Many people who go on safari in Africa are very keen to see the famous Big 5. However, we always recommend not to focus too much on that. There is so much more to see in the African bush! In our series of blogs about safari animals in Malawi, it is time for an animal that a lot of people don’t know much about. Although you usually don’t see much of them, they are large and impressive animals. This time we’ll tell you more about the hippo! Read more
Some friends make fun of us, because we keep getting ourselves into interesting situations. Even in the months after we lost our jobs due to COVID-19, we never got bored. All sorts of things are happening all the time and we will probably have to learn to live with a permanent bit of chaos… Anyway, it’s time for a personal update from Malawi! Read more
When you think of Africa, you think of the amazing wildlife. We write a series of blogs about animals that you could see on safari in Malawi. Today we tell you more about Africa’s largest cat; the lion. We share some interesting facts about this special animal, but also explain how the lions in Malawi are doing and where you should go to see them. Read more
In our previous blog with tips about books that create that amazing Africa feeling, we promised to write a separate blog about “The boy who harnessed the wind”. This inspiring story gives a special insight into life in Malawi in the village of William Kamkwamba and his family. Highly recommended for those who want to travel around Malawi with us! Read more
The summer holidays have started in Europe, so many people are looking for reading tips. And we are happy to help! Now that you temporarily can’t go on a tour of Africa, you can still dream away with the books below. The writers give you that real Africa feeling, so enjoyment is guaranteed. After reading these books, don’t wait too long to contact us, so that we can make your dream trip to Africa come true! Read more
Africa is a special continent. After nearly seven years, we thought we were somewhat used to it. Yet, these two Dutchies continue to be amazed. I don’t know if you followed any of it, but Malawi is going through an interesting period of democracy. In this blog you’ll read a bit more about the political history and especially about what made the past year so special. Read more
One of the main reasons people travel to Africa is to see the wildlife. That’s why we write a series of blogs about different animals that you can find on safari in Malawi. We share not only the did-you-know’s, but also interesting stories. On social media we asked our followers which safari animal to start with. The elephant came out as your favorite! Read more
Many dream about going on safari in Africa. Seeing all the wildlife, the sounds and smells of the bush and the feeling of freedom and adventure. There are many safari destinations in Africa and the nature on this continent is always spectacular. These places all have their differences, so it’s important to understand what you want to get out of your trip.
It’s no secret that we are passionate about safari’s and the country Malawi and that we love sharing our special experiences with you. In this blog we’ll tell you why going on safari in Malawi is so amazing. Will we be seeing you here soon? Read more
Do you know Malawi as that poor country in Africa where UNICEF is helping to save children? Or do you know Malawi because of Madonna’s slightly controversial adoptions?
‘’Why should I travel to Malawi?’’, people ask quite often. And we admit that it’s not easy to give an answer. Not because it’s hard to find a reason, but because there are so many! Everyone has their own reasons to travel to Africa and we believe that this relatively small and unknown country offers it all. Those children might be the happiest you’ll ever meet, since the people in Malawi are very positive and hospitable, despite poverty. And as the title of this blog suggest, it’s possible to spot the Big 5; the dream of every safari tourist.
We’ve picked the biggest five reasons why Malawi should be your choice when traveling to Africa. We promise you won’t regret your decision! Read more
We haven’t slept at all last night, after the news we received yesterday. Of course, we knew big changes were about to take place, but we didn’t expect to be kicked out that easily. Also this business is taking a big knock now that the world is in crisis and no one knows how long it’s going to take before we go back to normal, if that ever happens. We just expected the opportunity to discuss the way forward, but instead the directors of the company where we started working in September simply told us that at least half of the staff will have to go, including ourselves. No discussion about a temporary lower salary, more efficiency or creative cut backs. No, just finished, you’re on your own. ‘Basi’, as they would say here. Read more
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