Africa

10 Experiences Every Traveller Should Have in Morocco

Original blog post featured on The Journal by Intrepid Travel, by Rebecca Shapiro. Morocco is simply mesmerizing. It’s a country we could explore for months and never tire of. How could you, when it encompasses the vastness of the Sahara, the most ancient medinas, countless epic mountain ranges, and more? And that’s without even taking […]

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Add a little local to your next adventure

Are you looking for something extra to make your stay in a destination that little bit more authentic? As travellers we often want to immerse ourselves in a new destination, whether it’s by meeting the local people, trying traditional food and drinks, exploring significant sites or learning about their history and culture. If you’re on […]

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Your ultimate guide to trekking with mountain gorillas

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A mountain gorilla trek often comes second on travel Bucket Lists to a classic Big 5 game drive in Kruger or Serengeti National Park. Which is understandable – getting to the gorillas takes more effort, more time and more expense than a traditional safari. But you know what they say: you get what you pay for. […]

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Change the game with Geckos Adventures’ new world trip ‘Pokémon: Let’s Go!’

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It’s hit the news, the twitter feeds and the facebook pages. Heads are down and phones are up . Pokémon Go has taken Australia by storm, encouraging smart-phone users to explore their neighbourhoods and capture, train and battle virtual Pokémon. Now, Geckos Adventures is taking the game to a whole new level, offering the ultimate […]

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Phinda Game Reserve, South Africa

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Phinda Game Reserve is approx. 3-4 hours north of Durban in South Africa. Set within easy reach of the Indian Ocean coastline and the famous iSimangaliso / Greater St Lucia Wetland Park in northern KwaZulu-Natal, &Beyond Phinda Private Game Reserve is known for its abundant wildlife, diversity of habitats and wide range of safari activities. Why […]

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Carrie Visits South Africa

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I recently spent 2 nights at the Shepherd’s Tree Game Lodge in Pilanesburg National Park. Staying at Shepherd’s Tree Game Lodge includes 2 game drives per day (early morning & late afternoon). On our game drives I saw: Zebra Lions Leopard Hippo Giraffe Wilder beast Elephants White Rhino Mongoose Dung beetle Warthog Impala Baboon Jackel […]

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It’s official, guys: here are the 6 hottest destinations in 2016

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It’s that time of year again, folks. Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel for 2016 list is hot off the press. As travellers and professional where-to-next-ers, we look forward to this thing every year. It’s a much better way to pick our next adventure than what we normally do: throw darts at a revolving globe, which is not very helpful and […]

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Africa Travel Tours & Safaris

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Africa Travel Tours & Safaris A holiday to Africa is not something you do every day. Where do you start? The continent is so large – how do you decide where to go! We’re here to help take the stress out of planning your Africa Adventure holiday. Our in-house specialist, Bronny Tudor, has taken a […]

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Cathy visits Africa 2015

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2 years is a long time, but some things never change. And that is exactly how I sum up my recent sojourn in southern Africa. In March 2013 I travelled to Zimbabwe and Botswana, specifically Victoria Falls and Chobe national park, and in April 2015 I travelled back. I stayed at the same accommodation and […]

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Bronny visits Africa 2014

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Bronny Africa 2014 I have the privilege of having the most amazing and humbling  problem………..I can’t remember if my last trip to Africa in January this year was my 17th or 18th visit ………yep, that’s a pretty BIG problem to have – hmmm!  What a lucky person I’ve been to have so many experiences on […]

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