Bright and Beautiful Birds on Safari

For many people on their first safari there is often a list of animals that they are hoping to see, and more often than not this list involves the infamous ‘Big 5’ (elephant, rhino, buffalo, leopard and lion) alongside the ever popular giraffes and zebra! I remember being exactly the same on my first safariContinue reading “Bright and Beautiful Birds on Safari”

Self-Drive the Caprivi Strip

9 March 2020|Namibia, Top Tips, Travel Inspirations When I decided in 2019 that I was going to return to Namibia, I knew that there were two things that were absolutely key. The first was that I wanted to do this trip as a self-drive, as I absolutely love the freedom that comes from travelling yourContinue reading “Self-Drive the Caprivi Strip”

Walvis Bay or Swakopmund?

Walvis Bay/Swakopmund will feature on most itineraries for Namibia. The first time I went there, I found this to be a bit odd. I mean Swakopmund is a nice enough town, but it isn’t somewhere I would typically add to an itinerary, especially one that is pushed for time to see other more beautiful destinationsContinue reading “Walvis Bay or Swakopmund?”

What is Premium Overlanding?

For many years overland trucks have been a regular sighting across the continent of Africa. These heavyweight trucks are designed to travel long distances, across all the different terrains as they travel between varying and diverse countries. From lush green areas to deserts to beach to the savannah, there are very few places they canContinue reading “What is Premium Overlanding?”

Packing Like a Pro for Safari

When going on a safari holiday for the first time one of the key considerations is always what to pack? If you are anything like me then there is a high chance you will over-pack by working on the ‘what-if’ principle. Now, I have done around 50+ safaris, and to be honest…I still take tooContinue reading “Packing Like a Pro for Safari”

Kafue National Park – Zambia

Kafue – which is located in Zambia, is one of the world’s largest National Parks. It covers an area of around 8,600 square miles (22,400 km2), and is larger than a number of countries including eSwatini (formally Swaziland), Slovenia, the Gambia and Qatar. It is situated in the western part of Zambia, and is aboutContinue reading “Kafue National Park – Zambia”