office air-con units across the country struggle to combat these remarkable temperatures day after day, some of the coldest spots on the planet begin to seem quite more »

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Sunsets and safari in South Africa

Year after year, South Africa holds its spot as our most popular destination; it never fails to wow. We asked Imagine guests Angus and Sarah Wilson, who recently travelled there on honeymoon, to tell us why this unique and varied country stole their hearts. South Africa had been at the top of our adventure list more »

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Pangolin

The Tikki Hywood Foundation

We have recently partnered with The Tikki Hywood Foundation, who work hard to protect pangolins and Africa’s other lesser-known endangered species through conservation, education and legislation. What is a pangolin? The pangolin is a relatively little-known animal. There are four different species of pangolin found in Africa, and another four in Asia. They are solitary more »

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Madagascar: A photo story

Home to baobabs, lemurs and endless sandy beaches, Madagascar is a much loved destination for beach aficionados and wildlife lovers alike. However, for Africa expert, Jo, it was meeting the local Malagasy people that really made her trip so special. Her photos give us a glimpse of island life on Madagascar… Madagascar; for some, a word that conjures up thoughts more »

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Earth Day

April 22nd is Earth Day, which aims to focus attention around the world on celebrating the amazing planet we live on and raising awareness about the importance of conserving our natural environment. Africa’s travel and safari industry has an important role to play in funding the continent’s conservation efforts, but it’s also crucial that the properties more »

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Loitering around in Kenya

Kenya is renowned for its spectacular landscapes, incredible wildlife and fascinating culture. Yet, getting off the beaten track to a lesser travelled corner of this vast and varied country makes for a truly unforgettable adventure. Africa expert, Sebastian, confirms why the wilderness of Loita Hills, northeast of the Masai Mara, is the ultimate destination for a safari with a more »

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