Do you Want to go on a Safari?

Many people want to go on a safari and it has always been a dream for them since childhood. If you think that you want to go on a safari, it might be worth asking yourself these questions to decide if a safari holiday is right for you: • Do you mind staying in basic accommodation? Even safari lodges will often make use of rather basic accommodation and you might have to share a room. Some safaris even expect you to camp to get to more remote destinations. • Do you have the money? Safaris aren’t cheap and they willContinue Reading…

Being Sensitive to Cultural Differences

Whenever you travel outside of your own country, you are likely to come across cultural differences. These can be very interesting and are one of the main reasons that people love to travel – to experience something new and meet interesting new people. However, if you are travelling to somewhere and haven’t done your research, it’s possible that the cultural differences could take you by surprise. Here are some ideas: Try to learn some of the language. Even though many people will probably speak English, it will look like you have made an effort if you learn even just aContinue Reading…

The Most Unique Safari Destinations In Africa

If you are thinking of the best way to spend your vacation, then a Botswana Safari will do you an exceptional holiday justice. Choosing Africa as your next holiday destination is the best memorable option for the simple fact that you will have the opportunity to blend with nature in a continent regarded as the cradle of mankind. There are myriad places in Africa where you can go for safari, which makes searching for ideal destinations tricky for many. However, with a little preparation, touring Africa can turn out to be a huge success. The following are four basic tipsContinue Reading…

Gorilla Tracking in Africa

Touring in Africa doesn’t have to restrict you to a typical safari, you don’t have to go and see lions and wildebeest… For something more tranquil and a bit different, why not take advantage of companies like Gorilla Tracking Uganda in association with Mahlatini who are African travel specialists. This company offers many locations for the traveller to stay whilst exploring the vast Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. This forest is home to almost half of the world’s population of mountain gorillas, so you are definitely in for a chance of getting up close and personal with these gloriously impressive primates. YouContinue Reading…

South Africa’s must see’s – Tanzania

The Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania is a unique “UNESCO World Heritage Site” – these sites are so exceptional that their importance transcends national boundaries and are of importance for present and future generations of all humanity. It is one of just 981 World Heritage Sites across the world. This is the worlds largest unbroken, un-flooded volcanic caldera (cauldron like volcanic feature – which is not the same as a crater). It formed over three million years ago when a giant volcano exploded and collapsed in on itself. It is about 19 kilometres wide with a total area of 260 square kilometres andContinue Reading…