REVIEWED: The Best Hotels In Zanzibar (Yes, They Really Are Heaven on Earth)

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Best Hotels in Zanzibar

When we arrived on the island of Zanzibar after driving across Africa for four months we set out to find the best hotels in Zanzibar. After all, the hotels and resorts of Zanzibar are designed for decompression after a long safari in Tanzania. It’s the perfect place to trade in your safari attire and binoculars … Read More

A Ngorongoro Crater Safari • Your Complete Guide to Tanzania’s Magical Park

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Ngorongoro Crater

The Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania is the largest unfilled inactive volcanic crater, or caldera, in the world. However, it’s not entirely empty as a wildlife spectacle unfolds in this dramatic setting. At the base of 610m cliff faces elephants trumpet, lions roar, and antelope…eat grass. The crater is arguably the best place … Read More

These 10 Lodges are Supporting Ecotourism in Africa

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Kafue National Park, Zambia

Ecotourism in Africa is big business. Each year safari operators, vendors, and lodges assess how they can continue to improve sustainability. It’s likely one of the few industries that value the environment. As the concern over global warming only increases it’s a relief to find an industry that strives to … Read More

These 20 Amazing African Lodges Will Have You Dreaming of Africa

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African Lodges

We traveled for one full year across Africa. Across empty beaches in Mozambique, dry deserts in Namibia, and the plains of the Serengeti. Dusty days in Masai Mara and Serengeti lead to the most spectacular sunsets as the sun kissed the earth and an explosion of color would burst into … Read More

Inside Tanzania’s Selous Game Reserve • Your Ultimate Safari Guide

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Selous Game Reserve

The Selous Game Reserve is located in southern Tanzania and far from the madding crowds of the Serengeti. The 54,600 square kilometer safari area is Africa’s largest game reserve and one of the most beautiful wildlife areas in the world. What’s even more surprising is the park is still undiscovered, so to speak! … Read More

Inside Tanzania’s Ruaha National Park • Your Ultimate Safari Guide

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Ruaha National Park

Located in the heart of Tanzania, Ruaha is the ‘other park’ on the Southern circuit.  Ruaha’s relative inaccessibility means it gets far fewer tourists than the Selous and less than any comparable park in the Northern circuit. The reward of traveling this far into Tanzania? A wild landscape of baobab … Read More

Inside Zambia’s Lower Zambezi National Park • Your Ultimate Safari Guide

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Lower Zambezi

Zambia’s Lower Zambezi National Park is an unspoiled wilderness in Africa. Unlike South Africa’s Kruger, Tanzania’s Serengeti, or South Luangwa in Zambia you can have a safari here without ever seeing another tourist. With an ever-present water source and its inaccessibility, the park has become a wildlife haven. Five minutes after landing … Read More