Yearly Archives: 2017

5 unforgettable water activities you have to do in Zanzibar

Plan to test the waters on you visit to Zanzibar. Zanzibar… You just have to mention the name and immediately a picture of endless white sandy beaches and alluring turquoise water comes to mind. This dreamy destination is at the …

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Photo Blog: Spring has Sprung

We are already well into September which means spring has officially sprung down in the Southern Hemisphere safari country. During this time of the year, many popular safari destinations such as Botswana, Zambia and South Africa, are beginning to transition …

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How to be a Responsible Traveller

At their 70th General Assembly, the United Nations declared 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development. “This is a unique opportunity to raise awareness of the contribution of sustainable tourism to development among public and private sector …

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Photo Blog: Double Trouble Wildlife

The animals went in two by two, hurrah! hurrah! While not many mammals are monogamous, that doesn’t mean they don’t enjoy the company of others. In fact, similarly to the notion of the animals boarding Noah’s Ark, wildlife are often spotted …

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Honour the Ellies this World Elephant Day!

“We admire elephants in part because they demonstrate what we consider the finest human traits: empathy, self-awareness, and social intelligence. But the way we treat them puts on display the very worst of human behavior.” ― Graydon Carter There are …

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Photo Blog: The Beauty of Birds

Obviously, nobody gave birds the strict safari guidelines of ‘neutral coloured attire only – khaki, beige and brown’. Most people go on safari to see iconic African wildlife such as lions, elephants, and rhinos. And quite rightly so! These animals …

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What makes the Great Migration so great?

There has been some great, Great Migration action taking place in the Serengeti-Mara Ecosystem recently. By this stage, you have probably seen images or footage of this indescribable phenomenon online or in the news. While animal migrations take place all …

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All You Need to Know about Visiting Victoria Falls

At 1708 meters wide, Victoria Falls is one of the most significant natural geographical features of the Zambezi River, and one of the world’s largest and most famous waterfall formations. For many travelers, being soaked by the spray of Vic …

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Photo Blog: 10 Reasons to NEVER go on Safari

So, you’ve heard Africa is a magical destination? One full of abundant animals and wondrous landscapes? All that might make you consider travelling there. Well, don’t. You’ll hate it. Here are ten reasons why you should never go on an …

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Sleep beneath the Stars

Call us crazy, but we’d far rather forgo the luxuries of a five-star hotel in favour of a million-star experience under the African night sky. Blanketed by the sparkling milky way, surrounded by the sounds of nocturnal creatures rustling around …

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