Probably not, although it’s one of South Africa’s largest and best game reserves, offering an authentic, game-rich safari experience at a very competitive price. Forget the crowds, the high prices and the over-commercialised destinations that you have heard about this is something very authentic and different. Madikwe is fast becoming for those in the know […]
While lions are found in many big safari places, on a recent trip to the Masai Mara in Kenya, I couldn’t believe quite how many lions I saw on one game drive, let alone the full 5 days I spent there! Never in my ‘safari life’ have I found myself driving past a lion sighting […]
There are times when you just want to escape, get away from it all, cast off your cares and leave the daily routine well and truly behind. We all have different ideas of the perfect getaway, the top of a mountain (or as high as we can comfortably get), a remote desert island, the depths […]
I am in a world of water. It hangs from trees like a thick mossy coat. It tumbles in cascades and floods of rushing streams. I find it quietly fallen, in drops that capture rainbows like prisms, and raging in sudden torrents of intense rain. And where this water lands, life explodes upwards. Tangled spirals […]
If you’re travelling from Saadani to The Tides, and are offered the chance to make the journey by road rather than by the short by air, grab it!
This trip to Tanzania was my first-ever visit to Africa, and I suppose I had all the usual preconceptions from watching a mixture of David Attenborough and Comic Relief.