Yearly Archives: 2017

Magical Mountain Gorilla Encounters

Trekking into the secret emerald world of the rainforests in Rwanda and Uganda, to find the last remaining families of wild mountain gorillas, is truly a magical wildlife experience. Gorilla trekking is a year-round activity, although they are easier to …

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Secret Safari Destinations for Discerning Travellers

One of the greatest appeals about travelling to Africa is the possibility of experiencing a remote, untouched area of the planet. Fortunately, Africa is a vast continent with an abundance of wild areas and natural beauty. There’s really no shortage …

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Photo Blog: Scary Wildlife

For many people, Halloween is an excuse to embrace your dark side and let your creepy flag fly high. In the wild, however, you don’t need a reason to be scary – or scared for that matter. It’s a daily …

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Seven Wonders of Tanzania

There’s a common misconception that a safari to Africa is not complete without visiting more than one country. This, however, could not be further from the truth. Cross-country safari trips are undoubtedly a fantastic way to experience different parts of …

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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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