4 epic wildlife migrations – that aren’t the Great Migration

When people talk about ‘the migration’ in Africa, they generally mean the Great Migration in East Africa. Its name is not misleading: witnessing nearly two million wildebeest and thousands of antelope and zebra journeying across the plains and crashing across the Mara River is an awesome sight. But its fame means that there are also […]

Africa’s coolest star beds

Sleeping under the starlit skies is nothing new when you are on safari. But there are those that do it better than everyone else and will instantly sweep you off your feet. Whether you are experience it with your special someone or with the family, this is definitely an experience to add to your safari […]

What is a mobile safari?

A safari, Swahili for “journey”, is the quest to spot unique wildlife in their natural (and equally unique habitat). The word’s etymology takes on a whole new meaning when seasoned safari-goers embark on a mobile safari. What is a mobile safari? It is a journey through unexplored wilderness where travellers move around the area with […]

Royal Delta Lodge opening

  Royal Delta Lodge: the most exclusive property in the delta. Come March 2017, the Okavango Delta will expand its collection of unique lodges with the arrival of Royal Delta Lodge. Nestled between the Selinda and Vumbara River systems, future guests can expect to be wowed by the sweeping vistas of lagoons and plains, home […]

Holidays to book in advance

There are a plethora of unique experiences waiting to be uncovered on the African continent. And unlike for city escapes, travelling to this vast area of the globe requires preparation. Lots of it. Otherwise, you run the risk of not being able to find availability, or worse, having a subpar holiday. Who would want that? […]

50 Botswana Fun Facts

On 30th September 2016, Botswana celebrates 50 years of independence. Botswana is known as one of the premier safari destinations in southern Africa, for its exclusive ‘true-wilderness’ camps and mobile safaris. It doesn’t have quite the volume of for game as does East Africa, but in line with that, Botswana also has lower tourist numbers […]

Stylish Safari Lodges – combine style and luxury for the perfect holiday

vumbura, stylish safari lodge, botswana

The Style Junkies Awards of 2014 represent the world’s best in luxury travel, and several African safaris have made the cut as Africa’s most stylish safari lodges. A number of southern African hotels and lodges were nominated within the different categories, and of these, three African lodges were voted as the winners of their categories. […]

Game Viewing in Botswana – See the Big 5 in the Wild

Game viewing in Botswana offers the ideal landscape for an African safari, as a large proportion of the landscape is dedicated to national parks and for the conservation of the wildlife. As the country’s overlapping regions are of vastly diverse habitats, it is the quintessential domain of a variety of wild animals and migratory birds. […]

Tented Safari Camp in South Africa – experience the African bush close to nature

tented safari camps south africa

Having decided that you want to experience the thrill and adventure of a South African safari, you wonder where exactly you should go, and what type of lodge is best suited to your yearning to reconnect with nature. There are various options for accommodation; indoor and outdoor, from the typical hotel room to the luxury […]