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Get The Thrill Of A Safari Without Ever Leaving Home

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 11.27.2015 | Science

More than 8,000 miles from New York City, a team of a few dozen goes on safari every day, films everything they encounter and broadcasts the results ...

10 Reasons Why I Loved Kenya

Kalpana Sunder | Posted 11.23.2015 | Travel
Kalpana Sunder

"Africa grabs some of us by the throat and once it does, it makes it hard to be anywhere else - you will always be dreaming of Africa." - Unknown. Ma...

Donald Trump: Your Sons Love for Hunting African Animals Has Nothing to Do With the Second Amendment

Tanya Young Williams | Posted 10.20.2015 | Politics
Tanya Young Williams

His apparent lack of understanding of the Second Amendment is just another indicator that Donald Trump Sr. may be more "show" and fluff than he is substance and knowledge.

The All-American Safari -- The Buffalo Round Up in South Dakota

Laura Grier | Posted 10.09.2015 | Travel
Laura Grier

For all of you that have always dreamed of going on an epic safari and never felt like it was a tangible dream, South Dakota awaits you. You don't need your passport, to learn another language, or to even know how to ride a horse.

Why Tanzania Is Still Top of the Safari Charts

Christopher Clark | Posted 10.08.2015 | Travel
Christopher Clark

The Serengeti, image courtesy of Christopher Clark Misinformed fears about the threat of Ebola and the sporadic spikes of terrorism in certain parts...

That Time a Rat Ate My Toothbrush

Wendy E. Simmons | Posted 09.30.2015 | Travel
Wendy E. Simmons

New York City's Pizza Rat stole hearts and minds recently when he attempted to carry a piece of pizza down a flight of stairs into the subway.

10 Incredible Adventures in Kenya

Lauren Elyse Matison | Posted 09.15.2015 | Travel
Lauren Elyse Matison

Not too many months ago, I spent eight days traveling through Kenya. It was my first visit to the country, and because of experiences like these 10 adventures--from a walking safari in an under-the-radar conservancy in the Mara to breakfast with wildlife in The Samburu National Reserve and an island retreat off the southeast coast--I know it's far from my last.

Hungry Bull Elephant Nearly Gores Tourists On Safari

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 09.09.2015 | Weird News

My meal! Watch a bull elephant knock over tourists with his tusks and trunk as they sit down for brunch in Zimbabwe's Mana Pools National Pa...

A Big Shiny Guide to African Safaris

Joy Pecknold | Posted 08.13.2015 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

There's nothing like your first time -- first time taking a safari, that is. Deciding to do one is easy (yes, a resounding yes), but picking a destination is more difficult -- what with a long list of magnificent countries to choose from.

We Like Shooting Animals Too -- But With Our Cameras, Not Guns

Jacada Travel | Posted 08.07.2015 | Travel
Jacada Travel

If the cat is in a tree, use the spot meter to gauge the light of the leopard, so it's not a silhouette against the sky. If you're focusing on a certain part of the leopard, the eyes are particularly commanding.

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

AFKTravel | Posted 07.15.2015 | Travel

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.

9 Awesome Honeymoon Trips No One Takes

Oyster | Posted 06.25.2015 | Travel

We have searched high and low for some out-of-the-box, unique honeymoon ideas for those of you who are looking to mix it up on their post-wedding romp. After all, the excitement and sense of adventure you'll feel after your dream wedding is the perfect time to try something new.

Serengeti Voted Best Park for African Safaris

Wouter Vergeer | Posted 06.18.2015 | Travel
Wouter Vergeer

An in-depth study of over 3,000 reviews showed that Serengeti National Park in Tanzania is Africa's best safari park. The reviews were contributed by safari tourists and industry experts.

A Thank You Note to the Serengeti

Maika Koehl | Posted 06.16.2015 | Travel
Maika Koehl

"Are you narcoleptic?" Corny peered down at me from the Land Rover's open roof, amused. I snapped out of my haze, halting a streak of sleepy head-bobbing that would make Tony Abbott proud. Less than three days in Tanzania and I was already resembling an extra in The Walking Dead.

The Elusive Desert-Adapted Lions Of Namibia And The Man Who Loves Them

Susan Portnoy | Posted 06.11.2015 | Travel
Susan Portnoy

I didn't know much about desert-adapted lions before my trip to Namibia. I knew they were endangered like every other lion in Africa. But that's just part of their story. It wasn't until Stander's talk that I fully understood the magnificence of these majestic creatures -- the mere 150 that are left.

The Best Things to Do in Durban

Elizabeth Gordon | Posted 06.10.2015 | Travel
Elizabeth Gordon

Durban is a modern, cosmopolitan African city that perfectly reflects South Africa's cultural complexity with strong African, Indian and European influences. I found the city fun, diverse and full of activities.

Our Little Corner of the World

Maika Koehl | Posted 06.03.2015 | Travel
Maika Koehl

A generator thrummed, accompanied by the chattering of unidentified animals and the gentle clunking of gourds that were suspended from the ceiling.

How to Survive Coming Face-to-Face With a Growling Lion on an African Safari

Quora | Posted 05.27.2015 | Travel

The first thing you do when coming across a "growling lion" is freeze and avert your eyes. You also do not point at it. If a lion is not habituated to man it will most likely run. The danger arises with lions that are more used to people.

Dreaming of Namibian Adventure? Don't Miss This Day Trip of a Lifetime (Photo-essay)

Susan Portnoy | Posted 05.07.2015 | Travel
Susan Portnoy

In a remote section of Namibia's Koakveld, a coastal desert in the country's northwest, sits Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp, a new, state-of-the-art accommodation that offers its guests a day-trip unlike any other.

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.

See Frat Stars In Their Native Habitat On This College Gym Safari

The Huffington Post | Katie Sola | Posted 03.30.2015 | College

Join Tristan de Burgh as he dons a hat and a questionable accent for "College Gym Safari Tour," a Snapchat look at fratstardom. Sightings include a "d...

9 Activities For Adrenaline Junkies In South Africa

Jacada Travel | Posted 08.07.2015 | Travel
Jacada Travel

Who doesn't love a bit of zip-lining? Just outside Cape Town, jump into your harness and head into the hills to fly across valleys and soar over woodland.

The Girl Guides of Africa: Pioneering Women on Safari

Jacada Travel | Posted 05.06.2015 | Travel
Jacada Travel

It's no longer a man's world. Here are just some of the inspiring women forging a career for themselves as guides and rangers in the African bush.

African Astronomy: The Top Safari Escapes for Sleeping Under the Stars | Posted 04.29.2015 | Travel

After combing through hundreds of incredible safari accommodation options available on our website, we here at HotelsCombined have selected six truly standout open-air beds from which to stargaze.

You Won't Believe These 17 Photos Are Real (But They Are)

Oyster | Posted 04.26.2015 | Travel

Looking for a cliffside massage with a dramatic view? It's going to be tough to top this spa palapa at the Rockhouse Hotel in Jamaica. The lush, laid-back Rockhouse is a holistic haven, with gourmet dining, morning yoga, cliffside loungers, a premium spa and no kids under 12