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Botswana speaks: The do’s and don’ts of taking drones on safari

An admission: 99% of this article is don’ts. Drones are a contentious subject to many, especially safari-goers. Camera-carrying unmanned helicopters can get tourists the perfect shot – but they can also disturb the experience of nature and wildlife that they are trying to capture. A spike in drones finding their way onto safari and conservation areas […]

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There’s a safari lodge in Botswana with its very own choir

A choir homemade at the Tuli Safari Lodge in Botswana are celebrating receiving their first royalty check after releasing their debut digital album on iTunes. The choir have long been know locally for their boisterous live performances and CD releases but now they’re seeking to market their music worldwide. The lodge set up the choir to raise funds for […]

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The seven styles of safari sleeping

When organising your safari holiday you’ll have to decide what kind of accommodation you require. Different trips will offer different facilities, here we give you a run down on the seven most common styles: 1. Private Safari Villa You’re living the dream in safari terms. You will enjoy numerous rooms and communal areas for your […]

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Enjoy your stay… at the airport

No one wants to stay at an airport longer than necessary, especially if you’ve got an exciting holiday to look forward to! From beach getaways to river cruises, there’s no doubt that airports are essential transport hubs no matter where you’re travelling this year. Furthermore, with Africa experiencing an influx of tourists looking to take […]

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Planning your overland trip to Africa

When you’re overlanding across several countries, planning your trip to Africa can feel like a daunting task. You might be covering seven or eight countries so having the right visas, checking off the required vaccinations and making sure your passport is up to date will be top of your agenda. This is by no means […]

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African safari – things you need to know

Although the world is simply jam-packed with amazing destinations, there’s nothing like experiencing an African safari for the first time. Not only is it completely different from the traditional ‘sun, sea and surf’ vacation the majority of us are used to, but it also offers the chance to see some of the most beautiful and […]

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Africa’s most adventurous river cruises

If you’re looking for a once in a lifetime adventure, then an African river cruise is the holiday for you. Not only does this diverse and expansive landscape offer stunning beautify and culture, but there’s no better way to experience one of the planet’s biggest continents than by cruise ship, relaxing in the comfort of […]

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South Africa: top cruises and wine routes

Africa’s diverse wine tourism and distinctive river cruise treasures are best experienced in the southern part of the continent, and visitors who holiday in South Africa will no doubt fall in love with its diverse offerings, stunning panoramas and welcoming atmosphere. With over 500 exporters, large varieties of beverages, several awards and international recognition, South […]

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