Different ways to view wildlife

When people think about safari, they immediately think about driving around in a game drive vehicle or safari truck for hours on end. As soon as you mention viewing animals in any other way, they are taken aback and are very surprised. The idea of walking on foot to explore a forest, sitting in a […]

A Grumpy Customer

The Cape buffalo (Syncerus caffer caffer), is a formidable and iconic species of large herbivorous mammal native to Africa. Also referred to as the African buffalo, this robust creature is renowned for its imposing size, unpredictable behavior, and formidable appearance. Not the prettiest of Africa Big Five animals, but without doubt the most dangerous of […]

Summer Wonderland

Summer Safari in Southern Africa The festive season is one of the most popular times of the year to travel. People from Europe or America often associate this time of the year with snow and cold Christmas celebrations; it is quite the opposite down in Southern Africa. This is the peak of our summer, and people […]

Antelope across Africa

Africa is home to a diverse array of wildlife, and among its most captivating inhabitants are the various species of antelopes. Antelopes are herbivorous mammals belonging to the Bovidae family, and they exhibit a wide range of sizes, shapes, and behaviors. In this blog, we will delve into the world of African antelopes, highlighting their […]

Cheetah – Master of Speed

The cheetah stands as one of the most captivating and iconic big cats in the world. Known for its incredible speed and distinctive appearance, the cheetah has evolved numerous adaptations to thrive in its diverse habitats. Today is International Cheetah Day, and so we are going to have a look at some of these special […]

Kenya – An Asilia Experience

Private guide Ryan Johnston recently got the opportunity to explore some of Kenya’s most iconic destinations. Tag along as he share his experience of an East African adventure

Spotted Hyena – No Laughing Matter

Spotted hyenas are fascinating and highly social carnivores found in various parts of Africa. Unfortunately, Walt Disney’s movie The Lion King dealt them a bad hand, as many people now view them as “bad guys.” This is not true, and they are incredibly intelligent animals that deserve more praise. They are known for their unique […]

Safari Solace: A Retreat from Reality for Mental Well-Being

In today’s fast-paced, technology-dominated world, we often yearn for an escape from the constant digital noise and a chance to reconnect with nature. Going on a safari offers the perfect opportunity to do just that, providing a profound respite from the real world and a much-needed boost to your mental health.   The Digital Dilemma […]

World Elephant Day – Gentle Giants

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Yesterday, on August 12, the world celebrated World Elephant Day. These awe-inspiring creatures might appear intimidating due to their immense size, yet they quickly capture hearts upon observation. This day holds significance, not only to honor these majestic beings but also to raise awareness about the crucial conservation efforts required to safeguard the species. Given […]

Tintswalo and Victoria Falls, Sussi & Chuma

Tintswalo and Sussi & Chuma with Wandering Thru

After quite a trip from Australia to South Africa, my guests started off their trip with two nights in Johannesburg to acclimatize and shake off their jet lag. I met them on day three in Hoedspruit before starting off the real adventure, heading to our first destination, Tintswalo Safari Lodge in the Manyaleti Game Reserve, […]

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