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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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Flamingos

Animals in love

Rather than filling your head with an endless list of exotic places where you could enjoy a candlelit dinner for two, this Valentine’s Day we’ve decided to look to the animal kingdom for signs of true love in the wild. We’ve picked out a few of the romantic rituals and cute courtships carried out by 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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Leopard hunting vervet monkeys in the tree

Where the wild things are

Our Africa specialist Jo recently went to Ruaha National Park in Tanzania to discover one of the country’s last wildernesses. Here’s what she has to say about her trip… When people think about Tanzania, nine out of ten times I guarantee they will jump to those iconic scenes of wildebeest desperately fighting for their lives more »

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