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Multi-Generational Safaris

A travel trend that is being bandied about, we unpack multi-generational travel to Africa… More and more parents (and grandparents) are wanting to take the entire family on a meaningful trip to interesting destinations where it’s not just about the pretty views from the hotel, the activities on offer on the beach and the choice of great restaurants nearby. People are wanting to experience new places, by …

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Mmmmzoli’s

Last week Thursday, my colleagues and I were due a company lunch to talk Social Media and the like. Our Chief Safari Guru, Jeff, was down from New York for the week and was itching to do something a little different. Jeff had recently heard from a friend of his in New York about this …

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Facebook Special Deals

Southern Africa  -  7 Country Special  12 wild areas across 7 African countries and 27 camps to mix and match – at unbeatable prices. Create your own safari from the top lodges and camps in private concessions and game reserves in Botswana, Zambia, Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, Uganda and Zimbabwe. Stay in your choice of a phenomenal array of Wilderness Safaris …

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Zambia: The Land of Plenty

Zambia is a land blessed with natural beauty and an abundance of wildlife. The country also enjoys the title of one of the World’s fastest economically reformed countries (World Bank, 2010) and is regarded as one of the safest destinations to visit. The multitude of attractions and activities make Zambia an ideal travel destination for …

From Cape to Kruger: Valentine’s Day Special

It’s Valentine’s Week and love is most definitely in the air. From New York to Cape Town, the ASC offices have been celebrating the special ones in our lives. In keeping with the loving spirit, we’ve put together an amazing Cape Town & Safari Combo special for honeymooners or couples looking for a romantic African retreat.   Your …

Uthando Update: Kiddies Daycare

Last week Friday we announced our Valentine’s Day pairing with the Uthando Organisation, whereby upon reaching our 1000th facebook fan, we’d donate some money to the organisation as a token of our appreciation for our facebook fans support. We’d like to encourage all of our fans to do the same, and make a donation that …

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Spread the Love (Uthando) This Valentine’s Day

It’s been a really exciting week at African Safari Consultants! On Monday, we experienced an overwhelming response to our ‘Picture of the Week’ on our Facebook Fan Page with an outpouring of positive sentiment. Inspired by that morning’s electrical storm in Cape Town (where our South African office is located), John Maarschalk‘s brilliant 2009 photograph …

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Seven Reasons to visit Tanzania

Beautiful Tanzania is rapidly gaining admirers. Recently featured as one of the top destinations of 2012 by The New York Times, the country is enjoying it’s growing reputation as a country that caters to many different tastes – with a smile. The people are amongst the continent’s friendliest and the fauna and flora amongst it’s most diverse and …

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Mala Mala: Extended Closure

As some of you may know, the Kruger Park was quite badly hit by flash floods a week or so ago. This affected several camps in the area, including one of our favourites, Mala Mala. The following is a press release regarding when they expect to reopen… “Regretfully, after viewing the Mala Mala Game Reserve …

Packing Regulations and Restrictions Unpacked

When heading off on a vacation, there is always the temptation to pack that extra outfit or two for a ‘just in case’ or ‘we could need it if…” type situation. Most of us succumb to that temptation, thereby setting off a chain of unpleasant events. After battling to close the suitcase at home, braving …