Choosing Safaris: Private Conservancies or National Parks?
Tuesday, 09 January 2024 / Published in Travel Journal
A safari trip is always a lifetime experience. These are the key differences between private conservancies and national parks. I will never get bored of doing a safari. This is one of the most beautiful travel experiences there is, and no matter which safari country I visit or which park I decide to go to,
How to plan a trip to Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe
Wednesday, 20 December 2023 / Published in Africa, Destinations
Do you want to see as many elephants as you probably never imagined? A safari in Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe is the place to go. Zimbabwe has been on top of my list for a while. It was one of the last safari destinations on my bucket list, and I was curious to see
How to plan the perfect safari trip in Africa
Wednesday, 13 September 2023 / Published in Travel 101
Destination, budget, type of safari—here, I will tell you how I learned to plan the perfect safari trip in Africa. Going on a safari is a dream for most of us. The idea of witnessing gigantic animals we only know from videos in documentaries in their natural habitat is undeniably a magical experience. I feel
How to plan a safari trip on a budget
Tuesday, 11 July 2023 / Published in Africa, Destinations
Can safaris be done on a budget? After experiencing more than 30 safaris across various destinations in Africa, I believe I have the answer. Dreaming of an unforgettable safari experience but worried about the costs? Don’t fret! Planning a trip to Africa is often associated with luxury, but I’m here to tell you that it’s
How to plan a trip in Akagera national Park
Tuesday, 21 June 2022 / Published in Africa, Destinations
From itineraries, transportation, accommodation, prices, and best time to go. This is the ultimate guide for planning a safari in Akagera National Park in Rwanda. One moment you are driving through rolling hills, passing buffalo herds, and observing views of Rwanda’s untouched landscapes. A second later, you are at a vast plain surrounded by dozens
How to plan a gorilla trekking in Uganda's Bwindi Impenetrable Forest
Tuesday, 24 May 2022 / Published in Africa, Destinations
Going on a gorilla trekking in Uganda is an experience of a lifetime. These are the do’s and don’ts when planning your trek at the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. My legs were already exhausted as my group went deeper into the jungles of the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park of Uganda. Even though we could not see
Which are the best national parks in Uganda
Monday, 09 May 2022 / Published in Africa, Destinations
From dense forests hiding mountain gorillas to savannas where lions climb trees, Uganda’s National Parks reveal why this country is known as the “Pearl of Africa.” While Kenya and Tanzania worked for decades to build a reputation as the top safari destinations globally, Uganda became often overlooked. Travelers come to Uganda searching for the mountain
climbing lions at Queen Elizabeth National Park - How to plan a trip
Wednesday, 04 May 2022 / Published in Africa, Destinations
Grasslands, savannah, forests, wetlands, and lakes – you name it, and Queen Elizabeth National Park in Uganda has it. It was my first night before visiting Queen Elizabeth National Park, and to save some costs, a friend and I decided to stay in a tented camp outside the premises of the park. With only shepherds
Tracking chimpanzees in Uganda‘s Kibale National Park
Friday, 29 April 2022 / Published in Africa, Destinations
Whether you go tracking or for a habituation tour, tracing chimpanzees at the Kibale National Park in Uganda is an adventure to never forget. As time passed by, each step became harder and harder. We trekked for almost two hours, my hiking boots were completely covered in mud, and I couldn’t stop sweating because of
South Luangwa National Park, Zambia
Tuesday, 29 March 2022 / Published in Africa, Destinations
Unspoiled and wild, South Luangwa National Park is the top destination for safaris in Zambia. Here is everything you need to know about planning your safari in this hidden gem. The sun was setting down at the South Luangwa National Park, and we were finishing a sunset break at the shores of the Luangwa River.
Eswatini - Hlane National Park lions
Friday, 25 March 2022 / Published in Destinations
With a growing population of wildlife and affordable safari experiences, a visit to Hlane National Park in Eswatini can be the safari you are looking for Whether I was having breakfast in the early morning, relaxing before lunch, or sipping a drink in the afternoon, there were always at least one or two rhinos on