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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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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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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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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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