The Drakensberg, known in Zulu as ‘Ukuhlamba‘ – the ‘Barrier of Spears’ – is South Africa’s highest mountain range and should be on every hiker’s to-do list.
Swahili cuisine is tasty, filling and plentiful. Here are six Swahili dishes you won’t want to miss on your travels in Tanzania.
Ditching the confines of the game drive vehicle for a pair of walking boots as you venture out in the bush on a mobile walking safari is undoubtedly one of the most thrilling wilderness experiences in the South Luangwa National Park in Zambia.
If you only do one thing while on safari, make sure it’s a guided bush walk.
Join professional artist Alison Nicholls on a special Big 5 art safari in the Greater Kruger.
The upcoming summer rains in Zambia will soon usher in the country’s magical Emerald Season, where certain parts of the South Luangwa National Park transform into a verdant, watery oasis.
The Journeys with Purpose expedition team head to Mozambique to support its threatened wildlife and connect with the local communities.
Get the most out of your Zambian safari with these five useful tips.
Find out the top 5 reasons why Uganda is such a special tourist destination.
Discovering Monduli Juu in Tanzania – an off-the-beaten-track campsite run by the indigenous Maasai people.
Stone Town: Exploring the history, architecture and culture through a guided walk in Zanzibar’s oldest town.
5 Great activities at Uganda’s Jinja, making this town the adventure capital of East Africa.
Connecting ethical adventure travel with the purpose of making a difference. A member from the latest Journeys with Purpose expedition shares her insights.
Namibia is a landscape photographer’s paradise, and in this post we show you where to go to get the most from your photographic safari.
From baboons and monkeys to snakes and spiders, from honey badgers and hyenas to ants and scorpions – the average safari camp kitchen has to deal with far more than preparing the perfect meal.
I’m more than 2,000 metres high – barefoot – toes searching for a grip on the cliff face. A harness around my waist and the advice of our guides are the only things preventing me from injury. Our goal, I know, will be worth it. At the top of this towering rock is Abuna Yemata Guh, a sacred rock-hewn church boasting stunning views of Ethiopia’s Tigray region.
Interested in going on an African safari in May? Then have a look at our recommendations for the best wildlife-viewing destinations for that month.
Our CEO test drives the best electric 4×4 vehicle around, and wants one.
Interested in going on an African safari in April? Then have a look at our recommendations for the best wildlife-viewing destinations for that month.
Marrakech is beautifully chaotic with a rich history dating back over 1,000 years to the days when mighty sultans ruled over the walled city. Today it is home to an incredibly pulsating energy that invites you to wander aimlessly in search of stunning architecture, a cup of sweet mint tea and maybe a spicy Tagine.
A reinvigorating departure from ‘real life’ as trekkers explore Kenya’s Karisia Hills – known for its wilderness and diverse wildlife.
Alison Nicholls, our art safari guide, shares a video of her sketching a lioness in Botswana.
The imposing Atlas Mountains of North Africa stretch thousands of kilometres creating an almost impenetrable barrier between the Atlantic and the mighty Sahara. Within this range lies Mount Toubkal that rises over all – and the reason for our visit.
Granitic in nature, laid-back in character and absolutely enticing at its core, this is Praslin, the second largest island in the Seychelles – a place of unparalleled beauty waiting to be explored.
Interested in going on an African safari in March? Then have a look at our recommendations for the best wildlife-viewing destinations for that month.
Recent news reports have raised concerns about yellow fever and its vaccine. We take a look at this disease and the risks and benefits of the vaccine.
Several hours flight due east of mainland Africa a rugged island, covered in towering green mountains and home to wild stretches of coastline, rises from the ocean floor. From afar it looks positively Jurassic, an Eden in every sense of the word. This is Mahé.
The latest watercolour artworks from our Art Safari artist are now on sale.
La Digue, the third island of the Seychelles, is the definition of ‘laid-back’. With a population of just 2,000 inhabitants, bicycles outnumbering cars by a 100 to one and the most mind-blowing beaches in the world, La Digue is positively diminutive and absolutely perfect.
Interested in going on an African safari in February? Then have a look at our recommendations for the best wildlife-viewing destinations for that month.
Zambia offers an array of activities for those seeking adventure and new experiences. Here are 5 reasons why this country is perfect for active travellers.
Zambia’s Liuwa Plain is a photographer’s ultimate dream destination, and here are 9 reasons why.
50 days, four countries and 11,235 km later, South Africa humanitarian and eco-warrior, Carla Geyser, has returned home having led a successful international all-women conservation expedition into Southern Africa.
Celebrating Namibia’s wild beauty through stunning wildlife and landscape photos.
If you’re seeking quality family time and life-changing experiences, Zambia is the perfect safari destination. Here’s why…
Interested in going on an African safari in January? Then have a look at our recommendations for the best wildlife-viewing destinations for that month.
Just to the north of South Africa lies a magical, largely undiscovered triangle of safari heaven – especially for the more seasoned safari goers.
Interested in going on an African safari in December? Then have a look at our recommendations for the best wildlife-viewing destinations for that month.
Explore the Big 5, malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve in South Africa while on a photographic safari with professional photographer, Matrishva Vyas.
Not all safaris are born equal. Some are so special by the very nature of what they offer, that even our seasoned team here at Africa Geographic keep them in their personal ‘must-do’ lists. Some refer to them as ‘bucket-list’ safaris; we simply suggest that you really should consider embarking on these journeys before you kick the bucket (list).
Discovering stunning spots in the Kruger National Park where no tourist has ever been, becoming part of the food chain for a week by sharing the living space of elephants, hippos, buffaloes and lions, testing your feet, legs and stamina with a 100+ kilometre walking expedition; the newly developed north-to-south Kruger Trail is the stuff that the dreams of adventurous nature lovers are made of.
Shaba National Reserve, lying deep in northern Kenya’s expanse, is a stunning wilderness home to dramatic gorges, open plains and extinct volcanoes.
The green-breasted pitta already holds the dubiously honourable rank of number ONE African bogey bird in my books, a title am hoping to strip off today.
A journey into Tanzania’s Selous Game Reserve – a wonderful wild place teeming with wildlife.
Djibouti: a land of stark beauty with blinding salt flats, mysterious moonscapes, petrified forests and remote mountains hidden away, far off the beaten track, just waiting to be discovered.
EcoTraining trains safari guides and aspiring nature enthusiasts in the natural environment, a classroom with no walls! Similarly, with students, we break down the walls that confine their thinking and allow their minds to become freed!