South Africa : 5 Secret Coastal Gems

South Africa : 5 Coastal Secret Gems

South Africa’s coastal areas are renowned for their stunning beauty and diverse ecosystems, offering a wealth of hidden treasures waiting to be explored. From pristine beaches to lush nature reserves, these secret coastal gems provide a perfect escape for those looking to experience the country’s natural splendour. Here, we delve into five of South Africa’s … Read more

Lapalala Wilderness Reserve : A Hidden Gem

Lapalala Wilderness Reserve

Located in the heart of South Africa’s Waterberg Biosphere in the Limpopo Province, the Lapalala Wilderness Reserve is a little visited gem. A haven for wildlife enthusiasts, adventure seekers, and nature lovers alike, Lucinda has just returned from spending a couple of nights with Lepogo Lodges. Spanning over 48,000 hectares, this pristine wilderness offers a … Read more

Wildlife Photography : Auto Focus Top Tips

Auto Focus for Wildlife Photography

Wildlife photographer Felix Rome continues his blog series with a deep dive into auto focus settings for wildlife photography. Getting into technical detail about the settings themselves, Felix also gives an insight as to how and when to use the various settings described to achieve the best results in your photographs. There are endless ways … Read more

Seeing Elephants : 6 of the Best National Parks

Elephants : 6 of the Best National Parks

Elephants are just one of Africa’s iconic creatures. These majestic animals are revered for their intelligence, social bonds, and sheer power. Seeing these gentle giants in their natural habitat is a bucket-list experience for many wildlife enthusiasts. Sitting and watching the interaction of a herd is fascinating, watching the hierarchy, listening to their rumbles, a … Read more

House reefs in the Maldives : 6 of our favourites

House Reefs of the Maldives : 6 of our Favourites

The Maldives, with its mesmerizing turquoise waters and vibrant marine life, is renowned for its stunning properties with their own house reefs. These underwater paradises are alive with a plethora of species from colourful reef fish to turtles and rays. Every property will offer diving trips but for snorkellers, having a house reef may – … Read more

Discover Namibia : Magnificently Varied

Discover Namibia : Magnificently Varied

The diverse and varied activities on offer in Namibia are a reflection of its amazingly varied landscapes. Travelling through this country offers the chance to marvel at the towering red sand dunes of Sossusvlei, wonder at the rugged beauty of the Skeleton Coast or kayak with seals in Swakopmund, and so much more. Even the … Read more

Walking Safaris – A Thrilling Adventure

Walking Safari with the Bushcamp Company, Zambia

Embarking on a walking safari is akin to stepping back in time, immersing oneself in the untamed beauty of Africa just as the early explorers did. It’s a journey that awakens the senses, offering an intimate encounter with nature’s wonders and engages you with the sights, sounds and scents of the wilderness. In this blog … Read more

Hosted Photographic Safari with Felix Rome

Hosted photographic safari with Felix Rome

A wonderful opportunity to join wildlife photographer Felix Rome on a hosted photographic safari to Botswana in January 2025. A rising star in the world of wildlife photography, Felix has spent a decade honing his skills in both Africa and British Colombia, Canada. A photography guide in the Masai Mara, in Kenya, Felix will offer … Read more

Family safari in October, 4 great countries to consider

Family safari in Zambia, Luangwa Safari House

A family safari is a rich and rewarding holiday, with something for everyone across Africa. While the summer, Easter and Christmas holidays might be obvious choices, October half term is also an ideal time to enjoy a family safari. You’ll find excellent wildlife viewing and great weather, and some of the best countries for families … Read more

Wildlife areas in Kenya – 6 of the best

Rhino at sunset, wildlife viewing at Solio Lodge, Kenya

Kenya’s amazing wildlife viewing is renowned worldwide, with iconic destinations like the Masai Mara attracting visitors from all corners of the globe. However, venturing beyond these well-known areas to explore lesser-visited national parks can offer equally rewarding experiences. Here, we highlight some of Kenya’s key wildlife areas that deserve your attention when planning your safari … Read more