Posts Tagged ‘safari’

Ancient Ruins and Terrifying Infinity Pools: Discovering Zimbabwe

Ancient Ruins and Terrifying Infinity Pools: Discovering Zimbabwe
By Edd Morris Your friends will raise their eyebrows when you tell them you’re vacationing in Zimbabwe. Rather like Vietnam, the general public’s perception of the country is exaggerated from the reality – dwelling upon the most negative aspects without a thought to the positive. It’s a...
August 10th, 2011 | Africa | Read More

Slumber Party with Lions: Visiting South Africa’s Drakenstein Lion Park

Slumber Party with Lions: Visiting South Africa’s Drakenstein Lion Park
By: Laura Malandra Seeing lions, one of South Africa’s Big Five wild animals, is a necessity while visiting the country. But why visit the lions for just a few hours and stay in a hotel when you can sleep surrounded by them? Drakenstein Lion Park, located 30 minutes outside Cape Town, specializes...
May 24th, 2011 | Cabins & Camping, South Africa, Tours & Attractions, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

Things to do in Zimbabwe

Things to do in Zimbabwe
By Dan Dowler A couple of years ago Zimbabwe’s tourism industry was in dire straits. Dogged with reports of political violence, economic collapse and the bad press stemming from the dictatorial leadership of Robert Mugabe, potential overseas visitors were preferring instead to steer clear. But...
April 27th, 2011 | South Africa | Read More

The Bucket List: South Africa Edition

The Bucket List: South Africa Edition
By: Laura Malandra The world is filled with amazing opportunities everyone should experience in their lifetime. South Africa, in particular, is home to spectacular activities and events that must be added to your bucket list. The Guinness Book of World Record’s Highest Bungee Jump Along the garden...
April 5th, 2011 | Adventure Travel, South Africa, Tours & Attractions, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

Searching for Simba

Searching for Simba
Like most of our fellow Village Volunteers, Amanda, Holly and I jumped at the chance to sign up for an affordable 1-day safari organized by one of the in-country coordinators, and a member of the Maasai tribe, Emmanuel. Not only would we be guided through the world famous Masai Mara National Reserve...
November 13th, 2006 | Adventure Travel, Kenya, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Tours & Attractions, Wildlife & Animals | Read More