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Is it safe to go mountain gorilla trekking?

When considering an adventure such as mountain gorilla trekking, the subject of safety inevitably comes up in the conversation. The reality is that close contact with mountain gorillas is considered very safe, in comparison with other wild animals. Of course, in order to ensure one’s safety, rules have to be followed, and there are a […]

Video: Dare-devil twins take on Devil’s Pool

The Devils Pool at Victoria Fall should be the new idiom for the saying “Between a rock and a hard place” because that, in a very literal and figurative sense, my twin sister and I discovered, is how it is.

White river rafting down the rapids of the Zambezi

I’d heard a lot about white water rafting before my stay in Zambia, everyone I talked to raved about it and the one thing they were always sure to mention was how terrifying it was – awesome, but scary!

Gorilla trekking in the DRC

As the Democratic Republic of Congo is taking off as a gorilla trekking destination, here are 4 tips to help you plan your trip!

Cycle from Kruger to Blyde River Canyon

It is almost time for the Rotary K2C (Kruger to Canyons) Cycle Tour, which takes intrepid and adventurous cyclists over 90km through some of the most famous Big Five reserves in the Lowveld.

Magical Lake Michaelson

A hike to Lake Michaelson under Point Lenana – Africa’s third highest peak at 4,700 metres.

Video: 18 days in Uganda and Rwanda

From learning the history of Lake Bunyonyi in Uganda to trekking with mountain gorillas in Rwanda, watch this video of an off-the-beaten-track adventure.