Having lived in three different countries by the age of 10, and having travelled around a lot of North America and Europe with my family, I have always had an interest in visiting and discovering places. With my love of wildlife, Africa was always of great interest and has become my passion.
I can still remember my first safari in Kenya and all the incredible moments: a huge male lion walking past our vehicle within touching distance, cheetah hunting on the Maasai Mara plains, huge bull elephants approaching us, and meeting the Maasai tribesmen to learn about their culture.
Since then Africa has continued to draw me back for adventures including gorilla trekking in Uganda, enjoying a sundowner with over 100 elephants in Zimbabwe, relaxing on a tropical beach in Zanzibar, white-water rafting on the Zambezi river, tracking black rhino on foot in Namibia, and soaking up the history and vibrancy of Cape Town.
Whilst the wildlife and incredible natural habitats are often the focus, the warm welcome of the local people is always present and there are a number of fascinating cultures to discover. The Bushmen of Botswana, the Himba in Namibia and Maasai of Kenya and Tanzania are some of the incredible people you can meet and learn about their unique cultures.
Jacada travel organized our honeymoon on reasonably short notice. The process from beginning to end was seamless. There is no way we could have organized something as unique as Jacada did, and it was an absolute pleasure working with them.
I did not face any issues with any of the hotels nor the drivers or guides during my trip. The flexibility by the on ground team.
At the last minute I planned a trip from the US with Jacada to visit London and Paris with my son who is studying in Italy. Hanna Fischer and Alice Cosso, my contacts at Jacada, had the very difficult task of making arrangements for us during such a busy travel period and with not a great deal of time to…
The most important thing for us when we made our booking was trust. From our first phone call with Kate, we knew that we were going to have a fantastic trip. Which we did! Kate and Gilda both planned everything out with great detail so that all we had to do was relax and enjoy our trip. This was our…
This was our first time so we were a bit nervous but the experience was flawless. Our concierge was super helpful at the outset determining our needs and desires. She chose outstanding resorts, timely and pleasant guides and drivers( no bumps on Jacada’s end. We called the local people twice and they answered right away and helped us out. We…