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Entamanu: Simon and Frankie visit Nomad’s new camp

Wednesday, 15th February, 2017

Welcome to Simon’s next diary instalment of his recent trip to Tanzania. After leaving Gibb’s Farm, we continued through stunning scenery until we made it to the crater. Famous for its captivating views and vast plains and home to huge herds of wild game, I’ve never actually heard anyone talk about the sizeable forest leading up to the…

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First Time in Africa: a 19-year-old’s perspective

Wednesday, 11th January, 2017

Having just returned from her last adventure to South Africa and Mozambique with her family, Angela suggested I catch up with her 19-year-old son, Jan, whose first time it was in Africa. He took me from the top: ‘Well…we flew into Johannesburg, where, first of all, we were picked up by a Rolls Royce [provided…

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Dhow Getaway: Angela’s Perfect Honeymoon – Part One

Wednesday, 25th June, 2014

A mobile dhow safari in the Quirimbas Archipelago is a romantic getaway that does what it says on the tin: it well and truly gets you away. The moment you step onto the boat, time ceases to be relevant. The African sky seems enormous from this vantage point and has an immensely calming effect. Sailing…

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Think Absolutely Differently: Angela on what Africa offers by way of team bonding opportunities

Wednesday, 26th March, 2014

Having recently designed an itinerary for a London based financial firm’s work trip to Southern Africa, it suddenly occurred to me that perhaps we don’t do enough by way of persuading businesses of the benefits of budgeting for the extraordinary. As every MD or CEO knows, a happy business makes for a set of healthy…

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When Less Really is More: Angela’s visit to Namibia

Thursday, 19th December, 2013

If you are after high octane wildlife experiences, then Namibia is probably not going to be top of your list. However, if you’re looking to spend time in stunning landscapes either so different as to seem extra-terrestrial, or so extreme that they demand a whole new way of looking, then pack your bags! It is…

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For the Fun of Families

Thursday, 17th October, 2013

I am a firm believer in the extraordinary rewards that going on safari with one’s family brings. Some of you may remember receiving a circular going into some detail as to why. If not, then I know that many of you will have already read what we have to say regarding the hands-on life lessons…

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Space is the New Luxury

Wednesday, 2nd October, 2013

I am not a fan of luxury for luxury’s sake. Luxury, by definition, is excessive.  Promoting luxury over and above the idea of sustainable tourism is, in my opinion, extremely short sighted. It suggests a thinking that is all about the now, with no thought as to the impact such thinking has on the future….

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