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My family safari adventure reignited my passion

As owner of a safari specialist tour operator, you would expect that the African bush would be as familiar to my kids as the Disney channel. Their first safari experience was when they were aged only 2 and 4. Whilst we have wonderful memories from that family safari trip, theirs are hazy at best. So, …

Packing for children on safari

What to pack for safari is a question our Travel Experts get asked often. With family safaris being one of our predicted travel trends this year, we thought it would be useful to put together a general guide to packing for children on safari.  The following list is meant to give parents/guardians some ideas of …

Romance and safari, the perfect pair

Safari and romance go hand-in-hand and it’s the perfect experience to celebrate honeymoons, anniversaries, birthdays or just to reconnect and enjoy quality time together. Harry and Meghan fell in love in Botswana, William and Kate got engaged in Kenya -who knows what memories are in store for you and your loved one in Africa? When …

An experts guide to planning safari

The word safari is a Swahili word meaning ‘journey’ and for us safari is much more than just a holiday; it’s often a life changing experience. Mahlatini’s Travel Experts have put together some of the key things they consider when planning the optimum safari experiences for clients. Seasonality: When is dry season and why is it …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Epic Family Adventures in Africa

Taking your children out of the city, miles from the trappings of the modern world and immersing yourselves in nature and culture is what holidays to Africa are all about. Each one of our bespoke luxury family holidays provides a safe fun-filled adventure, valuable cultural interactions and plenty of opportunities for learning and bonding as …

Tanzania Insider’s Guide

The ultimate Tanzania safari insider’s guide. Read this blog for insights to help you set off from the UK straight to Africa. We’ve included everything you could need, from important travel requirements, to insider tips we’ve picked up on our extensive travels through this amazing country. Our guide is split into sections to make it easy to …

Top 5 reasons to go on safari

It’s a safe adventure! In the hands of experienced bush rangers and some of the most hospitable staff in the world you can be guided through the mysteries of African nature. Nothing makes the heart pound like being surrounded by a pride of lions, or hearing hyenas howl in the distance from the safety of …