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Top Books to Read whilst in Africa

Top Books to Read whilst in Africa

We’ve compiled a list of ten books we recommend you read when in safari in Africa – we’d love to hear from you if you have any to add!   Blood River: A Journey to Africa’s Broken Heart by Tim Butcher. A vivid account by the adventurous British...
A Typical Day on a Micato Safari

A Typical Day on a Micato Safari

It’s safe to say that every day on safari brings something different, new experiences and new sightings.  To explain a typical day is therefore quite complex.  But to give you a general idea – you wake around 6am to fresh hot coffee and biscuits.  We tend to leave...
Our Ten Safari Dos and Don’ts

Our Ten Safari Dos and Don’ts

SAFARI DOS one // Dress correctly – it is important to try to blend into your surroundings as much as possible. Especially if you are heading out into the bush on a walking safari. two // Keep calm and listen – you are with some of the best guides in Africa so are in...
What to Wear on Safari

What to Wear on Safari

So, what should you wear out in the bush?  Well, the best way to get close to the wildlife on a walking safari is to not attract unwanted attention and by trying to blend into your surroundings as much as possible.  Stick to the neutrals: greens, browns and khakis and...
One Night in a Star Bed

One Night in a Star Bed

Have you ever imagined sleeping under the famous African stars, completely alone out in the wilderness? I was lucky enough to stay in the star beds when I visited Loisaba Tented Camp (Star Bed Camp).  It is a truly unique adventure; there really isn’t anything quite...
When’s Best to Travel to India?

When’s Best to Travel to India?

As much as you might think it is – India is not an all year destination. Being such a large country India’s weather is extremely varied. Overall, the best time to go to India is during the cool, dry season between October and March as it remains relatively...