Anywhere in Africa and Beyond

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


#KeepingUpWithKirsty in Botswana’s Delta and Kalahari

Published: 28 June 2023

We guess someone has to do it…you know, going to lodges across Africa and trying and testing them out before sending guests there. At Anywhere in Africa Safaris, the person who “takes one for the team” and leaves her husband at home and works over weekends to be able to take a few days off to travel is our Kirsty Gordon - if we sound a bit bitter about it all, it’s because her latest trip took her out to Botswana’s Okavango Delta where she was invited to stay with our friends at Feline Fields. Here’s her experience:
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Exploring the Wild: Horseback Riding Safaris in Africa

Published: 28 June 2023

“Going on safari” is exciting, but what about going on a “horseback safari” in Africa? It takes on a whole new dimension to immersive vacations as you combine the thrill of exploration with the tranquillity of being in harmony with nature. But before you count yourself out of this adventure as you’re a "non-rider", the destinations below cater to all riding abilities and as a non-rider, you can experience amazing game drives and activities while your partner or family enjoys their horse riding.
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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: