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NEWSPAPERS:

London Evening Standard - Sierra Leone: Running for the worthiest cause- 11th September 2017

The Independent - Kenya: How to go to Safari Guide School in Kenya - 24th July 2017

London Evening Standard - Kenya: Walking with the Lion Kings - 23rd June 2017

The Times - Rwanda's Renaissance: great apes, volcanoes and luxury- 13th May 2017

The Telegraph - Hotelegraph Review, Kenya: Serian 'The Original', Mara North Conservancy - 24th April 2017

The Independent - Uganda: Learning to Track Mountain Gorillas - 21st March 2017

The Independent - Trekking the Simien Mountains: Inside Ethiopia's Endangered World Heritage Site - 9th January 2017

The Times - The Cool Safari Guide - 17th December 2016

The Independent - World Rhino Day in Kenya: New hope for one of the planet's most endangered species22nd September 2016

London Evening Standard - Walking with rhinos in Kenya's Laikipia County19th September 2016

The Independent - Safari in Malawi: watching 500 endangered elephants rehomed - 12th August 2016

The Independent - Cecil The Lion's Legacy: Zimbabwe's Hwange National Park one year on - 28th June 2016

Evening Standard - Nepal: Raising the roof of the world - 25th April 2016

Sunday Telegraph - On the hunt for pumas in Patagonia - 31st January 2016

The Independent - Norway: Mushing through the snow on a six-dog open sleigh - 7th November 2015

The Independent - Travellers' Guide to Family Safaris in Africa - 31st October 2015

The Telegraph - Family Holidays in Africa: Simples! - 21st September 2015

The Australian - Bale Mountain Lodge, Ethiopia, where a rare wolf roams free - 21st July 2015

The Times - 20 Best African Safari Camps - 4th July 2015

The Independent - Mozambique: Gorongosa NP: "A Land of Endless Surprises" - 27th June 2015

Sunday Telegraph - A Sea Change for Mozambique - 21st June 2015

Sunday Telegraph: Tanzania - A fresh take on the great migration10th May, 2015

The Australian: In safe hands - Memories of great guides past and present Beks Ndlovu, Zimbabwe - 18th April 2015

The Australian: Leading Ladies of Africa (syndicated from The Sunday Telegraph) - 18th April 2015

Sunday Telegraph - Africa's Leading Ladies: A look at the lives of female safari guides on International Women's Day 8th March 2015

The Australian - Zambia: Where the elephants walk - 7th February 2015

Daily Telegraph - Namibia: Modern times and the living is Zambezi - 1st November 2014

The Independent: Zambia: How the wildlife-rich nation has achieved a fall in poaching - 25th October 2014

The Independent - Gorilla Encounters: 5 ways to get up close - 8th October 2014

The Independent on Sunday - Bale Mountains National Park, Ethiopia: A landscape full of unique wildlife - 5th October 2014

The Independent on Sunday - Botswana: A trunk call for elephant conservation - 14th September 2014

The Independent - Travellers' Guide to The Himalayas - 6th September 2014

Sunday Express - Discover Jordan and the epic secrets of ancient Petra31st August 2014

The Independent - Stay the Night: River Farmhouse, Zambia - 29th June 2014

The Independent - Rwanda's renaissance5th April 2014

The Australian - Rwanda: Lifting the Veil of Darkness - 15th March 2014

The Independent on Sunday - Rwanda: 20 years after the genocide, a nation emerges from the shadows - 26th January 2014

The Independent - A primate location in the Congo jungle - 11th January 2014

Sunday Express - We Love: Rubondo Island, Tanzania - 17th November 2013

Daily Telegraph - Trekking in Nepal: Guerrillas in our midst 29th May 2013

The Independent - Nepal: 48 Hours in Kathmandu 11th May 2013

The Independent - Malawi: Reborn to be wild in Majete 5th January 2013

The National - Why Malawi is turning into a traveller's paradise 16th November 2012

The Independent - Trail of the Unexpected: New dawn for Zimbabwe – 4th August 2012

The Independent on Sunday - B&B & Beyond - Escape, Llandudno 8th July 2012

Independent on Sunday - B&B & Beyond - Fronlas, Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire – 18th March 2012

Independent on Sunday - Kawaza Village, Zambia - This African Encounter is Up Close and Personal – 19th February 2012

Travel Africa Magazine - Greg Carr interviewSydney Morning Herald / The Age - South Luangwa, Zambia - Roar Talent Time – 11th February 2012

The Independent - 24-hour room service: Sanctuary Zebra Plains, Zambia – 28th January 2012

Daily Telegraph – Uganda: The land where gorillas, Pygmies and lions retreat to the trees – 1st October 2011

The Independent – Stay the Night: Mahogany Springs – 6th August 2011

Sunday Express – Sabina’s Secret Pathways – 26th March 2011

The Independent on Sunday – Stay the Night: The Old Lifeboat House – 28th November 2010

The Independent – After the Flood: the hotel that rose again – 20th November 2010

Daily Express – Canal Delights Unlocked – 14th November 2010

The Independent – Mozambique: Park Life Returns to Gorongosa – 9th October 2010

The Independent on Sunday – Stay the Night: Coral Lodge 1541, Mozambique - 23rd May 2010

The Independent – Summit Special: Climbing Uganda's Highest Peak – 22nd May 2010

The Independent – A Growing Passion – Olive Holidays in Sabina, Italy - 10th October 2009

The Independent – On The Road: A Day in the Life of Matemwe Beach, Zanzibar - 6th June 2009

The Independent – On The Road: A Journey into the Unknown in Tanzania - 14th March 2009

Guardian.co.uk - Tracking Namibia’s Big Cats - 18th December 2007


MAGAZINES:

BBC  Wildlife MagazineLuxury Travel Magazine (Australia) - Safari with a conscience: exploring the ethics of animal encounters - August 2017 (Spring edition)

Rough Guides - 6 Reasons you need to visit Sierra Leone - 19th July 2017

Travel Africa magazine - Kenya: How to be a Guide- Summer 2017

BBC Wildlife Magazine: Zambia - Doing what fits the Bill - April 2017

World Traveller Magazine - Patagonia: Big Cat Diary - November 2016

Discover Greater Anglia magazine: Constable Country - Winter 2016

Travel Africa magazine - Liwonde, Malawi: Exploring Middle Earth - Autumn 2016

Travel Africa magazine - Bangweulu, Zambia: A watery wonderland - Autumn 2016

Lonely Planet - Malawi's wildlife renaissance - October 2016

Rough Guides: - 10 Reasons to see more of Rwanda than just the Gorillas - 15th September 2016

Travel Africa magazine - Blog: Malawi - How to translocate an elephant - 16th August 2016

Travel Africa magazine - Blog: Zimbabwe - Hwange's new pride - 16th August 2016

Rough Guides - Off the Tourist Trail: The best little-visited African National Parks - 16th August 2016

Travel Africa magazine - Liuwa, Zambia: Anything but Plain - Summer 2016

DK Eyewitness Travel - Top Ten Safaris in Africa -

RoundTrip - Life Beyond Safaris - Zimbabwe and Zambia

RoundTrip - The Bigger Picture: Gorillas and Communities

Rough Guides - Aiming High: 6 of Africa's most epic mountains

Travel Africa Magazine: Mozambique: Go to Gorongosa - Winter 2015/16

Skylife (Turkish Airlines in-flight magazine) - Nepal: More than mountains - February 2016

Wanderlust Magazine: Mozambique: Recall of the Wild - February 2016

Oryx (Qatar Airways In-flight magazine) - Tantalizing TanzaniaJune 2015

Journeys Magazine: Rwanda - Coming of Age - Spring 2015

Travel Africa MagazineTravel Africa Magazine: Behind the scenes in the Lower Zambezi - Spring 2015

Travel Africa Magazine - Ethiopia: Dances with Wolves - Winter 2014/15

Travel Africa Magazine - Akagera, Rwanda: Cinderella makes it to the Ball - Winter 2014/15

Wild Travel - Tanzania: Africa's Ark - Rubondo Island - August 2014

Travel Africa - Ethiopia: Culture Clashes & Cameras in the Omo Valley - Summer 2014

Travel Africa - Rwanda: Land of Surprises - Spring 2014

Compass Magazine - Beauty and the beast: spotting the Ethiopian WolfMarch 2014

Wild Travel Magazine - Conservation Report: Back to the Future - The African Parks Story February 2014

Wild Travel Magazine - Trip Report: Bardia National Park, Nepal - On the tiger's tail October 2013

Vacation & Travel Magazine - Zambia - South Luangwa article

Travel Africa Magazine - Gorilla tracking in Congo: A Star called Neptuno Spring 2013

Travel Africa Magazine - Malawi: Community Connections Winter 2012/13

Compass Magazine - Zimbabwe: Return of the Traveller November 2012

Vacations and Travel Magazine - Malawi: The Other Africa October 2012

CSMA Club Magazine - The Heart of Africa: A Guide to Safaris October 2012

Travel Africa Magazine - Uganda, Queen Elizabeth NP - On the verge of Greatness Autumn 2012

Travel Africa MagazineTravel Africa Magazine - Like mother, like daughter – South Luangwa National Park, Zambia – Summer 2012

Vacations & Travel Magazine - London: Summer in the City – April 2012

Vacations & Travel Magazine - Zambia's Safari Zeal – April 2012

Serendib (Sri Lankan Airways In-flight magazine) Kathmandu: A City of Constrasts – February 2012

Travel Africa Magazine – Loving the BBC (that's bush, beach and culture) in Mozambique – Winter 2011/12

Travel Africa MagazineTravel Africa Magazine – Ahead of the Game – An interview with Amy Carter-James of Guludo Lodge and Thin Cats Thinking – Autumn 2011

Travel Africa Magazine – Bwindi and the Batwa, Uganda – Autumn 2011

CSMA Club Magazine – A well-kept Secret: Sabina – October 2011

Vacations & Travel Magazine – Uganda Unleashed – October 2011

Vacations & Travel Magazine – Second Nature – Style and Sustainability in Africa – July 2011

CNN Traveller – One for All, All for One – Insightful tourism in Mozambique – January/February 2011

CNN Traveller MagazineWexas’ Traveller Magazine – The Spirit of Stone Town, Ilha do Mozambique – Issue 1, 2011

Travel Africa Magazine – Gorongosa: The Human Side of Conservation – Issue 53, Winter 2010/11

Travel Africa Magazine – Hand in Hand – Luxury Responsible Tourism in Tanzania – Issue 51, Summer 2010

Travel Africa Magazine - Windhoek: A Tale of Two Cities – Issue 46, Spring 2009

Travel Africa Magazine - People over Profits – Voluntouring in Kenya - Issue 46, Spring 2009
 
Travel Africa Magazine - Selous Sensations – Issue 45, Winter 08/09
 
Travel Africa Magazine - Brighter Times on a Faded Relic – The Ilala Ferry, Malawi - Issue 39, Summer 2007

ON-LINE:

Rough Guides - How to Safari safely and ethically - 30th January 2017

DK Eyewitness Travel - Top Ten Safaris in Africa

RoundTrip - Life Beyond Safaris - Zimbabwe and Zambia

RoundTrip - The Bigger Picture: Gorillas and Communities

Rough Guides - Aiming High: 6 of Africa's most epic mountains

 

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