10 Most Beautiful and Interesting Places to Visit in Kenya

10 Most Beautiful and Interesting Places to Visit in Kenya

Heather Richardson, June 25, 2019 Categories: African Hotspots, Kenya, Travel Tips
A country of great diversity, both physically and culturally, Kenya is one of Africa’s most popular destinations for very good reason. With blissful Indian Ocean beaches, craggy mountains, lush forests and wildlife-rich savannahs, there are endless beautiful places to visit in Kenya. These are 10 of many…
Top 6 best safari lodges and camps near the Zambezi River

Top 6 best safari lodges and camps near the Zambezi River

Zimbabwe has seen some troubled times of late. But its incredible safari destinations are still safe to visit and need tourists now more than ever. Sue Watt takes us to some of her favourite places along the banks of the mighty Zambezi...
10 of the Safest Places to Visit in Africa in 2019

10 of the Safest Places to Visit in Africa in 2019

Heather Richardson, April 2, 2019 Categories: African Hotspots, Safe on Safari, Travel Tips
All travel comes with some risks, but many African countries are far safer than people might imagine. These are 10 of the safest places to visit in Africa...
Best Safari Lodges in South Africa

Best Safari Lodges in South Africa

Harriet Nimmo, September 18, 2018 Categories: South Africa, Travel Tips
South Africa is blessed with a wonderful variety of game reserves, wildlife, spectacular scenery and lodge options from five-star luxury to rustic simplicity. This list of the best safari lodges in South Africa features a selection of my favourite lodges in diverse locations and with a variety of styles...
Top 10 Best Things to See and Do in Botswana

Top 10 Best Things to See and Do in Botswana

Heather Richardson, August 21, 2018 Categories: Botswana, Travel Tips
One of the most popular safari destinations in Africa, Botswana is an enormous, sparsely populated country with vast areas of protected wilderness, a rich variety of wildlife, and an ancient history and culture. There are numerous things to see and do in Botswana, from the classic safari experience to...
10 Okavango Delta Facts You Didn't Know About

10 Okavango Delta Facts You Didn't Know About

Heather Richardson, July 31, 2018 Categories: Botswana, Travel Tips
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...
Best Safari Parks and Game Reserves Near Johannesburg

Best Safari Parks and Game Reserves Near Johannesburg

Heather Richardson, July 10, 2018 Categories: Family Safari, South Africa, Travel Tips
From Johannesburg, South Africa’s biggest city, you don’t need to go far to get out into the bush. There are plenty of safari parks and game reserves near Johannesburg, all within a four-hour drive of the city. Day trippers can head to reserves just an hour’s drive away, whilst those looking to spend a few days on safari...
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...
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...