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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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Tiger tiger

Tiger safaris explained

India’s size, landscape and fantastic national parks and tiger reserves all play a part in offering travellers an enchanting wildlife experience. This is by far the best place to spot the elusive Bengal tiger in the wild, with half of the world’s population of wild tigers found in India. Here, our specialist Ric shares his experience of 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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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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