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Escaping the Madding Crowd on Safari

While places like the Serengeti and Victoria Falls may be iconic African safari destinations (and for good reason), they can get a little crowded at times. For those of us who prefer a quieter, more exclusive safari experience, we need …

Gorilla Trekking: Uganda or Rwanda

One of the biggest decisions travellers face when planning a gorilla trekking safari is deciding where to go to see the gorillas –Uganda or Rwanda? While both are excellent safari destinations, they each offer slightly different gorilla trekking experiences. Here …

Photo Blog: ‘Only in Africa’ Moments

  Africa has a reputation for erring on the slightly unconventional side of life. After all, it’s a unique combination of built-up urban areas and utterly remote wilderness, and when the two of those meet, things can get a little …

African Safari: The Ultimate Romantic Getaway

Photo © Mkulumadzi Lodge With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, we’ve got love on the mind. And whether your idea of romance is a remote beach escape, or luxurious bush hideaway, nowhere does romantic getaways quite like Africa. Here …

2018 Safari: What’s changed since last year?

The start of a new year is the perfect time to start planning your next safari adventure to Africa. Here are a few helpful things to know before getting started… Gorilla Safaris In May 2017, Rwanda increased the price of …

Photo Blog: 5 Reasons to Spend New Year’s on Safari

  Replace crowded chaos for cozy campfires by spending New Year’s Eve on safari in Africa. If loud fireworks and busy street parties aren’t your idea of fun, then why not ditch the hectic festivities and celebrate New Year’s Eve …

Wildlife that Gives Gifts

‘Tis the season of giving! With Christmas around the corner, it’s time to wrap up on the last minute shopping, and get those gifts under the tree – ready to be opened on Christmas morning! Voluntary gift exchange is a …

Africa’s Best Safari Swimming Pools

Don’t underestimate the splendor of a swimming pool while on safari in Africa. There are few better ways to cool down between game drives than taking a refreshing dip. A summer safari would be incomplete without a swim. While most …

Photo Blog: Quench your thirst for a Safari

“Travel. As much as you can. As far as you can. As long as you can. Life’s not meant to be lived in one place.” – Unknown There’s a certain type of thirst that just can’t be quenched by water. …

360° View of South Africa

“People had street views of our cities for many years now but now for the first time, every single national park in South Africa is on street view. Anyone can go online and explore the wonders of South Africa’s natural …