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Dynasties: where to see the stars of the show

Our Sunday evenings simply won’t be the same now Dynasties is over. From the political struggles of an alpha chimp to the harsh winter conditions faced by emperor penguins, the last five weeks have been an emotional roller coaster that has had us glued to our screens. We’ve laughed, cried, cooed and enjoyed the ultimate sense more »

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A Q&A with Manda Bay

Manda Bay sits on a secluded peninsula on Manda Island, off the coast of Lamu, Kenya. Surrounded by incredible coral gardens, long sandy beaches and dense woodland, the area is home to a fantastically diverse selection of wildlife. We caught up with co-owner Fuzz Dyer to find out what sets the hotel apart. As the co-owner of more »

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Big Cat Diaries

Whether they’re looking out over the African savannah or on the prowl in the Pantanal, all around the world majestic big cats dominate the wilderness. Here are a few of the fiercest felines to spot in the wild… Lion Often referred to as the king of the jungle, lions are the African savannah’s top predator. more »

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The Insider: Kenya’s Conservancies

We caught up with conservationist Justin Heath about the threats faced by Kenya’s wildlife, and why he believes private conservancies are the answer. In the area surrounding the Masai Mara there are nine privately managed conservancies set aside for wildlife conservation, which together are almost equal in size to the Mara Reserve itself. Justin manages 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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