Safari is a year-round adventure and the planning process is exciting! Africa is a vast continent and the possibilities for exploring it are endless. From gorilla trekking in Rwanda to Big Five game drives in Tanzania, researching destinations and designing an itinerary with your safari planner occupies a tremendous amount of your free time. […]
You may be surprised to learn that the Big Five has nothing at all to do with size. First coined by big game hunters, the ‘Big Five’ was a term used to describe the animals they viewed as the most difficult and ferocious to hunt on foot: The African Elephant, the African Lion, the African Leopard, the Rhinoceros (White or Black) and the African Buffalo.
A stunningly beautiful 1930s manor house turned all-inclusive boutique hotel, Giraffe Manor is set within an indigenous forest where critically-endangered Rothschild’s giraffes roam freely. The recipient of countless accolades, Giraffe Manor has enjoyed an avalanche of publicity in recent years, becoming an Instagram icon, so much so that you may recognize the photos before you
Africa’s answer to the horse, its iconic stripes make the zebra easy to identify. Black, white and adorable all over, zebras are half horse, half donkey and are easily one of my favorite animals to watch while on safari. But there’s much more to this mesmerizing creature than meets the eye. Here are