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Wildlife in Chobe National Park, Botswana
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The Okavango Delta: Discovering Africa’s greatest oasis

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The Okavango Delta is a colossal wetland in Northern Botswana. The river here doesn’t flow into the ocean but instead floods the Kalahari Desert creating a vast sanctuary teeming with diverse wildlife. The delta’s ecosystem is unique and largely untouched by humans; a rare example of a still completely wild Africa. The journey to our […]

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Posada Amazonas Lodge in Peru
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7 unique overnight stays from around the world

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Here at Peregrine, we’ve always thought that travel should be more about the journey than where we rest our heads at night. Adventure for us is an immersive, cultural experience – a local cooking class in Vietnam, campfire stories with Botswana’s Ghanzi bushmen, or wine tasting with vintners in Mendoza. Jacuzzi baths and a well-stocked minibar aren’t […]

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A local couple hug in Botswana
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Botswana: A country full of hope

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Botswana is one of the most welcoming, hopeful and beautiful countries I’ve visited. The local people personify the country’s joyful spirit. You can see it in their faces and the convivial attitudes of our hosts. It’s easiest to illustrate this with contrasts drawn by the start of my journey. I began in Johannesburg. Driving through […]

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African elephant in Tanzania
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How to pack for an African safari

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Packing for an African safari can seem like a daunting venture, but it doesn't need to be. From clothing tips to luggage weight, we cover off everything you need to know to pack like a pro.

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A houseboat in Botswana's Okavango Delta
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Okavango Delta by houseboat: what to expect

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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 […]

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