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Family holidays to Africa: our insider’s view

Are you still on the hunt for this year’s family holiday? Whether you are planning some quality time with the kids for your summer break, a half term getaway or an escape from the weather with the family over Christmas and New Year, here’s a little enticement from us. As experts in luxury escapes to …

Victoria Falls hotels: Our top 5

Esteemed for its natural beauty, Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe is an incredible example of nature at its best. Famed as the world’s largest waterfall and one of the seven natural wonders of the world, the Falls are a huge tourist attraction. In and around the Victoria Falls area, the majesty of nature is nicely complemented by …

Victoria Falls Top 10 Fun Facts

Continuing our celebrations regarding David Livingstone’s bicentenary we thought it apt to write about possibly his greatest and certainly most famous discovery. Read on to uncover 10 things you didn’t know about Victoria Falls. 1. First discovered by European eyes in 1855 The Falls were first seen by European eyes when David Livingstone discovered them …

In The Footsteps of Livingstone

To mark the bicentenary of famous explorer David Livingstone’s birth Mahlatini have introduced a brand new itinerary to allow you to share in his many adventures and experiences. Livingstone explored Africa for the majority of his life and opened up its centre to the Western world. He was the first European to set eyes upon …

David Livingstone’s Bicentenary

The 19th March 2013 marks the bicentenary of the birth of David Livingstone. The famous Scottish born missionary and doctor was one of the 19th Century’s greatest explorers, opening up Africa to the Western world and making a long list of incredible discoveries; from the Zambezi River to the mighty Victoria Falls. Uncover the details …

Comic Relief Celebrities Face Zambezi Rapids

The major UK charity Comic Relief recently organised for 6 UK and Irish celebrities to navigate 111kms (68-miles) down the Zambezi River, which runs through Zambia, Angolia, Namibia, Botswana, along the boarder of Zambia and Zimbabwe and Mozambique. Through Red Nose Day, the charity’s main fundraising campaign, comedians Dara O’Briain, Jack Dee, world champion triple-jumper Phillips …

A Honeymoon to Malawi

Malawi is one of Africa’s most beautiful countries, a stunning mix of scenery, wildlife, fabulous accommodation and the ideal destination for your honeymoon. Dominated by Lake Malawi, couples can enjoy action packed adventure as well as relaxation on glorious white beaches. Yet in spite of possessing some of the world’s most romantic locations, Malawi is …

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 …

Vet Safaris

Get involved with some extreme conservation and get as up close and personal as possible to some of the world’s most incredible predators, through African Vet Safaris. Whether you’re a member of the general public or someone already involved in the veterinary practice you’re set to enjoy a tailor made safari holiday with a twist, …

Our MD’s parents took a mighty road trip; looks like life begins at 60…

Our travels began from our home in Johannesburg in South Africa, a foursome of 60-somethings setting off on an exciting road trip through Southern Africa.  After much planning the day had finally arrived and we packed up our two cars and armed ourselves with the all-important GPS and walkie talkies.  We departed very early to …