Top 10 Best Botswana Safari Camps & Lodges

Top 10 Best Botswana Safari Camps & Lodges

Heather Richardson, June 26, 2018 Categories: Botswana, Responsible travel, Travel Tips
When it comes to picking the best Botswana safari camps, there is a lot of choice. Botswana is known for its luxury boutique camps and lodges. The best manage to deliver excellent service and provide full amenities while being environmentally responsible. From the Okavango Delta to the unearthly Makgadikgadi Pans...
How the Ruaha Carnivore Project is saving Tanzania’s Lions

How the Ruaha Carnivore Project is saving Tanzania’s Lions

Mention the word safari, and most people would instantly think of lions – it’s hard to imagine a wild African landscape without them. Yet these kings of the jungle are fighting for survival – they could be extinct within the next 30-40 years...
The Masai Mara Conservancies

The Masai Mara Conservancies

Stuart Butler, January 30, 2018 Categories: Family Safari, Kenya, Responsible travel
If your impression of Africa is of tawny coat lions streaking after wildebeest then the place you’re thinking about is most likely Kenya’s Masai Mara Conservancies. Perhaps the single most famous protected area in Africa, the Masai Mara offers a wildlife bonanza like no other...
10 (or more) Ways to Help Your Guide (and Yourself) on Safari

10 (or more) Ways to Help Your Guide (and Yourself) on Safari

Patrick Brakspear, October 20, 2015 Categories: Responsible travel, Safari Planning Guide, Safari Tours, Travel Tips
Your guide is probably the most important single factor in ensuring that your safari is an enjoyable and interesting experience. A good guide will without doubt make all the difference in ensuring that you get the most out of your safari...
10 Reasons to Go on Safari in the Green Season

10 Reasons to Go on Safari in the Green Season

Patrick Brakspear, September 13, 2015 Categories: Responsible travel, Safari Tours, Sustainability in Africa
More and more I’m convinced of the advantages of going on safari in the green season (also referred to as the emerald season or summer months). Firstly, which months are we talking about?
10 Things NOT to Expect on Safari

10 Things NOT to Expect on Safari

Patrick Brakspear, August 9, 2015 Categories: Responsible travel, Safari Planning Guide, Safari Tours, Travel Tips
1. To be driving off-road. In most National Parks and Game Reserves your guide is not allowed to leave the road. This varies between countries – in parts of Zambia and Kenya for example, limited off-road driving is permitted. Your guide...
Laikipia, Kenya: Home, Sweet Home at Sabuk Lodge

Laikipia, Kenya: Home, Sweet Home at Sabuk Lodge

Sue Watt visits a special lodge: Sabuk Lodge, home to one of Africa’s first female guides who’s now helping to educate Samburu girls. It’s a win-win situation and guests benefit too...
Responsible Safari Travel – Is Conservation my Business too?

Responsible Safari Travel – Is Conservation my Business too?

This week Alan examines responsible safari travel. Does your decision-making when choosing a safari, and when you are on safari, have repercussions for conservation? And what can you do about it anyway?