Sri Lanka is one of 34 ‘biodiversity hotspots’ of the world and with cultueral experiences and pristine coastline to match, plus an exquisite range of luxury lodges and eco camps, it makes for a fabulous wildlife safari destination.
We've wrapped up a month by month destination calendar to bring you 'Where to go when in 2019 - your holiday planning guide'. Time to map out the year ahead!
South Africa is hard to beat when it comes to food and wine - think paddock to plate experiences, world class wine and five star gourmet dining coupled with community spirit and stunning natural scenery. Writer Nikki Wallman explains more...
Tailormade travel means choice and lots of it. Let us guide you through the process with a short overview of safari styles for every taste & character type...
A handpicked collection of exquisite luxury lodges in Chile and Argentina. Think immense Patagonian landscapes, gourmet paddock-to plate dining, fly fishing, helicopters to thermal springs, polo, gaucho culture and more than a little pampering!
How better to capture your adventures than through thought provoking, memory evoking or simply beautiful photographs? Submit your best shot for the chance to win a Rugged Luxury safari bag, handmade in leather and canvas.
Elephants in abundance and predator rich plains, watery paradises and dusty moonscapes, top notch guiding and state of the art facilities. For photography its hard to beat Botswana!
From meeting top international authors to wandering the pretty streets of Galle, there are plenty of reasons to visit Sri Lanka.
We sent award winning journalist Catherine Marshall to track gorillas in Rwanda and The Republic of Congo. How did the destinations compare? Read all about her experience here.
Holi is a colourful, messy and chaotic Hindu party. How messy is messy? What do I wear?! Read on for our top tips on making the most of this carnival of colour!
Whether you're fabulous at fifty, revelling in retirement, or sweeping your partner off their feet for a surprise anniversary celebration, India knows how to celebrate in style!
From the dusty elegance of San Camp and the eccentric glamour of Jack’s Camp to rugged mobile camps and luxurious permanent lodges, these are stylishly mad safaris with all the trimmings!
If you're going to talk the talk, you've got to walk the walk. We couldn't agree more and that's exactly why we sent Ella Kiddell to embark upon The Great Walk of Africa. Join her journey through a collection of images taken along the way...
'Queen of Kaftans' Camilla Franks travelled through Africa with The Classic Safari company in search of remote tribal cultures, authentic encounters and a luxury safari experience to inspire her latest collection. This is her story.
Delve deeper into India’s exotic natural history and you’ll discover a wealth of wildlife just waiting to be encountered. Here’s our top pick of the best (and most unexpected) wildlife experiences in India,
Zambia’s unique proliferation of owner-operated, family run outfits have given rise to a number of seriously stylish, effortlessly cool homes to call your own - the perfect intimate spaces to go off-grid with your friends and family.
Argentina's Mendoza Province is synonymous with fine wine and exceptional dining. The temperate climate and rich heritage gives rise to some of the best gastronomic experiences on the planet. Here’s our pick of the best…
Journalist Sue Williams visits Kenya to report on the impact of tourism on wildlife conservation and community whilst Maasai warriors in Kenya now protect African wildlife and transform from hunters to guardians.
Travel journalist Ben Groundwater opted to take a different route to Peru's Machu Picchu and set out on the longer, more beautiful, more luxurious and far quieter Salkantay trail.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Christmas is looming. You haven’t ordered your turkey yet, you’re panic-buying and your tinsel’s in a tangle. Stop. Breathe… We can help.
30th September marks fifty years since Botswana gained independence from Britain. Safe, peaceful and democratic with a Smart Traveller green stamp of approval, Botswana boasts endless possibilities.
When you go on safari, or indeed on any wilderness journey, you need a guide. We know that. But what’s in a guide? Here is our pick of the best in the field - the ones who deliver safaris with punch.
From cities bustling with colourful characters and colonial charm to sizzling sambas, galloping gauchos, the verdant Amazon rainforest, ancient Inca ruins and the wilderness of Patagonia - Latin America has it all!
It is said that ‘in riding a horse, we borrow freedom’ and we like to think that’s true. Witness the wilderness from the best seat in the house with our handpicked selection of horseback safaris and journeys.
Thanks to waves of migration over the centuries, Kenya is one of the most diverse countries in Africa and that diversity makes it the perfect destination for an African safari combining both culture and wildlife.
Our director Julie McIntosh certainly knows one end of a horse from the other and this places her perfectly to test run all our horseback safaris. Here’s an insight into her top riding safari picks...
We sent Australian Country's Karen Day on a horseback safari through the Masai Mara, Kenya. Read her story of wildlife, adrenaline, glamping in the wilderness and adventure at a gallop!
With 'The Jungle Book' currently revelling in red carpet glory, we’d like to take a moment to remember the godfather of colonial jungle days, Rudyard Kipling, and the setting for this magical childhood classic, the Kanha Tiger Reserve of central India.
Join us for en evening discovering the Arctic's ethereal, otherworldly wilderness. Witness the abundant wildlife, beauty and snow-hushed silence of this incredible destination at the end of the earth.