Beyond the Big Five: African Wild Dogs

One of the most rewarding things about going on safari is discovering a new favorite animal you’ve never heard of before. African wild dogs aren’t necessarily the first animal that comes to mind when you think of a wildlife safari; you’re more likely to picture elephants, giraffes, lions, and zebras. But after seeing these incredible Read More…

Unbelievable Safari Experiences in Tanzania!

Hi, travel friends! I’m currently trying to readjust to normal life after nearly three incredible weeks in Africa. I visited Tanzania for the first time as part of a familiarization trip, and ended in the Winelands outside Cape Town, all to gather new experiences so I can be a better travel partner for you! Just Read More…

Wildlife of South Africa: 10 Underrated Species

South Africa is home to incredible wildlife! The animals you’ll find on safari have adapted to the bush in fascinating ways. On your game drives or walking safaris, your expert guide will help you spot some of the more elusive animals and tell you all about the wildlife of South Africa. You’ve probably heard of Africa’s Big Read More…

Off the Grid: Remote Zambia Safari

Hi, all! I have just returned from my trip to Africa, where I was fortunate enough to participate in Classic Portfolio’s Sustainable Africa Mega Fam. I had a choice of 7 trips featuring 19 sustainable companies, 36 authentic experiences, 51 travel partners, and 6 countries. I chose to be part of the Zambia – A Read More…

My First Safari in Kenya

In early October, I took my second trip to Africa, and my first safari in Kenya. I had already fallen in love with this amazing continent upon visiting South Africa and Victoria Falls in 2015, but seeing how unique Kenya was only strengthened that love. The landscape was so open (and dry) compared to Kruger, Read More…

African Wildlife: The Big 5

The most iconic African wildlife are certainly the Big 5. If you’re heading on your first wildlife safari, you’re probably hoping to check these sightings off your bucket list. But what exactly does “Big 5” mean? They aren’t necessarily Africa’s largest animals or the most famous. The term “Big 5” is actually taken from hunting Read More…

Uganda Has It All

G’day mates, Vanessa here! If you are thinking of traveling to Africa this year, Uganda is a country that has it all. Although mountain gorillas are the big draw for many people visiting Uganda, the country offers a lot more. If adventure is your thing, you’re in the right place! After a gorilla trekking adventure and a visit with Read More…

Chobe River Water Safari

With a new year upon us, I’ve been reflecting on all the amazing travel experiences I had in 2015. One of my highlights was a Chobe River water safari while staying at Ngoma Lodge in Chobe National Park. With just 8 private suites, the lodge is a luxurious way to experience this famed park. It Read More…

Tanzania Wildlife, Culture & Natural Wonders

This week, we’re excited to share some of the amazing things about Tanzania! The largest country in East Africa, Tanzania includes the spice islands of Zanzibar, Pemba, and Mafia. It’s also home to Mt. Kilimanjaro—Africa’s highest point at 19,340 feet! From the breathtaking wildlife and nature, to the amazing cultures and beaches, Tanzania is a Read More…

Discover the Magic of a Kenya Safari

Kenya is located in East Africa. Full of beauty, culture, and amazing wildlife, Kenya is a popular destination. From snow-capped mountains and harsh deserts to dense forests and the lush tropical coastline of the Indian Ocean, this versatile and vibrant land is the perfect place for an adventure. Wildlife is abundant in Kenya, including all Read More…