10 Interesting Kalahari Desert Facts

10 Interesting Kalahari Desert Facts

The Kalahari Desert is a large semi-arid sandy savannah in Southern Africa. One of the most interesting Kalahari Desert facts is that it is not a desert in the strictest sense of the word, as it receives too much...
10 Best Places To Visit In Africa

10 Best Places To Visit In Africa

Philip Briggs, May 1, 2018 Categories: African Hotspots, Travel Tips
Africa is home to dozens – make that hundreds – of national parks, game reserves and other safari destinations. Every last one of them has something to offer, whether it be a cast of charismatic large mammals dominated by the Big Five, the opportunity to track gorillas or chimpanzees, or more subtle pleasures such as...
Romantic Safari for Lovers

Romantic Safari for Lovers

Alan Murphy, December 8, 2015 Category: African Hotspots
Do wild animals, wild landscapes and a dark continent make a recipe for romance? Alan gives advice on getting the best romantic safari experiences from your time on safari...
Safari Secret: Waterberg Plateau Park in Namibia

Safari Secret: Waterberg Plateau Park in Namibia

Alan Murphy, September 8, 2015 Categories: African Hotspots, From the team, Namibia, Safari Tours
Waterberg Plateau Park in the north of Namibia is a unique park set on a plateau that rises out of desert sands. It’s more like a sanctuary for threatened and rare species of animals.
Safari Secret: Caprivi Strip in Namibia

Safari Secret: Caprivi Strip in Namibia

Alan Murphy, September 3, 2015 Categories: African Hotspots, Namibia
The Caprivi Strip in far flung northern Namibia is a wildlife corridor that connects countries and provides some of the country’s best wildlife viewing...
Why South Africa is the New Foodie Travel Favourite

Why South Africa is the New Foodie Travel Favourite

Sandra Mallinson, August 23, 2015 Categories: African Couleur Locale, African Hotspots
Food and travel have always gone hand in hand, and now this country at the tip of Africa has begun hitting the travel headlines as one of the world’s top foodie destinations...
Four South African Parks in the Top 10 Best Safari Parks of Africa

Four South African Parks in the Top 10 Best Safari Parks of Africa

No less than 4 South African parks have been awarded a top 10 position in the definitive list of Top 10 Best Safari Parks of Africa. MalaMala, Sabi Sands, Phinda and Kgalagadi all received a top 10 ranking. No other safari country...
Top 50 Best African Safari Parks and Destinations of 2015

Top 50 Best African Safari Parks and Destinations of 2015

SafariBookings.com conducted an in-depth analysis of 3,008 reviews to put to rest the question of which park was best for African safaris. With an overall rating of 4.89 out of 5, Serengeti National Park in Tanzania came out as the clear winner of the Top 50 Best Safari Parks of Africa. Rounding up the top 3...
Best Kept Safari Secret: Khutse Game Reserve

Best Kept Safari Secret: Khutse Game Reserve

Anthony Ham, February 5, 2015 Categories: African Hotspots, Botswana
Khutse Game Reserve is the Kalahari’s most compact public reserve. Here you can also tap into the detailed local knowledge of scientists studying lion and leopard.
Simien National Park, Ethiopia

Simien National Park, Ethiopia

Kim Wildman, January 27, 2015 Categories: African Hotspots, African Wildlife, Conservation
If you’re in to mountain trekking, spectacular landscapes and up close wildlife encounters, then Ethiopia’s Simien National Park is a must.