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Our trips are frequently featured by the press

Many of the best journalists contact us when they need help and advice on Africa, some also ask us to arrange travel trips to Africa. A few of the resultant articles are online, and some of these are listed here.


Why the Seychelles is the ultimate family holiday destination

The Sunday Telegraph Michelle Jana Chan 1 Mar 2021

Michelle and her young family take a Christmas trip to the Seychelles - and opt to stay there rather than return to lock-down in winter in London. This lovely, gentle piece tells the story of what happened, and who they met along the way.

New Website Helps You Plan Wildlife Spotting on African Safaris

Frommer's Zac Thompson 14 Sep 2020

Following the launch of our new website Frommer's, the widely recognised and highly regarded travel brand published this piece on our wildlife data and the citizen science project that drives it.

The new website that guarantees safari sightings

The Telegraph Brian Jackman 27 Aug 2020

Brian Jackman, the doyen of African travel writers, wrote this piece about the innovative citizen science behind our website’s wildlife data. It was published as our re-built website launched and touches on the value of the wildlife information for visitors and wildlife researchers.
NB: To read this Telegraph piece, you need to sign in. However, it was also reprinted here on Yahoo.

My mother's first ever safari

Daily Telegraph Sue Watt 9 Jun 2020

This lovely, lyrical piece chronicles the experiences of African expert, Sue Watt, as she takes her newbie mum on her first safari, to South Luangwa, in Zambia. Sue’s mum is in her mid-70s, and had recently lost her husband, but she soon got into the swing of the trip…

Ideas for 2021 — a nostalgic trip to Mozambique and Malawi

The Times Matthew Parris 20 Apr 2020

Matthew Parris explores wildlife-filled islands and centuries-old Portuguese architecture on an epic Africa trip inspired by his childhood. NB: The Times online is only available on subscription.

Returning to Africa's land of infinite stillness, 30 years after my last visit

The Telegraph Gavin Bell 24 Mar 2020

Three decades have passed since Namibia gained independence. Gavin Bell returns to relish the country’s ‘infinite stillness’

The top 20 websites for travel escapism

The Times Chris Haslam 23 Mar 2020

Our website was included here – along with sites for paragliding over Mount Denali and paddling a swampy — for its ‘astonishing knowledge of African nations’ and the ‘microscopic detail; of the camps which ‘radiate from this website’. Chris Haslam wrote this piece months before we launched our web-site re-build, in August 2020.

25 under-the-radar foodie cities

The Times Richard Mellor 22 Feb 2020

Zanzibar's Stone Town makes the list for its fresh seafood, vibrant spices and melange of culinary influences.

Solar-powered tents and silent game drives - The anatomy of a green safari

The Telegraph Sue Watt 10 Feb 2020

Sue Watt explores a world of innovation as safari camps and lodges become increasingly sustainable.

Walking with wildebeest in the Serengeti

The Times Sue Watt 19 Jan 2020

Sue Watt tries out the new Namiri Plains and joins an on-foot safari and gets an intimate view of the migration.

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