What To Expect On Safari: A Typical Day & First-Timer’s Tips

Male lying down on grass in Kenya, demonstrating what to expect on safari

If you’re planning your first wildlife holiday, you’re no doubt wondering what to expect on safari. For example, what happens on a typical day? When on safari, what are the best first-timer’s tips and advice for having incredible wildlife encounters and more?  As a safari addict, I’ve created this first-timer’s guide to give you everything[…]

Safarilink Review: The ideal airline for your Kenyan safari

Safarilink review: image showing a plane on the ground at a local airstrip

If you’re visiting Kenya on safari, the best way to travel from Nairobi to the national parks is by flying with a local airline like Safarilink. With plenty of flight routes all over Kenya, Safarilink makes flying between safari destinations an absolute breeze. But what’s it really like to fly with them?  In this Safarilink[…]

9 of the Best Safari Lodges in Kenya

Would Be Traveller Best Safari Lodges in Kenya safari tent with beds and towels

Going on an African safari is a dream come true for so many people; it certainly was for me! But with so many places to stay in Kenya, finding the right one for your budget and style can be harder than spotting the elusive leopard! That’s why I’ve collaborated with some of my favourite fellow[…]

The Best South Africa Holiday Destinations

Would Be Traveller South Africa Holiday Destinations

South Africa is full of surprises. Not only can you have incredible wildlife encounters in the country’s many national parks and reserves, but you can also soak up the lively atmosphere of cities such as Cape Town and Johannesburg. As it is such a vast country, it can be difficult to decide what to do and[…]

The Best South Africa Safari Lodges

Would Be Traveller South Africa Safari Lodges

South Africa is one of the best countries to see wildlife in their natural habitats. Not only is it more affordable than Tanzania, Kenya and Botswana, it’s also home to all of the Big 5 and a plethora of other animals in its national parks and private game reserves. But where’s best to stay when[…]

Incredible wildlife encounters in South Africa

Would Be Traveller Wildlife Encounters in South Africa

There I was – frozen to the spot, face-to-face with a rhino. She was a huge, magnificent, beautiful creature that could have killed me in an instant. My life flashed before my eyes as I thought to myself ‘Why the hell am I here, surrounded by wild animals in the middle of the South African bush?!’ Let[…]

Unusual wildlife destinations to see animals in the wild

Most animal lovers will have their hearts set on an African safari at least once in their lifetimes. Sure, there’s nothing quite like spotting a pride of lions in the Serengeti, or coming across a herd of elephants on the Masai Mara. But Africa isn’t the only place for a safari on this beautiful planet[…]

Where to eat in Cape Town

Would Be Traveller Where to eat in Cape Town

There are some seriously good restaurants in Cape Town. With something to cater for everyone, you’ve got a huge choice from locally caught seafood and street snacks to traditional South African dishes and international cuisine too. You’re bound to find some where to eat in Cape Town that you absolutely love. Here’s my selection of[…]

Things to do in Cape Town: A 3 day itinerary in South Africa’s Mother City

Would Be Traveller Things to do in Cape Town

If you’re planning a trip to South Africa, Cape Town should be right at the top of your ‘must visit’ list. This fabulous city is full of natural wonders, historical sights and beautiful people with a fascinating past. If you’ve only got 3 days to spare, this post of my favourite things to do in[…]

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