An Alphonse story from Seychelles

The Seychelles is the ultimate island destination in the Indian Ocean – and it’s crowning glory are the remote and pristine Outer Islands. When we were invited by Machaba safaris to visit the remote island of Alphonse to capture and experience their Blue Safari, my underwater camera, land camera, video camera and drone packed […]

By |February 12th, 2020|Family Travel, Photo Travel|0 Comments

All you need to know about visiting Victoria Falls

The worlds widest waterfall at 1.7km wide and one of the 7 natural wonders of the world.

Time of year: Heaviest flow is April/May when flood comes down. Expect to be completely wet when visting at that time. Rain coats can be hired, but cameras will need cover.

Which side is best: Don’t worry about what […]

By |July 30th, 2019|Family Travel, Photo Travel, Photographic workshops|0 Comments

Exploring Hwange with Machaba

The road to Hwange
Leaving the rushing waters of Victoria Falls behind, my family and I followed a road fringed by twisted boababs and teak forests that glowed red and orange in their autumn foliage and into the dry and isolated heart of Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe. For the next week, we would be […]

By |July 29th, 2019|Family Travel, Photo Travel|0 Comments

How to buy the best travel insurance?

“I’ve just broken my arm.”

“I  had an accident, my leg is in plaster.”

“My mother died. I need to be with my family.”

“My employer has insisted that I cannot travel.”

“The airline I was using has gone insolvent.”

“My wife fell off the game viewer and need emergency medical treatment.”

These stories are real. When people should be […]

By |May 28th, 2019|Family Travel, Photo Travel|0 Comments

Zambia’s Secret Season

Zambia’s Secret Season

David Rogers article about travel in the Emerald Season to South Luangwa

Safari rules say the dry season is best for spotting game. But if you visit the Luangwa Valley when it rains, you can explore by boat when the river is high, the flowers are blooming, the wildlife teeming and there’s no […]