Category Archives: Safari

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Organizing the wild

While going on a journey in the great outdoors inspires to a simpler way of life and a return to necessities, the packing for such trips is nothing close to simple. Imagine your suitcase becoming a giant puzzle that you must assemble perfectly to optimise your experience on site. There is always this struggle of […]

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Singita: Lodges for Children’s Happiness

You love travelling, discovering new amazing destinations? You are curious of everything and you love nature and wilderness? So welcome in Africa! Only problem which wouldn’t be one, you have children. Yes, as you may know, some of the top range accommodations do not accept them. But, should you sacrifice your desire of making a […]

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Flying from Lodge to Lodge – Botswana

Discovering Botswana by air is quite a common way to visit the country. Dominated by the Kalahari desert which covers up to 70% of its land surface, light aircraft is clearly the ideal means of transport to move quickly between remote locations. So, let’s take advantage of this and visit three of the most attractive […]

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Safari: What is it exactly?

Below is an interview with Greg (36), game ranger in the Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve. He tells us about safaris and tries to give us a clear insight into them. Tell me about yourself, your career path and your current job. Greg: Well, I was born in Johannesburg. But I was lucky because as […]

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Introducing Pilanesberg

You all know of the Kruger Park in South Africa? The biggest park of the country, well-known for its safaris. Yes, certainly. But what do you know of the Pilanesberg National Park? Nothing? The Pilanesberg is a game reserve which extends more than 572km2 in the North West Province in South Africa, approximately 2 hours […]

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Along the peaceful waters of the delta

Isn’t it always nicer to discover new places in a serene environment? On board of your canoe, the safari takes on a new dimension with a different point of view on the bush and its wildlife. On the water, take the time to look, listen and smell… a few hours will be enough to be […]

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Rising above the Okavango Delta on an elephant’s back

Standing more than 4 metres tall, weighing nearly 4 tons in muscle and bone, the elephant is an impressive animal. According to certain it would be impossible to ride on the back of an African Elephant. If you are a non-believer, come and take up the challenge in the heart of Botswana at the magnificent […]

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Ride like the wind

I dreamt that I was riding Pegasus, the silvered-winged horse. We were flying through the African sky, heading in a southerly direction. I suddenly realized that we were flying over the Rainbow Nation; I saw that my horse had turned black and had lost its wings. I was now in the Wilderness Forest, at the […]

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Garonga Safari Camp, a top eco-friendly lodge

Nowadays travelers are recognizing the importance of environmental conservation and are increasingly seeking accommodation that supports eco-friendly and sustainable tourism. Acknowledging this, hotels around the world tend to develop environmental, economic and socio-cultural programs whose main purpose is to preserve the culture and support the local economy. Hotels Combined, a famous hotel comparison site, has […]

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We (still) can save the rhino…

South Africa is home to 83% of Africa’s rhino population. Unfortunately, rhino poaching has increased dramatically over the last few years! Hundreds of rhinos were poached in 2013. Why are rhinos the main target of poacher? The main reason is that rhino horn is used for medicinal purposes. Although there is no scientific proof of […]