Mikumi National Park: Affordable Safari’s in Tanzania

Tanzania is, undoubtedly, one of the best places in the world for an African Safari Holiday. The Ngorongoro Crater, the Serengeti Plains, Lake Manyara, and Tarangire National Park are all right next door to each other, and so the concentration of wildlife is rich, and action-packed game drives are virtually guaranteed. But safari’s like this…

Climbing Chacaltaya Mountain: A One-Day Adventure from La Paz Bolivia

Situated just 30km from the vibrant and city of La Paz, Chacaltaya Mountain is a must-see attraction for active travellers who want to experience more than just the traditional tourist trails that Bolivia has to offer. Cerro Chacaltaya stands an impressive 5,421m above sea-level, and from 1939 to 2009, it held the title of the…

5 of the Best Christmas Gifts for the Travellers You Love!

With less than 4 weeks to go until Christmas, the time has arrived to start working on your xmas gift list, and if you are one of the sensible ones who avoided the madness and mayhem of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, why not dig out your laptop, dust of your credit card, and prepare…

Friday’s Photoshoot: Just Another Day in the Serengeti

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, you haven’t been on safari until you have visited Tanzania’s Serengeti Plains.  A magical place that is literally bursting with wildlife, the Serengeti covers and expanse of some 14,763km², and homes one of the world’s greatest wonders, when some 2 million wildebeest, zebra and gazelles fight…

Climb Rwenzori: Uganda’s Highest Peak

There are many reasons to visit Uganda, with the Mountain Gorillas of Bwindi National Park being the biggest attraction, but if you want to add some adventure and activity to your 2016 holiday, you could combine your gorilla trekking tour with an expedition in Uganda’s Rwenzori Mountain Range to Margherita Peak at 5,109 metres above…

Friday’s Photoshoot: Kilimanjaro the View from Above

The Kilimanjaro Climbing season is well underway, and if you plan to climb Africa’s highest mountain over Christmas or New Year, you are in for a real treat!  Kilimanjaro is not only a great adventure, it is one of the most beautiful mountains in the whole world, and if you appreciate ever-changing landscapes, unusual flora…

Friday’s Photo Shoot: A Taste of Africa

If you follow our blog, you will have realised by now that we are simply besotted with Africa, Southern and Eastern Africa in particular, and once you take a peek at our favourite holiday snaps, we think you will understand why! A land of diverse landscapes, beautiful beaches, endless safari experiences, exquisite flora and fauna,…

Summer Below the Equator – Go On – You Know You Want To!

The summer holiday season is officially underway, and if you loathe to spend your annual leave on an overcrowded beach in the Mediterranean, why not head below the equator, and enjoy cheap long-haul flight prices, discounted hotels, and tourist free travellers throughout the most beautiful countries in the world. S is for South Africa With…

Single and Ready to Travel? You’re Not the Only One!

2015 is set to be the year of the Solo Traveller, and if you have always dreamed of travelling world on your own, or with a group of like-minded travellers on an escorted tour, there are 100’s of different options available for your next summer holiday. No longer aimed at the 18-30 market, the Single’s…

Best Adventure Holidays for 2015

One of the biggest travel trends for 2015 is Adventure, and if you are looking to swap sunshine and sangria for cycling and surfing, there is plenty to keep you occupied on our Best Adventure Holidays list! Image courtesy of Ibo Island Hopping Safari, Mozambique Safari: If you have never been on a safari, this…