Tag Archives: National Parks

Why a Serengeti Safari Will Blow Your Mind!

Why a Trip to the Serengeti Will Blow Your Mind!

Whichever way you look at it, Serengeti is one of the greats! When many of us dream of an African Safari adventure, it’s the Serengeti our minds turn to – exotic images of roaming giant mammals striding through the Savannah grass under a big African sky filling our visual imagination. And you know what? It’s […]

Why Hells Gate National Park Provides A Totally Unique Safari

Hells Gate National Park

I loved Hells Gate National Park in Kenya for the simple reason that it provided me with a very different sort of safari experience. And it can for you too! Yes if like me, you want to get a bit closer to the amazing African wildlife than the opportunity sitting in a 4wd often provides […]

Why Ethiopia’s Omo Valley Is Like Nowhere Else on Earth

Why Ethiopia's Omo Valley Is Like Nowhere Else on Earth

Like my adventure in the Danakil Depression, my trip to Ethiopia’s Omo Valley region took me to one of the most remote parts of this incredible country. Located in the South, this distant region feels like a world away from Northern Ethiopia – with a rural and tropical feel, it was more reminiscent of sub-Saharan […]

5 Uganda Safaris Spots You Can’t Miss!

The 5 Uganda Safaris You Can’t Miss

The lush green East Africa country of Uganda is a safari paradise. Far less popular and therefore less crowded than neighbouring Tanzania and Kenya, Uganda’s national parks are home to a huge array of wildlife, including the Big 5, plus some stunning landscapes too. With the Equator running right through this country and the White […]

8 Epic Things to Do in Victoria Falls

Things to Do in Victoria Falls

The adventure capital of Southern Africa, Victoria Falls is a destination with a lot of adrenaline running through it! Stopping here on 2 of my Africa trips, there’s such a huge range of activities on offer in this borderland between Zimbabwe and Zambia, that I almost felt paralysed with the choice… and fear! So, if […]

6 Best Things to Do in Zimbabwe

The 6 Best Things to Do in Zimbabwe

Not known for its tourist trail, Zimbabwe is however an amazing destination to explore in southern Africa. From ancient Medieval ruins to stunning national parks and even dam cruises, it’s a land that offers many surprises for those who venture into her midst. I visited Zimbabwe as part of my Africa overland trip with Absolute […]

Exploring South Luangwa National Park in Zambia

South Luangwa National Park - A Photo Essay {Big World Small Pockets}

Crazy as it sounds, but after 2 months safari-ing in Africa, South Luangwa National Park in Zambia is still my favourite place! That’s beating Tanzania’s Serengeti and South Africa’s Kruger even! Here’s all you need to know about visiting my favourite wildlife spot in this country – South Luangwa National Park.   Related Posts 10 […]

Chobe National Park, Botswana: A Photo Essay

Chobe National Park, Botswana - A Photo Essay

Up in the north of Botswana lies one of Southern Africa’s most incredible national parks. Chobe River is the sort of magical wilderness that leaves you spellbound and speechless. For me, being my first safari experience in this part of the world for some time, I was bowled over once again!   Related Posts Best […]