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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 …

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 …

Under African Skies

World renowned actor, Will Smith once said: “It feels like God visits everywhere else but lives in Africa”. Under African skies, safari dreams become a reality. It is a place of endless wonder and offers indescribable experiences. With an almost …

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 …