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Charley Boorman

In conversation with Charley Boorman

We were lucky enough to catch up with famous adventurer Charley Boorman, on his passion for travel, his love affair with Africa and his recent trip to Kenya. Here’s what he had to say… 1. You are always out and about exploring the world. What is it you love so much about travel? Ever since I more »

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The Okavango Delta from above

Botswana: a wonderland of waterways

Best known for its untamed wilderness, Botswana is made up of hugely contrasting environments; the unforgiving semi-arid desert landscapes in the south of the country couldn’t be further from the floodplains found in the northern areas. Laura from our product team recently went out to explore Botswana, and here she tells us why travelling along more »

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Lioness and cub

Ruaha: Tanzania’s hinterland

Our recent photo competition was won by Dave Cox, for his incredible picture of a stand-off between a lion and a herd of buffalo (pictured below). Him and his wife Jenny spent two weeks on safari in Ruaha, a remote national park in southern Tanzania. Here Jenny tells us all about their experience getting off 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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Colobus monkey

More to Rwanda than gorillas

Imagine Africa specialist Matt has just returned from a week in Rwanda, where he discovered there’s more to the ‘land of a thousand hills’ than gorilla trekking. Here, he explains why this fascinating country should be next on your list… The highlight of anyone’s adventures in Rwanda is the ultimate bucket list excursion: tracking mountain more »

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Watching our balloon start to inflate

Safari from the skies

On a recent trip to Kenya, floating over the Masai Mara in a hot air balloon was a real highlight for our Africa specialist Georgia. Here she tells us all about her safari from the skies… After a very early wake-up call made easier by a tray of hot chocolate and biscuits brought to my more »

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