Top 10 Tips for a True Taste of Africa

Top 10 Tips for a True Taste of Africa

Your first African safari – or second, or third – can be a life-changing experience. Coming from media-dominated Europe or North America, the remote and untrammeled African bush possesses a thrillingly timeless and offline quality.
Watching Wildlife on an African Walking Safari

Watching Wildlife on an African Walking Safari

Paul Smitz, August 1, 2017 Category: Beginner's Guide to Safari
I’ve been lucky enough over the years to have had lots of different wildlife-watching experiences while on safari in Africa. I’ve indulged my interest in animals while bouncing around national parks in sturdy...
Why Patience Is a Virtue on an African Safari

Why Patience Is a Virtue on an African Safari

Paul Smitz, June 13, 2017 Categories: Beginner's Guide to Safari, Other
Some African safari-goers make wildlife spotting sound really easy. Ask them if they saw any elephants and they’ll say, ‘Dozens, in the first few minutes, right outside the camp’. What about...
What’s a Safari Tour Like in Sabi Sands Game Reserve?

What’s a Safari Tour Like in Sabi Sands Game Reserve?

Erik Joosten, April 11, 2017 Categories: Beginner's Guide to Safari, Other
Sabi Sands Game Reserve is located in Mpumalanga, a province situated to the west of Kruger National Park. Sabi Sands is the oldest private park in the country, and it has an excellent reputation for outstanding lodges and safaris...
Taking Better Safari Pictures

Taking Better Safari Pictures

Christopher Clark, August 16, 2015 Category: Beginner's Guide to Safari
When I started working and travelling across various parts of Africa about seven years ago, it wasn’t that common to see tourists armed with fancy SLR cameras and bazooka-like lenses. That was generally for the “pros”. For the rest of us, it was simple point and shoots...