Julian Harrison featured in the Boston Globe article “For less crowded tours, try a safari in peaceful Botswana”

Our own Africa expert Julian Harrison is featured in the in an Winter Travel article in the Boston Globe about planning  a trip a safari to Botswana, one of his areas of expertise. Click the image or here to read the article.

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...

Around the World in 170 Days! Julian Harrison featured in Town & Country Magazine Article

  Our own Africa expert Julian Harrison is featured in the Africa portion of Town & Country Magazine’s New Grand Tour article about planning  a trip around the word in 170 days. Talk about an epic bucket list experience!

Couch Safari – The Visual Splendor of Africa in Cinema

If you’re in safari holiday preparation mode, consider embracing this exciting energy from the comfort of your own living room. Invite the magical African essence to your home by watching these Safari themed movies. First up on your movie list is Out of Africa, filmed in 1985....

Lewis Mangaba – Wilderness Guide of Hwange

Near the end of last year, I spent some quality time with Wilderness Safari’s guide Lewis Mangaba in Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe.  He is based at Linkwasha Camp in the south-east of Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park, where wildlife sightings are among the most impressive in...
okavango delta

The Okavango Delta: A Sea of Land and a Land of Water

The Okavango Delta: A Natural Sanctuary Head inland from the dry Kalahari Savanna, and you will find the glorious Okavango Delta. Called “a sea of land and a land of water,” the delta comprises 6,000 miles of waterways with verdant forests and palm-adorned islands surrounded by...

The Five Most Curiously Strange Creatures of the African Bush

Any safari aficionado knows about the “Big Five,” but what about Africa’s lesser-known creatures?  These are the animals that don’t fall in the all-star cast featuring the fabled African lion, leopard, rhino, elephant and buffalo. Perhaps you should consider seeking out an...
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Baby Elephants and the African Bush

Seeing elephants in their natural African habitat is undeniably magical. This stunning species resides in sub-Saharan Africa and the rainforests of Central and West Africa. They are rather hard to miss considering their massive size – reaching 8.2 to 13 feet from shoulder...

Elephants, Hippos, and Rhinos – Oh My!

Facts you Probably Didn’t Know About These Fascinating Creatures One of the most captivating aspects of embarking on an African safari is the once in a lifetime opportunity to behold magnificent wildlife in a raw natural setting.  The Serengeti invites you to enjoy the visual...
The No 1 Ladies Detective Agency

Botswana in popular culture: A glimpse into the captivating setting of Alexander McCall Smith’s novel “The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency”

Literature aficionados should be familiar with Scottish author Alexander McCall Smith’s series of novels, The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency. Part of this compelling book’s appeal is its captivatingly raw setting in Botswana’s capital Gaborone. The protagonist, Mma Precious...
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