I have spent the last 18 years travelling to some of the planet’s most incredible places under the guise of ‘work’. For eleven of those, I have been waiting for my young family to be old enough to join me. In October 2022, that time finally came. Our first family safari in Kenya was perhaps even more special as, like many holidays, it had been postponed twice due to the covid-pandemic but, wow, was it worth the wait!
No previous holiday has had anything like the impact on Isabelle (11) and Jack (8) and three months on I still regularly hear, “mum I miss Kenya, when can we go back?”. From one parent to another, these are my top tips when arranging your family safari.