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...
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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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The Luxury Lodge-Based Safari Experience

Like many safari-goers, you’ve decided to unwind with a serenely unique luxury African safari experience. A stay at a luxury lodge is undoubtedly the most popular safari style thanks to the relaxed and easygoing atmosphere of your chosen safari getaway paradise. Many lodges...
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Horse, Canoe, Camel and Elephant Safaris

Are you trying to decide which type of African safari best suits you?  If you’re interested in branching out from the typical driving or walking safaris, then you should explore the options of executing your African safari tours on horseback, by a canoe, or on an elephant or...
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Your African Safari Planning Timeline

While organizing the details of your upcoming African safari may seem like quite the daunting task, it will all pay off when you’re reveling in the sheer beauty of Africa’s raw animal kingdom. And what’s even more comforting is the notion that you can turn the whole process of...
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What Should I Consider Before Taking Children on an African Safari?

It should come as no surprise that an African safari would be a supreme highlight for your whole family to cherish forever. For the best family safari experience, before you plan to add any children or adolescents into the safari equation you must familiarize yourself with some...
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What types of animals will I possibly encounter on my African safari?

One of the most amazing aspects of embarking on an African safari travel adventure is gaining access to a raw natural wonderland unlike any other. This African paradise is home to a multitude of fascinating creatures that will forever inspire awe and wonderment. The game viewing...
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How Should I Pack for My African Safari?

As with any travel excursion, you must bear in mind that less is really more when it comes to packing. Make the wise decision to pack lightly for your African safari by knowing exactly what essentials to include. You can make your entire trip more pleasant simply by minimizing...