Dec 19

Economical Cruise Train in South Africa

Shosholoza Meyl Cruise Train Many travelers interested in train travel in South Africa will talk about the Blue Train or Rovos Rail. Both are amazing train experiences but they are also quite pricey and out of reach for many. However … Continue reading

Apr 09

Africa’s Eco Tourism Boom

When choosing a holiday, an increasing number of people are looking beyond the traditional touristic elements of a destination. As awareness of the environment grows across the world, people are looking to partake in environmentally sustainable traveling that not only … Continue reading

Mar 26

Green Travel In The Cruise Industry – Responsible Cruising.

If you care about the environment, then you want to express that in every part of your life. This especially goes for travel. Some people choose particularly low impact vacations, but what if you want to do something more mainstream? … Continue reading

Jan 25

A Story Of Poo – The Clever Little Dung Beetle

It is truly amazing when scientists find a remarkable ability in an insect with a brain the size of a grain of rice. If somebody had told me that a Dung Beetle walks in a straight line because it is following … Continue reading

Jan 05

eBook Review – The Photographer’s Guide To The Pilanesberg National Park

When thinking of Africa, we visualize endless savannas and open vistas as far as the eye can see. For many of Africa’s parks and reserves this is true, but there are also intimate locations not as widely known that offer … Continue reading

Dec 12

Beat The Airline Prices

When we save for a vacation there are many costs to consider. Some are essential such as accommodation and food and some are add on considerations such as tours, activities or spa treatments. So it is annoying to pay additional … Continue reading

Nov 29

Respect Foreign Cultures When Traveling

It seems to me that when we travel to another country, we should automatically respect the culture of that country. I believe firmly in, “when in Rome, do as the Romans do,” but this does not seem to be the … Continue reading

Nov 07

What is a Mekoro Safari?

A mekoro (also: mokoro or makoro) is a traditional canoe made by hollowing out (by hand) a large tree trunk. A mekoro in Botswana is a common sight, especially in the Okavango Delta. Polers will stand at one end, and … Continue reading