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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 animals boarding Noah’s Ark, wildlife are often spotted in groups …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

The Super Powers of Dung Beetles

Dung beetles are the super heroes of the bush. They’re little creatures with superhuman strength and more character than most. Africa is a land filled with valuable resources and no creature understands this better than the dung beetle. Dung beetles …

Photo Blog: Africa’s Ugly Five

We’ve all heard of the Big Five, and even the Little Five. But did you know that Africa also has an Ugly Five? Every animal is beautiful in it’s own way, right? This might ring true for the majority of …

Tips for Identifying Birds on Safari

With an estimated 10,000 bird species world-wide, of which approximately 2,500 species are endemic or migratory to Africa – it’s hard to know where to start when it comes to identifying birds on safari. We all know what a lion …