7 great reasons to safari in Zambia

One of the most underrated destinations in southern Africa, Zambia is a large, land-locked country tucked between Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia in the south, Angola to the west, Democratic Republic of Congo to the north, and Tanzania, Malawi and Mozambique to the east. It’s home to some incredible wildlife events that barely anyone visits and […]

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 […]

10 of the best activities in Victoria Falls

On the edge of the mighty Mosi-oa-Tunya, the ever-popular resort town of Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, offers a wealth of exciting activities for all tastes and interests. From a nail-biting bungee jump to a relaxed sunset cruise, here are ten of our top suggestions of what to do in and around Victoria Falls. Go white-water rafting The […]

New Zambia lodge offers rhino tracking

Thorntree River Lodge, situated in the Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park, Zambia, close to Victoria Falls, has opened its doors, offering guests an opportunity to observe and walk with the park’s White rhinos. African Bush Camps took over an existing lodge called Thorntree River Lodge and  completely renovated and rebuilt the property, knocking-down the majority of the existing […]

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 […]

Must-visit lodges in 2017

A new year marks the start of list-making. And we’ve just concocted the ultimate list of lodges to visit in the coming year. 2016 has spoiled us with some fantastic openings and 2017 will just keep adding on to the varied collection of lodges that peppers the African continent. Without further ado, let’s dive into […]

Best exclusive-use lodges

Sometimes getting away from it all isn’t just about going under the radar or wandering into the unknown. It’s also about getting away with your favourite people to the most exquisite of places. So, if you enjoy multi-generational holidays with the whole family, or you just have a lot of very close friends you want […]

Victoria Falls: take a walking tour of Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls, the world’s largest waterfall, is as mystical and majestic a sight as you can dream of experiencing. The UNESCO World Heritage Site is visited by hundreds of thousands of local and international travellers each year; all wanting to see the thunderous spray as it drops 100-metres from the Zambezi River edge. The spray […]

Zimbabwe or Zambia – Which Side of the Victoria Falls to Stay on

‘Zimbabwe or Zambia?’ is the question on everybody’s mind once having decided to travel to the iconic Victoria Falls. The largest waterfall in the world is on the Zambezi River, which creates part of the border between two southern African countries – Zimbabwe and Zambia. Named ‘the Smoke that Thunders’ by the native tribes, the […]