Anywhere in Africa and Beyond

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

AIA July blog

Calling the Adventurous Spirit: Africa’s Top Desert Destinations

Published: 15 July 2024

When someone refers to a desert as “just” a place of sand, dunes and heat - the hair on any travel specialist’s neck stands up. However, we see misinformed statements like these as “challenge accepted” - so here’s something that may change your perception of Africa’s top desert destinations.

Experience the Magic of South Africa’s Secret Season: Kirsty Gordon on Why You Should Visit South Africa in May

Published: 27 June 2024

I’m one of the lucky few people in this entire world who get to call South Africa, “home.” It’s a privilege that isn’t wasted on me. In fact, my love for this great land was one of the main reasons why I returned from the UK in 2008 and started Anywhere in Africa Safaris. Thank goodness for things like Facebook and Instagram (I’m not on TikTok…yet), because I can now share the beauty of this place with you all.

Discover Africa’s Hidden Beach Gems: Kirsty’s Guide to Lesser-Known Paradise Islands and Beaches

Published: 11 June 2024

Before I start, this blog is not just for honeymooners. Oh no. If anything, I wrote this for the adventurous spirit, the couple who has spent almost an entire lifetime together and who wants to see places few others have experienced. It’s for those who shun the tourist crowds and want something where nature and marine life is front and centre, and if there is a mix of more affordable and luxurious hotels then “sure, sign me up!”
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The Magic of Multi-Generational Safaris

Published: 5 May 2024

From Twitchers to Twitter (now X), a safari can really be the perfect vacation for everyone in the family! We’re talking retirees, moms and dads, teens and tweens (even toddlers at some camps)! We have created safari journeys for families spanning just a few months old to 80 plus! We believe that exploring the wonders of Africa is best served together, and here’s why…

#KeepingUpWithKirsty: My Educational Trip to Tanzania in November 2023

Published: 3 April 2024

Step into my travel diary, a space that is as idyllic as it looks. It’s a few months late, so I hope that you find it worth the wait! I’ve just been incredibly busy with enquiries and December and January saw so many new faces and return guests traveling with Anywhere in Africa Safaris. But without further ado, I bring to you my educational trip to Arusha, Tarangire, Karatu, Ngorongoro and the Serengeti…

Your Safari's Contribution to Conservation and Livelihoods in Africa

Published: 29 February 2024

Feel good, see good and do good - there’s a lot of ‘goodness’ when it comes to safari. Selfishly, you’re taking time out for yourself (you deserve it) and treating yourself to an experience where you’re waitered on hand and foot, but not so selfishly your safari helps conservation efforts and improves the livelihoods of communities. So sip that G&T, wear your khaki and know that by choosing to travel with Anywhere in Africa Safaris you’re staying at establishments that ensure your levies reach the people and wildlife who need it most.

Exploring the Enchanting Indian Ocean Islands

Published: 13 November 2023

Whenever I think about the Indian Ocean Islands, I tend to say, “heaven called and asked for its islands back” because to me, they are the closest thing to perfection.

A Year-Round Destination: East Africa’s Safari Seasons

Published: 9 November 2023

You’re about to embark on a seasonal journey through East Africa - a land of stunning landscapes, diverse wildlife, and vibrant cultures. This corner of the African continent is home to countries such as Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, and more, each offering its own unique experiences.

The Best Times to go Gorilla Trekking

Published: 6 November 2023

Gorilla trekking is an adventure like no other, offering a rare opportunity to witness the magnificent Mountain Gorillas in their natural habitat. This experience is a dream for wildlife enthusiasts, adventure seekers and budding Jane Goodalls. In this travel blog, we will explore the magic of gorilla trekking, including the best seasons to visit, what to pack, and what to wear for an unforgettable encounter with these majestic beasts.

Discovering Botswana Through Its Diverse Regions

Published: 1 November 2023

Known to the world as Africa’s most immersive safari destination, Botswana is a country that boasts an astonishing variety of landscapes, wildlife, and cultural experiences.