African Safari Consultants

Our African travel blog features a smorgasbord collection of articles ranging from updates from the bush, safari stories, travel tips and advice, conservation matters, industry gossip and insightful news and reviews about travel in Southern and East Africa. With contributions by travel experts with a passion for Africa, you will be inspired, informed and prepared for your next African adventure.

Multigenerational Travel: Top Places To Stay At Victoria Falls

For the past few years, Multigenerational Travel has been at the top of most travel trend lists. These days families often live in different countries or are too busy to find time to connect properly.  And so annual multigenerational holidays (typically made out of at least three generations) have become the best way to spend Read More

Liesl in Kenya

Part of Liesl’s job is to travel to remote wilderness destinations in Africa to suss out new safari lodges on, what we in the travel industry call a ‘Fam Trip’  –  tough job but someone has to do it!  Recently she was invited to Kenya and was asked to bring a travelling companion. Instead of Read More

Franschhoek’s Fabulous Wine & Food Festivals

Franschhoek is known as a most spectacular wine producing valley, but did you know that this little Cape Winelands gem also annually hosts a string of foodie festivals? Located a mere 45 minutes outside of Cape Town, this is South Africa’s food and wine heartland, set amongst towering mountains and magnificent vineyard scenery. Franschhoek is Read More

Who Are Hoops 4 Hope?

Life is a journey – and research has shown time and time again that what ultimately brings us the most happiness are the experiences that we had, the places that we visited, and the people that touched our lives rather than the material things that we owned. If you have ever wondered what it would Read More

Family Safaris in Botswana – Desert & Delta lead the way

Discovering Africa is a very personal and reflective experience. Whilst for many travellers bounteous Botswana has long been the decisive African safari destination of choice, for families traveling with children, the experience has now further been enriched (and streamlined), with the launch of Desert & Delta’s ‘Ultimate Family Safari Packages’ offering incredible family safaris in Botswana. Unique Read More

andBeyond Expands It’s Barefoot Luxury Footprint with Vamizi Island

When asked to dream up an idyllic, intimate and utterly romantic African private island holiday, Mozambique should come to mind! And if you had a choice of islands in northern Mozambique to escape to, Vamizi Island should be on your wishlist. Think miles and miles of long sandy beaches, uninterrupted turquoise waters, and pure barefoot Read More