Our Team

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Kim Patrikios - Founder and Director

Kim has been working in the tourism industry for the past 6 years, coming from an extensive career in marketing and sales. Her career started with working for Lufthansa in Cape Town while she studied her BCOMM degree through UNISA.  She then moved into working for Investec and Coronation Fund Managers for years, taking gaps in between to travel and work around the globe.

Her love and passion for Africa, as well as travelling, brought her back to Johannesburg, South Africa, to start her own business – Sun and Safari Travel.

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Nada Sakota  – Co-Founder and Director

Nada was born in Melbourne, Australia. She has lived in South Africa for over 30 years and has resided in Europe for the past 4 years before settling back in South Africa where her heart has brought her home again.

She is an entrepreneur, well travelled and has worked in the winery and hospitality industry previously. She has her masters in Marketing and Business.

Experience and sharing these experiences is what this life is all about and travel is the best way to make these amazing memories.

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Taryn Staley  – UK Representative

Taryn currently resides in the UK  with her husband and two sons. She is originally from South Africa. Having a passion for her home country, she enjoys working in tourism, representing a product in Africa that is close to her heart.  With over 18 years of experience as a professional executive assistant and a track record of strong performance in high-volume, high-pressure environments and corporate, Taryn skillfully manages every opportunity and challenge thrown her way. She has successfully worked for various big corporations and brands bringing with her the gained experience, dedication, efficiency, personality and the discipline that one must possess to provide exceptional service at times and at every level. 

Our Expert Consultants take the guesswork out of planning your journey. Our advice is based on first-hand experience; and our recommendations are tried-and-tested, with tailor-made itineraries designed to cater for your specific requirements. We produce virtual Itineraries that can be viewed on your computer, tablet or phone at any time giving you all the information you need about your journey at your fingertips.


We specialise in tourism in Africa, catering for both inbound and outbound travel.

We deal directly with owners, establishments, ground handlers and destination management companies around the world, allowing our clients to have access to the best available rates, excellent ground handling services, complimented by our specialised knowledge and reliable service. 

We offer everything from thrilling action and adventure, with rustic to sheer indulgent tailor-made itineraries and accommodation options catering for: