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Impala Rutting Season

Commonly found in most areas of Southern and Eastern Africa, the humble Impala is often overlooked on safari in favour of more ‘exciting’ wildlife. However, despite their abundant population, impala can be even more impressive to watch than many   other …

Photo Blog: 5 Cute (but no so cuddly) Baby Animals

Babies of any sort have universal appeal but nothing compares to baby animals. For most of us, our first instinct is to go ‘aww’ and want to reach out to pet all of their cuteness. The following little ones may …

Exceptional Zanzibar Dining Experiences

When planning a holiday in Zanzibar, the gorgeous beaches and all their enjoyable activities come to mind first. However, there’s so much more to this beautiful archipelago than great sun bathing opportunities. Eating out in Zanzibar offers a unique and …

Take a Walk on the Wild Side of Life

‘The What, Where and How of Walking Safaris’ There’s been a lot of hype around ‘walking safaris’ in recent years. Dubbed as one of the most authentic wildlife experiences in Africa, walking safaris have gone from being completely off anyone’s …

Photo Blog: 5 Animals After Dark

When planning a holiday to one of our continent’s many fantastic getaways, it’s important to remember that the African bush never sleeps. Don’t think that your days have to start at sunrise and end with sundowners. Under the cover of …

Wildlife Photography for Beginners

“Take nothing but photographs, leave nothing but footprints, kill nothing but time.” – Unknown Recently, the African travel industry has seen a huge surge of interest in wildlife and nature photography. In fact, it has become so popular that many …

How to Greet a Shoebill

Have you ever bowed to a bird? And then had it bow back? Probably not. But the Journeys Discovering Africa team in Uganda sure have! On a trip to the Uganda Wildlife Education Centre in Entebbe, the Journeys Discovering Africa …

Boat Safaris: A unique wildlife viewing experience

  Row, row, row your boat, gently down the stream! Merrily merrily, merrily, merrily. Life is but a dream. Viewing wildlife from a vehicle is the classic approach to spotting animals, but viewing game from the water on a boat …

A Safari of the Senses in the Pearl of Africa

“For magnificence, for variety of form and color, for profusion of brilliant life — bird, insect, reptile, beast — for vast scale — Uganda is truly “the Pearl of Africa.” – Winston Churchill A safari to Uganda is truly a …

Photo Blog: 5 Breathtaking Landscapes

From bone dry deserts, to lush tropical forests, to temperate grasslands; Africa boasts almost every type of landscape imaginable. Of course, there are landscapes which are iconic to Africa; such as Victoria Falls or Dune 45 in the Namib Desert. …