Africa All Inclusive Vacations Under $500 a Day

Hillary GaertnerSafari trips

best all inclusive vacations

This isn’t a late April Fool’s joke. We know an African safari holiday can look like an expensive vacation at first glance, but here’s what you need to know – there is A LOT included in the price of your stay. Like twice daily game drives, one in the morning and afternoon when the animals are most active. On the … Read More

Traditional South African Food that Kids Will Love

Claire BirtwhistleSafari Tips

Dinner time on safari

For foodies, this is a dream come true. For parents, it can sound like a nightmare. Getting children to eat their meals on a good day can be a challenge, so the idea of asking them to try a food they’re completely unfamiliar with, can seem laughable.  While there is no shortage of restaurants and cafes in South Africa offering … Read More

Malaria-Free Family Safari

Claire BirtwhistleSafari Tips, Safari trips

Malaria-Free family safari South Africa

When planning a trip to Africa, malaria is of one of the only major medical factors to take into consideration. Transmitted through the bite of a female Anopheles mosquito, malaria is present in many African countries and can be a serious cause for concern for parents wanting to travel with their children. While it is possible to prevent malaria with … Read More

Top 5 Spots for Safari Sundowners

Claire BirtwhistleSafari Tips

Sunset is a particularly special time of day on safari. It’s as if Mother Nature gives us the perfect excuse to stop and take a moment to enjoy the scenery as the sun drops out of the sky. Why wouldn’t you grab that opportunity with both hands? Whether out at a scenic spot in the wilderness, or just relaxing back … Read More

Top 10 Reasons to Go on Safari 2017

Hillary GaertnerSafari Tips

go on safari

There are a million reasons why you’d say no, why it’s easier not to think about it this year. The trip is expensive; it’s such a lifetime experience don’t we want to take granny/the cousins; are the kids old enough; we might be moving house next year, is now the time? But speak to anyone who has been on safari … Read More