Planet Baobab in Makgadikgadi Pans

Planet Baobab in Makgadikgadi Pans

James Bainbridge, March 6, 2014 Category: Best Kept Safari Secrets
Botswana’s Makgadikgadi Pans are a remarkable desert environment, where waterholes are magnets for thirsty animals and baobab trees brush the sky. In northern Botswana, a few hours’ drive east of ...
A Bird, a Plane... or a Tree-Climbing Lion?

A Bird, a Plane... or a Tree-Climbing Lion?

Philip Briggs, February 22, 2014 Category: Best Kept Safari Secrets
One of the most biodiverse conservation areas in Africa, Queen Elizabeth National Park, though only 1,978 sq km in area, can be divided into half-a-dozen discrete sectors, each of which has its own character and charm. My favourite part of the park...
Learn Bush Skills And Elephant Lore

Learn Bush Skills And Elephant Lore

Emma Gregg, February 17, 2014 Category: Best Kept Safari Secrets
If you’ve been lucky enough to go on safari a few times, you might be keen to try something different from the usual guided game drives. Sanctuary Baines’ Camp, a small, eco-luxury camp located in a private concession in the Okavango Delta, has just the thing...
Karkloof Safari Spa and Wildlife Retreat

Karkloof Safari Spa and Wildlife Retreat

Emma Gregg, January 29, 2014 Category: Best Kept Safari Secrets
It’s a pleasure to chill out at Karkloof Safari Spa and Wildlife Retreat, South Africa. Could this be the most relaxed safari destination in Africa?
Boating Between Hippos And Elephants in Liwonde

Boating Between Hippos And Elephants in Liwonde

Philip Briggs, January 11, 2014 Category: Best Kept Safari Secrets
The stretch of the sluggish Shire flowing through Malawi's underrated Liwonde National Park is the archetypical African riverine scene. Among the smallest and most densely populated countries in southern Africa, Malawi is generally considered to b a bit of a second division safari destination.
Imbabala Zambezi Safari Lodge in Zimbabwe

Imbabala Zambezi Safari Lodge in Zimbabwe

Melissa Shales, January 7, 2014 Category: Best Kept Safari Secrets
Bigger isn’t always better and it helps to have good neighbours. These truisms are never more apt than when dealing with safaris. Imbabala Zambezi Safari Lodge is a perfect case in point. It has the most amazing location, 70 kms west of Victoria Falls, just inside Zimbabwe, right on the Botswana border.