Chobe vs Okavango: Which one should you choose?

Chobe vs Okavango: Which one should you choose?

Whether it’s watching a pride of lions stalking impala against the setting sun, a baby elephant splashing around a watering hole, or a striped Zebra grazing on the open plains as it watches warily for signs of trouble – an African safari is one of the most exceptional...
Africa through the lens with photographer Ben…

Africa through the lens with photographer Ben…

Hands up who wants to go on an African safari? Now keep them up if you want to safari with a pro wildlife photographer who can show you how to take David Attenborough style shots and probably end up employed by BBC’s Planet Earth. (That last bit may or may not...
A language guide for Southern Africa

A language guide for Southern Africa

The wild, endless plains of Namibia’s deserts, the rugged coastlines of South Africa, the roar of Victoria Falls in Zambia and Zimbabwe, and the oasis of Botswana’s Okavango Delta; Southern Africa is wildly diverse, and strikingly beautiful. But perhaps nothing here...
A road trip through Southern Africa

A road trip through Southern Africa

You might imagine visiting Africa in a more traditional Safari context, spending action-packed days searching for the illustrious “Big Five” – lion, elephant, buffalo, leopard and rhino – and slow nights sipping cocktails against a blazing pink sunset. This stage is...
Botswana in photos: the magic of an Intrepid…

Botswana in photos: the magic of an Intrepid…

Three countries, nine days, and more incredible animal encounters than you could possibly count. That’s Intrepid’s 9-day Botswana Highlights trip in a nutshell. It’s a tour that takes you from Zimbabwe’s Victoria Falls to Namibia’s Zambezi region and all through...
Valentine’s special: Meet your (destination) match

Valentine’s special: Meet your (destination) match

No sweetheart this year? No worries. Choose travel instead this Valentine’s Day! With the “most romantic” day on the calendar fast approaching, I thought I’d take the chance to introduce you to your next dreamy destination. Whether it’s heat you’re after, or someplace...