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Safety in Tanzania: 9 top tips for solo female travellers

We believe that the world is a safe place and that none of us, male or female, should let worry about safety stop us from exploring this beautiful world of ours. But every country has danger lurking for the unwary, and Tanzania is no different. If you’re a woman travelling on your own, you might feel especially vulnerable, so here are our top 9 tips for keeping safe for solo girls-on-the-go.

Going solo on safari in Kenya

On a solo safari, I knew I’d be missing out on the knowledge – and keen eyes – of a guide. But I wanted the adventure of driving myself and having intimate experiences with any wildlife I found.

LondoYogi: Yoga in the wild at Londolozi

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.

Top 10 tips for a self-drive safari in Botswana

From the thrill of driving through the beautiful Kalahari wilderness to the excitement of camping under the immense African sky, a self-drive safari entices many Botswana visitors. Here are 10 security tips to keep you safe.

Finding peace in Madagascar

A trip to the world’s fourth largest island leaves an Africa Geographic Travel guest with a restorative feeling of calm and connection.

Finding Neverland in Sabi Sand

Megan Gilbert finds her safe haven in the middle of Sabi Sand – a place of indescribable natural beauty and amazing encounters.

Surviving a safari solo

If you have itchy feet and are dying to travel but don’t have a friend to go with you, go it alone!

Close encounters with a puff adder

Carolynne Higgins tells us about puff adders in Klaserie Private Game reserve – from a strike rate faster than that of a camera shutter to the hypnotic patterns of their scales.

Leopard catching duiker… and other wonders

Scott proves that iSimangaliso Wetland Park lives up to its name: “place of wonders” in isiZulu. South Africa’s first world heritage site does not disappoint for those armed with a camera and a zoom lens.

Welgevonden: A quintessential safari experience

Michael Schwartz reminisces about the splendid sights of Welgevonden Game Reserve in South Africa, on his first ever African Safari. Although, one of the smaller African parks it still left a huge impression.

Further into paradise

Scott Ramsay adventures take him to iSimangaliso Wetland Park on the east coast of South Africa, where he indulges in the underwater treasures of the ocean at Rocktail bay.

What wild Africa means to me

Michael Schwarz describes the rhythm of the African Bushveld in Chobe National Park and the unexpected wild fauna that break the silence of the bush.

Cape Agulhas to Mossel Bay

Grant Christie continues his walk around South Africa’s coastline with an intense stretch between Cape Agulhas, with one of the longest beaches in the southern hemisphere, and Mossel Bay.

Getting to grips with Mokala National Park

After the epic Kgalagadi, Scott headed first to the impressive Augrabies National Park, and then Mokala National Park, which is south-west of Kimberley in the centre of South Africa.

The stare of a lion

Scott Ramsay discovers that the stare of a wild lion can teach us something. Something about us, as modern humans, and where we fit in a wild world.