Travelling to Another City

Even if you choose to go on a safari or wildlife holiday, you can also take the opportunity to see some more culture as well. If you want to take some time out from your trip to explore cities, try new types of food and visit some museums, art galleries etc., think about spending some time in a city. Cities are often the real hub of entertainment in a country. They are where the largest concentrations of people live, so you get to see what everyday life is really like and eat lots of authentic food. There is also likelyContinue Reading…

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…

Finding a Safari Guide for your Trip to Africa

You need to find the right guide if you want to enjoy your safari holiday to its full potential. A good guide will now where to find all the best wildlife, will have a good quality vehicle and will be knowledgeable about the species you see. It’s worth putting in some time and effort to find the right guide for your holiday. If you are booking a hotel, ask them if they have any safari guides they can recommend. It might be that they have their own guides and you can book your trip directly through them. They could alsoContinue Reading…

Different Kinds of Safari Holidays

Going on safari is a once in a lifetime experience for many people. That’s exactly why you need to make sure you plan your safari holiday to perfection, deciding on exactly what you want to do and the kind of safari you would like to go on. Here are some suggestions to consider: Do you want to take a one-day safari or would you prefer multiple days? Plan your holiday so that you know how much time you have and what your budget is. What kind of accommodation do you want to stay in? If you opt for a safariContinue 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…