Yearly Archives: 2020

Quirky Collective Nouns for African Animals

While you may not be able to go on an African wildlife safari right now, when you can, be in the know and have some fun pulling out these quirky collective nouns when you encounter groups of these African animals on a game drive! …

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The Shoebills of Mabamba Swamp

With their distinctly shaped bills, gangly legs and piercing eyes, shoebills have even non-birders intrigued. Here we meet them in Mabamba Swamp, an ecologically diverse and crucial birding site just outside Uganda’s capital city, Kampala. We also learn how a tragic story of …

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3 Ways to Give Back on Safari

Going on safari to one of Africa’s wilderness destinations awakens you to its natural beauty and wildlife; being able to contribute meaningfully to local communities and wildlife conservation efforts at the same time awakens you to the importance of giving …

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What to Expect on a Zambia Walking Safari

Leave behind the game vehicle and step out into the wilderness on foot with a spirit for adventure and a good pair of walking shoes. While some camps and lodges refer to two- to three-hour guided bush walks as walking …

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The Wonderlands of Africa’s Wetlands

Today we celebrate World Wetlands Day and raise awareness about the importance of these sites of rich wildlife. Throughout Africa, wetlands form some of the most important, productive ecosystems on the continent, often acting as the primary source of water, …

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2020 Travel: Top Safari Destinations in Southern Africa

International leaders in tourism have spoken and named these two Southern African countries, with their various wilderness regions, top safari destinations for 2020 travel. With a new year (and decade!) come exciting new travel trends to help you set your …

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