Africa

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...

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...
Whether you prefer North, South, East or West – Africa will always have something to offer, something to be discovered by the discerning traveler.  And although most of Africa has risen to a beautiful tourism gem, Africa continues...
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...
Home to southern Africa’s grasslands, the swift, small and lightweight Oribi antelope is southern Africa’s most endangered antelope species.  The Oribi can be seen in South Africa’s provinces of KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga and the Eastern Cape.  Habitat loss and...
South Africa’s conservation and tourism departments are progressively planning the country’s fourth largest game park.  Looking at the plans, it is exciting to see that this new game park will rank among the country’s best – the Kruger...

Rwanda gorilla permit prices

Prices go from $750 to $1500 per person In May 2017, Rwanda took a bold move by doubling the price of gorilla trekking permits from $750 to $1500 per permit. Rwandan citizens previously paid $36 per permit. They now...
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...
The debate on whether trophy hunting can positively contribute to conservation efforts is a long and unresolved one.  Both sides of the argument have firm followers.  Ever since Botswana’s president announced that trophy hunting will be proclaimed illegal...
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...