Africa

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...

Safari safety guidelines

It’s easy to get drawn into the safari scene—the mixture of wild and open spaces, excitement and the element of danger when viewing wildlife in their natural safari environment. But, when we go on safari, we must shape...
The scary truth behind elephant-backed safaris  Most tourists sign up for experiences with elephants because they love wild animals and don’t know about the cruelty behind the rides, tricks and photo opportunities. World Animal Protection realizes that if most...
Romantic Africa, made popular by stories such as Out of Africa, requires little introduction.  The open landscapes, wildlife camouflaged by waving savannah grasses and always warm sun - Africa is the continent when romantic vacations are on the...
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....
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...