Category Archives: Press

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

Solo travel in Malawi (Elle Magazine – Quebec)

Read all about Catherine’s solo adventures in Malawi: Mon voyage en solo au Malawi  

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Meet Boswell – the Zimbabwe elephant turned YouTube star (The Telegraph)

Deep in the heart of Mana Pools National Park, in the shade of a mighty winter thorn tree, an old bull elephant is flapping his ears to keep himself cool. It’s August in the Zambezi Valley and at last the seedpods, an irresistible delicacy for elephants, are ready to eat… Read more here: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/destinations/africa/zimbabwe/articles/boswell-the-elephant-mana-pools-zambezi-fund/ The Telegraph […]

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10 of the Most Tranquil Outdoor Showers in the World (Architectural Digest)

Situated on the southern end of Lake Malawi, Pumulani is nestled in the verdant hills among the trees and rugged outcrops. Dutch architect G. Hooft Graafland made sure the villas and showers were built in harmony with the natural landscape. The outdoor shower is placed inside a static wooden boat for an ethereal aquatic experience… […]

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Staying at the Super Fancy Pumulani Lodge (Vicky Flip Flop Travels)

The Pumulani Lodge is as close to Lake Malawi as you can get without actually being on it. And it is faaa-ancy. If you’re looking for a luxurious place to stay near Lake Malawi then your search is most definitely over. Read full article here Vicky Flip Flop Travels 30 January 2018

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Travel Review: Nkwali (Sydney Chic)

Read all about Mark Rogers recent photo safari to South Luangwa Travel Review: Nkwali Mark Rogers Sydney Chic 18th March 2017

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Travel Review: Nsefu, Zambia (Sydney Chic)

Some exquisite imagery from Mark rogers recent trip to South Luangwa on his Photo Safari: Travel Review: Nsefu Mark Rogers Sydney Chic 5th April 2017

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Robin Pope expands into Zimbabwe (Travelbones)

Robin Pope Safaris (RPS) has formed a strategic partnership with Zambezi Valley safari operator; Milo Harrup and Sarah Stevens of The Mana Pools Travel Company, for a new semi-permanent camp in Mana Pools: Robin Pope expands into Zimbabwe Travelbones 7th February 2017

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The Emerald Season at Nsefu (Your African Safari)

South Luangwa is a prime destination for those wishing to experience the best of African wildlife. Many people, however, eschew the rainy season as they believe they won’t see as many animals. We’re here to dispell those beliefs: The Emerald Season at Nsefu Your African Safari 14th March 2017

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Top Honeymoon Tips for Millennial Travelers (Travel Agent Central)

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 1st March 2016

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On the hunt for a wildlife holiday (The Herald)

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)

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)

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 News 14th August 2015

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

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 for a sundowner sail: Five O’Clock Somewhere: Sunset Sailing At Lake Malawi’s Pumulani Lodge John […]

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

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: Animal magic in the rain Mike Unwin The Telegraph 18th April 2015

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

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)

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)

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

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)

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 12th June 2014

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The Lions Snare (Escapism)

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)

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 Camp with a very modern feel and an open bath area, except these facilities are […]

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First Time Africa (Authentic Talent and Literary Management)

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” sent a crew to follow her and film this amazing first trip of a single […]

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Malawi’s Lake of Stars (TTG)

Extracted from: TTG Features Africa TTG Magazine 8 May 2014

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What made Malawi memorable for me (Luxury Travel Review)

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 at the edge of the Lake Malawi National Park, were sister properties designed for Robin […]

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

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)

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)

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)

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 less celebrated animals (think poisonous snakes and bats). Read on to find out more about […]

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Simon & Baker Travel Review: Pumulani

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

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)

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)

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)

. 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)

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)

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 tops of tall trees. Zebras racing past guests at a posh hotel? Giraffes at its […]

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Birding in Zambia’s wild (BBC Travel)

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 and nature-oriented tour operators. And given the country’s distracting ecological opulence, it can be hard […]

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Luxury Villa Rentals in Africa (Condé Nast Traveler)

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 goes wild for the space, the privacy, and—surprise!— the great values in luxury villa rentals […]

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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)

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 Livingstone, whose associations with Malawi run deep, but in Majete conservationists have achieved something of […]

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How to make a stick sundial. (Wanderlust)

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

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 particularly at Lake Malawi – which he dubbed the “Lake of Stars”. Top 10 for […]

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

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, broken, beaten, ravaged by civil war and poaching but still very, very much alive. Why […]

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

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 take in the vast expanse of the lake, watching the waves lapping on the shore.” […]

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

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 Malawi Malawi’s first Big Five safari park The Guardian UK 15 September 2012

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Vacations and Travel, Australia

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 oldest, Nsefu. Named after the tribal chief who first gave his land to conservation, Nsefu […]

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