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​By Roxanne Reid. Landlocked in the heart of Southern Africa, Botswana is one of the most diverse safari experiences on the continent. Every day will reveal something new and thrilling. Go for a bush walk [...]

Disconnecting on Safari: Why we do it

The Wi-Fi debate… Why we choose to disconnect on safari and reconnect with nature. Ilana Stein weighs up the pros and cons of having Wi-Fi connectivity in the wilderness.

Buffalo and wild dogs: a meeting against all odds

What started out as a normal social gathering of the wild dog pack prior to a hunt, with all the regular cat and mouse chases to warm and stretch the [...]

Wilderness a History of Sustainable Ecotourism

Wilderness Safaris had its formal beginnings in Botswana in 1983. Two experienced overland safari guides, Colin Bell and Chris McIntyre, had been working in the remote, wilderness reaches of the [...]

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 …”

We are because of you – Londolozi TV
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 [...]

Africa tops 2016 travel polls

Africa has been making its mark in the 2016 travel polls; Lonely Planet naming Botswana as the best country to visit, Nat Geo placing Uganda in their top ten places [...]

botswana national park wildlife
The lion, the leopard and the camelthorn – witnessing the circle of life in the Kgalagadi

As any regular visitor to the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park will know, it can be dry or green, hot enough to fry your brain or cold enough to freeze your blood, [...]