Press Archive

Robin Pope Safaris is frequently featured in International media. Here are some articles in which our properties and the experiences we offer are mentioned.

Top Honeymoon Tips for Millennial Travelers (Travel Agent Central)

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Travel Agent Central has rounded up the latest tips from their 30Under30 agents on booking top-notch destination weddings, from the hottest packages to the hippest boutique hotels. Take a look: Top Honeymoon Tips for Millennial Travelers   Travel Agent Central [...]

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On the hunt for a wildlife holiday (The Herald)

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Anything David Attenborough touches seems destined to become gold – but his latest project with the BBC, The Hunt, really is a triumph. Read more about it here:  On the hunt for a wildlife holiday The Herald 13th November 2015 [...]

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Spooky Safaris (Aardvark Safaris)

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Bats take center stage on a monster migration perfect for Halloween: Spooky Safari Aardvark Blog 29 October 2015

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Stepping into the wilds of Zambia (Halesowen News)

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When we arrive at the crime scene, barely any evidence remains. Only a few blood-soaked blades of grass, glistening in the tangerine dawn sunshine, reveal foul play has been afoot. … Stepping into the wilds of Zambia Sarah Marshall Halesowen [...]

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Five O’Clock Somewhere: Sunset Sailing At Lake Malawi’s Pumulani Lodge (Forbes)

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As soon as you cast your eyes on Lake Malawi, the spectacular and bio-rich, 365-mile-long body of water that spans several countries along the East African Rift, you’re going to be itching to jump on Pumulani Lodge’s private wooden dhow [...]

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Safari holidays: Animal magic in the rain (The Telegraph)

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The ‘emerald season’ in Africa is a great time to go on safari: the bush is lush, birds and other wildlife are prolific, and there are no crowds, says Mike Unwin. Read more about his green season safari: Safari holidays: [...]

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A Zambian Walking Safari: the Ultimate Wildlife Adventure (The Wall Street Journal)

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Discover why our Mobile Walking Safaris are so unique! A Zambian Walking Safari: the Ultimate Wildlife Adventure The Wall Street Journal 2nd April 2015

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Wildlife and beyond with Robin Pope Safaris (Travel Weekly)

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Judy Koutsky takes a look at some of the highlights of Zambia and Malawi Wildlife and beyond with Robin Pope Safaris Travel Weekley February 2015

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Top Ten Most Romantic Safari Lodges (The Huffington Post)

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Jane Anderson highlights why Stanley Safari Lodge is one of the top ten most romantic safari lodges Top Ten Most Romantic Safari Lodges The Huffington Post 30 January 2015

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Idle and Wild (My Wedding Day)

Gillian Mclaren writes about why Pumulani is so apt for a romantic getaway… Idle and Wild My Wedding Day December 2014

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Luangwa Safari House – NET – A – PORTER

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Have a look at what the high-end fashion magazine NET- A – PORTER says about Luangwa Safari House: NET -A – PORTER – Luangwa Safaris House   The Edit 12th June 2014

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Romantic Africa – Carnivore Week (Selling Long Haul)

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Robin Pope Safaris’ new responsible tourism trip (Easier Travel)

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Continuously guided by responsible tourism, Robin Pope Safaris has launched a new tailor-made eight-day safari trip in Zambia’s Luangwa Valley, highlighting its local partners in community development and wildlife conservation…. Robin Pope Safaris’ new responsible tourism trip   Easier Travel [...]

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The Lions Snare (Escapism)

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Few things in travel beat the thrill of coming faceto- face with the animal kingdom’s biggest stars. Cathy Adams and Laura Chubb track down epic safaris to suit every taste. Continue reading…

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What I Learned from the Mama Leopard (Kerri Zane)

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Robin Pope Safari Camp- Bush Camp redefined The amazingly friendly staff at Robin Pope Safari’s Nkwali Camp in South Luangwa Valley, led by camp manager Kris, and guide Chris, greeted Rachele and me. The chalets at RPS were similar to Chongwe [...]

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First Time Africa (Authentic Talent and Literary Management)

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Authentic’s own Kerri Zane, our single mom expert, just came back from the trip of a lifetime. She made a bucket list with her daughters and one of them was to go to Africa.  The Africa Channel’s “First Time Africa” [...]

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Malawi’s Lake of Stars (TTG)

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Extracted from: TTG Features Africa TTG Magazine 8 May 2014

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What made Malawi memorable for me (Luxury Travel Review)

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Elephants were a common sight at Mkulumadzi Mkulumadzi, the sole property in Majete Game Reserve, the recently reborn only Big Five game park in Malawi on the Lower Shire River; and Pumulani, on the western side of the Nankumba Peninsula [...]

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Löwen-Umzug in Malawi: “Fresst, verdammt noch mal” (spiegel.online)

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Read all about the lion relocation to Majete Wildlife Reserve Löwen-Umzug in Malawi: “Fresst, verdammt noch mal” spiegel.online    

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World’s craziest places to get a drink (MSN Travel)

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Tim Johnson’s article on why Mkulumadzi is one of the craziest places in the world to get a drink. World’s craziest places to get a drink MSN Travel December 2013

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New safari camp to open in Malawi (Travel Weekly)

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Robin Pope Safaris is planning to open Miyala Camp in Liwonde National Park, Malawi, in July 2014. Read more about it in Dorine Reinstein’s article: New safari camp to open in Malawi Travel Weekly February 2014

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A Safari of a Different Stripe (The Financialist by Credit Suisse)

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When most people hear the word “safari,” they envision piling into a jeep in Africa in search of the “Big Five”. But from Australia to Zambia, a number of travel companies are re-imagining the safari with trips that focus on [...]

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Simon & Baker Travel Review: Pumulani

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Simon & Baker Travel reviews the brightest star on Lake Malawi. Simon & Baker Travel Review: Pumulani Simon & Baker Travel October 2013

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Simon & Baker Travel Review: Mkulumadzi

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A great review from Simon & Baker Travel Simon & Baker Travel Review: Mkulumadzi Simon & Baker Travel Review October 2013

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Lodges in Malawi ( Reisgraag)

  Writer Anique Uithol showcases some of the TOP  lodges in Malawi including. Lodges in Malawi Reisgraag 19 December 2013

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Majete Lion Release 2012 (Frankfurter Neue Presse)

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Lion Release at Majete (Berliner Tagesspiegel)

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Meet the guides at Robin Pope Safaris (Africa Geographic)

Kelly Kidson interviews two of Robin Pope Safaris guides and finds out what makes them tick. Meet the guides at Robin Pope Safaris Africa Geographic 5 December 2013

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My visit to awe inspiring Victoria Falls, Zambia (Luxury Travel Review)

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Laura Scheiber reviews Stanley Safari Lodge in Livingstone and why it is a must to visit. My visit to awe inspiring Victoria Falls Luxury Travel Review 2 December 2013

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Accommodation review: Tena Tena (Radio Times)

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Terry Payne  reviews Tena Tena and what makes it such a special place to visit. Accommodation review: Tena Tena RadioTimes 30 October 2012

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The land of the lake! (Luxury Travel magazine)

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. Alison Stewart and Rob Mills Luxury Travel magazine Issue 56 (2013)        

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Travel: Malawi, Africa (The Scotsman)

Julie Davidson’s account of her trip to Malawi and seeing the mighty Kapichira Falls during her stay at Mkulumadzi Lodge. Travel: Malawi, Africa The Scotsman 18 September 2013

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Kids Go Wild for 10 Amazing, Family-Friendly Safaris (Africa.com)

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For parents looking for a kid-friendly safari [t], look into Robin Pope Safaris. 10 Amazing family friendly safaris Africa.com

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Zambia & Malawi (NY Metro Resident)

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Norma Davidoff says “It was a moment indelibly engraved in my brain. Zebras galloping through a swath of green alongside terraces at a hotel in Zambia. On our arrival at the hotel, a giraffe was loping along, munching leaves from the [...]

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Birding in Zambia’s wild (BBC Travel)

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Zambia justly plays proud host to a word-class assortment of natural wonders as well as an impressive list of national parks of rapidly rising prominence, home to a plenitude of birds and mammals under the increasingly vigilant guard of rangers, conservationists [...]

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Luxury Villa Rentals in Africa (Condé Nast Traveler)

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Okay, Isak Dinesen had her own farm, but these days you can sidle up to that Out of Africa fantasy by booking a stand-alone villa in the bush for your next safari (as Brangelina and their brood did). Susan Hack [...]

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Adrift in the heart of Africa (Sunday Times)

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Safari in Malawi: the miracle of Majete (The Telegraph)

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The year 2013 is set to be a notable one for Malawi, the sliver of land-and-lake wedged between Zambia, Tanzania and Mozambique in south-east Africa. Not only is it the bicentenary – on March 19, of the birth of David [...]

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How to make a stick sundial. (Wanderlust)

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Top 10 for 2013: Africa (Stylist.co.uk)

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Did David Attenborough’s dulcet tones and team of crack cameramen leave you hankering for an African adventure? Well, it’s a big continent – you might need to narrow down the options. The Livingstone celebrations are kicking off in Malawi, and [...]

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Shhhh…Why Malawi & Mozambique Might Just Be The Next Big Thing On The Safari Scene (Barefoot Luxury)

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Beyond the fairytale beaches and mills & boon turquoise bays there lies a deep, dark, scarred, heart of Africa beating a heavy, earthy pulse. For inland, away from the tranquil deep blue, lie the husks of once proud National Parks, [...]

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Planet Appetite: On Safari in Malawi, the Warm Heart of Africa (Huffpost Travel)

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Rupert Parker visits Pumulani which “occupies a stunning position overlooking the lake with an infinity swimming pool and its own private beach. My chalet is almost as big as a shopping mall and I can sit on the veranda and [...]

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Malawi’s first Big Five safari park (The Guardian UK)

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With its first Big Five wildlife park, and a glut of new lodges, Malawi is taking on the big boys in the safari stakes. Rachel Williams finds out how Robin Pope Safaris make their Big Five dreams come true in [...]

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Vacations and Travel, Australia

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Sue Watts talks about Zambia’s safari zeal: Another protégé of Norman’s is Robin Pope who, with his wife Jo, established Robin Pope Safaris (RPS), renowned for its walking expeditions, excellent guiding and luxury camps, including Nkwali, Tena Tena and Zambia’s [...]

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Bird Watching and Sunset Dhow Cruises on Lake Malawi (San Francisco Examiner)

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Lake Malawi and Malawi National Park are often overlooked for other destinations in Africa but those who make the trip to this “Friendly Heart of Africa” are rewarded with exceptionally dramatic scenery of craggy outcrops, plateaus and high mountains coupled [...]

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This African encounter is up close and personal (The Independent)

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Robin Pope Safaris pioneered responsible tourism in Zambia via a unique partnership with the community. Sue Watt is impressed with the results, and visits Kawaza Village, as well as Nkwali and Nsefu. This African encounter is up close and personal [...]

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Roar talent time (Sydney Morning Herald)

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Sue Watt discovers walking safaris and night drives bring her even closer to the wildlife in a key national park Roar talent time Sydney Morning Herald 11 February 2012

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A Southern African Safari in Zambia (Sociéte Perrier)

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Karen Lofty strongly feels that If you want to explore the allure of Africa and be seduced by a Southern African safari, head to Zambia…” A Southern African Safari in Zambia Sociéte Perrier Januray 2012

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Five of the Best African Safari Lodges (Elle)

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Sara D’souza picks Luangwa Safari House (“an impossibly beautiful castle-like building”) as one of Africa’s best lodges. Five of the Best African Safari Lodges Elle December 2011

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Ten best safaris in Africa (The Telegraph)

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Lisa Grainger promotes The South Luangwa, Zambia as one of The 10 best safaris in Africa. “Guests come not just because there is great game (everything but rhino, which were wiped out by decades of poaching), but great guides: Robin [...]

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Land’s End (Spice Magazine of India)

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Yvette Cardozo says that, the high point of her trip to Zambia wasn’t watching nearly extinct white rhinos from 30 paces or seeing so many hippos in a river that she lost count, or walking next to zebras or the [...]

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Life, death and resurrection (Africa Geographic)

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Once a lush wildlife wonderland, the Liuwa Plain in western Zambia flatlined at the hands of poachers and hunters. Now, like the proverbial phoenix, it is recovering from its misfortunes, animal by animal. Dale R. Morris visited this remote region [...]

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