Why southern Africa makes for ideal safaris

Why southern Africa makes for ideal safaris

You’ve always wanted to go on safari and spend time in the bush, amidst nature and wildlife? But, you don’t know what to expect or which destination to choose because there are too many tempting offers? Let us resolve some of your uncertainties of what to expect when departing into the wilderness.  Destination-wise, southern Africa makes for excellent…

Why southern Africa makes for ideal safaris

Why southern Africa makes for ideal safaris

You’ve always wanted to go on safari and spend time in the bush, amidst nature and wildlife? But, you don’t know what to expect or which destination to choose because there are too many tempting offers? Let us resolve some of your uncertainties of what to expect when departing into the wilderness.  Destination-wise, southern Africa makes for excellent…

Top things to do when visiting Johannesburg

South Africa’s Gauteng Province

In September 2013, I went on an organized three week-long tour to South Africa that exposed me to not only my most in-depth international experience, but also to other cultures through fellow travelers in our group. I was introduced to new ways of life that seemed refreshing. The trip changed me in ways I never expected, but am thankful for. The Gauteng Province …

Top things to do when visiting Johannesburg

South Africa’s Gauteng Province

In September 2013, I went on an organized three week-long tour to South Africa that exposed me to not only my most in-depth international experience, but also to other cultures through fellow travelers in our group. I was introduced to new ways of life that seemed refreshing. The trip changed me in ways I never expected, but am thankful for. The Gauteng Province …

Stopping poachers in their tracks

I do a variety of work in wildlife conservation, and it’s been an exciting few weeks in South Africa for a wildlife NGO called Wildlife Protection Solutions (WPS). This non-profit uses technology to augment traditional wildlife protection methods that helps boots-on-the-ground rangers who are actively protecting endangered species. 

wpsWatch

WPS has created software that we call ‘wpsWatch,’ …

Stopping poachers in their tracks

I do a variety of work in wildlife conservation, and it’s been an exciting few weeks in South Africa for a wildlife NGO called Wildlife Protection Solutions (WPS). This non-profit uses technology to augment traditional wildlife protection methods that helps boots-on-the-ground rangers who are actively protecting endangered species. 

wpsWatch

WPS has created software that we call ‘wpsWatch,’ …

Gear for gorilla trekking: What to bring

Gorilla trekking is one of the most sought-after tour activities for those visiting Rwanda, Uganda and DR Congo. For many, it is a once-in-a-lifetime opportuntity, due to the high price of trekking permits.  To get the best experience out of your trek, you need to prepare well and pack the right gear. Below are things we recommend you bring to ensure you make the most of your trekking experience. …

Gear for gorilla trekking: What to bring

Gorilla trekking is one of the most sought-after tour activities for those visiting Rwanda, Uganda and DR Congo. For many, it is a once-in-a-lifetime opportuntity, due to the high price of trekking permits.  To get the best experience out of your trek, you need to prepare well and pack the right gear. Below are things we recommend you bring to ensure you make the most of your trekking experience. …