Africa

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...

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...

Hwange: More than just Cecil

Hwange National Park: Cecil the lion and other press Hwange National Park has been a relatively well kept secret of Southern Africa—at least it was, until recently. You likely remember reading about Cecil the lion and his unfortunate death...
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...
Kenya is part of a master railway plan—one that will eventually link Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and Southern Sudan by a standard railway. This high-speed, high-capacity railway will be for freight and passengers and is being completed in phases....
Wildlife conservationists around the world are in a state of uproar over the recent proposal for the legalization of the sale of rhino horns announced by Edna Molewa, South Africa's Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs. The minister...
Man’s closest relatives live deep in the jungle of Central Africa.  With only some 800 mountain gorillas left, this species is extremely vulnerable.  It caught the eye of tourist and conservation groups, and for the past years, mountain...
Hotels have become more than just a place to lay your weary head. To remain competitive, hotels must be cozy on the inside and stunning on the outside, and represent an idea rather than a business model. With...
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...
In an announcement earlier this week that excited South Africans and international travelers alike, the leading intercontinental airline Emirates Airways announced that they will be increasing their flights to South Africa.  What does this mean for South Africa...