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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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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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Five Botswana safari moments I’ll never forget [Photo Blog]

So there I was, on an overland adventure of a lifetime heading through Africa’s safari central – Botswana. I have never experienced such an abundance of natural beauty before. Every moment was simply a nature-lover’s bliss… 1. The Okavango Delta Venturing off into the Okavango Delta on nothing but a mokoro was most definitely one of […]

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South Africa on a budget

South Africa is becoming an increasingly popular holiday destination, and as such the country’s tourism industry is booming, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be able to explore its depths on a budget. In fact, there are many ways you can keep costs down without compromising on seeing and experiencing the delights that South Africa […]

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Top South Africa luxury lodges

Every year people flock to South Africa for an unforgettable safari experience, in the hopes that they’ll spot some of the world’s rarest and most incredible wildlife. However, if you are plagued with visions of sleeping rough in the bushveld then banish them now, for South Africa is home to a plethora of luxurious game […]

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My first safari game drive

I remember my first safari game drive. I was on my first overland trip in Africa at the time and we were a few days into the adventure. It was the day I got my first true taste of Africa. I’d arrived in Namibia and we were heading to Etosha National Park. The drive was […]

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The history of the South African safari

In recent years, safari holidays have become extremely popular, contributing to a surge in South Africa’s tourism industry. With many animal species entering the endangered list or becoming completely extinct, more and more people want to witness these rare and beautiful animals in their natural habitat – and safari holidays offer them this exact opportunity. […]

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Best safari honeymoon destinations in Africa

When considering honeymoon destinations in Africa, there are really only two places worth your time. One: Namibia, is a starkly beautiful wilderness of bleached grasses and blazing sunsets. The other, Tanzania, is a richly diverse landscape with everything from cool, airy mountains to hot desert plateaus. But where among these African gems should you take […]

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Top 3 activities on a Botswana safari

Botswana is one of the most unique destinations in Africa to take a safari.  Its appeal lies within the fact that you can enjoy an authentic wilderness experience whilst staying in luxurious accommodation. The quality of guiding in Botswana is excellent and the activities available rival any country in Africa. From walking safaris and traditional […]

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Pepe Haze & the Paramedikz enjoying the vibe at Nairobi's monthly WAPI events (courtesy of Pepe Haze)

Go crazy about Kenya – An interview with Pepe Haze

Crazy About Kenya is a website featuring a group of talented musicians and artists from Africa’s wildlife capital. Earlier this year, the grassroots URL was nominated for a Travolution award under the category of Best Travel Information Website and Acacia Africa, the tour operator behind the project, regularly publicizes Nairobi based art exhibitions, poetry nights […]

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