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Incredible, immersive wildlife safaris with a difference

Incredible, immersive wildlife safaris with a difference

A collection of new, exclusive safaris has been launched, giving wildlife enthusiasts the rare opportunity to be right at the heart of some of nature's great events, from snorkelling with migratory blue whales to floating among grizzly bears as they feast on the great salmon run.

World number one kite surfer takes top spot in Red Sea Kite Surfing World Cup

World number one kite surfer takes top spot in Red Sea Kite Surfing World Cup

Karolina Winkowska, the world number one female kite surfer, added another significant trophy to her collection, taking home the top prize at the prestigious Red Sea Kite Surfing World Cup in Egypt earlier this month.

Carthage and Roman Africa - Discover the real Tunisia

Carthage and Roman Africa - Discover the real Tunisia

Think of Tunisia and most people envisage cheap and cheerful, all inclusive holidays with accommodation in low quality hotels, located in complexes that most people don’t venture from during their entire stay.

Robin Pope Safaris' new responsible tourism trip

Continuously guided by responsible tourism, Robin Pope Safaris has launched a new tailormade eight-day safari trip in Zambia’s Luangwa Valley, highlighting its local partners in community development and wildlife conservation.

Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan reopened

Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan reopened

A visit to the Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan (Egypt) is like stepping into a legend. In the Nubian Desert on the banks of the Nile River across from Elephantine Island the Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan rises after a 3-year closure.

Book now to bag the gap year of your dreams

Book now to bag the gap year of your dreams

Exam season will soon be over. You'll be ripping up your revision notes before you know it. Then, it will suddenly dawn on you that the exciting gap year you'd earmarked before starting university is now looming, vacantly, in the not so distant future.

Mauritius on a budget

Mauritius on a budget

For budget-conscious travellers, luxury Mauritius can often feel out of reach – not any more thanks to the recently refurbished Tamassa and Merville Beach resorts.

Relaxing and affordable: Family holidays at the Seychelles

Relaxing and affordable: Family holidays at the Seychelles

There are many good reasons for a dream holiday with the whole family in the Seychelles. Endless flat beaches with fine sand add to enjoyable and safe fun in the water for children and pure relaxation for parents. Because the continuously warm climate in the Seychelles never wanders into the extremes, these experiences are year round.

Azura Retreats expands luxurious portfolio of boutique hotels

Azura Retreats expands luxurious portfolio of boutique hotels

Azura Retreats, the Company which owns and manages luxury boutique hotels in Mozambique, has announced that it will be expanding into Tanzania from 1 June this year.

Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden's "Boomslang" is unleashed

Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden's "Boomslang" is unleashed

The affectionately named “Boomslang” or Tree Canopy Walkway at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden is now open to the public and offers visitors an unusual and unique view from forest floor to treetops - yet another reason to visit the Garden.

'Simplistically Chic'

'Simplistically Chic'

The New Kings Hotel is a sophisticated boutique property, offering 42 designer rooms as well as retail, restaurants, offices, conference facilities for up to 100 guests and a private boardroom facility.

Enjoy a dream holiday in the Seychelles

Enjoy a dream holiday in the Seychelles

Long, white sandy beaches, azure blue sea, evergreen rain forest and an extraordinary array of animals – all make the Seychelles special. The 4-star Hotel, Coral Strand Smart Choice, is positioned directly on the most beautiful stretch of beach of the famous Beau Vallon Bay on the island of Mahé.

The Chobe Boardwalk & Deck, Chobe National Park, Botswana

The Chobe Boardwalk & Deck, Chobe National Park, Botswana

One of Africa's must do's. The Chobe Boardwalk & Deck - 250 meters of elevated boardwalk along the Chobe River in the Chobe National Park, home to the world's highest concentration of African Elephants.

Masterchef South Africa Tour

Masterchef South Africa Tour

The TV show Masterchef is not only popular here in the UK but also many other countries around the world where they make their own versions including South Africa.

Learn to blog in Africa with Getting Stamped

Learn to blog in Africa with Getting Stamped

Acacia Africa is offering a more unusual spin on the writer’s retreat this May, as Hannah and Adam Lukaszewicz, otherwise known as the Editors of Getting Stamped will be travelling on the tour operator’s 43-day Kenya To Cape Town overland expedition.