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African Safari

The World's Largest Intact Volcanic Caldera

Kevin Richberg | Posted 07.01.2014 | Travel
Kevin Richberg

Between two and three million years ago one of the largest mountains in what is now Tanzania collapsed in on itself during a powerful volcanic explosion.

5 Family Friendly Safari Camps in Zambia and Zimbabwe

Kerri Zane | Posted 07.15.2014 | Travel
Kerri Zane

When I told my friends and family that I'd decided to take my eldest daughter on a two-week safari, they expressed great fear and concern about two women traveling to such a "dangerous place" on our own. I'm glad we didn't listen to them

A Transformational Tanzanian Safari (Photos)

Adam Pervez | Posted 04.28.2014 | Travel
Adam Pervez

Though I had no one close to share the memories with, I was able to focus more clearly on what makes the experience so memorable. There is something about connecting with nature in such a profound way that forces you see things from a new perspective.

The Time to See -- and Save -- Africa's Elephants is Now

Natural Habitat Adventures | Posted 01.26.2014 | Travel
Natural Habitat Adventures

Africa's elephants face an unprecedented poaching siege. It's a crisis of global significance that the U.S. government is taking action against -- and one in which safari ecotourism plays an important role, undergirding the value for local communities of keeping elephants alive.

7 Reasons to Go to Zambia

Elizabeth_Gordon | Posted 01.26.2014 | Travel
Elizabeth_Gordon

This past summer I spent 3 weeks exploring Zambia and I loved it. It not only offers great game-viewing and stunning scenery but also has maintained an uncrowded, authentic, down-to-earth safari experience that is really unique and increasingly hard to find.

10 Safari Surprises: Animal Behaviors You Never Expect You'll See

Kevin Richberg | Posted 01.26.2014 | Travel
Kevin Richberg

An African safari needs no hype nor hyperbole; it's easily one of the most incredible experiences of a traveler's life.

Your Weekly Travel Zen: Safaris

Posted 11.01.2013 | Travel

This week's Moment of Travel Zen comes to us from Susan Portnoy of The Insatiable Traveler. Her photo was taken on a trip to Kenya's Mara Triangle...

And the Best Country for a Safari Is...

Wouter Vergeer | Posted 08.21.2013 | Travel
Wouter Vergeer

>Over 1,000 safari travelers and industry experts participated in the largest survey of its kind to reveal the best safari country of Africa. The results are in and one country is the clear winner.

An African Safari: 'I Get It'

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 06.22.2013 | Travel
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

A gin and tonic quaffed next to a four-foot high termite mound tastes extra crisp and delicious.The vibration of the Jeep over the pits and gullies and watering holes of the bush lulls you into the same rhythmic gait the larger mammals adapt.

Last-Minute Travel Gift Guide

Karen Loftus | Posted 12.23.2012 | Travel
Karen Loftus

From tech toys to fashion-forward gear and on-the-go gifts that tackle health and wellness while away, this guide covers all lifestyle aspects for the travel savvy.

A Little Love Goes a Long Way...

Christa Zambardino | Posted 10.12.2012 | Impact
Christa Zambardino

Although I cannot explain why, I was so moved by this school and these girls -- their personal stories made me cry but their smiles warmed my heart -- I know that I was there for a reason and I was meant to do something with these feelings.

Having it All

Vicky Tiel | Posted 10.07.2012 | Style
Vicky Tiel

Having It Allis a MINDSET for a woman. After that, Doing it All is a matter of working out the DETAILS.

To See the Animals: Our Safari to Tanzania, Part 5

Ken White | Posted 05.16.2012 | San Francisco
Ken White

We spot a baby hippo bobbing in the muddy water beside her mother, not any bigger than the adult behemoth's gigantic snout. These are such interesting animals.

To See the Animals: Our Safari to Tanzania, Part 4

Ken White | Posted 05.13.2012 | San Francisco
Ken White

We drove home, reliving and feeling confident in our promise to remember forever what we witnessed today. And hoping for rain.

To See the Animals: Our Safari to Tanzania, Part 2

Ken White | Posted 05.02.2012 | San Francisco
Ken White

I've cared for dozens of these animals over the years, neglected and discarded exotic pets I've helped to rescue and recover. This is really part of the hope and the magic of this journey: to see animals where they truly belong.