15 Things We’ve Learned From Overlanding Africa

overlanding Africa

It has been a long time since we sat naively in Europe contemplating the idea of an Africa overland trip. Now 12 African nations, 25,000 miles, and zero flat tires later it’s a time for reflection on just what I have learned from overlanding Africa. We’ll never forget the days we spent … Read More

The 20 Best Honeymoon Destinations in the World

Galapagos Packing List

We have never been on a “honeymoon.” However, we have had our fair share of romantic experiences in many countries abroad. It shouldn’t be any surprise that we are often asked for travel advice from those seeking out the best honeymoon destination. We get emails all the time like, “Hey, I … Read More

20 Africa Travel Tips to Help You Prepare for an Epic Trip

Africa Travel Tips

There really isn’t anything quite like traveling around Africa. From the interesting cultures to the copious wildlife and mesmerizing landscapes traveling Africa is sure to captivate your heart. I cried the day I had to leave this wonderful continent, but getting used to traveling Africa sure wasn’t a walk in … Read More

Buying a Car in South Africa and Being Undesirable

Buying a car in Africa

So, the big announcement is out! We are officially driving across Africa in “Charlie,” our newest addition to The World Pursuit family. The 1989 Land Cruiser is awesome! He is a workhorse, a 4×4 Tonka trunk equipped with a bush bar, roof rack, and pull out drawers. However, buying a … Read More

10 of the Best Road Trips in the World!

Tropic of Capricorn Namibia

It’s tough to beat an iconic road trip. With so much to see it’s hard to narrow down the best road trips in the world, but we gave it a try. There’s no formal ranking system here, it’s just from our personal experience and opinions. After all our travels, it’s … Read More

20 Movies About Africa to See Before Visiting the Continent

Movies about Africa

Before going to Africa it’s important to learn a little about the continent. One of the best ways to do that before is watch some movies about Africa! From the lions in the Serengeti to the some of the worst civil wars on the continent, here are my favorite movies … Read More

The Ultimate South Africa Road Trip Guide

South Africa Road Trip Itinerary

A road trip in South Africa is the ideal way to explore the country. South Africa has a good infrastructure of roads and plenty of sights to during a long road trip. For us, it was our first introduction to Sub-saharan Africa and our first destination to go on safari. … Read More

These 10 Lodges are Supporting Ecotourism in Africa

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

23 Portraits of Happiness From Around Africa

people of africa

  “There is one thing the photograph must contain, the humanity of the moment.”– Robert Frank – “Weren’t you scared driving around Africa?” “Did people try to hurt you?” “How did you communicate over in Africa?“ These are all questions we receive time and time again about our travels. However, … Read More

10 Unforgettable Wildlife Experiences To Have In Africa

Vultures

Africa may fall short of a few things for visitors, but mind-blowing wildlife experiences it not one of them. After a year on the continent, we lost count the number of times we were left speechless. Here are our top ten wildlife experiences to enjoy in Africa. 10 Unforgettable Wildlife … Read More