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World Elephant Day – August 12 2015

Tracey Campbell - August 12, 2015

Today is World Elephant Day, when we all come together in our support to protect these gentle giants of the African and Asian bush and their natural habitat. First launched back in 2012, August 12 has become the day to draw people’s attention to the urgent plight of elephants, one of the most loved and […] Read More

Top 5 Places to See Lions In the Wild

Tracey Campbell - August 10, 2015

We have seen a lot of news articles recently about lions, well, one lion in particular, but today is not for mourning Cecil, but it is for remembering him and celebrating the existence of lions all over the world – present and past. Today is World Lion Day – the first global campaign to recognise […] Read More

The Travel Butlers Top Ten of … Things to Pack for a Safari

Tracey Campbell - July 1, 2015

Here is our quick guide to the Top Ten ‘essentials’ you need to include when packing to go on a safari. One important thing to note upfront is if you are flying by light aircraft to your safari destination, you have to pack everything into soft-sided bags – the luggage compartments in the planes used […] Read More

What Dad Do You Have?

Tracey Campbell - June 17, 2015

With Father’s Day this weekend (Sunday June 21st)… what dad do you have? The Elephant Dad Species Name: “Earandnose Hairsprouticus” Characteristics: Slightly wrinkled and grey with sparse hair growth in unwanted places, Elephant Data is incredibly thick skinned and seemingly unaware of always being the butt of pranks dished out by his kids and workmates. […] Read More

The Travel Butlers Top Ten of … Reasons to Go To Africa Soon

Tracey Campbell - June 10, 2015

Can you believe we are half-way through the year already – it seems like only yesterday I was hanging my stocking out for Santa! So with 2015 well under way, and 2016 rapidly approaching, now might be the time to tick a few things off your Africa bucket list. Reason 1 to Go To Africa […] Read More

Love is in the Air

Tracey Campbell - February 11, 2015

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, it got us thinking about the romance that Africa can offer you. Here is our shortlist: Proposing on the top of Table Mountain – One of the most iconic destinations in Africa, if you want your proposal to be memorable then going down on one knee here will not fail […] Read More

South Africa Relax Yellow Fever Vaccination Requirements

Tracey Campbell - February 6, 2015

It has been a good week for Zambia tourism! On Saturday, following the World Health Assembly on Friday in Geneva, the South African Department of Health agreed to lift the yellow fever vaccination requirement for travellers entering South Africa from Zambia. The new ruling was effective immediately. This decision came after the World Health Organisation […] Read More

Glowing Praise for Inyati

Tracey Campbell - December 5, 2014

It’s Friday today so the team are generally in the ‘Feel Good Friday’ mood, but I received an email first thing that just really started the day off in the best possible way. It was from a client who had just been staying at Inyati Private Game Reserve, in the Sabi Sand, and who had […] Read More

Mozambique in the News

Tracey Campbell - December 4, 2014

Today in the UK’s Metro paper there was a full page in the Travel Section extolling the virtues of Mozambique. The team at Travel Butlers will be one of the first to admit that we LOVE Mozambique! Every week, we are preparing for someone an itinerary combining a safari in South Africa with a beach […] Read More

MalaMala – Exclusively Yours

Tracey Campbell - November 26, 2014

MalaMala – synonymous with the bygone era of romantic safaris, Hollywood superstars and exclusive game viewing. Celebrating their 50th anniversary this year, in 1964 the MalaMala land was sold to Michael Rattray who since then has grown the brand to be one of the most famous in the world of safari goers, and who was […] Read More