By Erin Aldersea on Mon, 27/02/2012 - 11:00pm, 0 comments
We're all familiar with Africa's Big 5 - elephant, lion, buffalo, leopard and rhino - here in the office we've come up with our alternative top 5 animals to see on safari in South Africa. Some of these animals can be a little more difficult to spot but they'll be worth the extra effort, while others are found only in South Africa so seeing them up close will be something you can only experience here.
By Erin Aldersea on Sun, 26/02/2012 - 4:54pm, 0 comments
We all know that familiar feeling when you're getting ready to head off on a holiday... 'What do I pack? Will it rain? Will I need a dressy outfit?' Don't stress if you're about to set off on safari, we're here to help. We have chatted to the experts and come up with this comprehensive list of items not to be left out of your safari suitcase.
By Kellie Bright on Mon, 13/02/2012 - 3:29pm, 0 comments
Love is in the air...and the forests, and the oceans and the snow. While many humans will celebrate Valentine's Day today, there's also plenty of animals that spend each and every day with a loved one.
By Erin Aldersea on Sun, 12/02/2012 - 6:20pm, 0 comments
Camping is a great way to see the sights in Africa. Although it may not always be everyone’s cup of tea, camping gets you close to all the action and sometimes the wildlife too! Here are a few tips to help you get the most out of your time on the road in Africa…
By Erin Aldersea on Fri, 03/02/2012 - 12:38am, 0 comments
From meerkats to hippos and heavenly beaches to vibrant nightlife, South Africa’s diversity is hard to beat. Full of culture, history, wildlife and wilderness; it’s one of those life changing destinations.
Here are some dreamy images of South Africa’s must-see destinations…
By Brendan Van Son on Sun, 15/01/2012 - 11:00pm, 0 comments
Packing can be a bit of an arduous task. It can be especially difficult if you don't really know what to expect about from your destination.
Antarctica, being one of the world's last frontiers, is a challenge to pack since very few people know what to expect from the icy continent. However, it doesn't need to be a challenge. To lend a little assistance, Brendan van Son shares some of his tips on packing.
By Kellie Bright on Wed, 11/01/2012 - 4:58pm, 0 comments
There can be stunning photo opportunities in Antarctica – massive icebergs and glaciers below skies of wonderful colours and variations and huge penguin rookeries with their extraordinary levels of activity and interaction to name a few.
These days, most people use digital, so it's possible to edit images with Photoshop or similar when you get back home (one concedes that pink or purple penguins are no longer out of the question).
By Kellie Bright on Tue, 10/01/2012 - 4:01pm, 0 comments
Without an ounce of overstatement, the landscapes, wilderness and wildlife on our Antarctic trips can often leave people lost for words. The immensity and the grandeur of the scenery and sheer quantity of the animal life can be overwhelming.
No photo, however good, can ever hope to capture it all properly but with the right equipment and a few handy tips everyone can come home with some incredible shots.
By Brendan Van Son on Mon, 09/01/2012 - 9:55pm, 0 comments
For many people, Antarctica is earth's last great geographical frontier. Therefore, we still have much to learn about this land of ice, water and penguins.
Brendan van Son tells us what we can expect on our visit to Antarctica. If you have any questions that are not answered within the FAQ please feel free to leave them in the comments area below and we'll get back to you as soon as possible.