Uganda prepares to impress tourists ahead of a rare solar eclipse

Uganda is gearing up for the witnessing of a historic astronomical event – a hybrid solar eclipse.  Astronomers and amateur enthusiasts across the globe will have their eyes glued to the sky on 3 November.  A confirmed 10,000 tourists are expected to arrive in Uganda for this event, and the Ugandan ministry has reported that the number of tourists for this event could be as much as 30,000 people. …

Uganda prepares to impress tourists ahead of a rare solar eclipse

Uganda is gearing up for the witnessing of a historic astronomical event – a hybrid solar eclipse.  Astronomers and amateur enthusiasts across the globe will have their eyes glued to the sky on 3 November.  A confirmed 10,000 tourists are expected to arrive in Uganda for this event, and the Ugandan ministry has reported that the number of tourists for this event could be as much as 30,000 people. …

How South Africa is becoming increasingly accessible and affordable

In an announcement earlier this week that excited South Africans and international travelers alike, the leading intercontinental airline Emirates Airways announced that they will be increasing their flights to South Africa.  What does this mean for South Africa and how can travelers benefit from this?

Gateway to Africa

For many travelers and safari adventure travelers, South Africa serves as…

How South Africa is becoming increasingly accessible and affordable

In an announcement earlier this week that excited South Africans and international travelers alike, the leading intercontinental airline Emirates Airways announced that they will be increasing their flights to South Africa.  What does this mean for South Africa and how can travelers benefit from this?

Gateway to Africa

For many travelers and safari adventure travelers, South Africa serves as…

New major game park planned for South Africa

South Africa’s conservation and tourism departments are progressively planning the country’s fourth largest game park.  Looking at the plans, it is exciting to see that this new game park will rank among the country’s best – the Kruger National Park , the Greater Addo Elephant National Park , and the Ais-Ais / Richtersveld Transfrontier Park .  There is one question on every safari and game enthus…

New major game park planned for South Africa

South Africa’s conservation and tourism departments are progressively planning the country’s fourth largest game park.  Looking at the plans, it is exciting to see that this new game park will rank among the country’s best – the Kruger National Park , the Greater Addo Elephant National Park , and the Ais-Ais / Richtersveld Transfrontier Park .  There is one question on every safari and game enthus…

New major game park planned for South Africa

South Africa’s conservation and tourism departments are progressively planning the country’s fourth largest game park.  Looking at the plans, it is exciting to see that this new game park will rank among the country’s best – the Kruger National Park , the Greater Addo Elephant National Park , and the Ais-Ais / Richtersveld Transfrontier Park .  There is one question on every safari and game enthus…

Kenya & South Africa applauded at World Travel Awards

There are several popular and breathtaking destinations in Africa, stretching across central, eastern and southern Africa.  But at this year’s World Travel Awards – Africa Region, the continent’s top destinations were once again confirmed as Kenya and South Africa.  Kenya hosted this year’s World Travel Awards Gala Ceremony and the Safari Park Hotel & Casino was transformed into a hub of activity …

Kenya & South Africa applauded at World Travel Awards

There are several popular and breathtaking destinations in Africa, stretching across central, eastern and southern Africa.  But at this year’s World Travel Awards – Africa Region, the continent’s top destinations were once again confirmed as Kenya and South Africa.  Kenya hosted this year’s World Travel Awards Gala Ceremony and the Safari Park Hotel & Casino was transformed into a hub of activity …

How good is my safari guide?

Below the ever romantic cover of an African safari, there is a thick layer of knowledge, experience, tradition, and adventure.  If you are looking to spot a good and experienced safari guide, or even the industry experts—the Calvin Cottar and Reed brothers of the industry—you need to understand the authentic being of a safari guide.  Follow this, and you will find yourself a brilliant safari guide…

How good is my safari guide?

Below the ever romantic cover of an African safari, there is a thick layer of knowledge, experience, tradition, and adventure.  If you are looking to spot a good and experienced safari guide, or even the industry experts—the Calvin Cottar and Reed brothers of the industry—you need to understand the authentic being of a safari guide.  Follow this, and you will find yourself a brilliant safari guide…

Safari advice for first-timers

Does ‘less impulsive traveler’ describe your travel style?  If so, you may very well have debated and planned your first safari for some time.  But now that the planning is done, do you know what to expect, what to do or how to behave on your very first safari?  Here’s the blueprint:

Never attempt your first safari without a guide

Africa’s bush necessitates experience.  As a first-time safar…

Safari advice for first-timers

Does ‘less impulsive traveler’ describe your travel style?  If so, you may very well have debated and planned your first safari for some time.  But now that the planning is done, do you know what to expect, what to do or how to behave on your very first safari?  Here’s the blueprint:

Never attempt your first safari without a guide

Africa’s bush necessitates experience.  As a first-time safar…