Africa

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...
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park ranks first as most-booked park by tour operators Aptly named the Pearl of Africa, Uganda is a country of stunning natural beauty. It is home to 10 national parks, 12 wildlife reserves and 14 wildlife sanctuaries. Your...
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...

safari photography

What distinguishes a great photograph from a vacation snap shot? It’s tough to explain but relatively easy to see. Many people go on an African safari hoping to capture amazing wildlife photos to document their trip, wow their...
The world’s top destination for 2014, is on African soil. The New York Times has announced Cape Town, South Africa as this year’s must-see and must-experience destination. Competing with places such as Los Angeles and the Seychelles, Cape...
Hluhluwe Umfolozi: Former Zulu hunting grounds Set amid the rolling hills in the heart of Zululand, Hluhluwe Umfolozi is a park like no other in Africa. Though once the hunting grounds of the Zulu kingdom, Hluhluwe Umfolozi is now a provincial...
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....
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...
Do you know your African giraffe subspecies? Giraffa camelopardalis, the silent one of Africa’s open plains, grass and woodlands. With its extremely long neck and legs, Africa’s giraffe is the tallest living animal on the planet. Well camouflaged by its...

Kafue National Park Zambia

Kafue National Park, Zambia In the center of western Zambia, worlds away from the hustle and bustle of the capital Lusaka, Kafue National Park sprawls over a vast landscape of miombo woodlands, grassy plains, and verdant swamps. Kafue, at...