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Here are some of our favourite Expert Africa mentions in the press, going back over 25 years!

Expert Africa is the go-to for many of the best journalists when they need help and advice on Africa, and when they need help to arrange travel trips to Africa. We’ve featured many of the articles to come from these trips in our list below.


Africa’s underrated safari destination for pre-teens

The Sunday Times Lisa Johnson 17 Jan 2024

Chris McIntyre was interviewed in this article about Africa as a travel destination for children and teenagers. Expert Africa's Cape Fox Guided Safari in Namibia was featured as a great option for families with teenagers.

5 game drive alternatives, from cycling to horse-riding

National Geographic Traveller Antonia Windsor 17 Dec 2023

Expert Africa's seven-day Lion Safari was featured as the walking safari option in this article on interesting alternatives to game drives.

Kenya vs Climate Change

Crash Course Podcast Tim O'Brien 8 Aug 2023

Tim O'Brien explores the impact of climate change on Kenya's wildlife and people, with extensive interviews with senior guides at Lewa Safari Camp and Encounter Mara, on a safari organised by Expert Africa.

Into Africa: an epic road trip through South Africa, Namibia and Botswana

The Sunday Times Matthew Parris 26 Jun 2022

Self-drive safaris were in focus for this article in the Sunday Times. Expert Africa's range of self-drive options in Namibia were featured.

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’

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