Africa

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...
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...
Great migration in northern Serengeti From Late July to October one of the greatest wildlife spectaculars on Earth occurs in the northern Serengeti – the magnificent wildebeest migration. With unfathomable numbers of these immense creatures traversing the landscape and...
Tanzania has become known as a top destination for safaris, and rightly so. It is home to the magnificent Serengeti National Park and UNESCO World Heritage Site, Ngorongoro Crater. Visitors come from across the globe to witness the great...
There is a reason why both locals and tourists are flocking to South Africa’s southern and eastern coastline, despite the winter cold: its whale watching season!  This year, whale enthusiasts were treated to an early arrival as the...
In December, Your African Safari (YAS) surveyed just shy of 250 tour operators to find out which destination was currently trending to be the most popular among their clients and potential clients.   Tour operators could choose one of...
Uganda is gearing up for the witnessing of a historic astronomical event – a hybrid solar eclipse.  Astronomers and amateur enthusiasts across the globe will have their eyes glued to the sky on 3 November.  A confirmed 10,000...
Night time game viewing has a different ambience compared to daytime game viewing - it brings one so much closer to the wild animals. At night, it's all about survival.  Predators against prey – there is no lazing...
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...

Nsefu, South Luangwa, Zambia

Why you should visit Nsefu in South Luangwa, Zambia in March South Luangwa is a prime destination for those wishing to experience the best of African wildlife. Many people, however, eschew the rainy season as they believe they won't...