We're as passionate about wildlife and safaris as anyone could be. But for some, there are some many new and different 'safari' adventures you are able to experience in Southern Africa that are somewhat a little more unusual ...
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We're often asked if it's easy to travel and safari in Southern Africa as a family unit. Our answer? "Of course, yes!" But don't take our word for it ... see what the Feldman Family has to say.
Airbnb has become a very popular way to find accommodation anywhere in the world. The question is, when is it a good idea to use Airbnb and when is it perhaps a bad idea? Should you use Airbnb on your once-in-a-lifetime trip to Africa, for example? Let's examine the pros and cons.
Everybody knows about the bigger, more famous, game parks in Africa: Serengeti, Kruger, Masai Mara, to name just three. Here we bring you five of our favourite less well-known parks, and why they're worth a visit.
The Sabi Sand Game Reserve is divided into the northern, western and the southern sectors. While there is somewhat of an overlap in the type of bush and wildlife you’re likely to see in each region, there are some practical differences and considerations ...
Virtually undiscovered by many, KwaZulu-Natal Province on South Africa's east coast offers a treasure trove of sights, history and culture - combining the best of beach, bush and battefields.
Talk about going on a safari in Namibia and the first name that comes to mind is Etosha National Park. But where exactly is Etosha - and why is it the number one destination for wildlife enthusiasts and photographers?
In part one of this two-part series, we looked at selecting the best destination or game reserve for your safari. In part two, we will look at how to choose the best lodge or camp for your safari. Grab a coffee and enjoy the read!
Choosing a good safari destination is key to ensuring a great safari experience. But where do you start? With so many different safari destinations to choose from, how do you choose the right one for your safari? This is part 1 of a 2-part series.
iSimangaliso was South Africa's first World Heritage Site, declared in 1999. Formerly known as Greater St. Lucia Wetland Park, it was renamed in 2007 and its name now translates as ‘miracle and wonder’. Visit this wetland eden and prepare to be amazed by its abundant ecosystems, lakes, hippos, crocs, birds, dunes, ancient traditions, swamp forests, miles of unspoilt beaches and so much more.
Today's fast-paced living takes its toll. Every now and again, we need to step aside, step away and restore ourselves and our sanity. Here are our favourite 9 safari lodges where you can do just that ...
South Africa's currency, the Rand, is steadily been losing value against the US Dollar, the British Pound and the Euro. More so this past week with the latest cabinet reshuffle. South Africa has never been more affordable - if you're paying in one of these top currencies. Let's take a look at just how cheap South Africa is at the moment.
Madikwe Game Reserve in South Africa's North-West Province has several surprises in store. It's one of the best conservation areas in Africa. It's a Big 5 reserve. It's malaria-free. And it has a whole lot more to offer ...
Ten safari destinations where you'll not only get great sightings on game drives, but also from the comfort of the lodge deck. Sip on a G&T and watch as the animals come down to drink just a few metres away. This is African safari at its best.
With Valentine's Day around the corner, we bring you 10 of the most romantic safari destinations in Southern Africa. These safari camps and lodges are perfect for couples who want that extra special sparkle to make their honeymoon or Valentine safari getaway simply unforgettable.
There seem to be misconceptions about being able to take children on an African safari. Some parents stress about child-minding services for their kids while they're out on game drives. There's no need to stress. Many safari lodges and tented camps in top destinations are extremely child-friendly - some even have dedicated entertainment and wildlife activity programmes to ensure your children enjoy their safari just as much as you do!
Zimbabwe ... its name conjures up images of political strife and economic instability. But it seems, since 2009, Zimbabwe has been slowly waking up again ... and is one of the safari destinations you should try to get to - before the word gets out ...
What makes Timbavati Private Game Reserve special? Of the countless wildlife safari destinations across Africa, the first-class game reserves in Greater Kruger are some of the best. Here's what sets Timbavati apart from the rest.
The debate rages on – which is the best African safari destination? Southern Africa – or East Africa? Another one of our team visited Tanzania to see for himself ...
Here's a list of some excellent books to read before or on your African safari - by no means all the books that are out there, merely a good place to start your armchair journey ...
When you're planning on flying to Southern Africa for a safari adventure, it helps to know which top destinations can be easily combined. Several of the best safari highlights of the region lie within easy reach of one another, making for a diverse African experience within a manageable timeframe and budget.
Kruger National Park and the famous private reserves around it - like Sabi Sand, Timbavati, Klaserie and Balule - are established as the best safari destination in South Africa. But how do some of the lesser-known game reserves shape up? Are they serious contenders? Or just another option if you're pressed for time?
What are the best destinations to see rhinos in Africa? What about some of the more elusive predators, such as leopards, cheetahs or wild dogs? These animal species are not equally common everywhere, and it helps to know where you might be most likely to see them.
With so many options to choose from, selecting the right safari camps for your Botswana safari can be tricky. These keys will help you plan a Botswana itinerary that works and choose lodges that meet your expectations.