Naabi Hill lookout upon the plains of Serengeti

Sight of the Week: Naabi Hill Lookout in Serengeti

On arrival at the Serengeti National Park, don’t miss Naabi Hill lookout. A…


A view from the bungee platform of the Victoria Falls Bridge, Zambia

How Bungee Off the Victoria Falls Bridge Knocked Down My Fear of Heights

I’m standing on the Victoria Falls Bridge in a tight bungee harness,…


Eternal flame outside the Genocide Memorial Center in Kigali, Rwanda

When Reality Slaps You in the Face in the Genocide Memorial in Kigali, Rwanda

 When you realize that the genocide of Rwanda happened only about 20 years ago,…


Dominate male lion in Lower Zambezi National Park, Zambia

How to Save the Declining Lion Population of East Africa

Although big cats are easy to find in Serengeti, the lion populations are…


The Victoria Falls Bridge seen from Livingstone, Zambia

Bungee Jumping in Victoria Falls Bridge, Zambia (VIDEO)

We toured around Zambia in November and also visited Livingstone, which is said…


Watching leopards from zero distance in Serengeti National Park

How to Find the Best Wildlife Sightings in Serengeti National Park

Serengeti National Park encapsulates the African safari experience. More than a…


At the gate of Virunga National Park, Congo DR, just before the Nyiragongo volcano trek

Our Absolute Travel Highlights of 2015

 Our year in travel could be described by one word: mind-blowing. We visited in…


White rhino walking safari in Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, Uganda

Tracking Rhinos on Foot in Uganda

Rhinos were violently demised from Uganda during Idi Amin’s brute regime and…


Enjoying a sunset dinner at the Emerson Spice Rooftop Teahouse in Stone Town, Zanzibar

Sunset Dinner Upon the Roofs of Stone Town, Zanzibar

I can’t imagine the better way to enjoy a sunset over the fabled Stone Town…


Batwa pygmies, Echuya Batwa, of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Uganda

An Afternoon With the Batwa Pygmies of Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in Uganda

Echuya Batwa, more commonly known as Pygmies, are the most marginalized,…


Murchison Falls National Park,big elephant on the banks of the Nile river, Uganda

Boat Cruise on the Nile River in Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda

Viewing game on a boat is a totally different experience than the traditional…


Sunset time at Emerson Spice in Stone Town, Zanzibar

Lose Yourself in the Narrow Alleys and Quirky Sights of Stone Town, Zanzibar

Zanzibar’s signature blend of exotic spices, vibrant colors and the mix of…


Big Mountain gorilla in Bwindi Impenetreable Forest National Park, Uganda

Meeting the Giants of the Forest – Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Uganda

There are only three places left in the world where you can meet the critically…


A mountain gorilla peeking at us in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park, Uganda

Gorilla Tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Uganda [VIDEO]

We toured around Uganda for a month in this June 2015 and visited all of the…


Fiery Lava Lake of Nyiragongo Volcano, Congo DR

Nyiragongo Volcano Trek: How to Hike to Active, Fire-Spitting Volcano in Congo DR

Nyiragongo volcano trek isn’t for everybody: grueling 5 to 8-hour hike…


Yawning lion in the bush in Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda

Chasing Lions at Queen Elizabeth National Park in Uganda

In Queen Elizabeth National Park you can enjoy tranquil game drives amidst the…


Baby elephant with its mother in Tarangire National Park in Tanzania

Tarangire National Park – the Best Place to See the African Elephants?

Tarangire is often said to be the best National Park to see elephants in…


Elephants in Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

How to Plan the Best Safari in Tanzania

Before even starting to plan a safari in Tanzania, ask yourself a few crucial…


Carved wooden door, Stone Town, Zanzibar

The Doors of Stone Town, Zanzibar

The elaborately carved wooden doors of Stone Town manifest the cultural roots…


Wildebeests in the Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

How to Choose a Safari Company in Tanzania: A Comprehensive Checklist

Choosing a reliable safari company allows you to get the best out of the…