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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 is home to a cornucopia [...]

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 [...]

River Cruise
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 [...]

My African adventure in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Dar es Salaam is a pulsating city both day and night. The area is full of surprises with its modern lifestyle mixed with old traditions. It is located in a [...]

Chobe National Park sunrise
Five Botswana safari moments I’ll never forget [Photo Blog]

So there I was, on an overland adventure of a lifetime heading through Africa’s safari central – Botswana. I have never experienced such an abundance of natural beauty before. Every moment [...]

South Africa on a budget

South Africa is becoming an increasingly popular holiday destination, and as such the country’s tourism industry is booming, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be able to explore its depths [...]

White Water Rafting
An exhilarating white water rafting experience along the Zambezi

When in Africa it’s never too early to be pumped full of adrenaline. On one particular morning in Zimbabwe’s town of Victoria Falls (during my overland trip through Africa), this [...]

The history of the South African safari

In recent years, safari holidays have become extremely popular, contributing to a surge in South Africa’s tourism industry. With many animal species entering the endangered list or becoming completely extinct, [...]

Driving around Kruger National Park, South Africa

Guest Post by Susan Cook-Jahme. You are looking at your “Bucket List” of things to do before you die and one sentence in particular is highlighted in fluorescent yellow: “Travel [...]

5 unmissable things to do in Madagascar

Madagascar is an island full of interesting contrasts. Between ancient influences and modern ones, it is always full of surprises. There are things that are absolutely unmissable when travelling on [...]

Madagascar, a haven for wildlife lovers

Wildlife lovers will have heard about Madagascar and the unique animal species that can be found there, but being there and seeing first hand the amazing array of wildlife is [...]