Jenny Gray

Wildebeest cross a river in the Great Migration

Our guide to East Africa’s Wildebeest Migration


Each year, approximately 1.5 million wildebeest and 300,000 zebra and gazelle make the trek from Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park to Kenya’s Masai Mara in search of food and water.

16/06/2017 / By / , , , , / 1 Comment
A houseboat in Botswana's Okavango Delta

Okavango Delta by houseboat: what to expect


In 2014, the Okavango Delta became the 1,000th site to be added to the UNESCO World Heritage list. But long before this, Botswana’s inland delta – described as ‘Africa’s last Eden’ – has been attracting tourists keen to experience its unmatched wildlife. The waters of the delta are scattered with numerous small islands and most travellers stay in […]

12/05/2017 / By / , , , / Post a Comment

Egypt found five ‘new’ ancient relics in 2017


Few countries in the world match the archaeological richness of Egypt. Iconic sites such as the Valley of the Kings rub shoulders with a seductive assortment of temples, mummies, and other ancient treasures. Egypt’s capital, Cairo, is unique in playing host to the only one of the seven wonders of the ancient world that is still […]

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Everything you need to know about travel in Iran


Travellers touch down in Tehran with images of shimmering mosques and palm trees, only to be confronted with an on-arrival visa process that makes grown men weep. But don't worry, we're here to help.

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