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Matemwe Lodge

Matemwe Lodge is shaded by lush tropical gardens on the edge of a beautiful lagoon that at high tide reaches right to the edge of the lodge.

Emerson Spice

An inspired and lovingly restored Merchant’s House, this Boutique Hotel has eleven stylishly furnished rooms structured around an airy central courtyard.

Tipping on safari. The when and the how.

A very common point of confusion on safari is whether or not you should tip and if so, how much. 


Dunia is a tranquil semi-permanent camp with just eight spacious tented suites, each with expansive views of the pristine wilderness and game-filled plains from a private veranda.

Matembezi Camping

A classic mobile under canvas safari experience.

Conversations in Conservation (1)

Vultures get a bad rap. But they are vitally important ecologically and increasingly threatened. We find out more from Claire Bracebridge at the Southern Tanzania Vulture Project.

Tanzania and Kenya

Kenya and Tanzania. Individuals, not a package.

The Safari Power Nap

Tickner's Top Tips for the perfect safari power nap.

Open and closed safari vehicles

Why we use open or closed vehicles on safari. The pros and cons.

Lake Natron Camp

Lake Natron Camp offers the intrepid traveller a real adventure to add to a northern circuit safari.

Luxury Family Safaris

There’s no better way to experience a safari tour than with loved ones. Discover the considerations you should make when designing a luxury family safari to suit the needs of family members young and old.

Making Safaris Work

Safaris are about people. The people who go on them, the people that work on them and the local people that live in and protect these places.

Tips for Planning Your First Safari

Planning a safari can be overwhelming, especially if it's your first one. Read our top tips for making sure it's the holiday of a lifetime.

New Tanzania Arrival & Departure Information

Find out about Tanzania's new arrival and departure requirements and more about international travel during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Effect of Covid on the Safari Industry

The safari and tourist industry has been hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic. Discover some of the human perspectives from the Covid safari world.

Kusini on Safari in Zimbabwe

A privately guided safari to Gonarezhou, Mana Pools, Hwange and Victoria Falls.

When To Go On Safari?

We have touched on when to go on safari in several of our blogs and it must always be a central part of planning any trip. You need to think about the weather, when you can get time off work, if your favourite animal is going to be around, and any number of other factors related to timing. 

Photographing Elephants

Elephants, not tricky to see but tricky to photograph.

Safari price ranges

What to expect from budget, mid-range and luxury safaris

The Big Five

The Big Five has now become so synonymous with safari that they practically go hand in hand.