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Safari

  • Kenya and Tanzania Itinerary

    How to Experience the Masai Mara on a Budget

    Standing on the top of Siana Hill in the Masai Mara, you won’t fail to feel a complete sense of awe and wonderment at the massive expanse of earth beneath you.…

  • A Safari in the Ngorongoro Crater

    “There is something about safari life that makes you forget all your sorrows, and feel as if you had drunk half a bottle of champagne – bubbling allover with heartfelt gratitude…

  • A lion in the Serengeti

    Finding the Lion King in the Serengeti

    “You know you are truly alive when you’re living among lions.” (Karen Blixen) When I’m on safari, I’m in my happy place. Sleeping under canvas, listening to the distant roar of…

  • A Solo Safari in South Luangwa

    I found myself with a few days to spare at the end of my last trip to Africa. I’d been working in Zambia and Malawi for a while, but the time…

  • Into the Wild: the Okavango Delta

    Leaving our campsite in Maun, we started our intrepid journey into the wild, the Okavango Delta. Botswana was the seventh country on my two and a half month overland safari through…

  • The Hazy Beauty of Liwonde National Park

    The sun was still sitting low in the sky when I took a stroll down to the river. I stood, as I often do in the mornings, staring out over the water. Blades of…

  • A Safari in Samburu National Reserve

    The morning after we’d seen the women of the Samburu Tribe and scared ourselves silly going for a wee in the middle of the night, we took a drive through the Samburu National Reserve…

  • Route plan and itinerary for a trip from Nairobi to Cape Town overland

    I Gotta Go Pee

    The first time that you camp out in the wild in Africa will probably freak you out. You wake in the middle of the night and you’re lying in your tent. It’s…

  • Photo Essay: African Elephants

    So, it’s probably kind of obvious that I love elephants. Especially African elephants. I love them and I will never get bored of sitting and watching them. Ever. So in celebration of…