Safari considerations for older travelers or those with disabilities

Safari Considerations for People With Disabilities and Older Travelers

The natural delights Africa has to offer extend to a wide range of travelers of all ages and levels of physical fitness. The most important piece of advice to remember if you’re an older traveler or if you have a disability is to carefully plan your safari itinerary so you can...
Cape Town's De Waterkant Village courtesy of 17 on Loader Guest House

LGBT Travelers on Safari

When planning an international trip, it’s always a good idea to get familiarized with the local laws and customs of your specific travel destination. Accordingly, members of the LGBT community traveling to Africa should be aware of local attitudes towards same-sex couples in...

Top 3 Countries for an African Honeymoon

  Top 3 Countries for an African Honeymoon: Botswana, South Africa, and Zambia   A honeymoon safari in Africa is indeed the ideal fusion of romance and adventure. Since the continent of Africa is such a large place with five geographic areas, it can be quite the...
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Laundry Services at Safari Camps and Lodges

  Packing all the right essentials for your safari involves choosing lightweight clothing that will compactly fit inside a carry-on bag, preferably a duffle bag. Less is more when packing, but you may be worried that you’re not taking enough clothing with you to last the...
Murchison Falls Uganda

Travel to Uganda: “The Pearl of Africa”

As the “Pearl of Africa,” the country of Uganda is rife with natural wonder at every turn. There’s so much to explore and discover in Uganda, from the lush tropical rainforest to impressive national parks. Uganda is also home to some of Africa’s best wildlife, including half the...
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The Splendor of South Africa

From a picturesque coastline to an interior boasting a habitat of lush tropical forests, deserts, towering mountains and the open savannah of the bushveld, it’s easy to see why South Africa is often referred to as “a world in one country.” Situated at the African continent’s...
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Safari Honeymoon in South Africa

Nothing says love like sharing an alluring adventure with your partner, so consider South Africa as the romantic backdrop for your unforgettably enchanting safari honeymoon excursion. Since planning a honeymoon safari can be quite the daunting task, you should take a tip from the...

Ernest Hemingway’s Grand African Safari adventures

American writer Ernest Miller Hemingway’s legacy lives on to this day, but many of his fans are unaware of the fact that this iconic figure was fully immersed in the inspiration from multiple African wildlife adventures. These excursions through East Africa eventually provided...

Photography: How to Capture the Decisive Moment on Your Safari

Part of the magic of going on an African safari is having the opportunity to capture a myriad of unforgettable moments through the technological wonder of photography. You can’t immerse yourself in this African natural wonderland without compiling a photo album of vacation...

A Tiny Trunk to Remember

Out of the tall grass they emerged, with swaying gaits and thirsty upheld trunks. The arrival of these beautiful pachyderms was so in tune with the peaceful atmosphere and the calmness in my spirit that I almost felt like saying, ‘oh here you guys are, right on time’… At DumaTau...