Big 5 tips to set up your photo gear for safari

Snapping great photos, both for personal memories and for sharing with friends and family, is a top priority for many safari goers. Unfortunately, good wildlife photography requires specialized equipment and a little more knowhow than the average selfie.

While point-and-shoot cameras and the new mirrorless wonders are great for travel shots, most wildlife encounters will require the longer lens…

Big 5 tips to set up your photo gear for safari

Snapping great photos, both for personal memories and for sharing with friends and family, is a top priority for many safari goers. Unfortunately, good wildlife photography requires specialized equipment and a little more knowhow than the average selfie.

While point-and-shoot cameras and the new mirrorless wonders are great for travel shots, most wildlife encounters will require the longer lens…

8 nominees turn up the heat in the Best Safari Cuisine Safari Awards 2016 category

Best Safari Cuisine Nominees

Food glorious food, such an integral part of our lives. Good food is enjoyed most in times of leisure, and on safari is no exception. It’s no surprise that Best Safari Cuisine has always been one of the most prominent categories in the Safari Awards.  Judged on how and where the food is cooked and where its served the 2016 nominees are proving to be tough competitio…

8 nominees turn up the heat in the Best Safari Cuisine Safari Awards 2016 category

Best Safari Cuisine Nominees

Food glorious food, such an integral part of our lives. Good food is enjoyed most in times of leisure, and on safari is no exception. It’s no surprise that Best Safari Cuisine has always been one of the most prominent categories in the Safari Awards.  Judged on how and where the food is cooked and where its served the 2016 nominees are proving to be tough competitio…

Giving Gorongosa a chance

Gorongosa National Park, Mozambique

Despite almost two decades of civil war within Mozambique, with much of its infrastructure destroyed and wildlife poached for its lucrative ivory and bushmeat, Gorongosa National Park, a former battle ground at the southern end of the Great African Rift Valley, is now well on the road to recovery. It is spread over 4,000 square kilometres, rising from the val…

Giving Gorongosa a chance

Gorongosa National Park, Mozambique

Despite almost two decades of civil war within Mozambique, with much of its infrastructure destroyed and wildlife poached for its lucrative ivory and bushmeat, Gorongosa National Park, a former battle ground at the southern end of the Great African Rift Valley, is now well on the road to recovery. It is spread over 4,000 square kilometres, rising from the val…

Price of Uganda tourist visa doubles

As of July 1, 2015, the price of a tourist visa to Uganda has doubled in price, from $50 US to $100. Its neighbor, Kenya, doubled its fees earlier, so it seems Uganda is following suit. Whether or not Uganda will also implement Kenya’s new policy of online applications only, remains to be seen. There are three ways to obtain a tourist visa for Uganda.

Obtaining a tourist visa on arrival in Ugan…

Price of Uganda tourist visa doubles

As of July 1, 2015, the price of a tourist visa to Uganda has doubled in price, from $50 US to $100. Its neighbor, Kenya, doubled its fees earlier, so it seems Uganda is following suit. Whether or not Uganda will also implement Kenya’s new policy of online applications only, remains to be seen. There are three ways to obtain a tourist visa for Uganda.

Obtaining a tourist visa on arrival in Ugan…