5 tips for great photos on safari

What distinguishes a great photograph from a vacation snap shot? It’s tough to explain but relatively easy to see. Many people go on an African safari hoping to capture amazing wildlife photos to document their trip, wow their friends, and maybe even make some prints for their home. Of course, you’ll need the right equipment and a good handle on the technical aspects of photography and your camera…

5 tips for great photos on safari

What distinguishes a great photograph from a vacation snap shot? It’s tough to explain but relatively easy to see. Many people go on an African safari hoping to capture amazing wildlife photos to document their trip, wow their friends, and maybe even make some prints for their home. Of course, you’ll need the right equipment and a good handle on the technical aspects of photography and your camera…

Website optimization guide for safari tour operators

If you are like most tour operators out there, you probably have a website. You may have paid a once off to get it designed a few years back, and it’s just there – taking up space on that mysterious cyberspace cloud that is known as the internet. And you might be getting a few sales from it here and there, but it’s probably due to luck rather than principles that have proven to increase sales. Goo…

Website optimization guide for safari tour operators

If you are like most tour operators out there, you probably have a website. You may have paid a once off to get it designed a few years back, and it’s just there – taking up space on that mysterious cyberspace cloud that is known as the internet. And you might be getting a few sales from it here and there, but it’s probably due to luck rather than principles that have proven to increase sales. Goo…

Brian Jackman feature: Marsh Lion poisoning

When local herdsmen poisoned eight lions after losing three cows in early December the news caused worldwide outrage. That is because the lions belonged to the Marsh Pride, the TV superstars of the BBC’s Big Cat Diary , and the resulting publicity has seriously damaged the reputation of Kenya’s premier tourist destination. 

Your African Safari is pleased to partner with The Ultimate Travel Comp…

Brian Jackman feature: Marsh Lion poisoning

When local herdsmen poisoned eight lions after losing three cows in early December the news caused worldwide outrage. That is because the lions belonged to the Marsh Pride, the TV superstars of the BBC’s Big Cat Diary , and the resulting publicity has seriously damaged the reputation of Kenya’s premier tourist destination. 

Your African Safari is pleased to partner with The Ultimate Travel Comp…

How to have a successful safari with kids

In August 2015, my husband and I took our three boys on their, and our, first safari. We were nervous about many things, such as the long flights and the fact that they’d be in a safari vehicle for long spells. In the end, our safari turned out to be one of our best family vacations yet. Here are some things that helped our kids really enjoy their Tanzania safari.

Choose camps/lodges with ent…

How to have a successful safari with kids

In August 2015, my husband and I took our three boys on their, and our, first safari. We were nervous about many things, such as the long flights and the fact that they’d be in a safari vehicle for long spells. In the end, our safari turned out to be one of our best family vacations yet. Here are some things that helped our kids really enjoy their Tanzania safari.

Choose camps/lodges with ent…

Knowing me, knowing you

Planning a safari with a physical limitation 

Who knows best what you can and cannot do?  It should be you.  But, can you be objective to your agent if your heart is set on something?  So how do you tackle this subject with a travel agent?  There is no easy answer. They want your business but, at the same time, if you have used them before they will want to ensure repeat business and not advise…

Knowing me, knowing you

Planning a safari with a physical limitation 

Who knows best what you can and cannot do?  It should be you.  But, can you be objective to your agent if your heart is set on something?  So how do you tackle this subject with a travel agent?  There is no easy answer. They want your business but, at the same time, if you have used them before they will want to ensure repeat business and not advise…