Blog - Africa

Our blogs are another way to find out more of the destinations and experiences you might want to consider when you're travelling.

This library of stories, articles and observations are written by our travellers, consultants, people we work with in destinations, and travel journalists.
Have a look at our 'Interviews' to meet a few of our travellers -- and if you're a Tribes traveller and want to either write a blog or take part in a 'Face to Face with ...' interview, we'd love to hear from you.
Enjoy!

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In the Tribe: Face-to-face with Marcus Rutherford

Artist and lawyer Marcus Rutherford has travelled with Tribes eight times since 2013 - and always to Tanzania.

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Barefoot Woman

The historic Kaalvoet Vrou (Barefoot Woman) statue stands proudly in South Africa’s Drakensberg Mountains.

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Waterbuck in Liwonde National Park, Malawi © RBorovka,Shutterstock

Magnificent Malawi – and a touch of Zambia!

I didn’t think that safari holidays got any better than the one to Botswana which Tribes arranged for me in 2015 - until last year!  I had long wanted to visit Malawi, and particularly the Nyika Plateau, but couldn’t find an appropriate group tour.

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The unexpected is often the best

When Dr. Robert Climie travelled to Northern Tanzania with Tribes in January 2019, he wasn't expecting one of the highlights of the trip to be a simple road journey.

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Footloose in Africa

If you're staying in a lodge or camp outside of the National Parks on your African holiday, you may be given the opportunity to take a walking safari or a nature walk together with an experienced and knowledgeable guide.

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A morning encounter with wild dogs

It's 5. 30am and I've had my shower, coffee and fruit muffin, and I'm jumping aboard the 4x4, armed with my camera and binoculars.

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Wild dogs, Africa © JeffWebster

In the Tribe: face-to-face with… Jeff Webster

In this first of a new series meeting some of Tribes’ travellers, Suffolk-based Jeff Webster, a keen photographer who is now retired from a career in banking in London, tells of his and his wife Sue’s love of wildlife, Africa and Antarctica.

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Sunrise in Selous

Tribes' client Patricia McKay experienced a glorious sunrise while travelling in Tanzania with us. And she describes it - and some of the other highlights of her trip - in the most beautiful way! © Shutterstock – Ondrej Prosicky "The dawn creeps up upon you stealthily and almost imperceptibly at first.

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How to avoid crowds in the Ngorongoro Crater

Its wealth of natural attractions make the Ngorongoro Crater a particularly sought-after spot for wildlife enthusiasts coming on safari in northern Tanzania.

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