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Serengeti

Serengeti: as seen on TV

The BBC’s latest wildlife series Serengeti really switched things up in terms of how nature documentaries are delivered, and we were glued to our screens every episode. With the use of ground-breaking videography and a dramatised storytelling technique, the series captured the daily unrest and emotional moments faced by animals of the Serengeti in northern more »

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The Lion King: Follow in the footsteps of Simba

Whether it’s Simba or Mufasa, Pumbaa or Timon, the lovable characters of The Lion King all hold a special place in our hearts. So, with the release of Disney’s live-action remake now upon us, we thought we would reintroduce you to some of the most classic characters, along with advice on the best places in more »

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Zimbabwe’s Rhino – A New Future

Our Africa expert, Anton, went to Zimbabwe in search of rhinos and saw first hand how this endeavour is revitalising the country. Many people think that due to the political turmoil and recent hardships within the country that ‘ticking off’ the Big Five in Zimbabwe is not possible. Yet, if you know where to go more »

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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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