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Our trips are frequently featured by the press

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

Expert Africa is the "go-to" for many top journalists - when they need help, advice or someone to organise their trips to Africa.
Many of the articles written about such trips in our list below.


Our life-affirming family road trip through dunes and deserts

The Times Gemma Bowes 18 May 2024

From luxury stays to breathtaking experiences, top UK travel writers Gemma (The Times) and Tom (FT) have seen it all! But when it came to their first long-haul trip with their young children, there was only one choice: Namibia with Expert Africa.

Read about their unforgettable family adventure.

Is this the best value safari in Africa? This fly-drive safari is a steal - but nothing is cut-price about the wildlife, lodges and guides.

The Daily Mail Malcolm Tattersall 9 May 2024

Malcom Tattersall offers his experience of visiting Malawi, the "warm heart of Africa". Expert Africa helped design an itinerary for this article, which included four nights at Pumulani, and we're mentioned in the Travel Facts box.

I’ve found Africa’s best-value safari holiday

The Times Sarah Marshall 12 Apr 2024

Expert Africa's Red Zebra Cichlid Safari was featured in this article about Malawi's rise as a good-value safari destination. The article also includes some great descriptions of the safari experience in Malawi, and the massive strides the country's taken in reintroducing wildlife in Majete Wildlife Reserve and Liwonde National Park.

The best beaches in the world chosen by leading travel experts

Daily Mail Daily Mail 11 Mar 2024

The Daily Mail asked Richard Trillo, East Africa Manager at Expert Africa and author of The Rough Guide To Kenya, for his all-time favourite beach.

Richard recommended Shela Beach in Kenya:

"Shela beach, just outside Lamu Town on the island of Lamu, is a quintessential Robinson Crusoe-esque deserted strand extending in a glorious seven-mile crescent. Here, sand dunes merge with the sky and spray from the breakers.

Nowhere on earth compares with the intense pleasure of planting one bare foot in front of the other as the monsoon-blown sea washes over you."

Rock of Ages - The Beguiling Matobo Hills

Travel Africa Magazine Mike Unwin 1 Feb 2024

Mike Unwin peels back the layers of what to experience in the Matobo Hills and Bulawayo in Zimbabwe, in this article about his return to the area after more than 30 years away. Mike's trip was facilitated by Expert Africa.

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.

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