Travel – Africa

The Elephant

Here’s an elephant having a bath in Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe. It’s a brilliant place to see elephants as there are so many there.

Masai Mara Lion

This is a young lion we came across in the Masai Mara in Kenya. It’s definitely the best place to see the “Big Five” which include the African elephant, black rhinoceros, cape buffalo, lion and leopard. We saw them all within a few hours of arriving. To be honest, I thought I’d get bored of driving around, trying to spot […]

How to Get to the Top of Kilimanjaro

Walking up Kilimanjaro is not cheap. It costs thousands of dollars. Want to spend all that money and time training only to walk down the mountain with your tail between your legs? That would be embarrassing, and depressing! Yet it happens to thousands of people every year. So how do you get to the top of Kilimanjaro? Maximise your chances […]

How to Organise a Safari

Unless you have lots of money and are happy for Audley or Abercombie & Kent on call, organising a safari can be extremely stressful. Everything is expensive, and TripAdvisor is littered with fake reviews. In the absence of personal recommendations, so where do you start? How do you organise a safari? When do you want to go? Knowing when you will be travelling can […]

How to See the Gorillas in Rwanda

Seeing mountain gorillas in Rwanda in the wild is one of the most memorable experiences you can have. Here’s how you can do it: Where do you need to go? You can see gorillas in their natural environment in Rwanda and Uganda. Parts of the Democratic Republic of Congo are a possibility, but the political situation is volatile at the moment. Best time to […]