What should I pack for a Safari Holiday?
I have been fortunate enough to have been on safari many, many times to a variety of countries across the African continent.
Kung Fu training can be great fun for individuals as well as active families and it is possible to train at The Shaolin Temple and other specialist schools across the country. You would get a first-hand experience of the rigours of the training and learn ab...
Going on a safari to India is not just about game viewing. It is as much about observing, experiencing and learning about the complete eco-system and there is no better or more eco-friendly way to immerse in nature and explore the wilderness than walking sa...
People always yearn for a sense of connection, be it social or spiritual, and religion plays an important role in our search for meaning in life.
In my experience, one of the very best ways to enjoy Africa’s most amazing wilderness with a small group of friends or family, is to rent a private house.
To begin with, if you are considering going to Africa on a luxury safari, do take proper time to plan. Would you rush out and buy an expensive car in a hurry?
Botswana is a perfect destination if you are contemplating a family safari to Africa. Coming from Botswana I am a little biased and think this is the best place, but of course there are other such wonderful family safari destinations such as Zimbabwe, South...
Walking safaris are truly one of the best ways to explore the wilderness and really get in-touch with nature!
As the rhino population unhappily declines by three every single day, you really should move heaven and earth to see this remarkable creature in the wild before it's too late.
The great thing about taking children to South Africa is that there is no jet lag to contend with plus the bonus of night flights.
Robin Pope and John Stevens have teamed together to open John’s Camp. John Stevens is one of the most well-known guides in Africa and is an experienced tracker wildlife spotter.
Positioned on one side of the famed Pacific Rim of Fire, Latin America certainly isn’t short of a dramatic volcanic peak or two. The Andes runs like an artery down the continent and is home to some of the highest and most spectacular snow-capped mountains a...
For many who travel to Africa, seeing the wild animals and the open plains is especially exciting, particularly if they have saved up for this once in a life time safari.
Ethiopia is home to some of the most fascinating indigenous tribal communities in Africa and culturally, the highlight of southern Ethiopia is South Omo.
Thinking of going on safari? With so many choices and so much to see, here is a useful table with best time to travel to Africa on safari - at a glance.
A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Okavango Delta is a wonderland of wilderness, with beautiful landscapes and a plethora of wildlife.
I am delighted to be travelling to El Salvador and Nicaragua in Central America later this year and I am thrilled to have the opportunity to uncover some wonderful new gems to introduce to our clients.
Glamping is one of those words that has really come into ‘vogue’ in recent years but one that I think suits beautifully some of the more eclectic and unique places to stay in some stunning parts of Latin America.
Antarctica has never been more accessible than it is now and yet it remains that last frontier, that final untouched wilderness. For some decades now, intrepid travellers have had the opportunity to reach the White Continent by voyaging across the southern ...
If you have the desire to see penguins in their natural habitat in vast numbers, the answer is, of course, to head to the southern hemisphere.
Once you have seen elephants in the wild, spent time with them observing and noting how they interact as a family and how the matriarch leads the family with her many years of experience, you see just how special these animals are.
Bhutan is an extraordinarily special kingdom and the only country in the world, where a government policy includes gross national happiness! Druk Yul, as it is otherwise known, is the perfect example of a successful country that preserves its ancient past w...
With such a vast wealth of places to visit and sights to see, it can sometimes be quite overwhelming when considering which regions to include in a journey to India, for first and even second time visitors.
Sri Lanka is blossoming right now. For the last few years this pretty island has quietly been establishing its mark as a must visit destination, high on cognoscenti’s travel lists.
Nepal offers so much for anyone interested in breath taking scenery, incredible art work, culture, wildlife and trekking.
Flying in from Mahé by helicopter to North Island, it is a short 15 minute flight, where you can experience magnificent views of clear turquoise waters and untouched white sandy beaches.
It is almost impossible to fathom the depth of culture and complexities of this incredible country, but that is what makes India so enticing. It is a nation that is constantly evolving, at a rapid pace, yet where there are so many places seemingly so far be...