Into Africa: The History of the First Safaris

The landscape of the African bush has continued to enchant travelers for centuries. Danish author Isak Dinsen remarked in her memoir Out of Africa, “If I knew of a song of Africa, of the giraffe, and the African new moon lying on her back, of the ploughs in the fields, and the sweaty faces of the coffee-pickers, does Africa know a song of me?” This song of Africa dates back to the 13th century when Arab and Persian traders adventured across the continent. These traders...
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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 southern edge, this country offers unparalleled wildlife and scenery to behold. With one of the proudest and longest conservation records worldwide, South Africa is home to abundant provincial...
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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 pros and make absolutely sure the bride’s airline ticket, passport, and visas all use the same last name. This is essential to ensuring a stress free travel experience for you and your partner....
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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 the creative fuel for a handful of his subsequent short stories and novels, including “The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber” and “The Snows of Kilimanjaro.” Hemingway fell in love with the...
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