Blog - Travellers Tales

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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We love a good travel tale! Read some of ours, and maybe send us one of yours if you've travelled with us.

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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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On the right tracks

There can be a romance in rail travel in foreign countries that’s hard to find in the 1105am from Ipswich to Liverpool Street.

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Why a homestay?

Staying as a guest in someone’s home has a very different feel to staying in a lodge, hotel or even a B&B.

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Travels as a father

With Father's Day this Sunday, June 16, I asked that seasoned traveller, Tribes' Director Guy Marks, about his experiences of seeing the world through the eyes of his sons.

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Up, up and away

Once the long-haul flight to your destination is over there are still plenty of opportunities to take to the air on your holiday.

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In Praise of Forests

Visiting a forest is a life-enhancing thing to do Who can forget that moment when Lucy steps out of the coat-filled wardrobe and into the snow-covered forest of Narnia? Happily you don’t have to travel to Narnia to experience the exotic or the unknown of the forest world.

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Avian pride – feathered national ambassadors

Tribes’ travellers journey to destinations that are home to hundreds of bird species and, even if you don’t start your trip as a birder, you may find you’ve become one by the end! The concept of a national bird is an interesting one.

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Wonderful wildlife encounters

With World Wildlife Day this Sunday, March 3, it only seemed natural to look at some of the magical encounters Tribes’ travellers have enjoyed with wildlife.

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