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Inspiration & insight from our safari experts, to help you plan an unforgettable trip to Zimbabwe.

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

New UNIVISA for Zambia and Zimbabwe – Great news for safari travellers

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The recently launched UNIVSA (or KAZA visa) now makes traveling between Zambia and Zimbabwe so much easier… and cheaper too! In a nutshell, nationalities who originally had to apply for and pay for a separate visa for Zambia and Zimbabwe now only need one visa for both countries at a cost of US$ 50. This Read More

Victoria Falls – The difference between the Zambian and Zimbabwean sides

The Victoria Falls, a World Heritage Site, cascade down a 355ft gorge where the Zambezi river continues it’s flow southwards through the valley below. Bordering both Zimbabwe and Zambia, the Victoria Falls offer the unique opportunity to witness the same natural wonder from one of two countries. But what is the difference between the Zambian Read More

Wildlife pic of the week: The African Buffalo

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The African Buffalo is a respected member of the Big Five even though he might look like a mellow bovine. His cousins in the East, the Asian Water Buffalo, can be domesticated. Not this guy!  He is extremely dangerous, and is capable of killing a lion. He is on the trophy wish list of big Read More

Photo of the Week – an old favorite!

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I was reminded of this special photo today as it popped into my inbox.  I didn’t actually know the origin of the photo until I read the newsletter (thanks to The Safari Book).  Here is a quick summary of where it came from: This fabulous image has been around since 1979 and was taken by Paul Dutton.  Read More