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Help Save a Rhino on Your Next Safari

There are plenty of ways to put together a seriously spectacular safari—from heading off the beaten path to destinations like Namibia or Rwanda to making sure your lodge comes complete with a pool overlooking the plains. But the chance to step off the game-viewing vehicle and get up close and …

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Why Kim, Kanye tourism endorsement is the best

Kim Kardashian and rapper husband Kanye West are not the first high-profile celebrities to visit Uganda’s national parks; many have snuck into the country, enjoyed its unmatched beauty and snuck back out without letting the world know they were here. In June last year during an editors’ retreat to Kidepo …

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A budget safari pays off with big animal sightings

Bill, an Australian traveler in Zimbab­we, stood in the velvet-caped darkness and listened. I planted myself next to him and sucked in my breath, not wanting the smallest leak of air to disturb the quiet. And then we waited for it, the low growl that would confirm our suspicions: A …

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More Than Safaris: 5 Underrated Destinations In Southern And East Africa

Zimbabwe Best for: Nature immersion Often outshined by its neighbour, South Africa, Zimbabwe might be lesser-known as a holiday destination, but the fact that it hosts one of the seven natural wonders of the world should be good enough reason to put it on your radar. Almost double the height …

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Traveller deals: African safari on sale

SHARE Share on Facebook SHARE Share on Twitter TWEET Pin to Pinterest PIN Link Amazing East Africa. Share Post on facebook wall Share on twitter Share via Email Pin to Pinterest Share on Google Plus EAST AFRICA Save up to $500 per person on the 16-day Handpicked Kenya Tanzania tour. From …

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VIDEO: Leopard ambushes antelope in the middle of a safari camp in South Africa

Sometimes the best wildlife sightings take place before you’ve even begun your safari. Last Sunday, field guide Cameron Engelbrecht was prepping to take guests out on a morning drive in South Africa‘s Idube Game Reserve when a leopard showed up for an early breakfast.  (Note the video does contain some strong language – …

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African Travel Boosts Experiential Elements for 2019

African Travel, the 40-year old Africa specialist tour operator of The Travel Corporation, rolled out its 2019 selection of tour and safari offerings, including eight new itineraries and several programs with enhancements to accommodate the evolving market. In total, the company is offering 31 itineraries in its new brochure, mostly …

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The pith helmet worn by Melania Trump on safari in Africa ‘is a relic …

Jacqueline L. Scott, University of Toronto Sometimes a hat is just a hat. But not when it’s a pith helmet worn by a white politician visiting Africa. Pith helmets are relics of colonialism and its big game hunting tradition. So why would Melania Trump wear one? On a solo tour …

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Barramundi fishing in the Northern Territory

<p class="content-body__paragraph" data-reactid=".z44l3kwqsm. 0.0. 4.0. 0.0. 1.0. 4.$0. $0″>Sir Izaak Walton, the 17th-century author of The Compleat Angler, found piety in piscean pursuits: “You will find angling to be like the virtue of humility, which has a calmness of spirit and a world of other blessings attending upon it.” Clearly, …

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Why Melania Trump’s pith helmet was not just a hat to block the sun

US first lady Melania Trump takes photos with her cell phone during a safari at Nairobi National Park in Kenya. Picture: Carolyn Kaster/AP Sometimes a hat is just a hat. But not when it’s a pith helmet worn by a white politician visiting Africa. Pith helmets are relics of colonialism …

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