When you come to the end of your Botswana Safari, sad as it may be, there’s no place like Victoria Falls, just a small hop over the border into Zimbabwe. Mosi-o-a-Tunya “The Smoke That Thunders” is the local name.  David Livingstone, the missionary explorer named it after Queen Victoria.  It is one of the Seven

Why Your First Safari Should Be in Botswana Especially if it’s your only safari. Botswana named Africa’s best safari country for 2019 The ranking was compiled by Safaribookings.com, which analyzed over 4,000 reviews of safaris all over the continent to come to this conclusion. These reviews included those from guests who had visited the nominated

Come visit your ancestral home! Botswana for me, has always felt like home and now it appears that it is much closer to my ancestral home.  Last December I took a group to the Makgadikgadi Pans in Botswana, which now has more meaning to all of us as humans as recent scientific study puts Northern

One of the most iconic safari activities in Africa is to explore the Okavango Delta in a mokoro (traditional dugout canoe) © PlusONE / Shutterstock Botswana Botswana is one of Africa’s premier wildlife-watching destinations. The wildlife is prolific and extraordinary and the landscapes – the Kalahari, the Okavango Delta, the salt pans of Makgadikgadi – are likewise. As one

Recently a nice couple we met at the San Francisco Bay Area Travel and Adventure Show booked a safari with us.  They journeyed a 4 lodge itinerary ending at Victoria Falls, Zambia.  Each lodge has a magic of its own and we arrange them like a four-course feast, it just depends on what you like

Checklist: Travel Insurance. Inform your banks of your travel. You can submit a travel plan to the US Department of State of your travel plans outside of the United States. E-mail copies of your passport to yourself and make sure you have enough blank pages.  More than 2 pages! Make sure your passport is still

In partnership with the Lion Recovery Fund, Africa’s leading ecotourism operators, &Beyond, Conservation Travel Foundation by Ultimate Safaris, Singita and Wilderness Safaris, have joined forces to launch the Lionscape Coalition – an innovative initiative that has seen four commercial competitors come together to help secure a future for Africa’s lions and their landscapes. Source: Leading