Our travel photo contest is under way and we have enjoyed all the wonderful entries. The photo above is this week’s choice for the first “Travel Photo of the Week” and the winner of a one-year Andrew Harper Premier Online subscription. Congratulations Lynda on your beautiful photo! The hippo in the vibrant green grass and the [...]
On game drives in South Africa, most travelers share vehicles and guides with one or two other couples. This can be great fun, but for those who do require a private vehicle, it can sometimes be prohibitively expensive to arrange or difficult to confirm. Tswalu Kalahari, however, makes it quite simple. Guests who reserve three [...]
This month’s Hideaway Report focuses on several remarkable new safari lodges in Botswana and South Africa. Here, the sophistication of the suites and the standard of the cuisine are as crucial to the experience as the quality of the wildlife-viewing. Mr. Harper personally took all the photographs in this slideshow – We hope you enjoy it!
In celebration of its 50th anniversary, Andrew Harper travel partner Abercrombie & Kent will take a maximum of 24 guests on a once-in-a-lifetime safari to Kenya, where A&K first started arranging luxury adventure tours in 1962. As befits a 50th-anniversary tour, Abercrombie & Kent has planned numerous special experiences, including hot air ballooning over the Masai Mara, a visit to Karen Blixen’s Mbogani House, a behind-the-scenes introduction to the Amboseli Elephant Research Project, a meeting with Maasai elders and the chance to plant a tree at Sanctuary Olonana in the Masai Mara.
This year, Botswana’s famed Okavango Delta experienced the most favorable water conditions in recent history, according to Michael Gregurich of Sanctuary Retreats. The entire area has transformed into an Eden bursting with life. Ordinarily, mokoro (dugout canoe) safaris become more limited after October, when the floodwaters traditionally recede from the smaller channels. In this exceptional [...]
An Andrew Harper favorite destination, the Serengeti offers stunning views and some of the best wildlife viewing experiences in Africa. One of our top-picks for game viewing in the region, Sanctuary Kusini, is due to reopen this July. The refurbished camp will feature an upgraded dining tent, bush boutique and reception area. Additionally, guests will [...]
Canoeing down the Zambezi might sound like an adventure suitable for those who would otherwise spend their vacations ice-climbing in Alaska or mountain biking across the Atacama Desert. But in fact, it is a serene, almost dreamlike experience that involves relatively little exertion and requires only a moderate level of fitness. After all, you are [...]