5 Books to read before your African Safari

5 Books to read before your African Safari

Planning an African Safari? Vishnu Rajamanickam | An unparalleled time awaits you in the land of the Big Five! In fact, so overwhelming is the African safari experience that those who’ve already been there have immortalized their accounts within the pages of books and journals. Here’s a chance to connect yourself with the world’s most […]

5 Conservation Initiatives Gaining Popularity

5 Conservation Initiatives Gaining Popularity

Vishnu Rajamanickam | Not many years ago, the people of the Maasai tribe never batted an eyelid before drawing a spear through the nearest game animal in sight. “We did it for fun,” they say, “and also because if we wouldn’t kill them first, they would.” This doesn’t come as a surprise because man and […]

Top 5 Highlights in Kenya

Top 5 Highlights in Kenya

Vishnu Rajamanickam | Curious to know what the Earth looked like back in its infancy? Head to Kenya on the East coast of Africa – home to diverse ecosystems and all kinds of topography known to mankind: undulating plains, plummeting valleys, vast highlands, scaling mountains, luminous deserts, and pristine beaches brought to life by a […]

How to contribute to communities as a tourist

How to contribute to communities as a tourist

Marloes Elbertsen | A great number of the population in East Africa is still living in poverty. The wildlife in East Africa is still not safe from poaching. Both risks are decreasing where remote villages are less “remote” and wildlife conservation is starting to receive attention. No child should die of hunger. No elephant should […]

7 ways to defeat the roof of Africa

7 ways to defeat the roof of Africa

Don’t let the fear keep you from climbing And if you fall to the ground just keep trying Head up in the clouds, never looking down Nothing’s gonna stop us this time round “Ella Henderson – Giants” Marloes Elbertsen | Taking on the roof of Africa, it’s on the bucket list of many. For the […]

How to survive a safari [14 tips]

How to survive a safari [14 tips]

Safari, yay, fun, right? Definitely! But how to survive a multiday safari? What to bring, what to do, what not to do? Get the most out of your safari with help of these expert tips!