Victoria Falls: A Hub for Safari Goers

Five years ago, Mike and Marian Myers moved to Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe. They have since discovered the many wonders that this small and unique village has to offer…

Getting to know your safari guide

Meet the latest editions to the Kichaka guide team – together Moli and Jacques have over 45 years of experience in the bush, it doesn’t get better than that! Read [...]

Where to head for an amazing yet affordable safari?

With South Africa’s weak Rand making a safari in the Rainbow Nation more affordable than ever, the country has assured its bucket list status with travellers. For that reason, Acacia [...]

Going solo on safari in Kenya

On a solo safari, I knew I’d be missing out on the knowledge – and keen eyes – of a guide. But I wanted the adventure of driving myself and [...]

A guide to getting lost in Lalibela

The labyrinthine world of Lalibela is one of the holiest sites in Ethiopia. It is included on nearly every standard tour of the country and for good reason. To explore [...]

Why to visit Totties Farm Kitchen near Knysna

By Roxanne Reid. If ever you get a chance to explore the Rheenendal Ramble – an informal lucky packet of stops along the Rheenendal Road 15km west of Knysna on [...]

5 tips to help you prepare for your hike up Kilimanjaro

5 tips to help you prepare for your hike up Kilimanjaro.

Pomodoro Italian Restaurant Wilderness (Garden Route, South Africa)
Acorn B&B Accommodation (Durban, South Africa)
The Great Migration: infographic

An infographic for travellers who want to experience the great river crossings, also known as the Great Migration.

Sendelingsdrift nature garden, Richtersveld

By Roxanne Reid. I’ve always looked at Sendelingsdrift in the /Ai/Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park as a place to be endured on the way to the excitements of Akkedis Pass, Domrogh Pass, [...]

The magnificent Sipi Falls of Uganda

Located in the earthy foothills of Mt. Elgon National Park on the boundary of Uganda and Kenya, Sipi Falls is a little known jewel in East Africa.

Video: a dugong fairytale in the Red Sea

An up close encounter with one of the oceans endangered species, the dugong, in the red sea in Egypt.

10 record breaking facts about Tanzania

Tanzania has all the exotic charm, mystique and wild flair to evoke travellers’ imaginations. Here are 10 fun facts about Tanzania that will make you want to visit!

Living in luxury in northern Tanzania

Amazing locations, unique experiences and awesome comfort levels, make these lodges the ultimate Tanzanian destinations.

50 shades of green in South Luangwa

South Luangwa’s green season is astonishing and is the perfect time to go on safari!

15 things to do near Knysna on the Garden Route

By Roxanne Reid. There’s so much to see and do in and around Knysna that you couldn’t fit it all into a single post. I’m going to focus on the [...]

Ruiterbosch Lodge Country Accommodation Ruiterbos (Garden Route, South Africa)
5 ways to see wildlife on an African safari

Traditionally, when one took an African safari, the only way to view wildlife was on a game drive. Today there are more options for game viewing.