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African Safaris

12 Days in Botswana

Susan Portnoy | Posted 08.21.2013 | Travel
Susan Portnoy

What do an elephant, a hippo, a troop of baboons, a crocodile, a herd of lechwe, impalas and buffalo have in common? The answer: my very first day at Mombo camp.

Africa's Elusive Big Five: The Animals Guides Most Want to Spot

Adventure Collection | Posted 06.26.2013 | Travel
Adventure Collection

If you've ever dreamed of going on an African safari, you've heard of the "Big Five": the Cape buffalo, elephant, leopard, lion and rhinoceros. We asked five top guides for the animal that they would most like to spot in the wild. Here is their Elusive Big Five list.

Valentine's Day In The Bush

Karen Loftus | Posted 02.13.2013 | Travel
Karen Loftus

Africa has long set the seductive tone for globetrotting artists, explorers and romantics. So, if looking to up your romance ante, there is no better place on the planet to stage a romantic rendezvous than in an idyllic African oasis.

Oddballs Of The African Bush

Eliza Deacon | Posted 05.12.2012 | Travel
Eliza Deacon

We came across this elephant cow near the Mara river with a bizarrely twisted tusk.

Safari Part III, Kisima, Education and Conservation

Lauren Scott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Lauren Scott

Pre the 90s the Ngare Ndare forest had been vulnerable to illegal timber extraction. Now there are tree nurseries, community grazing plains, a canopy walkway, and trees believed to be up to 1000 years old.