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Pelican Point Lodge with seals in the foreground

Kayaking with seals in Namibia

On her first visit to Namibia, our Africa Product Executive Laura was in complete awe of the incredible scenery and ever-changing landscapes. Here, she tells us about the highlight of her trip. From the rust red dunes of Sossusvlei and the eerie trees of Dead Vlei to the haunting beauty of the Skeleton Coast and incredible game more »

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Reading Namibia: Top 6 books

The downtime hours on your trip are perfect for relaxing with a book. These are our top six books on Namibia to help you get to know the country better. IN BUSHVELD AND DESERT: A GAME RANGER’S LIFE by Christiaan Bakkes In Bushveld and Desert is an entertaining book of wilderness stories written by famous safari guide more »

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Take to the water

From expedition cruising in Antarctica to drifting down Asia’s many waterways, or staying on a houseboat on the Zambezi, getting out on the water really does give you a totally unique perspective on a new destination. Here are a few of our favourite boats around the world… M/V Sea Spirit, Antarctica Experience the hauntingly beautiful more »

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Wildlife encounters

Top wildlife encounters

There’s nothing we love more than watching wild animals going about their lives, unfazed by our temporary passing in their world. From the sounds of their calls to their quirky mannerisms and even at times their unique scent, tracking down wildlife requires you to have all your senses engaged. To celebrate World Wildlife Day, we’ve more »

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The insider: mountian gorilla conservation

In 2018, mountain gorillas were reclassified from critically endangered to endangered, and the latest census showed their population had exceeded 1,000 for the first time in decades. We caught up with Ian Redmond who worked alongside the famous conservationist Dian Fossey, and is now a leading world specialist in gorillas. When did you know that more »

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Emperor penguins

Dynasties: where to see the stars of the show

Our Sunday evenings simply won’t be the same now Dynasties is over. From the political struggles of an alpha chimp to the harsh winter conditions faced by emperor penguins, the last five weeks have been an emotional roller coaster that has had us glued to our screens. We’ve laughed, cried, cooed and enjoyed the ultimate sense more »

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