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4 Reasons (Besides the Exchange Rate) That South Africa Is a Bargain Holiday Destination

AFKTravel | Posted 07.15.2015 | Travel
AFKTravel

If you're American, the fantastic exchange rate is the primary reason to go to SA now. With the conversion rate currently at 12.5 rand to the dollar and rising, your money will stretch further than ever before.

Should You Be Going on Safari in Zimbabwe?

Elizabeth Gordon | Posted 06.02.2015 | Travel
Elizabeth Gordon

The issue is very controversial and one major result is that I am hearing more and more people advocating a boycott on travel to Zimbabwe. Before taking a stand on the issue, I decided to speak with some of my contacts in Zimbabwe.

18 Reasons Kenya Needs to be Higher on Your Bucket List

Claire Gallam | Posted 10.14.2014 | Travel
Claire Gallam

There are few places in the world that have the incredibly varying landscapes that Kenya has, which is what makes this small, yet breathtaking country such a magical place to visit.

Guess Who's Joining the Safari Picnic?

Kevin Richberg | Posted 08.31.2014 | Travel
Kevin Richberg

When I sat down with my crew to eat a pre-prepared picnic lunch (complete with friend chicken) in Ngorongoro Crater, it wasn't the big mammals who came to join the picnic.

Victoria Falls: It's BIG!

Kevin Richberg | Posted 08.23.2014 | Travel
Kevin Richberg

Due to its size, Victoria Falls can only be photographed in its totality by flying high above it (no spot on the ground allows for a single unobstructed view of the entire water curtain).

Zebra Courage

Kevin Richberg | Posted 05.27.2014 | Travel
Kevin Richberg

Group mentality isn't about putting on a pretty spectacle though, it's about staying safe in the midst of cunning predators. But if you're inclined to think zebras are just a bunch of 'nervous Nancys,' well, you're half right.

Safari Travel: Lions, Hyenas And Elephants, Oh My!

Clint Johnston | Posted 06.04.2013 | Travel
Clint Johnston

The sea of eyes transitioned upwards as my attention turned to the beautiful night sky. The moment that I realized I was surrounded by hyenas in the middle of the Serengeti I thought to myself, this was the Africa I came to experience.

Power Tripping The Zambezi River

Anne Z. Cooke | Posted 11.11.2012 | Travel
Anne Z. Cooke

If you're a contrarian, you won't be surprised to hear that I traveled to Zambia recently and never once bothered to visit Victoria Falls.