I was born in Tanzania and grew up in Kenya, where I developed a genuine love of the people, landscapes and wildlife of this beautiful country. As my family were involved in the hospitality business, my summer holidays were spent visiting lodges and camps around the country – somehow always ending up at a beach hotel!
My upbringing meant that travelling was a natural way of life, and after university I decided to journey to Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. A career in travel was the obvious next step and since then I have worked for a number of upmarket tour operators specialising in bespoke travel to my home land, Africa.
My regular adventures to Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia and South Africa allow me to re-visit my favourite places and also to discover new gems, whilst scratching the ever-present travel itch.
After decades spent travelling through Africa, my highlights are numerous, but some stand-out moments include witnessing a migration crossing on the Mara River in northern Tanzania; canoeing down the Zambezi River through Mana Pools National Park in Zimbabwe; and taking my local rugby team on tour to Kenya! My favourite place is Botswana: a pure, unspoilt and unique wilderness.
Ask me about Zanzibar for its incredible scuba diving, Kenya, and rugby.
Excellent travel agency; very thorough; professional; great luxury options. We enjoyed our experience.
Every detail was addressed by Jonny and his team. All transfers were on time, the hotels and itinerary were excellent for a first time safari. We also appreciated the slight changes that were made due to bush plane schedules.
Jacada created an unforgettable trip for us in South Africa. The meet and greet at the airports (including expediter for visa formalities) , train stations and safari camps were seamless and made the transfers an almost enjoyable experience. Their choices of the safari camps were top notch and well worth the money. I plan on using Jacada for future travels…
Amazing trip. Everything went very smoothly. Everyone from top to bottom was extremely helpful. My wife and I would have to rate this as one of the best trips ever. We are definitely using Jacada Travel for all future travels.
The trip to Africa was set up with consultation to be exactly what we wanted. The accommodations were excellent, the tour guides and the transportation were better than expected. JacadaTravel set up meeting us at the airports, dropping us off at the hotels daily transportation and help within the airports from customs, check in and getting through baggage and ticketing…