Africa

Russell Jarvis of SafariNow.com offers a guide to the most unique places to stay this summer in KZN, Western Cape, Eastern Cape, Northern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, North-West Province, Limpopo and Mpumalanga. Explore the camps,...
The continent’s airline trade association, the African Airline Association (AFRAA) recently released a statement urging African countries to curb African travel price increases. The association collaborates with airlines of all 54 African Union countries, including prominent African tourism destination countries...

Kilimanjaro routes

Anyone who has planned a trip to climb Kilimanjaro has been faced with a main question: which route should we take? It is generally agreed that there are six main routes to the top of the world; we'll...
Qatar Airlines, a major international airline, is planning on increasing its number of flights to Nairobi, Kenya.  According to Qatar Airlines, the demand for transport to Nairobi has increased dramatically.  This is excellent news for one of the world’s...
Gorongosa National Park, Mozambique Despite almost two decades of civil war within Mozambique, with much of its infrastructure destroyed and wildlife poached for its lucrative ivory and bushmeat, Gorongosa National Park, a former battle ground at the southern end...

Photographic hides

Besides great memories, many visitors hope to return from their African safari with epic photos. In fact, photography can be the inspiration for going on a safari in the first place. I’ve written before on what equipment is best...
With mountain top names such as Cathedral Peak, Giant’s Peak and God’s Window, the Drakensberg Mountains in South Africa's KwaZulu Natal (KZN) Province are among the world’s natural beauties. The rolling green hills and majestic mountain tops have made this...

Uganda gorilla trekking

Uganda: A top destination for tracking mountain gorillas Uganda, Rwanda and D.R Congo, in that order, are the world's only destinations for a mountain gorilla experience. Uganda is home to over half of all the remaining mountain gorillas, with the...
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...
Africa has fascinated the world with its authentic and genuine natural beauty, cultural history and exciting adventures for many decades.  It is exactly this combination that MasterCard is aiming to highlight with their Priceless Africa program, forming part of...