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8 Luxury Treetop Stays To Experience

Jacada Travel | Posted 12.18.2014 | Travel
Jacada Travel

Whether it's a luxury tree house or a lodge above the forest canopy, these treetop stays all add a sense of adventure to your travel experience.

Walking Safari In Northern Kenya

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 12.11.2014 | Travel
Kathleen Peddicord

Thanks to 21st-century technology, we can stay connected with this place that transcends time.

10 Tips for the Perfect Safari Adventure

Fathom | Posted 12.10.2014 | Travel
Fathom

A safari vacation is unlike any other trip you'll take, so professional advice is more than welcome.

Cancel Africa? Oh, the Heartache

Geri Spieler | Posted 11.25.2014 | Travel
Geri Spieler

It seems to me closing off West Africa and limiting travel will hurt the economy of the continent as well as inhibit resources to actually help control the spread of Ebola. I don't want to be one of those people. It's not in my nature to cause suffering of those in need.

The World's Best Adventure Holiday Destinations

Ella Jameson | Posted 11.05.2014 | Travel
Ella Jameson

For many people, sun, sea and sand are the mark of a decent holiday. It doesn't matter where you are as long as you're lounging on a pristine white-sand beach and enjoying some well-deserved rest and relaxation. But for others, beach holidays just don't cut it.

7 Must-Have Experiences in South Africa

Tausha Cowan | Posted 11.03.2014 | Travel
Tausha Cowan

Whether it's the people, the culture, the scenery or some combination of all of the above, there is something about the country that compels you to want to explore more.

The Ultimate Honeymoon Destinations

Ella Jameson | Posted 10.22.2014 | Travel
Ella Jameson

A quick Google search throws up the usual recommendations -- the Maldives, the Seychelles, Hawaii, and a variety of Caribbean islands -- but what if you are looking for an extra element to your honeymoon beyond staggering beachside beauty?

Safari Rock Star: An Interview With Ralph Bousfield

Jacada Travel | Posted 12.16.2014 | Travel
Jacada Travel

Your father must have been such a huge influence on your life. What elements of his personality and character did you admire the most, and what is the main thing you learned from him?

Desert Detox: 6 Stunning Remote Resorts

trivago | Posted 12.10.2014 | Travel
trivago

Billions of twinkling stars, breathtaking views, and miles from crushing crowds of tourists - if you're hoping for a true escape during your next vacation, the desert may be the destination of your dreams.

Seven of the Best Exclusive Lodges in Africa

Jacada Travel | Posted 11.30.2014 | Travel
Jacada Travel

Each of these private lodges, which are solely for exclusive use, are the perfect location for families and friends who want a home away from home within a magnificent setting.

Safari Industry Suffers From Ebola Outbreak

Wouter Vergeer | Posted 11.26.2014 | Travel
Wouter Vergeer

Most operators have to deal with a constant stream of questions from clients regarding Ebola risks. They report clients often view Africa as a single country when it comes to risk assessment.

Why Botswana Is the Most Eco-Friendly Country in Africa

Jacada Travel | Posted 11.05.2014 | Travel
Jacada Travel

Hunting has been temporarily banned throughout the country, there are no fences, with wildlife free to roam at will, and the lodges of Botswana are all designed to have as little impact on the environment as possible.

10 Days in Zambia and South Africa

Minh Chau | Posted 11.03.2014 | Travel
Minh Chau

With 10 days on the ground in southern Africa, we began our trip with a safari not in Chobe or Kruger, but in Zambia's South Luangwa. It's home to a rich set of flora and fauna, and also the origin of the walking safari.

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.

Northwestern Namibia's Splendid Isolation

Mark Sissons | Posted 10.08.2014 | Travel
Mark Sissons

Portuguese sailors who risked washing up on its deadly shore called this desolate region that runs north from of the coastal resort town of Swakopmund to the Angolan border the "The Gates of Hell." The Bushmen called it "The Land God Made in Anger." The Skeleton Coast is all those things, but undeniably beautiful too.

Into Africa: Can BushCats Save the Beasts?

Richard Bangs | Posted 10.07.2014 | Travel
Richard Bangs

Rhodesia born Paul and his brother David have created a flying machine they think can do the job: the BushCat, a lightweight, low- and slow-winged vehicle, designed for the bush.

Enjoying the Wilds of South Africa at the Umlani Bushcamp

Susan Portnoy | Posted 09.27.2014 | Travel
Susan Portnoy

In June, I had the great pleasure of exploring the Timbavati game reserve in South Africa, a ruggedly beautiful region about six hours northeast of Johannesburg by car.

Best Places to See Baby Animals (PHOTOS)

Travel + Leisure | Posted 09.27.2014 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

You can book a trip to cuddle a koala in Queensland, spot rare cave chicks in Cook Islands, or peek in on the world's teeniest primates in Peru.

The Major Life Lesson I Learned In Rwanda

Patricia Crisafulli | Posted 09.25.2014 | Fifty
Patricia Crisafulli

Why did the hippo cross the road? On a rutted, dusty track through Akagera National Park in northeastern Rwanda, the answer to this question raised more than the aberrant mid-morning snacking habits of a wandering hippo. For me, it revealed the delicate balance between expectations and limitations, and learning to trust a grander sense of timing.

African Wildlife Is in Trouble, and Only Africans Can Save It

Richard Schiffman | Posted 09.24.2014 | Green
Richard Schiffman

If the animals can be induced to stay where they belong, and the people can be convinced that they are no longer a threat, then peace can break out. I saw this happen in Tanzania, where the Living Wall project builds unbreachable fences that keep lions away from livestock.

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.

The World's Largest Intact Volcanic Caldera

Kevin Richberg | Posted 08.31.2014 | 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 Amazing Experiences Every Traveler Must Try!

Budget Travel | Posted 08.31.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

The phrase "adventure travel" has a bit of an image problem. For many, it conjures only images of climbing mountains, diving into underwater caverns, and, well, aching muscles. But when we asked ourselves what kinds of adventures belong on everyone's travel list, we cast a much wider net.

The 35 Most Amazing National Parks On Earth

minube | Posted 08.04.2014 | Travel
minube

What's the quickest way to realize how truly amazing our planet is? Simple: Visit the world's greatest national parks.

Why Your Image of Africa Is Wrong, and How to Change It

Francis Tapon | Posted 07.28.2014 | Travel
Francis Tapon

Just like there are many sides to America, there are many sides to Africa. Can you imagine if Africans stereotyped us just like we stereotype them?