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A flying visit to Flatdogs Camp in Zambia

Flatdogs_Elephant in camp

Introduction The story so far: after spending a week in Malawi during my month-long trip to Africa earlier this year to attend three travel trade shows, I had five days I needed to fill. The third and final expo was Indaba in Durban, South Africa. Rather than getting there way ahead of schedule and whiling […]

A week in Malawi – truly the warm heart of Africa

Fishermen on Lake Malawi

Introduction Earlier this year I organized what could be described as the “working trip of a lifetime”. Stay with me here – basically I managed to turn three separate business trips to Africa into an entire month spent on the world’s most exciting continent, which is quite a result as I am sure you will […]

Photo essay: Seven days in Malawi in fourteen pictures

Fish Eagle attacks

Fishermen on Lake Malawi I travelled to Malawi for the first time in April this year, spending a week in the “Warm Heart of Africa”. It was a wonderful experience and for once, the slogan is true. Malawi is spectacular, her people are extremely friendly and yet for European travellers – especially from the Nordic […]

Grown-up Travel Guide’s Best Photos: Elephant, Hyena Pan, Botswana

Elephant at Hyena Pan, Botswana

This picture of an elephant splashing around in the water at Hyena Pan in Botswana was captured as a still from a video and then processed for colour and tone in Adobe Lightroom. I was kind of bowled over by the almost painting-like effect of the end product. #botswanasafari2015

Grown-up Travel Guide’s Best Photos: Close up with a lion, Moremi, Botswana

A hungry-looking lion in Moremi Game Reserve, Botswana

  As I finalize the first of several full-length articles about the fabulous time I had in Botswana last month with Sunway Safaris (it’s the photo and video editing that’s really taking the time, believe me) I’ll put up a few of the best photos here. This was the first lion we saw and although […]

Our next big adventure starts next week – Zimbabwe


Today we’re really excited to be able to share some details about our next amazing trip. Next week Grown-up Travel Guide returns to Africa! You’ll be able to keep up with my journey by following the #zimbabwesafari2014 hashtag on social media (Twitter, Google +, Facebook, Instagram etc.) and of course right here. In what promises […]