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New US State Department Advisory Kenya and Uganda

The US State Department has updated its travel advisories for 35 countries with a new indicator to highlight the risk …

Tanzania Bans Plastic Bags

As of June 1, 2019 all plastic carrier bags will be prohibited from being imported, exported, manufactured, sold, stored, supplied and …

United to Fly Direct New York to Cape Town!

Starting December 15, 2019 United Airlines will offer a 3 times a week service, nonstop, between New York/Newark Liberty International …

Wilderness Safaris Offers Free Wifi at all Safari Properties!

Had a great multi-hour meeting with Wilderness top brass on Thursday and we were happy to learn that come July …

New African Bushcamps Video – It’s All About The Guides!

Back in the early 1990’s I ran into a learner guide named Beks Ndlovu at Singita Pamushana in Zimbabwe… both …

Johannesburg Airport Bans Irregular Shaped Bags / Luggage

MAY 9 , 2019 UPDATE:   Bongiwe Pityi-Vokwana, General Manager of Johannesburg’s OR Tambo International Airport, says there is no …

New Chikwenya Camp Video – If I had to live in the bush it would be here.

Oooh Wilderness Safaris have released a new Chikwenya Camp video!   If I had to live in the bush this …

Cape Town’s Table Mountain Cable Car Closing for 6 Weeks

Cape Town’s Table Mountain cable car will be closed for annual maintenance Monday, 8 July to Sunday, 18 August 2019. …

Old Drift Lodge – Victoria Falls Video

Check out this great video of the new’ish Old Drift Lodge at Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe. I LOVE the part …

Sadly Sylvester the Cheetah has Passed…

So sad to announce that Sylvester, the adored cheetah ambassador at Elephant Camp Victoria Falls, passed away last night from …

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