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African Safari Consultants Presents: Mozambique

“Tropical Island Paradise” may not be typically be associated with an East African Safari, but for the uninitiated, Mozambique offers endless stretches of soft white sand, ideal for post-safari getaways and honeymoons alike. With luxury villas perched right on the water’s edge, two clusters of archipelagos create an aquatic playground in the crystal-clear turquoise waters of …

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Dereck & Beverly Joubert win Outstanding Achievement Award

Dereck and Beverly Joubert are rightly regarded as being amongst the leading conservationists in the world. Having started out as photographers nearly thirty years ago, the Jouberts have become leading proponents of sustainable tourism and conservation in their beloved Africa. Renowned filmmakers, their films have touched the hearts of millions of people around the world …

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Hippo Point – Adventure for Mind, Body & Spirit

Some of the best options for a Kenya Safari involve staying in historic homesteads dating back to the early 20th century. Hippo Point, situated on an idyllic isthmus between the Rift Valley Lakes Naivasha and Oloidien, at a pleasant malaria-free altitude of 6,200 feet (1,980m), is a serene game-rich private conservancy.   “As graceful as …

Cheli & Peacock Wins Again!

Finding a world-class African Safari tour in Kenya isn’t difficult, but for anyone looking for spectacular, Cheli & Peacock’s accolades continue to grow. Andrew Harper’s coveted Reader’s Choice Award, given to only the world’s 20 best safari lodges, was just awarded to Elsa’s Kopje - the latest in a string of award wins, readers once again …

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Tanzania: Africa’s Gem

The largest country in East Africa, Tanzania boasts an incredible natural diversity and is one of the premier ‘Bush & Beach’ safari destinations. An abundance of wildlife, pristine beaches and a wide range of adrenaline activities means that a luxury safari in Tanzania is easily adapted to whatever your vacation requirements might be – it truly …

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A Weekend at Grootbos Private Nature Reserve

A couple months ago I received an email from Grootbos Private Nature Reserve inviting me to spend a weekend there to check out just how one of South Africa’s preeminent ecolodges goes about its business. I gave it a cursory glance, flagged the email without much thought and carried on with my day. Fast forward …

Rescuing a Five-Day Old Elephant Calf

Original Source: Africa Geographic The Kenya Wildlife Service and Amboseli Trust for Elephants rescued a five day old elephant calf back in November 2012 and the video is just too cute not to share. The five day old elephant was stuck in a big muddy pond where there used to be a swamp. The mother …

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The UNICEF Audrey Hepburn Society Ball

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) was created by the United Nations in 1946 to provide much needed supplies to children around the world who were afflicted by the devastation of World War 2. Today, UNICEF has National Committees in 36 countries and offices in over 190 with volunteers working tirelessly to provide food, education …

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Zambia’s Emerald Season

We’re just a few months away from the start of Zambia’s famed ‘Emerald Season’, which is when the heavens open and Zambia is blessed with life-giving rainfall from November to April. Particularly noticeable in the South Luangwa, the rains transform the valley into a lush, emerald green paradise from which the rainy season takes its …