Tag: safari

South Africa, The Royal Portfolio

Review: The Farmstead

The Farmstead, Thornybush Private Game Reserve Room type: Luxury Farm Suite Duration: 9th > 11th September, 2019 After 3 months of being married, my wife sent me packing…on a luxury safari.  Whilst she was meeting new suppliers in Marrakech, at one of the worlds largest luxury travel shows, I felt […]

Countries, Ecuador

Review: Pikaia Lodge, Galapagos

Pikaia Lodge, Galapagos Room type: Balcony Room Duration: 18th > 22nd December, 2018 Pikaia Lodge is a wonderful property.  What a shame it had to be in the Galapagos – the most boring place in the world.  A place built on the discovery of science, and sold as tourism.  Give it […]


A guide to gorilla trekking in Rwanda

So you’ve just spent $1500 to spend an hour with adolescents.  Maybe some even as young as 3 weeks old.  Perhaps an adult or two will be present.  Under normal circumstances you would be arrested, but these are irregular times we live in.  As with all encounters where you pay […]

Rwanda, Wilderness Safaris

Review: Bisate Lodge, Rwanda

Bisate Lodge, Rwanda Room type: Villa Duration: 24th > 27th October, 2018 Booked with: Dorsia Travel Were there a sudden spout of news reports confirming aliens had landed in Uganda, offering all the secrets to the universe, unlimited youth and free scratch cards, I would still be completely unimpressed.  I would […]

Singita, South Africa

Review: Singita Lebombo, Kruger National Park

Singita Lebombo, Kruger National Park Room type: Suite Duration: 7th > 10th September, 2017 Booked with: Dorsia Travel Pre-sales Such in awe at the wildlife, the Singita reservations team were entranced and completely unable to respond to our enquiries.  After further chasing, one of the directors got involved to apologise and takeover the […]