Africa

Cape Town's romantic side Cape Town’s romantic side is second to none. Discover a different element of the African continent, all with a good dose of local delight and within the confines of one of the world’s most beloved cities, and...
Kenya and its conservation It is a little-known fact that about 8% of Kenya’s land mass is protected area for wildlife conservation. Protected areas are gazetted landscapes or seascapes that have been surveyed, demarcated and gazetted either as National...
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...
Best Safari Cuisine Nominees Food glorious food, such an integral part of our lives. Good food is enjoyed most in times of leisure, and on safari is no exception. It's no surprise that Best Safari Cuisine has always been one of...

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...

Uganda VAT tax increase

Last month, Uganda's Finance Minister Maria Kiwanuka announced that the Value Added Tax (VAT) exemption for hotel accommodation will be formally withdrawn on July 1st of this year. VAT in Uganda is currently at 18 percent and hotel...