Walking With The Maasai - Week Four

Walking With The Maasai - Week Four

Stuart Butler, July 6, 2015 Category: Other
It’s the fourth week of the Walking with the Maasai project and I have finally entered the conservancies. For the next couple of weeks I will be walking across the breadth of the Naboisho, Olare Motorogi, Mara North and Lemek conservancies...
Walking With The Maasai - Week Three

Walking With The Maasai - Week Three

Stuart Butler, June 29, 2015 Category: Other
At the end of last week I was in the Lekanka hills hearing stories about how the last Maasai moran had fought lions to prove their manhood. This week though I’ve mainly been seeing how tourism and a few visionary people have been changing Maasai life...
Serengeti Voted the Best Safari Park of Africa

Serengeti Voted the Best Safari Park of Africa

Jeroen Beekwilder, June 22, 2015 Category: Other
SafariBookings.com has published the definitive list of Africa's best safari parks. The in-depth study analyzed more than 3,000 reviews from safari tourists and industry experts alike. After careful consideration, Serengeti National Park...
Walking With The Maasai Week Two

Walking With The Maasai Week Two

Stuart Butler, June 15, 2015 Category: Other
It’s been a fascinating second week of walking for me on my Walking with the Maasai project. This is where myself and a Maasai friend, Josphat Mako, are walking across a part of the Maasai lands of Kenya in an effort to try and learn what we can of changing Maasai culture and the environment they live in...
Walking With The Masaai - Week 1

Walking With The Masaai - Week 1

Stuart Butler, June 6, 2015 Category: Other
I’m now a week into my Walking with the Maasai project in which myself and a Maasai friend, Josphat Mako, are spending just over a month walking across a part of Kenya’s Maasai lands. The walk started in the high Loita Hills and has now reached the Ol Derikesi conservancy on the eastern edge of the Masai Mara...
Help Saving Red Hill Baraka Orphanage School!

Help Saving Red Hill Baraka Orphanage School!

Jeroen Beekwilder, May 20, 2015 Category: Other
Red Hill Baraka School needs donations to build a fish farm, which will generate the revenue needed to save and make the school fully self-sufficient. The funding of Project Fish Farm is crucial for the survival and education of the orphans who live there and depend on the school.
Top Safari Travel Trends

Top Safari Travel Trends

Sandra Mallinson, April 5, 2015 Category: Other
Over 1.1 billion tourists traveled abroad in 2014, a 4.7% increase on the previous year (UNWTO World Tourism Barometer). And while the second half of last year saw some turbulent times for travel to Africa; a quarter of the way into 2015 the peaks and troughs have settled into a steady upwards trend.
Wildebeest Migration Update: Birth of a Newborn Calf

Wildebeest Migration Update: Birth of a Newborn Calf

Carel Verhoef, February 13, 2015 Category: Other
Lack of rain, but plenty of action on the Serengeti’s southern plains. With calving season in full swing, a time where the migratory wildlife give birth to their offspring, here’s the latest...
List of Safari Companies With Ebola Related Cancellation Policy

List of Safari Companies With Ebola Related Cancellation Policy

Wouter Vergeer, November 6, 2014 Category: Other
SafariBookings published a list of leading safari companies that will ease their cancellation policy in the unlikely event of an Ebola outbreak. This shows the companies are confident there will be no Ebola outbreak in the major safari countries and are willing to back up their confidence by waiving cancellation fees.
Travel Association Seeks to Save the Serengeti

Travel Association Seeks to Save the Serengeti

Wouter Vergeer, June 27, 2014 Category: Other
Friends of Serengeti seeks to save an iconic ecosystem through sustainable tourism! Friends of Serengeti is a nonprofit association for the travel industry that was formed in response to these threats.