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The Geoffrey Kent Suite – A New Family Suite In The Masai Mara

Paul Campbell - May 9, 2019

A family safari is a wonderful experience, however sometimes it can be difficult to find a camp or lodge where the whole family can stay together under one roof and not be spread out across several rooms.  The brand new Geoffrey Kent Suite at Sanctuary Olonana ticks all boxes in this case, and if you […] Read More


No such thing as a safari on a budget? Think again.

Paul Campbell - March 27, 2016

Mention the words ‘bucket list’ to almost anyone and if they haven’t done it already it’s highly likely that an African safari will feature somewhere on their list. That said, there is a common misconception that private safaris are a privilege of only the wealthy and although it’s true that in the context of a […] Read More


Double the fun or double the trouble? Five tips for planning the perfect family safari.

Paul Campbell - March 13, 2016

As much as documentaries such as Big Cat Diaries may inspire you to want to see the real thing, parents often dismiss the idea of a safari with nippers in tow because of concerns about safety, enjoyment and the general hassle factor. So is it possible to embark on a family safari holiday that is […] Read More


24 Hours in…Cape Town

Tracey Campbell - July 22, 2015

Cape Town is one of the world’s most beautiful cities – with a magnificent mountain as its centre, miles of sandy beaches, a colourful and moving history, and countless bars and restaurants, Cape Town captures the hearts of visitors. We normally recommend a minimum of 3-4 nights, so that you can really get to see […] Read More


Aanari – A Calm Hideaway

Tracey Campbell - December 17, 2014

Aanari Hotel sits in the heart of Flic en Flac, a holidaymaker hotspot in Mauritius. Hugging the West Coast of the island, the beach is bright, white and wide, with plenty of space to stretch out in the tropical sunshine and watch the local kids playing football on the sand. The whole town breathes a […] Read More


Sofitel So – The Lap of Lushury

Tracey Campbell - December 11, 2014

Hidden amongst the untamed beaches of Bel Ombre in Southern Mauritius, Sofitel So has to be one of the most lushurious places on the planet. And that’s what it’s all about – lushury – a term coined by Sofitel themselves. Sophisticated luxury in a wild and natural setting – the very best of both worlds. […] Read More


Saruni Ocean – Kenya’s Latest Offering

Tracey Campbell - December 1, 2014

Kenya has certainly had a rough ride this year, but one company thankfully has the foresight and investment to believe that tourism will recover. The new Saruni Ocean is due to open this month, and is the latest edition to the Saruni safari family, offering a complete solution for couples and families looking for a […] Read More


Family Safaris – Top Tips for Taking The Kids On Safari

Paul Campbell - April 7, 2014

Safaris are not just for big kids – far from it! Little kids will go wild for the wildlife in Africa, so a family safari is a fantastic, fun-packed experience for all. Watching the eyes of your children widen with excitement as they encounter their first elephant and hearing them giggle as the vervets get […] Read More


5 Reasons to visit Hazyview in Mpumalanga

Tracey Campbell - October 4, 2012

Not many people really consider Hazyview as a key holiday destination, but we think that should change!  Why?  Well, here are our Top 5 reasons why anyone should include a night or two here. The Kruger National Park – need I say any more?  Hazyview is a mere 15 minute drive from the Phalabeni Gate […] Read More


Going on Safari – At the Start or the End of your Trip?

Tracey Campbell - September 11, 2012

One of the more frequent questions we get asked by our customers when they are in the early stages of planning their safari holiday is ‘Should we do the safari at the start or the end of the trip?’. It is, of course, a personal decision and choice, but I always tend to advise doing […] Read More