An Unforgettable African Experience

As cliché as it sounds, my recent trip to Africa was a life-changing experience. From witnessing the majestic wildlife of the African bush to engaging with the community in a Zambian village, I left with memories that will last a lifetime. I’m already planning my return! Huge thanks to Ryan Johnston and Wandering Thru for […]

A visit to Jaci’s Sabi House

My mom booked a three-night stay for her, my brother, my sister-in-law, and myself to go to the Sabi Sands and stay at Jaci’s Sabi House. She had booked through Wandering and requested our favourite ranger and good friend, Ryan Johnston, to join us as our guide. We met Ryan a few years ago when he […]

Home on the move

All children growing up, will have some memory that has a cartoon of a tortoise or turtle in it. From Aesop’s Fable, “The Tortoise and the Hare,”  to Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, there are some for all generations. They are known worldwide and loved by most for their usual gentle and slow habits. Very seldom […]

Who Gnu?

Wildebeest, also known as gnus, are a fascinating species of antelope found primarily in the grasslands and savannas of Africa. They belong to the genus Connochaetes and are divided into two species: the blue or brindled wildebeest (Connochaetes taurinus) and the black wildebeest (Connochaetes gnou). These animals are known for their large herds, migratory behavior, […]

A Beautiful Celebration

As guides, being in an area or knowing an area for many years has massive positives. Not only does it mean you know where to find certain species and individuals, but it also means you get to know the animals themselves. If you are in an area long enough, you may get to watch an […]

The Diversity of Africas Snakes

Africa is a continent renowned for its rich biodiversity, and its snake fauna is no exception. There are thought to be around 170 species found across the continent. With a multitude of habitats ranging from dense rainforests to expansive deserts, Africa is able to support all of these snake species. Here we are going to […]

Predators of the Skies

Birds of prey, better known as raptors, have intrigued humans for centuries. Even to the point where we have managed to semi-domesticate them, using them to help us with pest control and even hunting small game. They were worshipped in many old cultures, as they were depicted as idols of power and pride. The word […]

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 […]

International Pangolin Day

Pangolins, often referred to as “scaly anteaters,” are unique and fascinating creatures that play a crucial role in the ecosystems they inhabit. Despite their ecological significance, pangolins face numerous threats, including habitat loss and illegal wildlife trade, making them one of the most endangered species on the planet. We thought we’d answer some commonly asked […]

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 […]

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