A Treasure Hunt to Remember

Working with our travel partners, Antilophia Travel, in December 2019 I guided a fantastic family of 6 to Mexico City and the Yucatan Peninsula. My first four days were spent reconnoitring the entire trip which proved to be absolutely invaluable when picking up potential problems as well as defining areas where value could be [...]

By | 2020-02-13T16:17:50+00:00 February 3rd, 2020|News, Trip Report|0 Comments

Into Central African Republic

I thoroughly enjoyed my recent trip the Republic of Congo and the Central Africa Republic. Just to be clear, those are different from the Democratic Republic, the one no one wants to go near. After an easy flight from Paris I arrived in Brazzaville early evening and was immediately struck by how little traffic there [...]

By | 2019-08-27T10:40:15+00:00 August 24th, 2019|Africa, News|0 Comments

Journey to the top of Africa

The experience of climbing Mount Kilimanjaro (19,340ft) is really a story of two halves. One half is the 20 hour summit day from Barafu Camp (15,239ft) to the summit and back down to Mweka Camp at 10,000ft. The other half is everything else involved in the entire experience from planning and preparation, your training [...]

By | 2019-08-27T11:54:31+00:00 August 21st, 2019|Africa, News|0 Comments

Podcast – The Travelers Blueprint

In July of this year, I was really pleased to be invited to contribute towards the growing podcast The Travelers Blueprint. Bob DiMenna and Elliot Shibley host this exciting show where they discuss anything and everything associated with travel coordination and experiences, adventure, environmentalism and conservation efforts. I hope you enjoy listening ... SoundCloud [...]

By | 2019-08-27T14:51:09+00:00 July 25th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Adam’s binos, the rest of the story

We are so glad to have been able to help out a good friend. Adam’s binoculars were successfully returned to him to continue their adventure for a further 20 years and more… once again the after sales service of the Swarovski team were put to the test and passed with flying colours. Adam’s story [...]

By | 2019-07-09T14:01:09+00:00 July 9th, 2019|News, Uncategorised|0 Comments

What camera should I buy my children for safari?

As a core part of my work is family safari I am often asked by parents what camera they should buy for their children.  My answer is almost always the same, don’t! At least not for their first safari. Cameras can be cumbersome and are expensive and most teenagers have their own cell phones, [...]

By | 2018-12-18T13:17:49+00:00 December 14th, 2018|News|0 Comments