Face to face with meerkats
I have seen photos of people sitting with meerkats before, but I always imagined that you would probably need a lot of time and patience, or just very good luck, to have that kind of experience.
Top 6 best places to see leopards in Africa
Given that leopards are found in a wider variety of habitats than any other big cat, you'd think finding leopards should be easy.
Going on safari in the green season
I was travelling to northern Tanzania at the start of May, known for being the green (or rainy) season.
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.
A morning encounter with wild dogs
It's 530am and I've had my shower, coffee and fruit muffin, and I'm jumping aboard the 4x4, armed with my camera and binoculars.
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.
Tackling my fears on my first safari
When you’ve always been a beach holiday type of traveller, and you are faced with something completely outside of your comfort zone, you know it is going to be a love it or hate it experience.
Safari fireside tales – (mostly) without the animals!
Sitting round the campfire and swapping tales is one of the highlights of any safari While wildlife is inevitably the major focus of such a trip, a safari will usually also include other memorable events, such as encounters with local people, wonderful walks, amazing landscapes etc.
Northern Serengeti in the Low Season
Sitting alone, a large, battle-scarred male with a chunk missing out of his top lip was trying to disassociate himself from the seven females and youngsters relaxing in the sunshine on the edge of a dry riverbed.