Blog - Tailor Made Holidays

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.

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Visiting meerkats, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana © AGMarks

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.

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Curious Elephants and a Taste of Honey

Last November, I was a very fortunate lady and travelled to Botswana Like everyone who visits new and exciting destinations, there were favourite moments.

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Trying tailor-made

Tailor-made holidays are all about getting to do what you want, when you want, for as long as you want, and where you want.

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Cloud forest in Ecuador © GOlsson,Shutterstock

Ecuador Cloud Forest Safari

I am in a world of water It hangs from trees like a thick mossy coat. It tumbles in cascades and floods of rushing streams.

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A Tower of Giraffes please!

Last October, I visited South Africa with my family – my husband and 2 boys age 9 (James) and 12 (Charlie).

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Chiloe, Where Moving House Means Something Different

I didn’t really know a great deal about Chiloe before I went to Chile I knew it was the second largest island in South America and that there was a great hotel there, but what I didn’t know is just what a unique place it is, and how different if feels from the rest of Chile.

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Santiago, Parks and Politics

Everything in Chile revolves around its capital, Santiago de Chile With over seven million people, nearly half of country’s population live in the city, with many more in nearby towns and cities.

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Chile Tip to Toe

The one thing that everyone knows about Chile is that it is a long, thin country Before I went a representative from one the lodges I was visiting showed me a map of the country superimposed over a map of Europe, with the northern tip of Chile amongst the fjords of Scandinavia while the southern toe rested against the desert of North Africa.

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Leaving Paradise on Earth

Continuing from her last post We made our last transfer by private taxi back down the windy paths but this time in daylight.

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