36 AFRICAN SAFARI ANIMALS TO SEE + Where to See Them!

The romance of a wildlife safari is unmistakable. It had long been about the hunt of the animals for the rich and adventurous back in the day, but with growing appreciation of conservation, the idea has shifted. Safari in this day and age is about preserving the land and its … Read More

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

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

29 Ethical Wildlife Tourism Experiences to Take Part In

Whale Shark Diving in Mozambique

We’re often asked about what ethical wildlife experiences around the world we support. Nowadays there are so many unethical operations exploiting animals for profit it can be confusing for tourists. We never want to see anyone mistakenly end up in questionable wildlife encounter so we spent some time researching and … Read More

Gorilla Trekking in Uganda • All You Need to Know

Gorillas in Uganda

Gorilla Trekking in Uganda is surreal and unlike any other experience in Africa. The atmosphere of the trek through the jungle mist is unreal. With each step your anticipation builds and the reward of seeing the last remaining mountain gorillas in the world is spectacular. The setting, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, is arguably … 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

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