Spring in South Africa is a colourful, noisy and fragrant affair.
September marks the beginning of spring, and the end of the country’s short-lived winter. While the dry, winter months may have the reputation of being the best time to go on safari, spring is also a wonderful time to be out in the wild.
Vast and desolate in many areas, Namibia has the appeal of a remote and adventurous land, while still providing the convenience of a country geared towards travellers.
Witnessing approximately 30,000 striped steeds move across the Kalahari Desert as they journey to the remote, and briefly fertile salt pans of the Okavango Delta, is an unforgettable sight.
Soaring and drifting. Flying and floating. A safari in the sky is both magical and memorable, and should definitely be on your next African itinerary.
While not a compulsory practice, tipping is firmly entrenched in the tourism industry in Africa. It helps to ensure that those working in the service industry are receiving a decent living wage.
Not all wild animal encounters are unethical. Here are a few options for appropriate animal encounters that still provide the thrill of being up-close to wildlife, while not compromising the animals’ well-being.
Whether you’re popping the question, planning a honeymoon, or just treating your loved one to a well-deserved getaway; it’s hard to beat the romance of Africa.
The sheer magnificence of the area is enough to warrant a trip alone, however, there’s something special about seeing the wildlife in the delta. Elephants spraying each other, water-loving lions swimming across channels, and more hippos than one could imagine. There’s always something spectacular to be witnessed.
February is the month of love and humans aren’t the only lovebirds feeling the Valentines’ Day spirit. Although, contrary to what Disney movies would have us believe, love among wildlife is often raw, unapologetic and quite frankly, a little disturbing at times.
Stretching from the foothills of the Rwenzori Mountains in the north, along the shores of Lake Edward, to the remote Ishasha River in the South, Queen Elizabeth National Park is arguably the most popular and certainly one of the most scenic National Parks in Uganda.
Single, married, widowed, young, old, mothers, professionals; more and more women are choosing to ditch the dudes and embrace the sisterhood that comes with travelling in women-only groups.
The well-known phrase “Take nothing but pictures. Leave nothing but footprints” is Journey’s Discovering Africa’s unofficial mantra, and we took that with us to the Mara
Africa is home to a plethora of beautiful birds, but from our experience, the weirder looking the bird is, the more fascinating it is.
Situated in the heart of the Southern Rift Valley region in Kenya, Lake Nakuru National Park is a must for safari-goers.
Some mane-raising facts about lions, which will hopefully encourage people to help fight their cause.
Situated in the northern end of the Albertine Rift Valley, Murchison Falls National Park is undoubtedly one of the country’s natural highlights.
Animals have the potential to feel grief as much as humans do. These amazing species are just three examples from the animal kingdom.
Watching over a million wildebeest plunge into the Mara River and swim across to the safety of the Serengeti is hard to beat. Here are six tips for planning your ultimate safari.
Why rush when on safari? Learn the art of the slow safari with these alternative ways to experience wildlife.
Be warned, these photos from Botswana safaris may make you thirsty for a sundowner!
Tracking the highly mobile chimpanzees of Kibale National Park.
Take a trip to Tanzania’a exotic Zanzibar.
When is the best time to go on safari in Africa and where?
Travelling to Uganda’s Murchison Falls to feel what it might have been like for the intrepid explorers of old.
Earlier this week, Rwanda came together as a nation to remember the 1994 genocide, marking the start of 100 days of mourning. The ceremonies held across Rwanda on Monday 7th April, the anniversary of the start of the killings, are part of Kwibuka, an annual event to commemorate the genocide.
When Paul Baldwin started planning a safari for him and his wife Sarah to visit Uganda and Rwanda, it was as important to him to spend time visiting local communities as it was to incorporate encounters with the critically endangered mountain gorillas.