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Gazelle in the wildlife park at Sir Bani Yas Island

A unique hideaway in Abu Dhabi

Destination: Abu Dhabi

Only guests of the luxury Desert Islands Resort & Spa on Sir Bani Yas Island can enjoy this eco-tourism destination with its own wildlife reserve

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Elephants drinking on the banks of the Chobe river, Chobe National Park

Botswana on a budget

Destination: Chobe National Park

From the elephant herds of Chobe National Park to the hippo-rich waters of the Okavango Delta, Botswana is a playground for lovers of wildlife

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Our 4x4 overlooking part of the Adrar plateau

A taste of unknown Africa in Mauritania

Destination: Mauritania

Mauritania is the little-known jewel in west Africa’s crown - a country of exceptional and diverse natural beauty, with a rich cultural heritage to boot

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Large brown spitting cobra

A safari with a difference in Kenya

Elephants and rhinos? So old hat! Adventure-seeking travellers in Kenya can now go on safari in search of a very different big five...

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Pale chanting goshawk, Kielie Krankie Wilderness Camp

Lion in wait in the Kalahari: a South African safari

There may be over 440 Kalahari lions in South Africa and Botswana's Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, but they proved elusive for much of our stay. Luckily, other wildlife was far more obliging...

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Flamingoes line the fringes of Lake Nakuru

A flying safari over Kenya and Lake Victoria

by Zaksame

If you think that Kenya is spectacular from inside a jeep, then you should see it from the air. Soaring with the eagles above the Masai Mara and Lake Victoria puts Kenya in a new perspective

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Zebra at waterhole

Walk on the wild side - a Kruger safari, South Africa

by zara

Destination: Kruger National Park

One of the world’s greatest game reserves, the Kruger offers good value self-drive safaris with numerous side activities to discover the park and its wildlife

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My wife and I with children and staff during our visit to the local school.

Relax in Mombasa before, or after, your safari adventure

Destination: Mombasa

Just an hour's flight from Nairobi you can relax at a Diani Beach luxury hotel overlooking the turquoise Indian Ocean. However, look below the surface and things are not quite what they seem.

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Lapland - The bar at the Ice Hotel

Finnish Lapland: an affordable winter wonderland

Destination: Kittila

For affordable and uncrowded ski slopes, travel to Levi in Finnish Lapland where you can stay in an ice hotel and spot the Northern Lights

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Sun City

South Africa: Johannesburg and beyond

Destination: Johannesburg

If Johannesburg is your base, you could do much worse. There's plenty to see, do and experience on the doorstep and further afield. Places to eat, evening entertainment, days out and weekend visits

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