It was a safari like no other I had ever been on. Instead of the token 10 (or 20 or, rarely, 30) minutes with an animal we spent entire sessions with just one group of [...]

Trip Report: Kruger Photo Safaris, Sept 2016

Few places in Africa excite me as much as Kruger Park. I was born and raised in the region and always enjoy returning “home”. Better yet, on these photographic safaris [...]

Guide becomes guest as Brooks K visits Vermont

Boundless Journeys, and Karen Cleary in particular, made possible a very special New England experience for Botswana Explorations private guide Brooks Kamanakao and his brother, Machine.

Trip Report: Great Migration Safari 27 Aug – 3 Sept 2016

After greeting our guests at the airstrip on the open plains of the Mara, we immediately set off in the direction of the river, not too far off. Our camp [...]

Studying desert giants: the elephants of Namibia

We caught up with Laura and Rob of the Desert Elephant Conservation Project to find out more about their study and the learnings that have come from observing desert-adapted elephants [...]

Trip Report: Great Migration Family Safari, 21 – 27 August 2016

This particular Wild Eye Migration Safari has a special little twist. Instead of the typical camera-crazy wildlife photographers, we had 3 beautiful families occupy our mobile camp on the banks [...]

My Mana Pools, My Heritage

Every time I make it down the escarpment from Makuti I have a sense of homecoming. This is what makes my time at Ruckomechi Camp so special…

What do rhinos and music have in common

Namibians are standing together to show their support for rhino conservation. Plus find out what music and rhinos have in common…

The Wonder of Bird Migration

How and why do birds migrate Martin Benadie explores the wonder of bird migration, looking at the different species you can expect to see in southern Africa, along with the [...]

10 Iconic Destinations in Africa – Do you know them all?

We’re always looking for new and exciting destinations to share with our guests and whilst i was looking through some maps of Africa last night I felt inspired by the [...]

Voices of Botswana: the female guide

By Roxanne Reid. Gobe Motshidisi is part of Chobe Game Lodge’s team of 16 women who are professional guides. Some people also refer to them as the Chobe Angels. How [...]

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, [...]

Safari for two at Ngoma Lodge in Chobe, Botswana

By Roxanne Reid. Getting a safari guide to ourselves means we can indulge our interest in plants and stop to watch small creatures like lizards and birds. So we punched [...]

Voices of Botswana: the cub whisperer

By Roxanne Reid. Every safari lover worth her salt wants to spend time in Botswana’s Okavango Delta. The landscape is beautiful, with water channels, floodplains and mokolane palms. The wildlife [...]

The Faces of Londolozi – Londolozi TV
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.