Africa has it all – from big-game photographic safaris to untouched beaches and everything in between.
A tale of two baobab trees in South Luangwa with a story to tell…
A whirlwind trip to Tanzania – exploring Serengeti National Park, Lake Manyara National Park and Eunoto – Tanzania’s only luxury Maasai Village.
If you need an airport transfer or simply want to enjoy a bit of site-seeing here are three reasons why you should book professional car hire services in Uganda.
The African Fund for Endangered Wildlife (AFEW) centre at Giraffe Manor allows you to come face to face with giraffes while contributing to conservation.
Botswana Holidays take a look at three lesser known destinations in Botswana and why you should visit them.
Packing for a safari, particularly if it is your first trip to the African wilderness, can be a daunting experience.
Exploring the wonderful wilds of Malawi, Zambia, and now Zimbabwe – Robin Pope Safaris is excited to announce its expansion into Zimbabwe within Mana Pools National Park
If you feel like you need an adrenaline rush, picture yourself hiking up to Ol Doinyo Lengai and Mount Nyiragongo – two of East Africa’s most mesmerisingly beautiful active volcanoes.
Welcome to Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, a lesser known home to the endangered mountain gorillas.
Where to go for a Malaria-Free Safari South Africa
The Selinda Reserve in Botswana is a great example of effective practices in sustainable, eco-conscious travel.
Uganda, Rwanda and the DRC – comparing your gorilla trekking options.
10 tips to ensure your safari is a memory that you will treasure forever.
The sounds of Lake Niassa are the epitome of a stay at Nkwichi Lodge.
Why you should book a gorilla trekking safari in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda.
Xigera Camp in the Okavango Delta is one of a growing list of camps and lodges across Botswana which are recognised by Fair Trade Tourism
Why watching gorillas in the wild is a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
Comparing the gorilla trekking experience in DR Congo and Rwanda.
Zimbabwe, wedged between Botswana and Mozambique, is a dream destination for walking safaris.
The Travel Industry can be a cruel beast. One month you’re booked solid and can’t find a leopard up a tree without being swarmed by other safari vehicles and the next you’re practically alone in the wide expanse of the Serengeti.
Escape the noise, hustle and bustle of the modern world at Elephant’s Eye, Hwange lodge.
This intimate lodge consists of eight thatched suites offering spacious luxury and stunning vistas from glass-fronted rooms, it is bush romance at its best!
Early morning conversations with a rock hyrax in Nambia leave this traveller enchanted.
Consider Botswana as the ultimate destination for your next romantic getaway.
The Amani spa at Bushtop Camps has been voted the best safari spa in Africa by the World Luxury Spa Awards
You gently return from a sleep unlike anything before, as the sky is as dark as when your eyes were closed. The stars seem unreal as if they were made from dreams and the air softly brushes against your skin, calling you to wake up. There truly is no better way to be woken and […]
Tongabezi, Sindabezi, or Bi-Bezi? Luxury travel blogger, Misha from Wildluxe, sets out to discover Zambia’s most luxurious properties.
Why does the soul long for the African Bush? What is it that keeps us returning time and time again? Africa, a continent so rich in diversity. A land of breathtaking beauty that draws in adventurous hearts for a closer look. There is something about being in nature that speaks to each of us on […]
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 […]
Mana Pools is definitely one of Africa’s most unique travel and photo destinations. Already many years ago, this spectacular national park in Hwange, Zimbabwe has been designated a World Heritage site by UNESCO.
Aside from the yoga, the highlights of my stay at Londolozi, as hard as it is to choose, were the leopard sightings. Londolozi has a reputation for it’s leopards and boy do they deliver.
If you’re a seasoned backpacker, you’ll know that the best things in life are free – that apricot gold sunset, that deep conversation with the stranger you shared a cab with, or a dawn swim from a golden beach, Africa on a budget is just as spectacular as the fancy camps!
Jeroen Schrage is an upcoming cinematographer from the Netherlands. During his recent road trip in South Africa he used his skill set to capture beautiful shots for his portfolio and turn them into a video presenting South Africa as a land capturing an entire world in itself.
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.
Recently I travelled to the Selous Game Reserve with Sven Liebchen of Authentic Tanzania Safaris and experienced an incredibly real safari.
Adventure tourism is the next big thing as people seek to see every inch of a destination in as many different ways as possible. Now going into its 15th edition on the 26th of February, the Kilimanjaro Marathon is one event that draws record crowds to Tanzania, where a safari or climbing Kili are obvious extensions to the adventure
The Belgrace is truly a hotel with heart; Shaun and his wife Belinda have done an exceptional job in marrying the exclusivity of a luxurious European style villa with the comfort of a home away from home feel and adding their special recipe of unapologetic romance.
If your thoughts align with those of Brad Paisley, then right now your pen is poised and your fingers twitch. As we stand on the threshold of 2017, Bushtracks is ready to help you make this year’s book a number one best seller.
Guests find respite in air-conditioned rooms before climbing into game drive vehicles with beads of sweat rolling down their foreheads. It’s hot during the day but a Summer storm is looming and will soon cool the area.
It’s a great time to visit, winds are light and it’s cool – set against the spectacular backdrop of the crystal clear water of the Indian Ocean, Fanjove Island is the perfect location to relax. It’s a dream island! With a max capacity of 12 guests, you will have a private and intimate experience on one of the most pristine Islands in the world. Conservation is the aim of the people who run the lodge and look after the island.
We decided to try and find the four sub-adult cheetah we know to be in the area. We have a plan to go towards a hill that has a vantage point from which to scan with binoculars. A plan that in the past has had great success for us.
There is no better way, I believe, to conquer a fear of flying, than to visit the Okavango Delta! Of course, I knew that this piece of paradise was well visited and had much to offer – but nothing prepared me for the immense beauty of this country they call “Botswana”.
To the north, the skyline of Nairobi looms, as surreal as Manhattan seen from Central Park. Both parks are listed by Birdlife International as Important Bird Areas, vital oases for winged species.
One particular weekend I remember very clearly. For there had being snow in the Midlands, Johannesburg received 200mm in one day and nights downpour and Durban was quite literally almost washed away. But for us here at Amakhosi, it felt like a desert Island
Botswana gained independence in 1966 and the discovery of diamonds came shortly after. However, while diamonds were to be an industry to nurture, the Botswana government looked long term and decided to focus attention on its wildlife and places of natural beauty as well.