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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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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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Walking in Kenya’s wilderness

Karisia Walking Safaris are breaking the mould in Northern Kenya with some truly stunning itineraries. We sent our Kenya specialist Anton out to check out their pioneering safari style and ground-breaking conservation methods. Here he tells us all about his experience… Africa is famed for its vast open landscapes and diversity of wildlife, however the majority more »

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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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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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