If you missed out on last night’s “twitterview” (interview on Twitter), I thought I’d share with you the transcript. All in all we had a lot of fun, and the feedback we got from it [...]

Finding ‘cheap’ safaris in Africa: fact or fiction?

In order to answer this question (if there is a way to address it…), it can be useful to define the two types of safaris available on the market: namely [...]

Best safari guides and books to buy

Amazon Safari guides worth having a look… Most of the following is a list of items I personally possess, or ones that are highly appealing to the general public! For [...]

My ‘African safaris’ Twitter list updated

Jambo rafiki! 😉 As you probably know, Twitter recently developed a new listing system where you can build your own twitter lists of profiles based on specific keywords/areas of life that [...]

Key differences between crocodiles and alligators – Part Two

Jambo rafiki! 🙂 More often than not, I’ve seen people getting mixed up between crocodiles and alligators. While they both belong to the Crocodilia order, they are members of two [...]

Combining your African safari with the FIFA World Cup 2010 (Part 2)

Safari activities during your World Cup stay (Part 2)… Looking for Part 1? Click HERE! Want to learn more about the African Safari Experience? Get my FREE Safari Tips 101 [...]

Combining your African safari with the FIFA World Cup 2010 (Part 1)

Safari activities during your World Cup stay (Part 1)… For Part 2, Click HERE! Want to Learn More about African Safaris? Get my FREE Safari Tips 101 Ebook HERE! Jambo rafiki! [...]

Playing hide and seek with the animals

Jambo rafiki! As you may already know, I’m currently in South Africa where I just got back from the bush in Pilanesberg National Park. Instead of giving you my typical “safari [...]

Official websites of Eastern and Southern African national parks

The following list is especially useful if you’re looking for specific information about local National Parks and Game Reserves in Eastern and Southern Africa. Also a great source of info [...]

The fastest animals in Africa – Part Two

Africa’s Top 10 Fastest Animals! 6. African Wild Dog Also known as “Cape Hunting Dogs”, or “Painted Hunting Dogs”, these wild dogs have the greatest success rate while hunting (85%). [...]

The world’s best safari companies

The 10 Best Safari Companies in the World… The listing is based on National Geographic Adventure’s 2009 selection of Best Adventure Travel Companies. Out of hundreds of safari companies and tour operators [...]

Typical bird species on your African safari – Part Three

Marabou Stork An enormous, “ugly” bird. A true scavenger that cleans out carcasses in search for bits and peaces of meat! Is frequently associated with vultures. Call: Primarily silent, but can [...]

Typical bird species on your African safari – Part Two

Southern Ground-Hornbill The African savanna’s turkey! 🙂 Female is distinguished from male thanks to its blue throat patch . Voice: A loud, booming duet ‘ooomph-ooomph’, given on early mornings. Habitat: [...]

Typical bird species on your African safari

African Fish-Eagle Undoubtedly Africa’s most striking symbol, and Zambia’s national emblem. The fish-eagle is unmistakable with its white head and breast, chestnut belly and forewings, black under-wings and white tail. Sex [...]

Self drive touring websites to remember for East Africa

Self Drive Safaris in East Africa! What is a Self Drive Tour? A self drive tour is the most flexible and cost-effective way to plan a holiday. It not only [...]

Ideal places to “spot” the African leopard

Sabi Sands Game Reserve, South Africa Whereas it is true that leopards are by no means restricted to national parks and game reserves, if there’s one place definitely worth visiting [...]

African safari experts to follow on Twitter

As you probably know, Twitter is becoming THE big thing on the Internet lately! Since I am an active user (follow me @Africafreak), I thought I’d share with you some of [...]

Serengeti, Tanzania – Africa at its best

A safari in the Serengeti is not just the best Tanzania has to offer. It is certainly also one of THE richest experiences Africa has to offer! In fact, when [...]

Ngorongoro – one of Tanzania’s finest safari destinations

Background If you are seeking out a safari in Tanzania you may want to consider the Ngorongoro and Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area. Despite its small stature of about 100 square [...]

Manyara, Tanzania – big game

A Tanzania safari in Manyara is an experience you will cherish forever. For a relatively small area at 125 square miles its diversity rivals any other region in Africa. The [...]