Uganda & Rwanda

A trip to visit our (long) lost relatives is bringing many Kiwis to Uganda, and especially to Rwanda, often as a side trip from a safari in either Kenya or Tanzania. There are regular inexpensive flights from Nairobi, Arusha or Dar Es Salaam into Kigali and Entebbe, and a mountain… Read the rest

Ethiopia & West Africa

If you are looking for history and culture in Africa – head for Ethiopia.  This former Italian colony boasts 12 and 13th Century Rock Chuches, Royal Castles of Gondar, ancient cultural ceremonies along with spectacular scenery in the Simien Mountains and the Bale National Park.  Wildlife lovers will enjoy the… Read the rest

South Africa & Namibia

One of our clients recently described South Africa as “the world’s best kept secret” and we can only agree! There are good connections from Christchurch via Sydney or Perth to Johannesburg with Qantas and South African Airlines, and it’s a year-round destination, with great lifestyle options in the summer –… Read the rest

Kenya, Tanzania & Zanzibar

East Africa – home to Kenya, Tanzania and Zanzibar offer travelers a true taste for Africa; unbelievable wildlife, spectacular scenery, diverse cultures, beautiful beaching and exotic foods. Wildlife enthusiasts can enjoy the great plains of the Masai Mara and watch the huge concentration of wildebeest and zebra as they participate… Read the rest

Botswana & Zambia

When you think of Africa, you think of animals and the big 5, a term coined by hunters in relation to the difficulty of hunting on foot for Lion, Elephant, Rhino, Buffalo and Leopard and there is no better place to see these animals than in Botswana. Landlocked Botswana is… Read the rest

Africa

We believe this is a destination where our experience and knowledge can make a huge difference to your holiday experience. We really have been to Africa – read about our experience here.  We know this destination intimately and we have the best range of tours and options for exploring… Read the rest

Exploring Jordan by Ian Collier

Shalom from the comfort of the Hilton overlooking the beaches of sunny Tel Aviv, which feels positively freezing today at a mere 31C compared to last night at the Dead Sea in Jordan where the mercury topped out at 41C (according to my iPhone this ‘feels like 46C’!) Jordan has… Read the rest


Beyond the Wild in Africa

“I never knew of a morning in Africa when I woke up that I was not happy.” Ernest Hemingway Mighty white rhino crossing your path within minutes of your first game drive; elephants displaying their fine motor skills plucking leaves from the thorny branches of acacia trees; the tallest animal… Read the rest


Morocco leaves you wanting more

It was a long held dream of mine to get back to Morocco. I had first visited in 1987 as a backpacker and desperately wanted to go again with more time, money and better accommodation! Morocco is not somewhere to try and travel independently without endless days and patience so… Read the rest