Africa

So, you want to see the Kalahari? Are you planning a safari to Botswana? Is Central Kalahari Game Reserve on your list of places to visit? I just returned from a safari to this magnificent country, where I was...

Safari safety guidelines

It’s easy to get drawn into the safari scene—the mixture of wild and open spaces, excitement and the element of danger when viewing wildlife in their natural safari environment. But, when we go on safari, we must shape...
The South African story, the country’s breathtaking beauty, friendly people and impressive wildlife continue to charm people around the globe.  The popular media network Where Are You Now (WAYN) recently hosted a contest to find the world’s dream...

Weak South African Rand

The Rand (South African Currency) has been in free-fall recently and there are sectors of the economy such as our exporters who are delighted with increased revenues (as they are able to sell their good for a higher...

Kenya’s Lewa Marathon

About YAS Your African Safari is a safari-planning and safari review site. It was created to healp support a healthy African wildlife population. All reviews are vetted before being approved and only ethicals tours are published Located in East Africa, Kenya is...

Skiing in Lesotho

Skiing in Africa, can that be?  If this triggers your curiosity, then start planning a trip to the Maluti Mountains in the Kingdom of Lesotho! Lesotho is Africa’s coldest country, and home to Southern Africa’s highest mountain ranges.  Three...
As the winter rains fall, South Africa's seemingly barren western coast is ready to burst into its annual display of color. Millions of wildflowers are blooming in the Cape Floral Kingdom, a region made up of eight protected...
Traveling to a foreign country usually involves detailed planning.  What are the highlights, where should we go, and if travel time and budget is limited, which country offers the best all-round experience?  For many travelers planning on an...
If you have been on several safari’s, wildlife watching or trekking expeditions, wilderness experiences and other adventure packed African tours and holidays, there is still Lake Kariba.  Covering 5,580 square kilometers (2,150 square miles), Lake Kariba is an...
Standing at Africa’s southernmost tip is a remarkable experience.  And now, Africa’s southernmost tip is a step closer to everyone, regardless of age or fitness level.  This month saw the opening of a kilometer (0.62 mile) long boardwalk in...