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Safari Industry Suffers From Ebola Outbreak

Wouter Vergeer | Posted 09.26.2014 | 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.

Top 5 Reasons Every Conscientious Traveler Should Safari in Namibia

Pam Grout | Posted 07.16.2014 | Travel
Pam Grout

Namibia has Africa's largest game park, the world's oldest desert and the solar systems's largest meteorite -- at least of the ones we've recorded. Here are the top five reasons every conscientious traveler should plan their next safari to Namibia:

How To Travel Like You're Wealthy, Without The Pricetag

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 04.06.2014 | Travel

We've all scrolled through Rich Kids of Instagram and watched those damn Kardashians go on one exotic vacation after another. But how do those random ...

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.

12 Days in Heaven (a.k.a. Botswana), Part 3 -- Abu Camp [PHOTOS]

Susan Portnoy | Posted 06.03.2013 | Travel
Susan Portnoy

Have you ever dreamed of spending quality time with elephants? Then look no further than Abu, where guests are able to interact with the camp's fascinating herd of rescued, orphaned and raised elephants.

Save the Animals

Mark Sissons | Posted 07.28.2013 | Travel
Mark Sissons

Tracking rehabilitated cheetahs and leopards through the African bush as they learn to hunt and survive again in the wild. Riding on the backs of rescued elephants on a sunset stroll to their favourite watering hole, where they finally feel safe from poachers...

Twelve Days in Heaven (aka Botswana), Part 1 -- Chitabe Camp [PHOTOS]

Susan Portnoy | Posted 07.01.2013 | Travel
Susan Portnoy

Botswana is a magical land of lush plains, staggeringly beautiful sunsets and wildlife that will blow your mind. Over 12 days I explored four camps, in various regions of the Okavango Delta, each with their own personality: Chitabe, Vumbura Plains, Abu and Mombo.

The Conflict I Feel About Taking Time Away From My Kids

Lisa McElroy | Posted 04.26.2013 | Parents
Lisa McElroy

Does my world perspective help me raise globally conscious kids? Or does my travel across the world mean that they miss out on something essential in what a mother promises her child?

Asia's Surprising Safari Destination

Carolyn O'Donnell | Posted 03.18.2013 | Travel
Carolyn O'Donnell

The leopard was waiting for us. As the jeep rumbled closer, the big cat rippled to his feet, loped across the front of the vehicle and ambled into the bushes. The spotted beast didn't return, but none of us on board will ever forget him.

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.

Top 8 U.S. safari destinations

Posted 10.19.2012 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Josh Lew: At some point in life, everyone with an interest in nature or adventure dreams about taking a real safari tr...

The Ultimate Checklist For Exotic Trips

Fodor's | Posted 09.18.2012 | Travel
Fodor's

Criss-crossing the globe is a traveler's dream. But far-flung locales require more prep work than domestic ones. Here are the top 10 things to do and gadgets to grab before you go off the grid.

Searching For Lions In Botswana

Peter Mandel | Posted 06.19.2012 | Travel
Peter Mandel

I grab my flashlight and shoot the beam towards the coals of the fire. Two dog-like mottled shapes. Four electrified eyes.

To See the Animals: Our Safari to Tanzania, Part 9, the Last Installment

Ken White | Posted 05.29.2012 | San Francisco
Ken White

We're happy to go home. We know that we have a lot to go back to, but we're also very much wanting to stay.

Baboons Make Joy From A Puddle

Eliza Deacon | Posted 05.27.2012 | Travel
Eliza Deacon

The so-called "green season" in Africa is often considered a slow time in terms of wildlife, but we've always found that at it throws some surprising moments into the mix.

To See the Animals: Our Safari to Tanzania, Part 8

Ken White | Posted 05.26.2012 | San Francisco
Ken White

I came here not knowing as well as I know now that each of us is a scant individual in a much larger scheme. I will leave here hoping to hold onto all of that.

To See the Animals: Our Safari to Tanzania, Part 7

Ken White | Posted 05.22.2012 | San Francisco
Ken White

Today is the day we got to add "frightened" to that long and otherwise completely happy and excited list of emotions which describe this journey. Today we were frightened in a way I've not been frightened before.

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.

In Search Of Lions On Africa's Wild Serengeti

Posted 11.29.2011 | Travel

The following is an excerpt from author and photographer Boyd Norton's new book, Serengeti: The Eternal Beginning, available October 1 from Fulcrum Pu...