Kruger and Mozambique –
Claire’s perfect travel companions

Combining a thrilling Big 5 safari in the bush with a relaxing stay by the azure waters of the Indian Ocean offers the ideal twin-centre trip. My recent trip twinning Tanda Tula Safari Lodge in the Timbavati (part of the Greater Kruger National Park), and Benguerra Island, Mozambique is certainly a bush and beach combination …

Banyan Tree Seychelles
Luxury resort in harmony with its natural surroundings

As you wind along the twisting driveway leading to Banyan Tree Seychelles on the main island of Mahe, you immediately feel you have arrived at a special place.  With picturesque gardens and wetlands to your left, giant granite Seychelles boulders and tropical forests on your right, this is somewhere at one with its natural surroundings. …

Wildlife & Safari Travel Show 2018

We’re offering FREE tickets to join Mahlatini at the Wildlife & Safari Travel Show. This unmissable event for any wildlife enthusiast is being held at the Harrogate Convention Centre – 29 & 30 September 2018. Wildlife and safari travel is bigger, better and more popular than ever before, and for all those wanting to get …

Donna explores Tanzania’s Southern Circuit

  It’s been a personal ambition of mine to see Southern Tanzania for years, and this was heightened on a recent visit to this amazing country, touring the Northern Circuit. I thought I knew Tanzania well, but in reality, seeing the busier Tarangire, Ngorongoro and Serengeti parks of the well-established Northern Circuit does nothing to …

Mahlatini helping save the rhino

Mahlatini has been proud sponsors of leading rhino conservation charity Save the Rhino International for over five years. In that time, we have worked hand in hand with the organisation to raise over £12,500. Money raised through our complimentary Survive membership scheme, donation of auction prizes and purchasing merchandise has helped us work towards our …

Glynis’ Ventures in Zimbabwe

A visit to the magnificent Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe has been sitting on my travel bucket list for longer than I can remember. With the recent change in political structures in Zimbabwe, this is definitely an emerging destination, so the timing of my trip felt opportune. A business class upgrade on my flight to Addis …

Mahlatini’s second home – Cape Town

2018 marks a significant milestone for Mahlatini as it sees us open a permanent office in Cape Town, at the heart of the African travel industry. This exciting development is fuelled by our exponential growth in recent years. It sees us fulfil a long-held ambition to have a base in Africa. First-hand product knowledge and …

Liane’s ‘Out of Africa’ Kenya adventure

My African travels to date have all been in Southern African countries. Where better to kickstart my exploration of East Africa than in the most famous safari reserve in the world – the Maasai Mara? My first night in Kenya was enjoyed at the 148 Guest House in Nairobi’s quiet suburb of Langata, just down …

Sive’s unforgettable Kenya journey

I’m incredibly fortunate to have travelled extensively across Africa, and around the globe, but elusive Kenya was still sitting on the top of my ‘Must visit’ list. When an invitation from The Safari Collection and &Beyond to stay at some of the most unique properties and fabulous locations that Kenya has to offer of, I …