Knysna vs Plettenberg Bay – the lowdown

Posted on March 29, 2017 by - African Travel Tips, Interesting Reads

Many visitors to the Garden Route like to stay at two different places along the way. It is however, rather unlikely to stay at both Knysna and Plett, as these two towns are a mere 30kms apart. So how do you choose between them?

Much of the decision is down to personal choice as each has a different appeal. In this article we give you the ins and outs of Knysna vs Plettenberg Bay …

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Where to go in Africa in May, June and July

Posted on February 28, 2017 by - African Travel Tips, Interesting Reads

We know plenty of keen visitors to Africa don’t have the luxury of choosing the “ideal” dates to travel. Let’s be honest, life is busy! This might seem like a limiting factor when planning a trip, but it doesn’t have to be. One of the beauties of Africa is its diversity, which means there’s an abundance of options to satisfy almost everyone, at any time of year. However these myriad options don’t make the task of choosing where to go in Africa any easier! So over four blog posts, we’ll be looking at your best safari options for the year.

Here are our recommendations for where to go in Africa during May, June and July …

 

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10 Reasons to visit Botswana, one of Africa’s great safari destinations

Posted on October 25, 2016 by - Interesting Reads, Lists and Top Tens

Most people need little convincing when it comes to booking a trip to Botswana. Home to the highest concentration of elephants in the world and teeming with big cats, African wild dog and other wildlife, Botswana is truly is one of Africa’s greatest safari destinations.

Here’s our personal top 10 reasons to visit Botswana:
  • Watery game-viewing in Okavango Delta
  • Elephant-spotting by sunset boat cruises on Chobe
  • Canoeing on Selinda Spillway
  • True sense of wilderness with very few people
  • Quad biking on Makgadikgadi salt pans
  • Mokoro trips
  • Mobile camping
  • Wild dogs in Linyanti Swamps
  • Adventure safaris eg. Mashatu Game Reserve
  • Bushmen (San) people of the Kalahari

Reasons to visit Botswana

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