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How Traveling with Kids Affects Their Education

An increasing number of parents travel with their kids today because they realise the educational value of travelling. Travel ignites their curiosity and expands their horizons.  A travel education is so effective because kids are involved in hands-on learning where they use all of their senses. They experience a wide array of faces, languages, sounds, …

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How to cope with long drives on Safari with Kids

We’ve done trips in Africa before and the drives between places are always longer than you expect. So read on to find out what tips and tricks we’ve developed to cope with the long drives on Safari with Kids. Cameras Buy them their own cameras – but not just any camera. We actually made this …

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Serengeti Pioneer Camp, Tanzania | Tanzania Family Adventure Holiday

Our next stop on our Tanzania Family Holiday was Serengeti Pioneer Camp part of the Elewana Collection. Once you arrive into the Serengeti National Park you basically do a game drive in the Serengeti on your way to Serengeti Pioneer Camp as it’s around 2 hours 30 from the gate. On our way across the …

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Elewana The Manor at Ngorongoro Tanzania | Tanzania Family Adventure Holiday

The Manor which is part of the Elewana Collection sits high in the Ngorongoro Forest. It’s past the Ngorongoro Crater if you’re driving from the Serengeti towards Arusha, and so we visited the Ngorongoro Crater before arriving at Elewana The Manor in time for dinner. Here’s what we thought. On arrival at Elewana The Manor …

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Why Malawi (not South Africa) should be on your bucket list for 2020!

Why Malawi (not South Africa) should be on your bucket list for 2020! Most people when we told them we were going to Malawi they asked ‘Why?’ And then ‘Where is it?’ Followed swiftly with ‘Is it safe?’ Strange that those questions don’t ever really get asked about a trip to South Africa, where we …

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Tarangire River Camp |Tanzania Family Adventure Holiday

Tarangire River Camp part of the Mbali Mbali group of hotels was our first base in Tanzania. We arrived at lunchtime after an overnight flight and a 5am landing into Kilimangaro, so to say we were exhausted is understating it slightly.  We were collected from the airport by Martin from Ranger Safaris and off we …

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Enchanted at Knowsley Safari Park

It seems that these days just meeting Father Christmas is not quite enough, there has to be some sort of experience attached too. Knowsley Safari Parks version is “Enchanted”, an evening event after the traditional safari experience is closed. We went along last Saturday and it is actually rather good! My children are 5 year …

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Villa Gorilla, Kinigi near Musanze Rwanda | Volcanoes National Park

During our 14 days in Rwanda we had the pleasure of staying for 2 nights at Villa Gorilla. Villa Gorilla is located at Kinigi near the headquarters of Rwanda’s famous Volcanoes National Park. It has 4 comfortable rooms, each with private bath and toilet facilities, and it also has a Family Lodge. There are many …

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14 Nights in Malawi | Our Malawi Family Holiday with Responsible Safari Company

We spent 14 nights in Malawi over Easter and some of you asked why Malawi, or maybe why a Malawi Family Holiday? What is there in Malawi, why did you chose Malawi as your next adventure destination? Lot of questions as to why? The answer put simply was why not! When you see what a …

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Domwe Island | Lake Malawi Accommodation

We spent two nights at Domwe Island which is 2 kms offshore from Cape Maclear. Domwe Island is a basic but simply stunning island with some incredible views of Lake Malawi.  It’s quirky and was perhaps our favourite of the Lake Malawi Accommodation we stayed at. To be honest I didn’t really know what to …

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