Visiting Sossusvlei: A guide to visiting the sand dunes of Namibia

Visiting Sossusvlei: A guide to visiting the sand dunes of Namibia

The Namib is the oldest desert on earth. Hidden in what was once a little-known corner of Namibia, between the wild Skeleton Coast and the gravel-faced Naukluft Mountains, the Sossusvlei dunes come close to sand-dune perfection. For those visiting Sossusvlei, find here the guide to visiting the sand dunes of Namibia...
Gorilla Permit Uganda 2020 – Everything You Need to Know

Gorilla Permit Uganda 2020 – Everything You Need to Know

Uganda is home to the largest population of mountain gorillas. Ecotourism is one way in which these animals are protected. Every guest must have a permit to visit the mountain gorillas. Here, we explain everything you need to know about the gorilla permit in Uganda...
Top 10 Best Things to Do in Victoria Falls

Top 10 Best Things to Do in Victoria Falls

Admiring the world’s largest waterfall tops most people’s list of things to do in Victoria Falls. However, there are many other activities on both the Zambian and Zimbabwean sides of the Zambezi River. The banks of Africa’s fourth-longest river attract...
Top 10 Best Kenya Safari Lodges & Camps

Top 10 Best Kenya Safari Lodges & Camps

Kenya offers a diversity of safari landscapes, from the Great Rift Valley to savannah, lakes, forests and mountain highlands. You’ll find wildlife such as lion, elephant and rhino, as well as the great wildebeest migration. Add on a beach break along the Indian Ocean coastline after your safari for diving or a dhow (sailing boat) trip. Given its status as a classic safari destination, it’s no surprise...
Best Safari Parks and Game Reserves Near Dar es Salaam

Best Safari Parks and Game Reserves Near Dar es Salaam

Dar es Salaam is the largest city in Tanzania and where many people will start their trip. The coastal city is often a jumping-off point for those traveling to nearby Zanzibar and the popular northern circuit, which includes...
What Makes Great Safari Guides And Why Are They Important?

What Makes Great Safari Guides And Why Are They Important?

The safari guide is arguably the most important part of the whole safari experience. Get a great guide and you’ll have an incredible time – regardless of the wildlife, the weather or the lodge. Here’s why they are so important...
10 Beautiful Islands Off the Coast of Africa

10 Beautiful Islands Off the Coast of Africa

When people think of Africa, they most likely imagine the savannahs, jungles and deserts of the main continent. Yet the islands off the coast of Africa are some of the most spectacular in the world, with stunning beaches, a host of marine wildlife, architecture and cuisines influenced by...
The Best Malaria Free Game Reserves In South Africa

The Best Malaria Free Game Reserves In South Africa

One of the big advantages of traveling to South Africa, compared to other African safari destinations, is that a number of game reserves where you can see the Big Five are in malaria free areas. This is fantastic if you’re traveling with small children or want to avoid taking anti-malarials...
Where to See Elephants in Africa - The Top 5 Best Safari Destinations to See Elephants

Where to See Elephants in Africa - The Top 5 Best Safari Destinations to See Elephants

Elephants are perhaps the most fascinating African mammals to watch on safari. They are so intelligent, sociable, dextrous and communicative – you can watch them all day, and never get bored. In general the best time to travel to Africa to see elephants...
15 African Safari Photography Tips

15 African Safari Photography Tips

For most people, photography is an integral part of an African safari. The wealth of great photographic opportunities is inspiring, but for beginners, it is important to have realistic expectations. The media is saturated with beautiful wildlife images...

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