Africa

African Bush

Why southern Africa makes for ideal safaris You've always wanted to go on safari and spend time in the bush, amidst nature and wildlife? But, you don’t know what to expect or which destination to choose because there are...

Gabon Africa’s nature gem

On August 17, 2013, Gabon celebrated its 53rd year of independence.  For the locals, this meant celebrations.  As a potential visitor to Gabon, are you wondering what recent developments happened in Gabon, is Gabon still known for its...
Just a few years ago, heading to the bush for safari often meant packing an entire trunk full of reference books and field guides. Now that many of these books have been converted to apps for smart phones...
There are many reasons people opt to go on safari in Africa; but, it’s safe to say, the primary reason is to see the native animals in their natural habitat, untamed and free to be wild animals.  Not...
Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve is the latest safari destination to be added to Your African Safari.  This wildlife reserve came on our radar thanks to the tireless efforts of African Parks (AP). We recently wrote about African Parks and...
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...
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...
Buying carved African wood souvenirs on safari One of the nicest souvenirs one can bring home from an African safari is something is that locally made and locally sourced. Your business helps support local communities and it pays to...
It is said that the concept of a safari, a journey aimed at discovery with amiable companions, was introduced in the early 1800s. It is thought that traveler, hunter and explorer William Cornwallis Harris first introduced what became...