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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 …

Solio Lodge Celebrates Third Anniversary

Those planning an African Safari for later this year have a special offer available to them from the Solio Lodge in Laikipia, Kenya! They are offering a ‘stay 3 pay 2′ special that is valid until December 15 (saving as much as $710 per person!). Opened in August 2010, this is the only game lodge …

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Healing Africa’s Elephants

  The Gorongosa National Park in Mozambique is a renowned success story in terms of private investors partnering with the state to preserve precious wilderness and wildlife. The last few years have seen the National Park enjoy a sustained period of regeneration after decades of civil war left it ravaged, with both animals and vegetation …

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ASC now on Instagram

Africa is a beautiful continent with countless photographic opportunities almost everywhere you turn. It’s for this reason that we’re pleased to announce we’ve joined the hugely popular photo sharing app Instagram, under the username AfricanSafariGuru. Now we’ll be sharing all our exciting bush moments as they happen, then and there. Our team of safari gurus …

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Why We Love Botswana

Botswana is undergoing a tourism renaissance of sorts at the moment, with the country enjoying its most popular spell in decades.  In this post, we’ll attempt to explore a few of the reasons for this success and try to understand just what it is that’s convincing more and more people to travel to one of …