Tracking your Wildlife Sightings on a Safari

When you see a leopard in the wild for the first time, or you see an elephant up close in a national park, you might think that the memory will stay with you forever. Whilst it might feel this way at the time, this actually isn’t the case in all likelihood, and your memory will inevitably fade over time. So it’s a good idea to record your sightings to preserve the memory. If you book onto a reputable safari tour with a good quality company, they will be able to help you record your sightings effectively. They will be able to help you with animal identification in the first place... Read More »

Respecting your Environment on Safari

A safari holiday is an incredible experience, one that you’re unlikely tp forget for the rest of your life. To get the most out of it, there’s a great deal of consideration that needs to go into the planning, and the way in which you go about your holiday. You always need to be respectful in a different country, making sure you pay close attention to people and customs. Make sure you understand the etiquette for a safari and the kind of accommodation you will be staying in. Consider tipping guides and chefs generously if you are happy with the service, as this is the polite way to behave. You... Read More »

Enjoying Different Food Options Abroad

When abroad, enjoying new, interesting and different cuisines can be one of the biggest thrills of your trip. It’s a chance to experience something new, and to discover new flavours as well. Even if you try something you don’t enjoy, you will have had a whole new experience that could lead to a discovery you might never have had. It always pays to be adventurous – make sure you are open to new types of food and different experiences. If you look at the kinds of foods local people eat, this will give you a good guide. Eating in local restaurants is always an interesting experience and you will find... Read More »

Tanzania in its Raw Beauty

Tanzania is one of the most popular African countries, especially for those seeking out spectacular wildlife. You’re able to witness incredible Great Migration in the beautiful Serengeti, while there is rare black rhino, hippo, gazelle and lion to spot. Tanzania has plenty of forests, swamps, lakes and grasslands, and you may feel as though you’ve entered the movie The Lion King. If you want to check out Tanzania, then the Lake Manyara is definitely worth a visit, while it’s home to herds of elephant. Tanzania is more than home to the big game 5, it’s home to exotic scenery, friendly local people and a stunning bush landscape. Make sure you... Read More »

Why A Good Guide is a Must on a Safari Adventure

Tour guides are not just people who know their way around the bush, they also understand animals and their movements… well the experienced ones do. They can guide you close to the wildife, and their clever movements mean that the animals are virtually unaware of your presence, which is ideal if you’re attempting to take a striking photo. Safari guides often have a passion for these creatures too, and they make you feel safe at all times, even when it’s darka nd you’re in the middle of nowhere surrounding a warm fire. Each guide will have their own methods for finding the animals. Some will just follow their instincts, others... Read More »