Author Archive for Rebecca Sparrow

Botswana – the ultimate safari destination

Botswana is the ultimate safari destination – a game watchers paradise where lion, leopard, cheetah, elephant, wild dog, hippo and buffalo roam free.  The quality of guiding and accommodation rates as some of the best in Africa and the variety of activities on offer suit all ages and interests. Discover the watery channels of the […]

Ruaha National Park – one of Tanzania’s best kept secrets

The Ruaha National Park is one of Tanzania’s most remote and least visited safari parks.  It covers a large area and consists of a dynamic mix of vegetation and wild life that sets it apart from the other Tanzania safari reserves.  The park stretches for thousands of miles from the icy snow capped peaks of […]

Explore the Ngorongoro Crater – one of the great natural wonders of the world

One of the most impressive natural wonders of Africa is the incredible Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania.  The Ngorongoro Crater is part of a larger conservation area that covers vast expanses of savanna grassland and highland plains that are home to a huge variety of animals and birds – many of whom are endemic to the […]

Key questions to consider for luxury travel in Africa

Is it safe to travel to Africa? Wherever you travel in the world – safety is always a concern.  There are risks associated with any travel and Africa is no exception.  East and Southern Africa are generally very safe but we would recommend using an experienced and reputable tour operator to make all your travel […]

7 great places to experience a luxury family safari in Africa

Africa is a wonderful holiday destination for families and a great way for children to see animals of all kinds in beautiful natural environments.  On a safari you and your family will be taken to the very heart of Africa, staying at the most luxurious camps and lodges.  On your activities you will be accompanied […]

A luxury steam train journey through South Africa

Rovos Rail has earned a reputation for world class rail travel and offer a variety of enticing itineraries that will take you though the heart of the African bush to a time when the journey was just as important as the end destination. The Pretoria to Cape Town itinerary These 48 hour journeys are a […]

Some of the highlights to look out for on a Botswana safari

A safari in Botswana is a truly authentic African safari experience.  From the minute you touch down in Botswana you will feel as if you are in the “real Africa” – vast expanses of land in pristine condition, untouched for thousands of years.  The game reserves and national parks make up 40% of the total land […]

A Botswana safari to the Moremi Game Reserve

The Moremi Game Reserve is the perfect choice for a luxury Botswana safari.  It is situated in the heart of the Okavango Delta and is well known for its beautiful scenery and diversity of wildlife and birdlife that flock to the water channels.  The Moremi Game Reserve covers 20% of the Delta’s surface area and […]

The Okavango Delta in Botswana

The Okavango Delta in north west Botswana is the worlds largest inland Delta.  It is also Botswana’s most desirable safari destination due to the spectacular scenery and large diversity of wildlife and birdlife.  The river starts in the western highlands of Angola and flows through Namibia into Botswana.  Millions of years ago the Okavango river […]

African safaris for families

An African safari is a great way for a family to reconnect with each other.  In the developed world our existence is so influenced by the media and material wealth.  We very rarely have the time to relax with our families and enjoy each other’s company without interruptions and distractions.  Even when we do go […]