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African Parks – A Unique Approach to National Park Rehabilitation and Management.

Protecting and maintaining wild areas throughout Africa requires enormous effort and cooperation between governments, local communities, NGOs and even travelers in order to ensure these landscapes are preserved for generations to come. African Parks is a truly amazing not-for-profit that has taken this challenge head on. Founded in 2000, African Parks has been contracted to

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Technology on Safari

We all know how much technology has evolved in recent decades. It’s hard to believe that only 20 years ago we weren’t tethered to our smart phones or constantly updating social media. While technological progress will inexorably march on, new innovations raise some questions about when the use of today’s technology is appropriate, and when

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Our Favorite Live African Safaricams

Getting excited for your upcoming safari? Or have you returned back home but wish you were back in Africa? Fear not, you can watch African animals in real time with safari cameras that you can stream online! Here are our favorites: Africam.com – Africam has 6 different streams from various locations in South Africa, placed in

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Johannesburg – A Visitor’s Art and Entertainment Guide

Johannesburg is a massive, sprawling, land-locked city that hasn’t been on the radar for international tourists as a must-see destination. But that is quickly changing. Johannesburg’s vibrant food and art scene are drawing many people each year who are discovering the city’s hidden gems. Johannesburg now offers tourists incredible food, beautiful marketplaces, and a rich

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How to be a Sustainable Tourist in Africa

“When travel is done the right way – the sustainable way – then local people and vistors alike benefit from the power and promise of travel to alleviate povery, protect nature, and safeguard cultural heritage for future generations.” – Costas Christ, Senior Advisor for Sustainable Tourism, National Geographic Are you planning a trip to Africa?

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Destination Namibia

We love Namibia for its stark and extraordinary beauty, amazing desert-adapted wildlife, and its incredible vastness. With dramatic mountains, a rocky, shipwreck-strewn coast, some of the world’s highest sand dunes, and rare and exotic flora and fauna, it’s a totally different safari experience – and one we can’t recommend highly enough! A few fun facts

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Stay connected; 7 great African travel podcasts to listen to.

Whether you have an upcoming trip to Africa or you have since returned, chances are, Africa has your attention. Stay connected and learn about this incredible, diverse, multifaceted, colorful, wild continent with some intriguing podcasts. Even if you have already left Africa, Africa does not need to leave you. 1.The Amateur Traveler https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/amateur-traveler-travel-podcast/id278538777?mt=2 Chris Christensen

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Women Guides on Safari

African cultures, like almost every culture on the planet, have streaks of gender bias. To guide is to lead, and leadership knows no gender boundaries. Guiding is to show the way to others; it requires respect for the leader, trust in their knowledge and abilities, and confidence that the guide will share knowledge and keep

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How Green is Your Safari?

How Green is Your Safari? You go on vacation to get away from it all – to stop thinking and relax. It can be daunting for every decision to have so much meaning, but it’s worth considering your holiday choices. Are you making ‘green’ choices? Does your vacation dollar make a positive impact in the

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Serian – The Original

Translating to “peaceful or serene” in the Maa language of the Maasai, Serian Camp is exactly that. Its setting is nothing short of idyllic, and guests feel at home from the moment they arrive. Adrian and Roisin manage the camp, but more than that, it’s their home. They grow food for the kitchen (Adrian comes from a

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Africa’s Dromedaries

Camels are hardly the first animal people think of when imagining an African safari. They probably don’t crack the top ten. That said, they deserve a place in the minds of the adventurous; they are the perfect companions on a walking safari. More than just beasts of burden – though that is the reason walkers

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