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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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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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Blue whale

Marine Big Five

If, like us, you are hooked on David Attenborough’s latest masterpiece Blue Planet II, then you might be starting to see the appeal of making marine life more of a focus on your next holiday. We asked our specialists to choose the five most exciting marine species and identify where best to spot them. 1. Blue whale 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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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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Following the wildebeest migration

Often described as the greatest show on Earth, the annual migration of over a million wildebeest (and hundreds of thousands of zebra) is a natural phenomenon like no other. We sent our Africa specialist Harry out to Tanzania to experience this awesome event first hand… As the largest migration of mammals in the world, the more »

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