African Safaris

ASC Pic of the Week – Baby Cheetah

Keeping with the current theme of adorable pictures of the week, this week we’re bringing you one of the cutest shots of a ferocious predator that I’ve ever seen.  This week’s photo, taken by former African Safaris Consultant client John Pickford, shows a young cheetah growling in the grass near Chief’s Island in the Okavango …

Safari Cap Rounds the World

We hear from our clients all the time just how much they enjoyed their safari trips; for some, the magic that they experienced changed their lives.  Bobbi, a former client from California, had exactly that experience.  Bobbi’s daughter Stefanie had been to Africa twice, and loved it both times.  She had a dream of going …

The Bachelor Travels to South Africa

I can’t honestly say that I’ve kept up with this show, but exciting news this week from ABC’s series “The Bachelor.”  The three remaining contestants, along with the aptly named Bachelor, are heading to Africa for a bit of romance.  The group will spend time at Lion Sands and Tinga, two beautiful game reserves in …

Pack for a Purpose to Help Africa

Do you feel the urge to pack things to give to underprivileged children in Africa?  Many of our guests arrive with items like clothing and books that they hope to donate to a good cause while on their African safari. However, even though the intention is fantastic, the items are often inappropriate (I once saw an …

ASC Pic of the Week – Baby Safari

Another adorable African Safari Consultants photo of the week, this time coming from Aquila Private Game Reserve.  The photo, taken by Sheena Findlay, is of the cutest little safari hunter we’ve seen in a while!  Annabelle, our adorable young safari model, looks back at the camera calmly while a couple of elephants amble by in …

ASC Photo of the Week – The African Landscape

As I’ve stated before in previous posts, I’m a huge fan of landscapes. Any landscape. But there is something about the African landscape that makes it more beautiful, lonely, and intriguing than any other. And all at the same time. This week, we have a beautiful shot from former African Safari Consultants’ client Alberto Benet. …

The Last Lions Premier

A new National Geographic documentary, “The Last Lions,” is set for release at theaters across the United States this weekend.  Jeff and I were lucky enough to snag a set of tickets for the opening premier in New York City’s Chelsea neighborhood tomorrow evening, courtesy of the wonderful gang at Wilderness Safaris.  We’re very excited …