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Elephants are the largest land mammal on Earth, an unmistakable and thrilling characteristic, and within the environment they are considered the most influential ecosystem engineers among large mammals.

The Finest Hot Air Balloon Experience

Whilst one could categorise flights into scenic, wildlife, space etc. so as to not have a blanket approach, the Kafue hot air balloon experience ticks every box, which is why [...]

The Bounty of the Busanga Plains

Graham Simmonds explores the bountiful plains of Kafue National Park, enjoying all that the early season has to offer.

Live Guided: A Hunger for Life

Innocent is an inspiration to the world. You’re about to find out how – like him – you can “live guided” and become whatever it is that you want. « The [...]

Watching the Seasons Change at Ruckomechi

From one season to the next in Mana Pools, changes arrive, not only affecting the weather, the landscape and the general feel of the area but also the quality and [...]

The Pied Piper

Our excitement was thick in the darkness. We had planned a long full-day safari and were not 100 sure what to expect. Like little children we bounced with joy over [...]

Best places to explore on an African Safari this season

Game-hunting safaris are a thing of the past. Nowadays, adventure travelers want to explore Africa for its sheer beauty, abundant wildlife, and intriguing culture. Tanzania and Kenya remain extremely popular [...]

Mating ritual of a Red-Crested Korhaan

“Have you ever seen Red-Crested Korhaan mating? This guy put up quite a show to impress his lady as well as the crowd in the game drive vehicle …”

Showering under an Apple Leaf Tree

Egyptian geese flew in moving pictures above me, homebound in soft golden light. The sun hugged me just enough for me to peel off my dust-covered clothes, settle them in a nearby bush, [...]

Nerves of steel (or how to keep your composure in the African bush)

“This tracker did exactly the right thing by remaining calm while an elephant properly sniffed him out. Chances are it would have ended very differently had he panicked.”

Why playful cubs ruin mom’s plans to hunt Pumba

Mangosteen trees were silhouetted against a red sunrise and spurfowl were calling outside our tent in Botswana’s Okavango Delta. We’d heard lions roaring overnight and would soon be setting out [...]

How Tanzania chose me as an ambassador

Many ask me how, as a travel agent, I chose to specialize in Africa. My first trip was in late 2005. Since then I have opened my own agency and specialize [...]

Top tips for photographers traveling in Zimbabwe

If you love taking photos, Zimbabwe is a destination you shouldn’t miss out on. Here are a few things all photographers should consider when traveling to Zimbabwe to make the [...]

Camels, nomads and an oasis in Ennedi

Australian photographers, Kym and Tonya Illman, explore the towering rock formations of the Ennedi Plateau alongside Toubou nomads and their camels.

5 key points that will help you take better photos while on safari

Understand these 5 things about photography and you’re on your way to capturing great images while on safari.

Elephant’s Eye, Hwange – a lodge for the bucket list!

A special escape to the eco African haven that is Elephant’s Eye lodge in Hwange.

Why you won’t tire of the Waterberg

Safari highlights and magnificent sunsets from the Ant Collection in the Waterberg Game Reserve.

Ntsikeni Nature Reserve – a little-known gem

Nestled amongst the mountains in the foothills of the Drakensberg lies Ntsikeni Nature Reserve, an area of unique natural beauty and tranquility.

5 reasons why East Africa is the perfect family destination

The experts at Africa Adventure Consultants have been planning travel for families for 15+ year, not only for their clients but for their own families as well. East Africa has [...]

How to track the elusive African leopard

We’ve tracked cheetahs in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, lions near Mapungubwe National Park and desert-adapted rhino in Kunene. But this was our first time tracking leopards at Okonjima Nature Reserve [...]



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