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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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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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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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A Q&A with Manda Bay

Manda Bay sits on a secluded peninsula on Manda Island, off the coast of Lamu, Kenya. Surrounded by incredible coral gardens, long sandy beaches and dense woodland, the area is home to a fantastically diverse selection of wildlife. We caught up with co-owner Fuzz Dyer to find out what sets the hotel apart. As the co-owner of more »

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Big Cat Diaries

Whether they’re looking out over the African savannah or on the prowl in the Pantanal, all around the world majestic big cats dominate the wilderness. Here are a few of the fiercest felines to spot in the wild… Lion Often referred to as the king of the jungle, lions are the African savannah’s top predator. more »

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The Insider: Kenya’s Conservancies

We caught up with conservationist Justin Heath about the threats faced by Kenya’s wildlife, and why he believes private conservancies are the answer. In the area surrounding the Masai Mara there are nine privately managed conservancies set aside for wildlife conservation, which together are almost equal in size to the Mara Reserve itself. Justin manages more »

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