As I touched down in the country Winston Churchill once called “The Pearl of Africa” I wondered why neighbouring Kenya and Tanzania gets the lions share of travel press coverage while Uganda only seems to gets a tiny morsel. When I told my friends I was off to the landlocked East African country…Posted on: July 8th in Africa by Lee Hubbard.
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On the 18th May we flew out to the exotic North African country to start our seven night Moroccan adventure with the independent travel experts Rickshaw Travel. Spending three days in Marrakech, one of our days was spent in the company of Lalla Fatima at her cooking school…Posted on: July 4th in Africa by Lee Hubbard.
On the 18th May we flew out to the exotic North African country to start our seven night Moroccan adventure with the independent travel experts Rickshaw Travel. Starting in Marrakech we tackled the terracotta mazes of the Medina, learned how to cook tagines in Lalle Fatima’s cooking school, drove through the hair-pin bends of the Atlas mountains, rode camels through the Sahara desert, explored ancient fortress towns and stayed some of the most delicately ornate Riads…Posted on: June 2nd in Africa, Our Trips, Travel by Becky Padmore.
From rare mountain gorilla tracking to endangered rhino spotting, African safaris are becoming an increasingly popular travel option. Here are our collective favourites offering an unspoilt authentic safari experience guaranteed to please even the most hardened travel snobs…Posted on: June 2nd in Africa, Travel Snobs by Becky Padmore.
In December our writer Lee and three other travel bloggers flew from a cold rainy London to the small African country with a friendly reputation (courtesy of The Gambia Experience). They spent four days sampling the most beautiful tourist sites the Gambia has to offer, firstly staying in the heart of the African bush…Posted on: April 29th in Africa, Travel by Lee Hubbard.
Although this landlocked African country is home to some uniquely beautiful landscapes (including brilliant red sand dunes and the world’s largest salt pans) it’s all about the wildlife. Botswana is filled with sprawling open savannahs which teem with migrating mammals…Posted on: April 18th in Africa, Beautiful Places, Travel by Becky Padmore.
From snow capped peaks to ‘Big Five’s safaris and paradise-esque islands, the East African country is basking in its new found status of being a hot travel destination for both luxurious and adventurous travellers. Here Tanzania expert Greg Bell chooses his favourite gorgeously enchanting spots in this beautiful country…Posted on: April 11th in Africa, Beautiful Places by Becky Padmore.
Although it’s famous for its sprawling sand dunes, elegant spas and desert Star War sets, the smallest country in North Africa is not always synonymous with beauty, but of course beauty is subjective and vastly underrated Tunisia…Posted on: February 25th in Africa, Beautiful Places by Becky Padmore.
The first of my senses to be awoken in The Gambia, fresh off the plane, was my hearing. Not the dizzying cacophony of noise often associated with African capital cities, but the welcoming voices and laughter…Posted on: January 16th in Africa by Lee Hubbard.
“Is that called a German Flag bird?” I blurt out, a little too quickly, to my guide Malick – immediately displaying my bird-watching naivety. Although I’m only looking at a picture of this charming little black, yellow and red bird, a few hours later I’m staring right at the real thing…Posted on: January 6th in Africa by Lee Hubbard.