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 Ramotswe, is special due to being the first female private investigator in Botswana. This novel cleverly elucidates the stark juxtaposition of women in traditional and revolutionary occupational...
Continue Reading
luxury african safari picnic

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 consist of stone chalets, thatch-roof huts, rondavels, or large suite styled tents. Take comfort in the fact that all luxury lodges have hot and cold running water, flush toilets, toiletries, laundry...
Continue Reading
african safari tours options

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 camel. Viewing game on horseback is an exhilarating experience to say the least. Many wild animals regard humans on horseback as one of their kind, allowing you the opportunity to get up close with...
Continue Reading
visit africa safari planning timelime

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 planning your safari into a pleasantly smooth experience as well before you actually visit Africa. Your African safari planning timeline should ideally commence at least six to nine months in...
Continue Reading