Anywhere in Africa and Beyond

Explore Africa with Kirsty Gordon as she shares with you; her passion…travel in Africa!!!!

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In Conversation with Dr Wendy Panaino | Tswalu's Resident Pangolin Expert

Published: 9 February 2023

Anywhere in Africa had the pleasure of following Dr Wendy Panaino, Tswalu’s resident pangolin expert, who was awarded her doctorate for her extensive research into the responses of free-living Temminck’s ground pangolins to seasonal and annual fluctuations in climatic conditions and food resources in a semi-arid environment, the southern Kalahari.

A Luxury African Vacation Few Know About - Yes, It’s Possible!

Published: 17 November 2022

It has taken me over 30 years to discover these far-flung unexpected places, and I’ve been waiting for the right time to share them with you. I guess, it’s a bit like waiting for the right time to propose. The excitement is bubbling, and the thought of you saying “yes” to a new chapter of adventure is the thrill that keeps me fired up as a luxury African travel specialist.

Best African Safari Destinations for American Travelers

Published: 17 November 2022

So you’re an American traveler who perhaps has done the expected tourist hot spots? You’ve sailed the gondolas, climbed many steps on Greek islands, and you’ve swished sauvignon blanc in Bordeaux. Or maybe you’ve toured the entire USA and you’re ready for a completely different experience?
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7 Reasons To Use a Safari Travel Specialist Over Google

Published: 17 September 2022

For recipes, weather updates and gift ideas for your mother in-law there’s Google. For idyllic safaris, luxury African travel, Indian Ocean honeymoons and Central African gorilla treks there’s Kirsty Gordon at Anywhere in Africa. So if you’ve ever wondered why you should trust a reputable tour operator to plan your next vacation over Google, here’s why:
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5 Reasons Why Kenya Should Be On Your Travel Wish List

Published: 27 July 2022

Got friends who have recently returned from a safari? In between the never-ending stories of spectacular wildlife sightings and envious sunkissed skin, you may hear them name-drop national parks like Tsavo East and West, Maasai Mara, Amboseli, Hells Gate or Lake Nakuru, to name but a few. Some may have even included a few days on the beach - you know, to “wash away the dust of a safari.” This is then your cue to ask, “so, where in Africa can I experience all of this?” Kenya, of course! And here are our top five reasons Kenya should be on your travel wish list.
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Memories of Matriarchs This Mother’s Day

Published: 5 May 2022

The popular (yet untrue) saying “an elephant never forgets” is perhaps one of the main reasons these majestic mammals are considered the true matriarchs of the African bush. Known collectively as a ‘memory of elephants,’ young calves recognize that their mothers know best (even when they’re teens).
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Published: 24 February 2022

It’s no doubt that the last two years have been tricky. Throw in organizing a bespoke luxury African safari and it got even trickier - although, nothing that our Kirsty can’t handle! Kirsty Gordon waved her magic travel wand and still brought countless people to the continent that has her heart. As you already may know, tailor-made African safari vacations are Kirsty’s forte, but don’t take it from us! Read some of the incredible travel stories our guests left from their 2021 travels across Africa.
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Cows And All - Self-Driving South Africa's Northern KwaZulu-Natal

Published: 4 November 2021

Anywhere in Africa Safaris’ Marketing Team went on a self-drive adventure through Northern KwaZulu-Natal (KZN), proving that even the most rural parts of Africa - more specifically, South Africa - are more than ready to welcome you - here’s why:
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Motivational Women Who Make Africa The Best Luxury Vacation Destination

Published: 9 August 2021

Mother nature is what makes Africa the very best luxury vacation destination. However, once you visit and meet these inspirational women, you’ll realize why guests forget about the rest of the world and return to Africa year-on-year. Yes, we have to admit that patriarchy is still very much a thing, but great strides are being made in the tourism and hospitality industry to balance the status quo and make use of empowered women and the greatest minds in effecting positive change.
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Kirsty’s Top 7 Luxury African Vacations and Destinations She’s Sending Guests To Right Now.

Published: 29 June 2021

Kirsty Gordon, our CEO & Founder, is a mover-and-shaker, lives for adventure, a woman devoted to curating luxury African safaris, and a family-first kinda gal. That’s why she’ll never send you to an African destination that she wouldn’t feel comfortable sending a loved one to - especially during these Covid times.