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African Family Holidays at a Glance

For an incredible family holiday there are hundreds of places all around the world that you could visit. However, there are very few as memorable or as exciting for the kids as the wild plains and coastlines of Africa. Disneyland doesn’t even come close. South Africa, Tanzania and Kenya are the destinations of choice for families. These …

The Rare Animal Series Part 1: The wild dog

Africa is full of incredible animal species, however, many of these are terribly endangered and may one day become nothing more than a memory, existing only in the history books. This is the first in a series of blogs taking a closer look at some of Africa’s more endangered species and presenting you with all …

10 Radical Rhino Facts

Wake up to the plight of one of earth’s most famous inhabitants and play your part in saving a species before it’s too late. In honour of World Rhino Day we have compiled our Top 10 rhino facts to get you interested, involved and, hopefully, to tell you something about rhinos you didn’t already know. …

The Grey Market – Africa for the over 60’s

If you are a tourist and you are over 60 then you are officially classed as the grey market. Interestingly it is the over 60’s that are helping the tourism industry stay afloat. The chicks have flown the nest and as a result the bank balance is healthier. For these reasons the ‘grey market’ is …

Twin Centre Honeymoons

We are constantly finding that honeymooners are asking for a honeymoon combining two or more components in it, for example, they might wish to have an action packed safari as well as a romantic tropical island beach holiday in one. These holidays, which are termed ‘Twin Centre Holidays,’ are steadily growing in popularity. This is …

The History of Safari

When many of us hear the term ‘safari’ it evokes images of a bygone era where decadence, exploration and adventure were the spirit of the day.  We think back on a time ruled by hunters, dark tales of adventure, and an undeniable mysticism.  The history of safari is fascinating but how did today’s safari as we …

An Interview with Claire from Mahlatini

Claire grew up in the Warm Heart of Africa, Malawi. A natural water baby, she moved from Malawi at 18 where many a weekend had been spent at Lake Malawi to becoming a scuba diving instructor at Aliwal Shoal along Durban’s famous coastline. After spending a few years working as an instructor in South Africa …

Mauritius, the family friendly holiday

Mauritius has always been popular with the honeymoon market but increasingly we are finding that bookings for families are on the increase. Why is Mauritius such a family friendly destination? Travel For Europeans travelling to Mauritius the flight is a relatively easy overnight flight with no jet lag. This will appeal to parents, particularly of …

Things you should know when planning a safari holiday

The planning of a safari holiday can be a daunting process.   It isn’t your average beachside break and is likely to cost more.    There is a huge choice of styles and destinations and this can make safari planning a mind boggling experience.   For many people a safari is the holiday of a lifetime so it …