Destination Specialist:
Dervla Pinto

Originally hailing from Toronto Canada, Dervla has spent much of her life living, working and traveling abroad. Having explored 72 countries on 6 continents, it is always Africa that calls her back. After studying at University in Tanzania and traveling over land from Cairo to Cape Town, she made her way to the travel industry, where for several years she has delighted in designing unique trips to her favorite continent. When not dreaming of her next safari, Dervla can be found with a book in her hand, savoring a new craft beer, exploring the city on her bike, sitting happily in a park or competing with her pub trivia team.

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Posts by Dervla:

June 21st, 2021
So you want to go on Safari: East versus Southern Africa

For many, the thought of an African safari evokes powerful images: an elephant silhouetted against the orange glow of a sunset, a lion with his mane softly blowing with the grasses of the Serengeti, or the dramatic river crossings of the Great Migration. You know you want to go to Africa for these iconic experiences,… Read Full Post

June 1st, 2021
A Typical Day on Safari

Sitting on the edge of your seat, binoculars heavy around your neck, camera in hand, you watch breathlessly as a perfectly camouflaged leopard creeps through the tall grass toward a nervous herd of impala. Your heart races as you witness this incredible wildlife encounter. The thrill of the sighting is relived as you sit around the… Read Full Post

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Dervla Pinto was very instrumental to getting our trip the way we wanted. She was very attentive to our needs. Paul Avitable, CA

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