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Green season is a go for budding shutterbugs

Green season is a full on sensory experience and one of the best times to safari if you’re a budding shutterbug. Arno Delport, Sales & Marketing Manager at Acacia Africa, [...]

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 [...]

Daring leopard takes the plunge

“The fishing leopards in the Savuti Channel in Botswana are known for their unique skills in catching fish. Epic hunting behaviour rarely seen.”

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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, [...]

Botswana solar hearing aid pioneers are taking their tech global

Solar-powered hearing aid developer Deaftronics is preparing to take its pioneering technology global, six years after creating its first prototype. The Botswana-based company will pitch its renewable hearing aid at the Global Innovation Through [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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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 [...]

Best wildlife hotspots in Africa

Global tourists tired of tame, hum drum holiday destinations often look to the African continent for unparalleled beauty, exotic wildlife, and dramatic geographic landscapes. Few places on earth can make [...]

How Chobe’s elephants will inspire you

If you are an elephant lover then there is no better place in the world to see these majestic and intelligent mammals than on a Botswana safari to the Chobe [...]

Mapungubwe – an ancient land of baobabs

South Africa is hiding a well-kept secret way up on her northern-most border, where three countries and two major rivers collide. I speak of Mapungubwe National Park, a place steeped in [...]

Cruising along on the Chobe river

Chobe National Park is world famous for its extremely high concentration of elephants (over 60,000). Nevertheless, on this warm afternoon, it almost seemed as if the pachyderms were all on [...]

Meandering through the Okavango Delta

What is the Okavango? The Okavango is a delta, a landform that initiates at the mouth of a river (in this case the “Okavango River”). Typically, deltas end up in [...]