Yearly Archives: 2016

2017 Bucket List Ideas

Can you believe it is almost 2017 already? We certainly can’t. Let’s face it, this past year wasn’t one of the best for most of the world. After 2016, almost everybody needs a good holiday. Therefore, our New Year’s Resolution …

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Trekking to see the Mountain Gorillas

There are only roughly 700 mountain gorillas left in the wild, and nearly half live in the forests of the Virunga mountains in central Africa. Trekking to see these gentle giants is not only a true wilderness privilege, but also …

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Exceeding Client Expectations

It’s always nice to know that our clients have returned home after a trip that has exceeded their expectations. After all, generating bespoke tours and creating life-long memories is what we do best here at Journeys Discovering Africa. Reading our …

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Masai Mara caught on camera

Being able to work your way around a DLSR camera is a handy skill to have when on safari. Wildlife sightings can be fleeting. The best way to remember them is through photographs. However, there’s nothing more disappointing than when …

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Honeymoon Safaris to make you Swoon

Whimsical and romantic with a touch of adventure, a honeymoon safari in Africa is hard to beat. Weddings can be as stressful as they are enjoyable. The lead-up to it involves loads of planning and preparation, then the big day …

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5 Reasons to add the Wildebeest Migration to your bucket list

We believe the Wildebeest Migration is something that everybody should experience…at least once. Dubbed the World Cup of Wildlife, the Wildebeest Migration is a year around event that sees millions of wildebeest and hundreds of thousands of Burchell’s zebras, moving …

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Say a Prayer for the Rhino

In honour of World Rhino Day on 22 September, we’d like to share this heartfelt and moving poem about the plight of our rhinos: Say a Prayer for the Rhino Say a prayer for the rhino: it’s coming again, evil …

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Young Gorillas Dismantle Poachers’ Snares

Gorillas never fail to impress us with their intelligence, compassion and problem-solving abilities, however, this brainy species recently surpassed all expectations when two young mountain gorillas started to work as team to dismantle poachers’ traps in Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park. …

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Finding Freedom in Namibia

“I tell you now, people get freedom in Namibia.” – Ziggy Marley © Microtoxic Photography Namibia possesses some of the most diverse and stunning landscapes in Africa and a trip through this unique country awakens the senses. While Namibia may …

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Making Safari Dreams Come True

“I wasn’t born in Africa, but Africa was born in me.” – Anonymous Africa is a place of raw beauty and unimaginable experiences and it is our belief that you haven’t really lived until you’ve been there. For many first …

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