Featuring A-listers of the animal kingdom, this safari park gets a thumbs up from the children – though adults may learn to regret a trip to the hard-to-dodge fun fair
Winter in the Cairngorms national park can turn positively Arctic – perfect for Kari Herbert to give her young daughter a taste of the polar conditions, and creatures, she enjoyed as a child in Greenland
Whether it’s wild swimming in lakes and fjords, a sea ‘safari’ in Crete, or a 6km swim in the warm waters of Mexico’s Baja peninsula, this selection of swims (and stays) is a stroke of genius
Fuelled by the Chinese desire for hardwood the forests of Madagascar are being denuded at an alarming rate. Here’s hoping that tours to this place http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2014/feb/21/madagascar-rainforest-lemur-marojejy save some trees and the beautiful sifakas that live in them.
Safaris in East Africa don’t have to be expensive – see here for more details: http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2014/feb/19/top-10-affordable-safaris-east-africa