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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 [...]

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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, [...]

Ethiopia is officially the world’s best tourist destination

Ethiopia has been voted as 2015’s top tourist destination. Competition organisers the European Council on Tourism and Trade chose Africa’s second-most populated country for its “excellent preservation of humanity landmarks”. Ethiopia [...]

8 African wildlife pics that will knock your socks off

One thing I love about African safaris is that you never know what’s around the corner. All you can do is sit back, relax… and “expect the unexpected”! This is [...]

Experience the vastness of Namibia on horseback

Experience the raw beauty of Namibia on horseback and journey through an untamed landscape. Canter across the Namib, the world’s oldest desert; spy the majestic Fish River Canyon, encounter desert [...]

Infographic shows the coolest wildlife sightings in Southern Africa

Why go on safari in October? This infographic gives some of our favorite reasons. We wanted to take a specific look at the month of October, which is the end [...]

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 [...]

Here’s a video of a Lion using a hippo carcass as a life raft

It’s not every day you see a lion using a hippo carcass as a life raft. The above video shows the nail-biting moment in which a big cat takes refuge on a [...]

There’s a safari lodge in Botswana with its very own choir

A choir homemade at the Tuli Safari Lodge in Botswana are celebrating receiving their first royalty check after releasing their debut digital album on iTunes. The choir have long been know locally for their [...]

25+ famous quotes that will inspire you to travel to Africa

Looking for a new and exciting adventure? These 25+ famous quotes and safari sayings will literally make you fall in love with Africa! 😉 “If I have ever seen magic, [...]

Enjoy your stay… at the airport

No one wants to stay at an airport longer than necessary, especially if you’ve got an exciting holiday to look forward to! From beach getaways to river cruises, there’s no [...]

Cape Town: the perfect place to dock on a cruise holiday

Tipped to be one of the most popular cruise destinations for 2014, the colourful city of Cape Town is the perfect place to get a dose of South Africa’s infectious [...]

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Africa’s most adventurous river cruises

If you’re looking for a once in a lifetime adventure, then an African river cruise is the holiday for you. Not only does this diverse and expansive landscape offer stunning [...]

South Africa: top cruises and wine routes

Africa’s diverse wine tourism and distinctive river cruise treasures are best experienced in the southern part of the continent, and visitors who holiday in South Africa will no doubt fall [...]