Category Archives: Africa

Safari Packing List: What To Pack & Wear on Safari in Africa

Man, boy and girl on safari wearing traditional safari clothes

What to pack for a safari is something many travellers and safari-goers agonise over.  The weight limits of small planes, the need to squeeze your bag into tight spaces and the changeable weather conditions can make it tricky to choose what to wear in Africa, let alone what to pack. This safari packing list shares | Read more…

Private Nature Reserve vs. Public National Park?

blonde woman looking out over private reserve with binoculars

The word private has got so many positive connotations – peace, tranquillity, luxury, and personal service. Let’s face it, people tend to prefer private over public in most situations: private bathrooms, private transfers… But, would you rather choose a private nature reserve or public national park when on safari?  In my experience, there seems to | Read more…

The Best Luggage for Safari Holidays

Safari duffel bag

Wherever you’re heading on your wildlife travels, picking the best luggage for safari is essential.  Most safari companies specify a number of rules your safari luggage should follow, regarding the weight, material and features, in order to help it squeeze into cramped places in luggage compartments and your tent.  But you also need to make | Read more…

Africa on Foot review: boutique safari lodge in South Africa

Entrance of Africa on Foot boutique safari lodge, South Africa

If you’re planning a safari holiday to South Africa but aren’t sure where to stay, this Africa on Foot review might just help you decide! Africa on Foot is a small, private camp located in Klaserie Private Game Reserve, Greater Kruger. It shares unfenced borders with Kruger Park, meaning the animals that call it home | Read more…

What Happens On A Typical Day On Safari?

Two giraffe in front of acacia tree in Africa

Though a typical day on safari will vary between safari lodges and camps, the itinerary below is an example of what happens on safari in a private nature reserve, or conservancy, to give you an idea of what happens each day.  It’s important to remember that timings will also vary depending on the season you’re | Read more…

What To Expect On Safari: First-Timer’s Tips

African elephant in silhouette against orange sunset

If you’re planning your first wildlife holiday, you’re no doubt wondering what to expect on safari. When on safari, what are the best first-timer’s tips and advice for having incredible wildlife encounters and more?  As a safari addict, I’ve created this first-timer’s guide to give you everything you need to have an unforgettable safari. Get | Read more…

Safarilink Review: The ideal airline for your Kenyan safari

Safarilink plane in Kenya

If you’re visiting Kenya on safari, the best way to travel from Nairobi to the national parks is by flying with a local airline like Safarilink. With plenty of flight routes all over Kenya, Safarilink makes flying between safari destinations an absolute breeze. But what’s it really like to fly with them?  In this Safarilink | Read more…

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