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Africa

As vast as it is diverse, encompassing desert, savannah, rainforest, mountain ranges, lowlands, stunning coastline and vast inland lakes, Africa is a continent rich in dramatic scenery and natural beauty. Visiting Africa, you can see the world’s most prolific concentration of wildlife in their natural habitat, experience the warmth of African tribal people and their diverse cultures and beliefs, travel through stunning landscapes and challenge yourself with some amazing adrenalin-fuelled adventures.

Tracking the Little Five in Africa

Elephant, rhino, buffalo, lion, leopard. The Big Five of Africa. Everyone’s always going on about them – and perhaps rightly so as they’re impressive animals. Seeing them in the flesh is an unforgettable experience, definitely something to boast about back home. Smaller in stature … Continue reading

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Life on the plains of Africa – Meet the Masai

Easily recognised by their bright red robes (known as shuka), elaborately beaded jewellery, and slender build, the Masai tribe of Kenya and northern Tanzania are a symbol of African culture and tradition. Along with Africa‘s other attractions – such as … Continue reading

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Photo Showcase – Our Top 10 World Wonders

When it comes to the Top 10 World Wonders, (or even ten top world wonders, not even the top ten) opinion is no doubt divided. But we’re sure no one can really disagree that these are some of the world’s … Continue reading

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A journey through Africa – Volume 2

After last week’s journey through East Africa, we’re continuing our photographic journey through the continent. See more of the diverse and beautiful landscapes of Africa as we journey South. See these incredible landscapes in person on our overland safaris.

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Video of the Week – Heights of Southern Africa

It’s the middle of the week – what better time to hit that full-screen button and take a breather? Imagine yourself exploring the mountains of Southern Africa with us today with our Video of the Week: Heights of Southern Africa. … Continue reading

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A journey through Africa – Volume 1

Africa is one of the most interesting continents to journey through. With incredibly diverse and beautiful landscapes, ancient cultures and fascinating wildlife to see, it’s a photographer’s dream. Join us as we take a photographical journey through the continent of … Continue reading

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Travel Unplugged – Top 10 ways to get off the grid

In this digital world we live in, it’s good to know there are still some places left that offer little or absolutely no connectivity at all – no way to get in touch with all those ‘friends’ and followers through … Continue reading

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The Great Wildebeest Migration begins in Kenya

The annual wildebeest migration, a natural phenomenon which sees around 1.5 million wildebeest on the move in East Africa, has begun in Kenya as the herds move northwards after crossing the Mara River. A spectacular natural wonder, the migration takes … Continue reading

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Photo Showcase – The Garden Route Discovery

Miles Walker recently returned from a trip to Africa, where he explored the Cape and the famous Garden Route over 12 days on the Garden Route Discovery. Check out his amazing photos here!

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Photo Showcase – Gorilla tracking in Africa

Kasia Schulz went gorilla-tracking in Uganda as part of her epic 57-day Great African Expedition. Here she shares photos from her spectacular trip.

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