An ongoing sustainability agenda at Las Torres
Las Torres is the only privately owned reserve within the park, and the Kusanovic family (now third generation), owners and custodians, have been using holistic principles to care for the land in their charge for more than half a century, with the aim of both welcoming guests to this extraordinarily beautiful, diverse and remote region, and ensuring long term sustainability and a legacy of biodiverse and unspoilt land for future generations to enjoy. Read more
Chile is Open!
Finally, good news! Chile reopened to double-jabbed international travellers on 1 October 2021 and, from 1 November, there is no longer a mandatory five-day quarantine – instead, you’ll just take a PCR test on arrival and, if it’s negative, ... Read more
As of autumn 2021, Kenya is back on the map
Kenya’s wide-open wildernesses are ideal for these Covid time. There’s no issue adhering to the two-metre rule when you’re driving across endless grasslands, tracking animals on foot in an exclusive conservancy or sitting atop a remote kopje drinking sundowners as the sky puts on a show. Read more
Baby Boom in Amboseli
This is a great time to visit Amboseli, to see the elephant herds at their biggest, parading before the backdrop of Africa’s highest peak. Read more
The Greatest Show on Earth
The Serengeti and Masai Mara are not only two of the most famous national parks in the world, but they also play host to the longest and largest overland migration on the planet Read more
Guiding Principles – Brown on Loisaba
Samuel Lengalai (Brown) is from a local village close to the Loisaba Conservancy and has worked in the conservancy for over 12 years. During a recent visit, I spoke to Brown about his love for his job, the region, and the wildlife and communities that call Loisaba home. Read more
Wildlife Warriors – Mentoring Conservation Champions of the Future
We came to appreciate that the longevity of our efforts required that we nurtured a generation of children who cared about their environment and who are passionate about conservation; children who would have the ability to stand on any platform, in their communities, nationally and globally to discuss and debate conservation issues. Our goal was to mentor wildlife champions. Read more
Could low season be the best season?
Think the mild, dry summer months, from June to October, are the prime time to safari in Kenya and Tanzania? Think again. Travelling during allegedly low-season months can reap huge rewards – maybe this year more than ever. Read more