Important Information – Updated Plastic Bags Ban in African Countries

May 28, 2019

As of June 1, travelers to Tanzania will have to pack very carefully. The country announced it’s second phase of its plastic bag ban on May 16. Visitors are advised to avoid packing or carrying any plastic bags as they’ll have to leave these at a designated desk in the airport. The first phase of […]

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Client Appreciation – At It’s Finest in San Francisco

May 14, 2019

It was such an honor to be invited by Sandy Lipkowitz to be a sponsor at her We Make Travel Easy Client Appreciation night in San Francisco last week. Sandy is an amazing travel agent that we have worked with for several years and she is a very successful travel advisor in San Francisco. She […]

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Kwandwe Private Game Reserve – What Our Clients Are Saying

May 7, 2019

Kwandwe Private Game Reserve is a renowned conservation and community success story, offering a sophisticated safari experience for the conscientious traveler. The reserve comprises just 22 rooms split across four small luxurious lodges, providing understated luxury and one of the highest land to guest ratios in South Africa. The over 54,000 acres of pristine wilderness […]

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Important Johannesburg Airport Luggage Requirements

May 1, 2019

Almost all travelers going to South Africa will either arrive in Johannesburg or make a connecting flight in Johannesburg. There has been a recent press release indicating a change in luggage that will be acceptable to check going into or out of Johannesburg Airport (JNB) in South Africa. Round/irregularly shaped bags (not having a flat […]

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The Serengeti – North or South?

April 9, 2019

The Serengeti National Park is 12,000 square miles in northern Tanzania and extends to southwestern Kenya. Its name, which is derived from the Maasai language means “endless plains.” Most famous for it’s wildebeest and zebra migrations, here is an explanation of which area to go to and when and what else you will see. Southern […]

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Wildebeest Migration – a Must See

March 19, 2019

Our clients are always interested in “where do I go next” after they have visited Africa for the first time.   The must do’s on your first trip are of course a game safari along with 2 of my personal favorites — Cape Town and the Cape Winelands.  Our next recommendation would be to East Africa, […]

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Our Favorite Victoria Falls Restaurant Picks for 2019

March 5, 2019

Zimbabwean food is all about flavor and local produce. In Victoria Falls you are in Ndebele world, so expect lots of beef, chicken, fish, vegetables and stews. As Victoria Falls is one of the top visitor destinations, you will find excellent quality restaurants serving food from around the world to eating at a local Ndebele […]

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A Typical Day on Safari

February 19, 2019

We get a lot of questions about what happens on safari and the answer is always “it depends”. It depends on the time of year, where you are going in Africa, what time of day, etc. But the good news is that there is typically a schedule that each of the safari camps try to […]

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Dream Safari to Kenya

February 5, 2019

12 magical days in Kenya is what awaits you on this dream African safari. Upon arriving at the Nairobi Airport, you will be met by your private driver and whisked away to famous Giraffe Manor. I wrote an entire blog about my recent experience there about how adults can play like children there. Giraffe Manor […]

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Our Favorite Cape Town Restaurant Picks for 2019

January 22, 2019

Dining in Cape Town can be a memorable experience, with the freshest ingredients, beautiful interiors, breathtaking views and world class wines. Exceptional chefs across the city experiment with a range of flavors to create world class international fusion menus, but with the best local produce on hand, traditional taste experiences from the region can also […]

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